Circle Press — An African Folktale


Blind-embossing and experimental screenprinting from

() An African Folktale. Artwork by Willow Legge. Guildford. 1979. 15” x 11.5”. An Efik Ibibio folktale illustrated with 18 blind-embossed intaglio designs printed from carved linoleum with some silkscreen. Text handset and printed letterpress in Baskerville on Somerset rag-made paper. Unbound (as issued) in a cream cloth covered tray case with a crab motif blocked on upper cover and titling on spine. No. 62 of 200 thus, in a total edition of 245 copies, signed by the artist. Fine.

“This is the “story of why the sun and moon live in the sky.” – An African Folktale.

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