FARLEIGH, JOHN

£45.00

GRAVEN IMAGE an Autobiographical Textbook

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London: Macmillan & Co., 1940.

By John Farleigh. First edition. Printed at the Curwen Press. 9 X 6 ins. 388 pp. Pictorial paper covered boards after illustrations by the artist. Profusely illustrated with illustrations and wood engravings by the artist and many other leading wood engravers and including photographs of how different engravers hold their tools (Gertrude Hermes, Blair Hughes-Stanton, Noel Rooke, Ian Macnab, Lynton Lamb, Clifford Webb etc.) An entire chapter is devoted to John Farleigh’s illustrations for “The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God” with many letters and drawings made by GBS and sent to Farleigh. A reading copy without dust-jacket. Very good.

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