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MOTIF. McLEAN, Ruari (Editor). (Edward Bawden linocuts of Portugal)

Published by London: Shenval Press Summer, 1962
From Barry McKay Rare Books (Appleby-in-Westmorland, CUMBR, United Kingdom)

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4to, (310x245mm), 102p. numerous illustrations in colour & monochrome. Original colour-printed illustrated boards and endleaves by Edward Bawden (and see below), corner tips worn. Contents include Laurence Scarfe Noto and the villas of Bagheria, Alfred Fairbank Bartholomew Dodington, Helmut Gernsheim The photographs of Ida Kar, and most notably Edward Bawden Unpublished drawings of Portugal (Howes Edward Bawden 183; McKay 'Bibliography' in Bliss Edward Bawden p193). Bawden's contribution (apart from the covers and endleaves) consists of several line engravings and 6 colour plates (4 double-page printed verso and recto) which the artist made especially for Motif. The stunning originals were pasted up from linocuts printed in colour, from these, and separations made by the artist, line blocks were made, and printed with specially manufactured inks. HEAVY BOOK, overseas customers please note that this title weighs more than the 1 kg packed average on which postage charges are based, email us through the 'Ask the bookseller a question' option for delivery options and additional charges. Bookseller Inventory # 19716

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Title: MOTIF 9.

Publisher: London: Shenval Press Summer

Publication Date: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

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