Brangwyn at War! (Special Edition) (2014)

Artist(s): Frank Brangwyn
Author(s): Libby Horner
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 2014
Publisher: Goldmark
Total Pages: 179
Illustrations: Lavishly illustrated

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Special hardback edition. Edition of 50. Number 4 of 50. Signed and numbered with a Brangwyn woodcut from an original block and two photos from the collection of the author. The book discusses Brangwyn’s attitude to war, his war art compared to contemporaries and his use of photographs. His posters are ‘illustrated’ by excerpts from Great War diaries. There’s a chapter about propaganda and multifarious gobbets including the medical corps, gas attacks, army slang, smoking soldiers, Wipers Times, the photographer William Rider-Rider plus explanations about lithography, wood engraving and linocuts, plus an index of titles, index of catalogue numbers, museums list, exhibitions list and the usual extensive bibliography.

Condition: very good.


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