A look at Simon Lawrence’s The Fleece Press

{Ed. Note: A few weeks back Books and Vines reviewed Leon Underwood: His Wood Engravings from the The Fleece Press. This article, from Books and Vines contributor Neil, provides a broader overview of the The Fleece Press by looking at a wider range of what they have published.} The Fleece Press, in Upper Denby near Huddersfield, England, is the imprint of Simon Lawrence. He is particularly well known for printing wood-engravings ‘from … Continue reading A look at Simon Lawrence’s The Fleece Press

Leon Underwood: His Wood Engravings, The Fleece Press (1986)

{Ed. Note: This article is from Books and Vines contributor Neil.} Leon Underwood: His Wood Engravings contains a foreword by George Tute followed by engravings created by Leon Underwood in the 1920’s and 1930’s, printed by Simon Lawrence, proprietor of the The Fleece Press, a private press publisher of beautiful hand-made books and a great printer of wood engravings. Mr. Lawrence’s family made woodblocks for wood engravers … Continue reading Leon Underwood: His Wood Engravings, The Fleece Press (1986)