Ravilious Engravings SOLD
with an introduction by John Craig
The Wood Lea Press 2008
Limited to 800 copies of the standard edition, large 4to (36x26x4cm), 287pp,this copy issued in sheets and bound in green/blue cloth with printed paper label on spine, mint condition.
A fabulously and profusely illustrated book in colour and black & white, including tiny headpieces and full page plates. There is an interesting introduction by John Craig which includes a brief illustrated explanation of wood engraving and woodcuts.
“(Eric Ravilious) had an ability to bring to any subject a detached yet understanding observation, and then to communicate what he had to say with magical intensity, revealing something of the mystery of genuine creative genius” from Craig's introduction.