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Fritz Eichenberg, artist of the book : 248 selected wood engravings, 1938-1972.

Author: Fritz Eichenberg; Harold McGrath; Antonie Eichenberg; Franklin Printing House (Newport, R.I.); Eichenberg Collection (Brown University)
Publisher: Newport, R.I. : Franklin Printing House, [1979]
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Wood engravings
Named Person: Fritz Eichenberg; Fritz Eichenberg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Eichenberg; Harold McGrath; Antonie Eichenberg; Franklin Printing House (Newport, R.I.); Eichenberg Collection (Brown University)
OCLC Number: 44776404
Notes: Catalog for a selection of 248 signed prints from 12 different books, pulled in a numbered ed. of twenty from the original wood blocks.
Cover illustrated with a wood engraving from Dostoevsky's The idiot.
On t.p. verso: Editions numbered 1-10 are printed on handmade Japanese Torinoko and Mitsumata papers. Numbers 11-20 are printed on archival domestic paper, by Harold McGrath at the Hampshire Typotheta in Northampton, Massachusetts. The prints from each of the twelve books are gathered in separate portfolios collected in a case especially made by Moroquain Bindery, New York, accompanied by an explanatory text with index. Designed by Antonie Eichenberg.
On p. [3] of cover: Each print [in the set] is signed, numbered and identified by the title of each book according to the index. The first number refers to the sequence of the print as listed in the index. The second number indicates the size of the individual edition. The number of the total sets is marked in the lower margin. This is number [blank].
Prints originally commissioned by Heritage Press, Heritage Press and the Limited Editions Club, Random House, Rodale Press, and the Limited Edition Club.
Imprint date from p. [16].
Includes brief biographical information on artist (p. [18]).
Description: 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Crime and punishment by Feodor Dostoevsky, 1938 --
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift, 1940 --
Fathers and sons by Ivan Turgenev, 1941 --
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, 1943 --
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, 1943 --
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, 1944 --
Shakespeare's seven tragedies, 1945 --
Short stories of Wilkie Collins, 1950 --
Reynard the Fox by J.W. von Goethe, 1954 --
The idiot by Feodor Dostoevsky, 1956 --
Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy --
Childhood, boyhood, youth by Leo Tolstoy, 1972.

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