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Butler (Guy)


A narrative poem with woodcuts and engravings by Cecil Skotnes

Published: Cape Town, 1987

Stock Number: #10000/1

Price: R25,000


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31 pages of text, 12 original wood cuts in colour with tissue guards, 5 original wood-engravings by Cecil Skotnes, 4to (290 x220mm), uncut edges, quarter leather titled gilt on the spine with pictorial cream boards, housed in brown cloth slipcase, a fine copy.

Each copy is signed by the poet and each print is signed and numbered by the artist.This edition is 20 bound copies numbered 1 -20. This is copy number 3.All wood cuts and engravings were printed from the original wood blocks on Zerkell Buetten paper by Joseph Richards assisted by the artist on Heidelberg platen at the Citadel Press, Cape Town in June 1987.The text is printed in 14 on 16 point Baskerville.The books were quarter-bound in Oasis goatskin by Peter Carstens of Johnnesburg