Graham Williams

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One Man Exhibition catalogues of Graham William’s Sculpture

  • Annely Juda Fine Art, London, 1995.
  • Annely Juda Fine Art, London 2000, text by Graham Williams.
  • Annely Juda Fine Art, London 2004, essay by Professor Norbert Lynton.

Books and exhibition catalogues including Graham Williams’ sculpture and other work

  • Kentish Kitchen, 1981, The Mental Health Foundation. Recipes from Kent, illustrated with wood engravings by George Mackley, Monica Poole and Graham Williams.
  • 45 Wood Engravers, 1982. Simon Lawrence, Wakefield. Introduced by Simon Lawrence.
  • Forty Nudes, 1988. Silent Books. Selected by Simon Brett, (p.26)
  • Engravers Two, a Handbook compiled for the Society of Wood Engravers, 1992. Silent Books, Cambridge. Edited by Simon Brett. (p.72/3)
  • British Book Design and Production1994, London and Frankfurt, exhibition of the best of British books published in 1993 (exhibited as No. 20: Eric Gill for Father Desmond)
  • Roxtec 1990 – 2000, Roxtec International AB, Karlskrona, Sweden, 2008. Edited by Mikael Blomqvist. The history of the first decade of Roxtec including the art collection. (p.176)
  • Supranatural, Canary Wharf, London, 2003, text by Ann Elliott. Exhibition catalogue.
  • Sculpture in the Garden, 2005, Royal British Society of Sculptors and Leicester University. Exhibition catalogue
  • Fresh Air 2005, Quenington Old Rectory, Cirencester. Exhibition catalogue.
  • RBS Inside Annual 2005, Royal British Society of Sculptors. Exhibition catalogue.
  • Konstructiv Tendens 25, 2006, Gallery Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm. (pp. 114 – 115)
  • Fresh Air 2007, Quenington Old Rectory, Cirencester. Exhibition catalogue.
  • Fresh Air 07, 2007. Quenington Old Rectory, Cirencester. Described by the publisher as a book.
  • A Forest of Sculpture, Collection Simon Spierer. 2008, Exhibition catalogue of the Spierer Collection shown in Athinais Cultural Centre, Athens; Institute for Cultural Exchange, Tübingen; Hessian State Museum, Darmstadt. (pp. 50, 130/1,183)
  • Annely Juda – A Celebration, 2007, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, catalogue of an exhibition celebrating Annely Juda’s long career with art and artists.
  • Sculpture in Paradise, 2008. Chichester Festivities, West Sussex.

Writings by Graham Williams not published by The Florin Press

  • The Printing of Wood-engravings, 1985. Matrix, The Whittington Press.
  • Naum Gabo (1890 – 1977) Monoprints, 1987. text for a catalogue published by Seibu Japan.
  • Naum Gabo Monoprints, 1990. text for a catalogue published by Waddington Graphics, London.
  • Gabo’s Sculpture-an Artist’s View and The Rediscovered Models for Heads Nos. 2 and 3. 1916/17, two essays in Naum Gabo, 1999. Annely Juda Fine Art, London.

Printed by hand and most also published by Graham Williams at The Florin Press

  • Character of John Bull, by William Hazlitt. 1978. Drawings by Graham Williams. Edition of 200
  • Seein’ Things, by Eugene Field. 1979. Drawings by Graham Williams. Edition 169 of which 35 destroyed.
  • Tarragon Magic, by Graham Williams. 1979. Drawing by Graham Williams. Edition of 75 copies plus 7.
  • Thomas Bewick’s Fables of Aesop and Others, by Iain Bain and Graham Williams. 1980. Proofs printed by R. Hunter Middleton, book printed by Graham Williams. Edition of 80 boxed sets containing 19 proofs and the book, and 50 copies of the book alone.
  • The Dreamer, by Graham Williams. 1980. Edition of 250, including 15 special copies.
  • Sir Charles Grandison or The Happy Man, a comedy in 5 Acts by Jane Austen, together with notes by Lord David Cecil. First edition of both. Printed by hand by Graham Williams and published by David Astor at Jubilee Books, Burford, 1981. Edition of 250.
  • Notes to accompany a portfolio of monoprinted wood engravings by Naum Gabo, text by Michael Mazur. 1981. Printed by hand by Graham Williams. Published by Miriam Gabo.
  • A Valediction Forbidding Mourning, by John Donne. 1981. Wood engraved initial letter by Graham Williams. Edition of 150, including 50 special copies with an additional frontispiece wood engraving by Graham Williams.
  • Pudding’s Lion, by Graham Williams. 1983. Text and linocut illustration by Graham Williams. A large folio keepsake. Edition of 75.
  • Bewick and Printers. 1983. Wood engravings by Thomas Bewick hand printed from the original blocks in the collection of Iain Bain and Graham Williams. A miniature book. Edition of 16.
  • Telling Tales, by Anthony Thwaite. 1983. Frontispiece wood engraving by Simon Brett. Printed by hand by Graham Williams for The Gruffyground Press. Edition of 230.
  • Monica Poole Wood Engraver, by George Mackley, edited and with biographical introduction by Graham Williams. 1984. With 20 wood engravings printed from the original wood blocks. Edition of 300, including 50 special copies containing 14 additional engravings and an essay Printing the Engravings by Graham Williams.
  • Leo Wyatt’s Little Book of Alphabets, Introduction by Michael Taylor. 1985. Edition of 150 and 6 ex-edition copies.
  • Five Wood Engravings on the theme of The Maxims of the Duc de la Rochefoucauld 1630-1680, portfolio of 5 trompe l’oeil wood engravings by Edwina Ellis. Printed by hand by Graham Williams. 1985/86. Edition of 75. Published by the Artist.
  • Comfort Me With Apples, by Elizabeth Bewick. 1987. Introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated with wood engravings by Graham Williams. Edition of 135.
  • Dukes Village, by John O’Connor. 1988. Edited and with an introduction and an additional essay by Graham Williams. Edition of 70.
  • A Suite of Little Alphabets, engraved in wood by Leo Wyatt. 1988. A second edition of fifty printed from the wood with some colour changes. 35 sets with an introductory leaf, in a two-sided Perspex display box. The remainder available individually.
  • Supercastings. A Celebration of a Small Event, a type specimen by Graham Williams including a Bewick engraving and the first publication of a poem by Elizabeth Bewick. 1988. Edition of 23.

Commercially Printed and Published by The Florin Press or Bain & Williams Ltd

  • Naum Gabo, An Appreciation, by Andrew Forge, 1985. Designed by Graham Williams
  • Naum Gabo: Monoprints, edited by Graham Williams, contributions by Sir Norman Reid, Martin Hammer and Christina Lodder, and Graham Williams. 1987.
  • Eric Gill for Father Desmond, by John Dreyfus and Graham Williams, 1993. Published by Bain and Williams Ltd. First edition of 1000 including 70 special copies with a hand printed proof from a wood block by Eric Gill and a hand printed intaglio proof from a cold electro of the wood block.