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Smitty's cocks : eight wood engravings by Leonard Baskin ; drawn & carved for the use of Smith Glass, 1955-1974 : with a tipped-in original framing label

Author: Leonard BaskinCarol J BlinnLouis SmithPerry SmithHarold McGrathAll authors
Publisher: Easthampton, Mass. : Warwick Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Artists' books
Printed paper labels (Binding)
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Named Person: Leonard Baskin; Leonard Baskin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Baskin; Carol J Blinn; Louis Smith; Perry Smith; Harold McGrath; Smith Glass & Mirror Co.; Warwick Press.
OCLC Number: 43306450
Notes: Title page printed in red and black typefaces.
Sewn; tied with white cord. Bound in dark red silk cloth over boards. On cover: paper title label lettered in red, illustrated with an engraving of a rooster. Dark red endpapers. Title paper label mounted on spine. Engravings mounted on leaves.
Errata slip tipped in before colophon page corrects binding information.
Wood engravings are part of a collection used by Leonard Baskin, and Louis and Perry Smith of the Smith Glass & Mirror Co.
Two of the eight engravings appear in: The complete prints of Leonard Baskin: a catalogue raisonné 1948-1983.
On colophon: Two hundred copies ... have been designed, printed by letterpress, and handbound by Carol J. Blinn at Warwick Press in Easthampton, Massachusetts ... The wood engravings, printed directly from the blocks, are used with Leonard's permission. The type is Monotype Spectrum and the paper is Biblio. The books are bound in French marbled paper over boards with paper labels. All books are signed by Leonard, Carol, and Perry.
Mounted on leaf [9]: Wood engraving with original framing label lettered in red by Harold McGrath that reads: Smith Glass, & Mirror Co., 279 Main Street, Northampton, Mass.
Description: [8] p., [10] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: introduction by Carol J. Blinn.

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