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"The Woodcut Annual" FURST, Herbert

[90] pp.

11.5" x 8"

Of this special edition there have been printed on hand-made paper eighty copies, of which seventy-five are for sale. This is No. 33

Fleuron Limited, London, 1928. Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with gilt spine lettering; color illustrated frontispiece; 90 pp; bw illustrations throughout, including a three page fold out of woodcut wallpapers." "Of this Special Edition of The Woodcut: An Annual there have been printed on hand-made paper eighty copies, of which seventy-five are for sale. This is No. 33." Contents include: Woodcut wall-paper: past and future. / by Herbert Furst. -- The woodcut playing card. / by Cyril G.E. Bunt -- The tools of the wood-engraver. / by Douglas Percy Bliss -- Frans Masereel and his woodcuts / by Edmund Bucher -- A list of English, German and French books with woodcut illustrations published during 1927 -- Fifteen contemporary woodcuts: English: David Jones -- Hester Sainsbury -- Paul Nash -- William Kermode; French: Hermann Paul -- Lucien Boucher -- Sonia Lewitzka; Czechoslovak: Max Svabinsky -- Petr Dillinger; Hungarian: Kaesz; Polish: Wladislaw Skoczylas; Russian: Serguiej Kolesnikov; Norwegian: Olaf Willums; United States: Rockwell Kent -- Wharton Escherick. "In addition to the blocks in the text there is a three-page illustration in collotype of woodcut wall-papers opposite page 1."


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