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Fw: req: Lynd Ward

Lynd worte books using woodcuts.  Approximately 200 hundred pages long,
each a woodcut print telling the storey.  God's Man, maybe his best know,
is a wonderful storey told through the prints Lynd cut and printed.  Frans
Masereel, a German carver, has done several books as well.  A more modern
artist, Drooker, uses scratch boards to tell his storey without words.

There is a very good article in Biblio magazine about this genre of books,
written by David Berona, and published two issues ago I believe.

Lee Cooper

> From: Michel Rogerson <michaelr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: req: Lynd Ward
> Date: Thursday, February 13, 1997 5:23 PM
> with the risk of sounding dumb, what's a `woodcut book?'
> I am a printmaker, too, and I must have been sick that day...
> __________________________________________________________
> Michel Rogerson, life-long bibliophile...
> University of Nebraska, Book Repair Specialist,
> Love Library bindery, Lincoln NE 68588-0410
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> michaelr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> On Thu, 13 Feb 1997, Phoebe Esmon wrote:
> > My name is Phoebe Esmon, and I am a bookarts/art history student at
> > Western Carolina University.  I am doing some research on Lynd Ward, an
> > artist who published four wood cut novels during the 1920's.  If anyone
> > has any bio/bibliographical info on him, I would be very grateful.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Phoebe Esmon
> > macben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >

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