Alan Isaac Rare Books

The Song of Solomon


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From the Old Testament with Original screen images designed and printed by Ronald KING.

Published by: Circle Press, London.  1990.

This book was first published in 1969 in an unbound limited edition of 150 copies.  The designs were hand printed by the artist silk-screen through cut out paper stencils.  This reproduced and bound edition is limited to 3,000 copies and measures just over half the size of the original book.

220 x 170mm, half-title, frontis, title, 65p, iv. Dark blue end-leaves. Bound in red cloth with reproduced illustration embossed in gilt to front board and gilt lettered to spine.  Housed in colour printed and illustrated paper covered box with printed details of the work and of the designer/printer, King on the verso of the lid.  Printed label to spine.  With a short monograph entitled ‘Artists and Books in the 20th Century’ by Pat Gilmour, laid in.

Very near fine – book as printed.  Minor edge rubbing to box.