Catalogue of Drawings and Engravings by Eric Gill Alpine Club Gallery. 5th to 14th May A.D. 1918
Ditchling: Douglas Pepler, 1921. First edition. Original soft covers. The 16 page catalogue of an exhibition at the Alpine Club Gallery. Illustrated with six wood engravings all by Eric Gill, including the covers. Contains a foreword by Douglas Pepler, plus a list of the items in the exhibition. Printed on Caslon O. F white paper, sewn. As recorded in Evan Gill, Bibliography of Eric Gill, Number 364 and Taylor & Sewell, (St Dominic's Press Bibliography) A 34.
Very nice clean condition inside and out. A slight light crease to the rear cover only. 160 x 120 mm (6¼ x 4¾ inches).
The Guild of St. Joseph and St. Dominic on Ditchling Common was founded by Eric Gill with Hilary Pepler and Desmond Chute, and was formally constituted in 1921. This Catholic community of work, faith and domestic life continued to attract craftsmen until it was disbanded in 1989.