Books On Books Collection – Willow Legge

The Flea (1980)

The Flea (1980, 2nd edition)
Willow Legge
Sewn pamphlet, J. Green mould-made paper; dark brown card cover with one-eighth fold for end leaves. H300 x W200 mm cover; H285 x W190 mm, 8 pages. Blind-embossed intaglio design printed from carved linoleum in combination with a reversed photo-engraving. Text printed letter-press in 14 pt Baskerville. Acquired from Ron King Studio, 2 February 2021.

The Gnat and the Lion (1982)

The Gnat and the Lion (1982)
Willow Legge
Sewn pamphlet, 300 gsm Somerset rag-made paper; gold brown card with two-thirds fold for end leaves. H290 x W203 mm cover; H290 x W190 mm, 8 pages. Two blind-intaglio designs carved from lino. Printed letter-press in 14 pt Optima. Acquired from Ron King Studio, 2 February 2021. Photos: Books On Books Collection.

Further Reading

Willow Legge“, Society of Portrait Sculptors, n.d. Accessed 4 February 2021.

Hancock, Nicola. “A studio interview with Ron King and Willow Legge“, Artist Interview, Chichester Art Trail Artists, 2 May 2018. Accessed 4 February 2021.