Wood Engraving of the 1930’s reviewed by Clare Leighton



London & New York: The Studio, 1936.

A hardback edition of the Special Winter Number of the Studio 1936 Edited by C.G. Holme. Fporeword by Clare Leighton. 11.25 X 8 ins. 192 pp. Full red cloth with title on spine and on upper cover in cream. An exhaustive study illustrating the work of 150 wood engravers and woodcut artists around the world. Organised under the headings: Traditional, Creative Design, Book Illustration, Technical Variety, Commercial and Abstract Design. An invaluable survey at a time when wood engraving and woodcuts were enjoying a renaissance throughout the world. A fine copy with slight pulling to head of spine.

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