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The Wood Engravings of Richard Shirley Smith

£28.00

ISBN: 9781851830367
Artist(s): Richard Shirley Smith
Author(s): Iain Bain
Format: paperback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 1994
Publisher: Silent Books
Publisher Location: Cambridge
Total Pages: 72
Illustrations: Lavishly illustrated throughout

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Paperback.  First edition.  Text by Ian Bain.  ‘This book sums up thirty years of wood engraving for collectors and publishers between 1960 and 1990, showing 120 selected prints.  The selection includes photograps of work-in-progress and of painted studies for engravings to illustrate the author’s belief that the particular quality of the works stems from the artist’s tonal painting.  Condition: rear cover a little sunned.  Previous owner’s tipped-in bookplate to front endpaper, otherwise very good.

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