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Published by Longmans, Green and Co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Leighton, Clare, -- 1898-1989.,
  • Wood-engraving, English.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesExamples of the work of Clare Leighton
Statementwith an introduction by Hilaire Belloc.
ContributionsBelloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii p., [73] leaves of plates [37 mounted] :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18903427M
LC Control Number31011886

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Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 2nd Edition. 49 Pages in Front explaining the woodcuts, There is Woodcuts through out the book, Condition of Book Fine+. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 4.   See the book. Let's take a look.:D GOD'S MAN, BY LYND WARD This is one of the most unusual books in my collection. It is a book without words. The story is told via woodblock prints. The prints are rather easy to "read" as they tell a story of an artist who sells his. The book has no words, but is a collection of "woodcuts," a type of picture made from a block of carved wood being pressed on paper. The book was written in the /5. This volume is the only known copy of Jacob Cromberger's edition of Aesop. It is illustrated with woodcuts, woodcut initial letters, and woodcut scrolls that appear in the margins. These illustrations of Fables 9 through 12 from Book I provide a good example .