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The Hunter

Artwork date(s): July 1979

Olive Schreiner
Wendy Vincent  - (illustrated by)
Egon Guenther  - (printed & published by)
Peter Carstens  - (bookbinding by)

Measurements: 330mm
Edition: #37/75

Type: South African Artists Book

Place publication: Johannesburg, RSA
Publisher: Egon Guenther
Cat. 224
Pages: unpaged

Reference noteColophon: ' 'The Hunter' by Olive Schreiner originally appeared in 'The Story of an African Farm', which was first published in 1883. it subsequently appeared in the volume 'Dreams' in 1891.

This private edition, with 12 original engravings by Wendy Vincent, each signed and numbered by the artist, is limited to: 75 copies numbered 1 to 75; 10 artist's proofs numbered AP I to AP X and 5 hors commerce numbered HC I to HC V. The engravings were printed from the original Plates on Zerkal Buetten paper by Egon Guenther. The text is hand set in 24 point Bembo by Nicholas Pasotti and printed by Egon Guenther. Each copy is hand bound in quarter Oasis goatskin by Peter Castens.'

In decorated slipcase.

Exhibition notesItem 224 in the exhibition 'Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96.

Ref: GB/05698

Total images: 2

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