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COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner

COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner

COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner    COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner
We have been established since 1952 and our collection is substantial. Most pieces have full provenance and are auctioned directly to buyers but we advertise many online so please view our other items. David was a close friend and this is one of many of his'token' gifts to us. Bound Folio includes Copper Engravings by David Jones (1895 - 1974) for a set of 15 prints entitled'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', originally published in 1929 - these obviously pre-date the books publication. The colour proofs are in a specially bound and labelled beautiful folio designed and made by the David who has included a wonderful written signed letter detailing some of the engraving processes he used, his current life and giving a wonderful insight into this very important artist.

Proofs include: - very personal family letter dated September 1971 from David detailing some of his techniques used in his book, his life as it was at that date, general personal observations etc -Dust jacket proof 1 -Dust jacket proof 2 - 10 hand-signed colour copper plate engravings dated 1929 measuring c. 27cm by 22cm with margin, printed on handmade paper - 2 x Proofs of the'Prospectus' these relate to the republished book'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

One of the few works executed by Jones with copper engravings, and one of his most stunning achievements. The item "COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner" is in sale since Friday, July 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "port_fine_art_and_collectables" and is located in London.

This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.

  • Original/ Repro: Original
  • Signed?

    : No

  • Type: Antique
  • Format: Hardback
  • Style: Realism/ Expressionist
  • Language: English
  • Medium: Etching/ Engraving
  • Author: David Jones / Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Subject: Animals/ Sea/ Seascape/ People
  • Special Attributes: 1st Edition
  • Date of Publication: 1929


COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner    COA Unique David Jones Proof & signed letter'Rime of the Ancient Mariner