Wood Engraving. With Introduction and Appendix by Eric Gill

By: Ralph John Beedham (1879-1975)

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Second Edition, Seventh Printing. Small 8vo. 7 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches. (64) pp. [last a blank]. Half-title, Ditchling Press printer's device on title page, 27 figures, 7 samples of outstanding woodcuts, 4 pages of ads; text clean, unmarked. Gray cloth over boards, spine titled in red; binding square and tight, shelf wear to covers, spine faintly faded, titling on spine rubbed. Very Good. A practical manual for woodcut artists. Woodcut samples include those by Reynolds Stone, Agnes Miller Parker, Robert Gibbings, Joan Hassall, and others. Ralph John Beedham was probably the last person in England to serve an apprenticeship as a professional reproductive wood engraver. At the Gregynog Press, Beedham engraved the blocks based on the designs by Edward Burne-Jones for the press's edition of Eros and Psyche by Robert Bridges.

Title: Wood Engraving. With Introduction and Appendix by Eric Gill

Author Name: Ralph John Beedham (1879-1975)

Categories: Art,

Edition: Second Edition, Seventh Printing

Publisher: London:, Faber and Faber Limited: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GG818-033

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