Northampton, 1980. 6 1/2 x 10. 29 pages, 3 leaves. Extra spine label laid in. Navy cloth, spine lightly faded; contents fine. A very good copy. Item #16373
Despite the title, there are 7 engravings. The original binding design called for a large triangular label on the upper cover; this label was to have the 8th engraving.After the edition was printed, the binding design changed. No. 12 of 130 copies, this inscribed by Moser who has also signed each wood engraving. Text is six epigrams from the Anthologia Graeca, which Moser loosely translates in his afterword. Set in Goudy Greek (12pt. to 36pt.) in 3 or 4 colors, and punctuated with original brush calligraphy by Betse Curtis. Printed on handmade Japanese Etching paper; engravings on sheets of Sekishu. A delightful book. Pennyroyal Checklist 24.