Norman Ackroyd RA

RA Collection: Book

Record number




[London]: [Norman Ackroyd RA], 2008

Physical Description

[4] p., [10] leaves of plates : chiefly illustrations, 1 map ; 25 x 35 cm.

General Note

“The etchings are printed by Neil Woodall in Yorkshire from copper plates etched by the artist. The paper is 280gsm Somerset rag from St. Cuthbert’s Mill, Somerset, England. The Solander Box is built by Smith-Settle in Yorkshire. Typography and letterpress by Niamh Clancy. © Norman Ackroyd 2008.” [colophon].


The Plates: The Bloody Foreland -- Balor’s Castle- Tory -- Horn Head -- Tory from Fanad -- Loch Suili -- Dunaff Head -- Glashedy -- From Malin Head -- Tor Rocs -- Inishtrahull

Copy Note

The ten etchings are published in editions of 90 with 2 exhibition proofs and 2 printers’ proofs. Numbers 1-50 and the proofs are collated into boxed sets of which this No. 29. Numbered and signed by the artist on the colophon.

Binding Note

Housed in a black solander box lettered in gilt on the spine: "Malin. Norman Ackroyd. 2008." Deckle-edged paper.


Livres d'artistes
artists' books
Ireland -- In art


Norman Ackroyd RA, artist/designer, etcher
Neil Woodall, printer
Niamh Clancy, letterpress printer, typographer
Smith Settle, binder
St Cuthberts Mill, paper manufacturer