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University of Waterloo. Special Collections & Archives Gill, Eric
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Chute, Desmond : Catharina Sponsa.

File consists of one print probably by Desmond Chute. Print shows a woman with a halo and head dress holding a sprig of plants. Lettering reads "Catharina Sponsa XTI."

Gill, Eric

Pencil drawing of a female nude.

File consists of one drawing of an unidentified femal nude. The drawing has been squared, possibly indicating it was to be made into a sculpture. Verso of drawing appears to be a list of books. Also includes photocopy and original sale notice.

Gill, Eric

Westminster Cathedral : stations of the cross.

File consists of fourteen plates showing Eric Gill's sculptures of the Stations of the Cross that were created for Westminster Cathedral. The plates are in an envelope and were published by the Medici Society, London.

Gill, Eric

Conscience.

File consists of a small sheet with the catholic dictionary definition of the word conscience, as well as notes on the definition. Printed by Hague, Gill & Davey.

Gill, Eric

Advertisements : booksellers catalogues

File consists of various clippings and sections taken from booksellers catalogues advertising works for sale by Eric Gill or the private presses with which he was associated.

Gill, Eric

Examples of typography.

File consists of one four examples of typography by Gill. Includes Perpetua Titling, Felicity, and Danadan.

Gill, Eric

Salvator noster hodie natus est: gaudeamus.

File consists of three small card folded horizontally featuring a woodcut illustrion of a fish and a religious verse. Lettering reads "Salvator noster hodie natus est: gaudeamus. Neque enim fas est locum esse tristitiae, ubi natalis est vitae. Nemo ab hujus alacritatis participatione secernitur: una cunctis laetitiae communis est ratio. Ersultet (sic) sanctus, quia appropinquat ad palmam; gaudeat paccator, quia invitatur ad beniam."

Translation: This day our Saviour was born: let us rejoice. For it is impossible to be sad to, where is the birthday of life. No one from participating in our category, all a joy to both systems. Rejoice, O thou holy, because it approaches nearer to the palm;'s joy is a sinner, for he is invited to pardon.

Gill, Eric

Printing samples.

File consists of various Hague and Gill printing samples for invoices, ex libris plates, and addresses for the press at Pigotts.

Gill, Eric

Holy mass.

File consists of one broadsheet with the prayers of the Holy Mass written in Latin.

Gill, Eric

Eric Gill Book Collection.

The Eric Gill Collection includes works by and about Eric Gill (1882-1940), works illustrated by or designed by him, and works by and about his pupils and contemporaries. Eric Gill made contributions in numerous fields--as printer, type designer, letter designer, sculptor, engraver, stone cutter, and author.

The collection has been actively developed since the 1970's, and includes many rare, variant editions of Gill's works. The Library's Private Press Collection includes related material within the Hague and Gill Press Collection and the St. Dominic's Press Collection.

Gill, Eric

Announcement : exhibition on modern fine printing.

File consists of one announcement for an exhibition on modern fine printing being held by Messrs. J & E Bumpus. The exhibition features works printed by the Golden Cockerel press, and the announcement features a woodcut with an illustration by Gill.

Gill, Eric

The wold was made flesh.

File consists of a one small print of the lettering "The Word Was Made Flesh" with an illustration of a nude man holding a crucifix.

Gill, Eric

Prices.

File consists of one price guide for various works printed by the Nonesuch Press.

Gill, Eric

Broad sheet No. 5 : parlers.

File consists of Broadsheet No. 5 published by St. Dominic's Press. The broadsheet features the poem "Parles" along with an illustration in woodcut.

Gill, Eric

Broadsheet No. 3 : a carol.

File consists of Broadsheet No. 3 published by St. Dominic's Press. The broadsheet features the poem "A Carol" along with an illustration in woodcut.

Gill, Eric

Broadsheet No. 6 : a penny pie.

File consists of Broadsheet No. 6 published by St. Dominic's Press. The broadsheet features the poem "A Penny Pie" along with an illustration in woodcut.

Gill, Eric

Gravesend.

File consists of one print titled “Gravesend” used by St. Dominic’s Press.

