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Fw: req: Lynd Ward
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- Subject: Fw: req: Lynd Ward
- From: Lee Cooper <lcooper@ACACIANET.COM>
- Date: Fri, 14 Feb 1997 09:04:52 -0500
- Message-Id: <199702141402.GAA12971@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
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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.
> From: Michel Rogerson <michaelr@UNLLIB.UNL.EDU>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> 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
> work: (402) 472-2523
> 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
> > firstname.lastname@example.org