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Wrenching Times: Poems from Drum-Taps - WHITMAN Walt.; GWASG GREGYNOG - 1991. [1218906]
1991 - Edited by M. Wynn Thomas. Eight colour wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec, printed in Monotype Baskerville. One of 30 special copies (this no. ) with an extra editioned set of prints from the book. Sm. folio, special binding designed by David Esslemont and bound by James Brockman in hand-coloured fair calfskin with inlaid leather panels, decorated with gold and foil lines, presented in a felt-lined drop-back box in blue cloth. Gwasg Gregynog. Described as ?standing unique in war poetry?, Whitman's Drum-Taps continues to offer us an absolutely convincing and compelling poetic account of men at war. The present volume contains a selection from the 1865 edition, and includes the great Lincoln elegy 'When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloom'd'. Gaylord Schanilec is an American artist and bookmaker of quite some importance. These wood engravings were cut at Gregynog during his residency there in 1991 and were printed in up to six colours under his supervision. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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