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A complete catalogue of 288 wood engravings are listed in
The Wood Engravings of Richard Shirley Smith 1994

Many of these are available as limited editions on fine papers, signed and numbered.

Almost 300 were engraved between 1960 and 1989 for Faber & Faber, Oxford University Press,
The Folio Society, The Libanus Press and The Limited Editions Club of New York.
There are numerous signed and numbered limited editions of prints available
which can be viewed at the artist's studio. Prices are generally between £50 and £100.
About 30 of these are bookplates and there are also fine proofs of 30 or more line-drawn
bookplates also available to collectors.


Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Whither

Whither

From A Point Of Departure, 1961.
Catalogue No.17.

Copyright ©1961 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower

From A Point Of Departure, 1961.
Catalogue No.23.

Copyright ©1961 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Cupid's Progress or The Four Seasons

Cupid's Progress or The Four Seasons

1970. Four pearwood cover designs for the
Oxford University Press quarterly The Periodical.
Catalogue No.161.

Copyright ©1970 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Cupid's Progress or The Four Seasons

Cupid's Progress or The Four Seasons

1970. Four pearwood cover designs for the
Oxford University Press quarterly The Periodical.
Catalogue No.162.

Copyright ©1970 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Cupid's Progress or The Four Seasons

Cupid's Progress or The Four Seasons

1970. Four pearwood cover designs for the
Oxford University Press quarterly The Periodical.
Catalogue No.163.

Copyright ©1970 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Cupid's Progress or The Four Seasons

Cupid's Progress or The Four Seasons

1970. Four pearwood cover designs for the
Oxford University Press quarterly The Periodical.
Catalogue No.164.

Copyright ©1970 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Shelley At The Baths Of Caracalla, Rome

Shelley At The Baths Of Caracalla, Rome

From The Poems Of Shelley.
Catalogue No.165.

Copyright ©1971 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Keats's Deathmask With Flowers In Rome

Keats's Deathmask With Flowers In Rome

From The Poems Of Shelley.
Catalogue No.167.

Copyright ©1971 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - With A Guitar, To Jane

With A Guitar, To Jane

From The Poems Of Shelley.
Catalogue No.168.

Copyright ©1971 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Portrait Of Jane Williams

Portrait Of Jane Williams

From The Poems Of Shelley.
Catalogue No.169.

Copyright ©1971 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Wreathed Urn, Cone Spear And Curtain, (Adonais)

Wreathed Urn, Cone Spear And Curtain, (Adonais)

From The Poems Of Shelley.
Catalogue No.182.

Copyright ©1971 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Moths And Moon (Part II Love)

Moths And Moon (Part II Love)

From The Poems Of Shelley.
Catalogue No.192.

Copyright ©1971 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Reclining Girl's Head With Flowers

Reclining Girl's Head With Flowers

Catalogue No.198.

Copyright ©1971 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Portrait Engravings

Portrait Engravings

3 of 12 portrait engravings for Letters to his son
by the Earl of Chesterfield,
Folio Society. - Limited edition of 60
1973 Pearwood.
Catalogue No. 217 - 228.

Copyright ©1973 The Folio Society

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Churchyard

Churchyard

For Six Hampshire Epitaphs
.
Gruffyground Press, 1977.
Limited edition of 50.
Second edition of 50 (Roman numerals)

Catalogue No. 240.

Copyright ©1977 The Gruffy Ground Press

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Bookplate for Auberon Waugh

Bookplate for Auberon Waugh

1978. - Limited edition of 100.
Catalogue No. 242.

Copyright ©1978 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Frontispiece 'Rhinoceros Beetle'

Frontispiece 'Rhinoceros Beetle'

1978 Pearwood.
For, , Buzz Buzz, Poems by John Heath-Stubbs.
Gruffyground Press, 1981. - Limited edition of 100. 1978
Catalogue No. 251
.

Copyright ©1981 The Gruffy Ground press

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Small bookplate for Iain Bain

Small bookplate for Iain Bain

Limited edition of 100, 1983.
Catalogue No. 253.

Copyright ©1983 Ian Bain

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Bookplate for Anne Stevens

Bookplate for Anne Stevens

Limited edition of 100, 1983.
Catalogue No. 255.

Copyright ©1983 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Thias

Thias

Engraving for Vines by D.Burnett, Rocket Press, 1984. Limited edition of 100.
Second edition of 50 to accompany
special copies of the book, (Roman numerals)
Catalogue No. 257.

Copyright ©1984 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Girl's Head

Girl's Head

Engraving for Vines by D.Burnett, Rocket Press, 1984. Limited edition of 100
Second edition of 50 to accompany
special copies of the book, (Roman numerals)
Catalogue No. 258
.

Copyright ©1984 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Bookplate for Brian North Lea

Bookplate for Brian North Lea

Limited edition of 100, 1984.
Catalogue No. 259
.

Copyright ©1984 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Hands

Hands

From Messer Pietro Mio Libanus Press, 1985.
Catalogue No. 266
.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Altar

Altar

From Messer Pietro Mio Libanus Press, 1985.
Catalogue No. 267
.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Bembo funerary arms

Bembo funerary arms

From Messer Pietro Mio Libanus Press, 1985.
Catalogue No. 272
.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Pietro Bembo & Lucrezia Borgia

Pietro Bembo & Lucrezia Borgia

From Messer Pietro Mio Libanus Press, 1985.
Catalogue No. 273-274
.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Arms of Pope Leo X

Arms of Pope Leo X

From Messer Pietro Mio, 1985.
Catalogue No. 276.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Preface

Preface

From Messer Pietro Mio, 1985.
Catalogue No. 277
.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Este Tomb

Este Tomb

From Messer Pietro Mio, 1985.
Catalogue No. 278.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Triumph of Death

Triumph of Death

From Messer Pietro Mio, 1985.
Catalogue No. 279.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Lucrezia Mourning

Lucrezia Mourning

From Messer Pietro Mio, 1985.
Catalogue No. 280.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Heart pendant

Heart pendant

From Messer Pietro Mio, 1985.
Catalogue No. 281.

Copyright ©1985 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Two Fantastics

Two Fantastics

1984, Pearwood.
Catalogue No. 283.

Copyright ©1984 Richard Shirley Smith

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Bookplate for Tessa Keswick

Bookplate for Tessa Keswick

1988.
Limited edition of 100.
Catalogue No. 284.

Copyright ©1988 Tessa Keswick

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Stourhead

Stourhead

A chapter heading for St. Barnabas Press.
Catalogue No. 286.

Copyright ©1989 St. Barnabus Press

Wood Engraving By Richard Shirley Smith - Fonthill Splendens

Fonthill Splendens

A chapter heading for St. Barnabas Press.
Catalogue No. 287.

Copyright ©1989 St. Barnabus Press

Copyright ©2002 Richard Shirley Smith
 
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