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ST DOMINIC's PRESS : Eric Gill : Matthew Stevenson. An Elegy Upon Old Freeman 1665 : by Matthew Stevenson. , Published by Everard Meynell at Museum Street, 1916.

Folded sheet forming 8pp, sewn but unopened. Title in red & black, small piece nipped from lower corner of first leaf [natural paper flaw], else a fine copy. Title with woodcut Angel & Gravestone c.3 x 3 cms by Eric Gill, and final leaf with Ditchling Press device also woodcut by Gill. Scarce. Amongst Eric Gill's earliest wood-engraved work : and one of the very first pieces produced by Pepler's Ditchling Press. In this same year, Gill also designed a woodcut bookplate for Everard Meynell, 'an artist manque, a journalist, and finally a bookshop-keepr, where he specialised in 17thC poets and sold prints by Eric Gill and Lovat Fraser' : he was the older brother of Francis Meynell, and died of tuberculosis in 1926 [Meynell : My Lives]. See Gill 262 : and Taylor/Sewell A7. (Book ref. 8193 )  £ 155.00

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