Los Angeles: 2003]. As new. Includes the following: 1. The Grin Reaper. 2002 [i.e., 2003]. Folio. Sixteen full-page engravings, printed on Zangetsu Japanese paper, signed by the printer/engraver, Scott Griffin. In a Japanese-style stab binding, tied together with red silk. One of twenty copies. 2. If Only to See. 2003. Quarto size. Twelve leaves, loose in white paper folder. Includes ten illustrations by Scott Griffin, engraved on zinc and printed on Somerset. One of twenty copies, signed by Griffin. 3. Well Enough Alone. 2003. Oblong quarto. Twenty leaves, engraved on zinc and printed on handmade Zangetsu Japanese paper. In a Japanese-style stab binding, tied together with green linen thread. One of twenty copies, signed by Griffin. Three works in custom-made charcoal cloth clamshell slipcase, 16” x 11 3/4,” together with a leaf of descriptive text. Item #12681
These are the first three works of a young engraver, laid in clamshell box, designed by him. In his descriptive text, Griffin notes that they all contain faults, but they also show promise, as well as improvement over the three works. Griffin will have a long, interesting career. This is a chance to purchase his first works.