MARTIN, FRANK (SPECIAL)

£750.00

The Wood Engravings of Frank Martin

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Church Hanborough: Previous Parrot Press, 1998.

A Selection of the wood-engravings, small woodcuts, linocuts & vinyl engravings and a Catalogue of all the Relief Prints compiled by Hal Bishop. With a Foreword by Victor Arwas and an Afterword by the Artist. One of only 22 Exemplary copies with a separate folder containing 8 extra engravings printed from the blocks by David Esslemont and signed and titled by the artist. 14 X 9.5 ins. 152 pp. Black morocco spine with full citron morocco covered boards with upper cover blocked with a large drawing of a nude by Frank Martin which is published here for the first time. 268 engravings by Frank Martin throughout text. Book and separate folder of signed wood engravings held in a grey drop-back box with paper title label. Note: the Colophon does not mention these super specials, however, Dennis Hall, the publisher, stated that this copy is number 4 (D) of the 18 copies in full morocco. A fine copy.

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