Boston; Melbourne: Chateau Bosgouet: The Lytlewode Press, 2014. Folio, pp. [viii], 32, , frontispiece, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with four original Andrew Sibley hand coloured and signed linocuts; gilt illustrated full leather binding, green endpapers. Housed in a bespoke clothbound clamshell box which also contains the unbound sheets to the publication “The Garden” – a poem by Joan Sibley illustrated with seventeen hand coloured linocuts by Andrew Sibley, Irena Sibley, Benedict Sibley and Jonathan Sibley. Melbourne: The Littelwood Press, 1993. Limited to ten copies. Fine. Item #382
Four Linocuts is limited to 100 copies, signed by the artist and publisher. The book contains a detailed biographical essay by Robert Littelwood, a poem by the artist’s mother Joan Little wood and the original artwork by Andrew Sibley. This is one of the 9 Deluxe editions, with the original sheets for “The Garden” encased within. These sheets were stored in Irena Sibley’s studio and storm affected – thus never bound.