Gill, Eric

Artifacts

Series consists of artifacts created and accumulated by Eric Gill. Includes one original woodblock for the print "The Pardoner's Tale" as well as glass plate negatives of various Gill prints.

Gill, Eric

Advertisment : typefaces.

File consists of one advertisement for various typefaces available cut by the Monotype Corporation. These includ both Gill Sans and Perpetua.

Gill, Eric

St. Dominic's Press

Series consists of materials printed by, St. Dominic's Press. Includes primarily various rhyme sheets, as well as one prospectus and one print.

Gill, Eric

Prints

Series consists of prints created by Eric Gill, as well as two by his friend and collaborator Desmond Chute. Includes works for commissions, as well as for books published by Gill.

Gill, Eric

Eric Gill collection.

Collection comprises materials created and accumulated by Eric Gill, as well as materials created and accumulated posthumously relating to Gill's life or by various presses in which he was involved. Includes a large collection of Gill prints and original drawings, as well as materials created by and relating to various presses with which Gill was involved or owned.

Gill, Eric

Seen in utopia.

File consists of one watercolour painting by Gill, titled Seen in Utopia. The work is very different from his usual style. Signed and dated.

Gill, Eric

Other Art

Series consists of other art created by Eric Gill. Includes drawings, architectural plans, and paintings.

Gill, Eric

The Christmas feast.

File consists of one poem titled "The Christmas Feast" in Gill's hand. The poem is dated 1916 and is written on a scrap of paper from Pepler Press.

Gill, Eric

Animals all (Physick 50).

File consists of one print of Animals All. The print is unique in that it is gold ink on a black background. Originally used for the tail piece "The Philosophy of Art."

Gill, Eric

The holy face (Physick 111).

File consists of one print of The Holy Face. Originally an illustration for "Ritus Servandus In Benedictione" printed by the St. Dominic's Press.

Gill, Eric

Ascension (Physick 140).

File consists of one print of Ascension. Originally an illustration for "The Game" printed by St. Dominic's Press.

Gill, Eric

Hopkins Crank, kitchen etc.

File consists of one architectural drawing of a house called "Hopkins Crank." Includes a floor plan, front and side views, and elevations. Also includes a photocopy.

Gill, Eric

Gill, Eric and Family

Series consists of materials created or accumulated by Eric Gill and members of his family. Includes one item of correspondence and two Christmas cards.

Gill, Eric

St. Christopher.

File consists of one small piece of paper showing a figure (possibly St. Christopher) carrying a child on its back on one side and a sketch of a female figure on the other side.

Gill, Eric

The order of industrial heroism (physick 220-223).

File consists of one mock up for The Order of Industrial Heritage award as presented by the London Daily Herald. This second version shows the original holy ghost dove has been replaced by a star. Also includes one colour copy of the print and a caption created by Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.

Gill, Eric

Nonesuch Press

Series consists of materials printed by, or about, the Nonesuch Press. Includes prospecti, and information about the press.

Gill, Eric

Ephemera

Series consists of various ephemera created and accumulated by Eric Gill, included printed material that is not related to one of the presses with which Gill was involved. Includes clippings, announcements, advertisements, dust jackets, etc. Also includes materials related to Gill's typefaces.

Gill, Eric

My love among the lilies (Physick 327).

File consists of one print of My Love Among the Lilies showing a man sitting in a garden with a goblet in one hand and a ball in the other which was used in the Golden Cockerel Press edition of Song of Songs. The print is numbered as edition 8/12 and is signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

The Skaters (Physick 368).

File consists of one print of The Skaters showing two naked skaters based on a photograph from the London Daily Mail. Labled "specimin plate."

Gill, Eric

Prospectus and retrospectus.

File consists of one prospectus and retrospectus for the Nonesuch Press featuring books to be published, as well as all limited editions printed up to that point.

Gill, Eric

Prospectus and retrospectus.

File consists of one prospectus and retrospectus for the Nonesuch Press featuring books to be published, as well as all limited editions printed up to that point.

Gill, Eric

Ville de Madrid.

File consists of one drawing of a house, titled "Ville de Madrid." Titled, dated and signed by Gill with an explanatory note. Also includes photocopy and caption from Thomas Fisher Rare Book Room.

Gill, Eric

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