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Book Description
The sole UK printing published in Wood Lee Press, Woodbridge, 2002. The BOOK and SLIPCASE are in Fine condition. 450 copies of the Standard Edition and 50 copies of the Special Edition were printed, this being No. 35 of the Special Edition, containing the original Edward Wadsworth woodcut, 'A Black Country Village', 1920 (also numbered 35) and expertly printed by Simon Lawrence, at the Fleece Press, Huddersfield, from the re-discovered block thought to have been destroyed. Quarter red Morocco over black and white decorative boards from Wadsworth design. Rudolph Koch's Newland type on title page and spine has been enlarged from a copy of Genesis (Nonesuch Press, 1924) and has been bound by Smith Settle, Otley Mills, West Yorkshire. The book is housed in a handsome grey cloth solander box (14.5" x 11") with gilt lettering on red panel to spine. The book, woodcut and box are all in fine condition. Edward Wadsworth ARA was an English artist, most famous for his close association with Vorticism. He painted, often in tempera, coastal views, abstracts, portraits and still-life. He was also an engraver on wood and copper. He moved away from the avant-garde in the 1920s, and adopted a more realistic style. Wadsworth was a member of Unit One (Wiki). Scarce. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
Author Greenwood, Jeremy
Date 2002
Binding Hardcover
Publisher Wood Lee Press, Woodbridge
Illustrator Wadsworth, Edward
Condition Fine

Price: £1500.00

Offered by Ashton Rare Books

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