Item #62035 Six Somerset epitaphs. Anthony Baker.

The first Gruffyground imprint

Six Somerset epitaphs

Winscombe, Somerset: Gruffyground Press [designed and printed by John Craig at the Piccolo Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 1972. Edition limited to 140 copies on Zerkall and 10 copies on Mungei [i.e. Mingei] (this one of the latter); tall 12mo, pp. [8]; original plain red wrappers; fine. From the library of Kim Merker. Laid in is a small slip inscribed "For Kim Merker with best wishes for 1973 from Anthony Baker." Kentucky, Vermont, and Oxford only in OCLC. Askam A1: "Anthony Baker started his publishing career with this small collection of epitaphs, distributed free to friends and acquaintances as a Christmas greeting ... The special copies are incorrectly described in the colophon as being printed on Mungei (a misspelling of Mingei), rather than the Gifu Shoji they were actually printed on." Item #62035

Price: $500.00