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Encantadas : two sketches from Herman Melville's Enchanted Isles

Author: Herman Melville; Rico Lebrun; Leonard Baskin; Harold McGrath; Gehenna Press,
Publisher: Northampton [Massachusetts] : Printed at the Gehenna Press, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Original artwork : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Woodcuts
Illustrations
Named Person: Herman Melville
Material Type: Original artwork
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Rico Lebrun; Leonard Baskin; Harold McGrath; Gehenna Press,
OCLC Number: 11066979
Notes: "One hundred and fifty copies have been printed at The Gehenna Press in Nortrhampton, Massachusetts. The woodcuts were drawn on cherry blocks by Rico Lebrun and were cut by Leonard Baskin. The paper used for the text is Copperplate and Shogun for the woodcuts. Harold McGrath was the pressman. Bembo is the type used throughout. The work was finished during the month of March Mcmlxiii. The edition is arranged as follows. Numbers 1-5 have a second suite of woodcuts printed on Moriki a Japanese hand-made paper and are accompanied by an original drawing by Rico Lebrun. All the prints are signed by the artist and the engraver. Numbers 6-31 have the second suite of woodcuts which along with the impressions on Shogun are signed by the artist and engraver. Numbers 32-150 have have the single set of woodcuts and the colophon is signed by Rico Lebrun and Leonard Baskin. This is number [blank]"--Colophon, with Gehenna pomegranate device in printed red, signed and numbered in pencil.
Issued as six unbound folded sheets and 13, 12 or 6 loose single sheets, with 2 blank folded sheets of the text paper. Copies 1-31 enclosed in half oasis niger morocco slipcase; copies 32-150 in buckram-covered portfolio enclosed in a buckram-covered slipcase with leather labels on the front and spine.
Description: 24 unnumbered pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 61 cm
Other Titles: Encantadas.
Responsibility: with woodcuts by Rico Lebrun.

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