THE SEA KING’S DAUGHTER and other poems by Amy Mack,…

THE SEA KING’S DAUGHTER and other poems by Amy Mack, decorated with designs by Bernard Sleigh engraved by the designer L.A. Talbot.

1895: 1895. Printed at the press of the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft Limited, and published by G. Napier & Company of 55 Newhall Street in the city of Birmingham and A.P. Marsden of 13 Clifford’s Inn, in the City of London November [date crossed through} 1895. Unpaged. Illustrated in black & white. Original green cloth gilt. 227 x 180 mm. First edition. Front fre endpaper has some browning; else an excellent copy of a very scarce work. Amy Mark was a pupil of the Birmingham School of Art. Sleigh also attended the Birmingham School of Art and was a student, and later close friend, of Arthur Gaskin who had worked with Edward Burne-Jones. He was a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists between 1923 and 1928 and produced numerous engravings for contemporary private presses.

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