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Details about  Bookplate 02 - SUPERB wood engraving by MICHAEL RENTON for Skelton 1988

Bookplate 02 - SUPERB wood engraving by MICHAEL RENTON for Skelton 1988 See original listing
Bookplate-02-SUPERB-wood-engraving-by-MICHAEL-RENTON-for-Skelton-1988
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Last updated on  03 Jul, 2014 13:59:50 BST  View all revisions

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Condition:
Like New: A book that has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket ... Read moreabout the condition
 

Outstanding Pictorial Bookplate for Stephen Skelton, printed in dark green

 

Harmonious design signed MR 1988 depicting medieval wine makers, by Michael Renton (d.2001 aged 67 - see www.theguardian.com/news/2001/jul/26/guardianobituaries1 )


Renton produced admirable wood engravings of high quality, to the point of 'fine art'. It is sad that such skilled letter-cutting seems to undervalued, and outpriced by Continental exlibris that are often quite ill-devised or lazy pieces of work.

 

Dimensions of paper: 113x79mm.

Condition: Perfect.

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The seller is a member of The Bookplate Society, an international society of collectors, bibliophiles, artists and others dedicated to promoting the study of bookplates. For details visit: www.bookplatesociety.org

 

 

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