[WOOD ENGRAVING]. TAYLOR, E. Mervyn (artist). Engravings On Wood. Wellington, New Zealand; The Mermaid Press. 1957.
Slim 4to. Original grey cloth lettered in dark red to spine, preserved in decorated dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-52; with striking and bold wood-engravings throughout in profusion, all printed in dense black ink; a fine and exceptional copy protected by a similarly fine dustwrapper.
First trade edition; simultaneously issued in a limited edition. This renowned New Zealand artist is ranked amongst the most talented in his field and is particularly applauded for his engravings of his homeland and those documenting his travels in Polynesia.