Armistice Anniversary

Armistice Anniversary

£75.00

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Description

[002840] [Armistice Anniversary]. Souvenir in Commemoration of Armistice Remembrance Day. London: S. Burgess, 1928. First Edition. Folio. Unbound. Commemorative Tissue. Good. Printed single sided tissue, approximately 355mm x 360mm in size.

Closed tear to right hand side, minor chipping and creasing, generally quite bright and clean.

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Armistice, with a woodcut of the Cenotaph surrounded by a border of poppies.

S.[arah] Burgess specialised in the printing of these commemorative tissues, generally the decorative borders were printed in Japan, with the overprinting which was “commonly primitive .. and display a … disregard for niceties of typography and spelling” (Rickards, page 221) done locally