Pilgrimage to Dias cross 1987

Colophon: ‘This private edition of the poem PILGRIMAGE TO DIAS CROSS by Guy Butler has twelve original woodcuts in colour and five [actually nine] original wood-engravings by Cecil Skotnes. Each copy is signed by the poet and each print is signed and numbered by the artist. The edition consists of 20 bound copies numbered 1 to 20, 5 bound artist’s proofs numbered I to V; 25 loose-leaved copies in a wooden box numbered 26 to 46; 3 copies for exhibition purposes. A woodcuts and engravings were printed from the original wood blocks on Zerkell Buetten paper by Joseph Richars assisted by the artist on a Heidelberg platen at the Citadel Press, Cape Town, South Africa in June 1987. The text is printed in 14 on 16 point Baskerville. The books were quarter-bound in Oasis goatskin by Peter Carstens of Johannesburg.’