Sunday, 30 October 2016

The Song of Solomon by Jane Lydbury

Southbank Printmaker's Jane Lydbury was commissioned to produce illustrations for The Song of Solomon

This month sees its publication, the full title being A Play (or Opera) founded on The Song of Solomon by Forrest Reid. 

It is published at the Reading Room Press by Miles Wigfield, who set and printed the type and the engraving blocks.  It contains six engravings by Jane which can be seen below.  The external binding features an engraving of the 1930s by Olive Openshaw.

100 copies casebound, 8” x 12”, 24 pages, are for sale  at £80 plus p&p.
Contact Miles Wigfield at the  Reading Room Press, Coneygar Lodge, Quenington, Glos. GL7 5BZ  + 01285 750662  +

The King

The Shepherd

The Song of Solomon: Day

The Song of Solomon: Night

You can see more of Jane's amazing wood engravings at the gallery where she is featured from 31st October to 13th November.

We are open Mon to Fri and Sunday: 11.30 to 5pm.
Saturdays 10.00 to 7.00pm

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