Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, 1970.
Etching and aquatint
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Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm. 1970. The portfolio comprising 6 sheets Etching and aquatints and a book with 39 bound etchings and imprint, published by Petersburg Press, London. Scottish Arts Council 85, 96, 97, 99, 103 and 108, and 70 - 108 respectively. Each loose sheet from the suite signed and verso numbered and inscribed "Grimm". Book signed, numbered and with specification of the edition in imprint. One of a total of 100 copies from the edition B (of D). On wove paper by W.S. Hodgkinson of Bath (with watermark "DH PP"). Loos sheets: 44.5 x 31.5 x 4.5 cm (17.5 x 12.4 x 1.7 in), size of sheet. Portfolio: 47,5 x 32,5 x 4,5 cm (18,7 x 12,8 x 1,7 Illustrations for six fairy tales by Brother Grimm: The little sea hare. Fundevogel. Rapunzel. The boy who left home to learn fear. Old rinkrank. Rumpelstiltskin. Loose sheets in blue original calf portfolio and hand-bound blue original original cloth - calfskin book, together in blue orig. calf slipcase. The complete set. [EH]. Complete portfolio. Etchings in finest precision.