- London, England: Elkin Mathews Ltd, 1944.
- large 8vo.
- quarter vellum with cloth-backed boards, gilt stamped owl vignette on front cover, title, author and date stamped in gilt on spine, top edge gilt, slipcase
- xv, 196+(1) pages.
- ISBN: none
Price: $450.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 71183
First edition, limited to 160 numbered copies specially bound and including an original proof engraving signed by Stephen Gooden. Dodgson traces the career and oeuvre of the British engraver Stephen Gooden in this study. Gooden helped revive the practice of line engraving in England after WWI. An attempt has been made to illustrate all engravings mentioned. Each catalog entry provides measurements and state information (the various states are pictured as well). A section of this catalog originally appeared in The Print Collector's Quarterly of 1941. Printed by the Curwen Press. Slipcase slightly soiled. Vellum slightly soiled. Minor bumped corner.