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The Resource Song of the scythe, Bruce Mawdesley ; wood-engravings by Miriam Macgregor

Song of the scythe, Bruce Mawdesley ; wood-engravings by Miriam Macgregor

Label
Song of the scythe
Title
Song of the scythe
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Mawdesley ; wood-engravings by Miriam Macgregor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Citation location within source
66
Citation source
Butcher, D. Whittington Press bib., 1982-93
Dewey number
681/.7631
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
S695
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Song of the scythe, Bruce Mawdesley ; wood-engravings by Miriam Macgregor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Limited ed. of 40 copies
  • "The author worked at Whittington Press on and off for a year or so, mending the walls, building a Cotswold stone extension to the Press building ... and scything the grass. The portraits of the scyther in the book are recognisably Bruce." From the bibliography describing the Whittington Press' later publication (in 1983): Butcher, D. Whittington Press bib., 1982-93, [entry] 67
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
[11] p.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1-2 (with class no.Z233): c.1: 25/40, signed by author and illustrator on colophon, wrappers, illustrated cream-colored wrappers; c.2: no.27/40, signed by author and illustrator on colophon, green wrappers.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1-2 (with class no.SB695): c.1: no.18/40, illustrated cream-colored wrappers; c.2: no.12/40, green wrappers, with artist correspondence (2 leaves, Nov.23) re the variant cover designs laid in. Gift of the estate of James Davis, 2001.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53936299
  • ucoclc53936299
Label
Song of the scythe, Bruce Mawdesley ; wood-engravings by Miriam Macgregor
Publication
Note
  • Limited ed. of 40 copies
  • "The author worked at Whittington Press on and off for a year or so, mending the walls, building a Cotswold stone extension to the Press building ... and scything the grass. The portraits of the scyther in the book are recognisably Bruce." From the bibliography describing the Whittington Press' later publication (in 1983): Butcher, D. Whittington Press bib., 1982-93, [entry] 67
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
[11] p.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1-2 (with class no.Z233): c.1: 25/40, signed by author and illustrator on colophon, wrappers, illustrated cream-colored wrappers; c.2: no.27/40, signed by author and illustrator on colophon, green wrappers.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1-2 (with class no.SB695): c.1: no.18/40, illustrated cream-colored wrappers; c.2: no.12/40, green wrappers, with artist correspondence (2 leaves, Nov.23) re the variant cover designs laid in. Gift of the estate of James Davis, 2001.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53936299
  • ucoclc53936299

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