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North South East West: fourteen etchings

Norman Ackroyd RA

RA Collection: Book

Record number

08/4508

Author

Variant Title

N. S. E. W. : fourteen etchings

Imprint

London: Penny Press, 1992

Physical Description

1 v. : chiefly ill., 1 map ; 34 cm.

General Note

“Printed throughout on 250 gsm acid free rag paper from St Cuthbert’s Mill, Somerset. The typography and letterpress are by Penelope Hughes-Stanton. The etchings are printed by Neil Woodward and the Solander box is by Francis Brown of Dorchester. Designed and published by the Penny Press, London. © Penny Press, 1992.” [colophon].

Contents

The Plates: 1. The Sound of Raasay -- 2. Castle Urquhart -- 3. The Great Glen -- 4. Dulsie Bridge -- 5. Duffus Castle -- 6. Linton in Craven -- 7. Harlech -- 8. Near Welshpool -- 9. Wenlock Edge -- 10. St. David’s -- 11. Near Trelleck -- 12. Chalk Hill Covert - Asthall -- 13. The Stour at Mistley -- 14. Romney Marsh

Copy Note

The fourteen etchings are published in editions of 60 with one printer’s proof, three artist’s proofs and two exhibition copies. Number 1 – 40 of each edition are only available in boxed sets. Copy 1 of 40. Numbered and signed by the artist on the obverse of the Contents page. Each plate is also titled, numbered and singed by the artist.

Binding Note

Housed in a black solander box lettered in gilt on the spine: "North South East West. Norman Acrkoyd. 1992." Deckle-edged paper.

Contributors

Norman Ackroyd RA, binding designer, etcher
Francis Brown, binder
Penelope Hughes-Stanton, typographer, letterpress printer
Neil Woodall, printer
Penny Press (London), publisher
St Cuthberts Mill, paper manufacturer