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John Petts and the Caseg Press

Author: Alison Smith
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by his profound understanding of the physical and psychological properties of light. Extensively illustrated, John Petts and the Caseg Press spans the entire career of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Smith, Alison, 1962-
John Petts and the Caseg Press.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2000
(OCoLC)606393424
Online version:
Smith, Alison, 1962-
John Petts and the Caseg Press.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2000
(OCoLC)607694934
Named Person: John Petts; Alun Lewis; Brenda Chamberlain; John Petts; Brenda Chamberlain; Alun Lewis; John Petts; John Petts
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Smith
ISBN: 0754600343 9780754600343
OCLC Number: 45139633
Description: 127 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Welsh horizons --
The Caseg Press at Llanllechid 1937-42 --
Alun Lewis and the Caseg Broadsheets 1941-2 --
A paradise lost 1943-6 --
The Caseg Press at Llanystumdwy 1947-51 --
New directions.
Responsibility: Alison Smith.

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A history of the Caseg Press. By focusing on the engravings produced under the Caseg heading, and the illustrations Petts produced for other publishers, this book traces the precarious history of the  Read more...

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