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Illustrated by Lynd Ward

Illustrated by Lynd Ward

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Illustrated by Lynd Ward

by Dance, Robert

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Near fine
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Norwich, VT; New York, NY: Impermanent Press; The Grolier Club, 2015. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 154pp. Octavo [24.5 cm] Rust-colored cloth over boards with the title stamped in black ink on the spine. Top edge trimmed; other edges rough-trimmed. Blue endpapers. Tipped-in frontispiece illustrating Waif Maid. Errata slip laid in. The bottom fore-edge corners of the boards are just a little bumped. This is the best available reference book on the published work of Lynd Ward. Includes an excellent essay ("Illustrated by Lynd Ward") by Robert Dance, an extensive and detailed "Bibliography of the Book Illustrations of Lynd Ward" (listing 246 items with descriptions and annotations), the author's bibliography of sources, and an index. Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Illustrated by Lynd Ward, From the Collection of Robert Dance," at the Grolier Club (November 19, 2015 to January 16, 2016).

This is the special limited edition, issued in a very low limitation, with 26 beautiful tipped-in plates, 23 in color, 3 in black and white. Number 31 in an edition of 85 numbered copies, of which 75 were offered for sale.


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Illustrated by Lynd Ward
Dance, Robert
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Limited Edition
Impermanent Press; The Grolier Club
Place of Publication
Norwich, VT; New York, NY
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wordless; illustrators; Lynd Ward; Bibliography; kenswordlesscatalog

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About Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA

Ken Sanders Rare Books is a full service antiquarian bookshop in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. We carry an ever-changing inventory of art, ephemera, maps, photography, and postcards in addition to a vast selection of used and rare books along with a few new books. We actively purchase and appraise books in all fields.


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