The Inscriptions at Tor House and Hawk Tower (SIGNED by Gloria Stewart & Ward Ritchie)
The Inscriptions at Tor House and Hawk Tower (SIGNED by Gloria Stewart & Ward Ritchie)

The Inscriptions at Tor House and Hawk Tower (SIGNED by Gloria Stewart & Ward Ritchie)

[Los Angeles]: Imprenta Glorias, 1988. First Edition, Limited to 50 numbered copies, this being #24. Original boards. SIGNED by Gloria Stuart on the colophon; SIGNED by Ward Ritchie at the end of his Introduction. 8vo. 37, [2] pp. Book design, fine drawings, cast paper, and printing by Gloria Stuart. The box and bookbinding by Joseph D'Ambrosio. Calligraphy and color combinations are direct copies of Jeffers' own script. Cream cloth with small decorative paper label to front cover; housed in cream cloth slipcase with decorative inset on front depicting the front door and walls of Tor House. printed in blue, red and black on double leaves. A fine copy. Item #18451

A collection of inscriptions selected by Una Jeffers for Tor House. "On the beams and the doors where her eyes could see them as she worked, Robin painstakingly painted her favorites in old Gothic lettering in color and often with a symbolic leaf." - Introduction (D'Ambrosio, A Memoir of Book Design pg. 109).

Price: $950.00

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