SEEK YE THE LORD /THE HAPPY SUCCESS OF THEM THAT BELIEVE / A KEEPSAKE FROM THE PENMIEL PRESS.
Esher, Surrey: Penmiel Press, summer, 1987. First edition 12 x 8". Designed and printed letterpress in an edition of 50 copies by Edward Burrett at the Penmiel Press/ Full Point, 16 New Road, Esher, using Langley hand-made paper by Barcham Green for the text and Strathmore cover board by G.F. Smith. The type faces are Monotype Baskerville series 169 and Perpetua Titling Series 258. There are line drawings by Claude Hutton and two colored paper-cuts made in the People's Republic of China. Unpaged (8 pp), printed in orange and black, using a text from Isaiah 55:6-12 -- " Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near."Sewn with orange thread into orange wrappers printed with a design of laurel branches in blind and laid into a black paper wrapper also printed with the same design in blind. Very fine. Copies 32, 38 and 45 areavailable, and the beautiful Chinese cutouts are different in each example. Each: Softcover (Item ID: 3721)