A Cross Section. The Society of Wood Engravers.
A Cross Section
A Cross Section
A Cross Section

A Cross Section. The Society of Wood Engravers in 1988.

Woolley, Wakefield: The Fleece Press, 1988. 4to. Limited edition. One of 225 copies (of which 160 were for sale). Original quarter beige cloth with patterned paper boards printed with a repeat wood engraving by Edwina Ellis. Housed in a cloth-covered slipcase. Forty-four wood engravings printed by Simon Lawrence from the blocks and a tipped-in photograph of Stanley Lawrence. Book as new. Slipcase partially faded. Item #6216

With an Introduction by Simon Brett, Ian Mortimer's obituary of Stanley Lawrence (1900-87) from The Independent, and Frank Martin's essay on the Society in the 1950's. Artists in this collection include Simon Brett, Harry Brockway, Joan Hassall, John Lawrence, Miriam Macgregor, Hilary Paynter, Howard Phipps, Monica Poole, Sue Scullard, Sarah van Niekerk and Chris Wormell. From the collection of Yvonne Skargon (1931-2010), wood engraver and illustrator, whose 'Convolvulus, Lavenham Walk' is included in this book.

Price: £350.00

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