28 woodcuts by Cecil Skotnes printed from original blocks in 2 to 5 colours on Zerkall Buetten paper by Egon Guenther, accompanied by 6 poems and text by Stephen Gray, based on ideas by Denis Godfrey. Each copy of the book hand bound in Oasis goat skin by Peter Carstens, Johannesburg, August 1975 to January 1979, with a linen-covered slipcase. Edition limited to 75 copies and 15 artist's proofs, this numbered 27/75; title page signed by both the artist and the poet and each woodcut signed by the artist and numbered 27/75 in pencil in the margin.
sheet size: 38,5 by 53,5cm; book: 39,5 by 56c by 6m; slip case: 40,5 by 56,5 by 7,5cm
Sold for R 40 000 Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 46 900
slipcase: minor surface dirt and age-related wear, otherwise good.
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