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The Iron Woman

Hughes, Ted with Engravings by Barry Moser (SIGNED)

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ISBN 10: 0803717962 / ISBN 13: 9780803717961
Published by New York: Dial Books, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED by Moser on title page. Book is like new. DJ is whole and clean with slight rubbing. A chilling tale of the Iron Woman who emerges from a polluted landscape to seek retribution against the people befouling the landscape. An erstwhile sequel to Hughes' Iron Man enhanced by the engravings of the renowned artist, Barry Moser. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-438506412

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Title: The Iron Woman

Publisher: New York: Dial Books

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

In a chilling tale written by England's poet laureate, young Lucy enlists the help of the boy Hogarth and an Iron Man in order to save the people from the huge, terrifying Iron Woman who rises from the swamp to punish humankind for destroying the environment.

About the Author:

Ted Hughes (1930-1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters. He was Poet Laureate from 1984, and in 1998 he was appointed to the Order of Merit. Andrew Davidson graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1982 and his exquisite woodcuts and engravings have been in demand ever since. He has worked on an extraordinarily broad range of commissions, from Royal Mail stamps to Wimbledon's Centre Court doors and, of course, books.

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