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Gordon Craig's Book of Penny Toys

E. Gordon Craig (English, 1872–1966)

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Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Published at the sign of the Rose, Hackbridge, Surrey, and sold by Lamley and Co., 1 Exhibition Road, London). Title, 3 pp. text, 20 pp. text with 20 small woodcuts facing 20 full-page woodcuts (folios B-L). (8 hand-colored). The book is printed on one side of sheet only, on grayish, fibery paper. Printed gray boards, white linen spine; 33 sm. The poems are by Craig and his friends. The edition stated as 550 never exceeded 250. Ref.: Fletcher and Rood, “E. G. Craig, A Bibliography” (London, 1967), no. A1 (a).

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund