Item #6926 Engraved in the Wood. George Mackley.
Engraved in the Wood
Engraved in the Wood

Engraved in the Wood. A collection of wood engravings by George Mackley with an appreciation by Ruari McLean and with a glimpse of the artist by Armida Maria-Theresa Colt.

London: The Two-Horse Press, 1968. Folio. Limited edition. #44 of 300 copies, signed by the artist. Original paper-covered booklet, printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge on paper made on the cylinder mould machine at Wookey Hole, Somerset. The type is Hermann Zapf's Palatino. With original prospectus and complete list of the 68 engravings held loose in paper wrappers. All housed in a brown cloth-covered drop-back box, hand-made by Gray's at Cambridge, with printed paper label to the spine. 55 engravings printed from the original blocks and the remaining 13 reproduced photographically from original prints because the blocks had been lost. Fine in slightly rubbed box. Item #6926

Price: £525.00

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