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Owen, Wilfred; Shahn, Ben Leonard Baskin
Thirteen Poems
NORTHAMPTON, MASS, 1956 Published by WILFRED OWEN Binding: HARD BACK Size: 10X13 20 Pages Overall Condition is: VERY GOOD very good colored marbled cover. very clean endpapers. signed by Leonard Baskin, the printer. 400 copies of this book have been printed by Esther and Leonard Baskin and Richard Warren at the Gehenna Press: Compsiter: William Scully. Pressman: Romeo Cadieux. The drawings have been printed by Meriden Gravure. The portrait of Owen was wood engraved by Leonard Baskin from a drawing by Ben Shahn and printed from the wood block. Thirty five copies have been bound in Half leather with an extra proof of the wood engraving printed on Japanese Vellum, and signed by the artist and engraver. These copies are numbered I-XXXV. This is copy number artist copy out of binding series Leonard Baskin 1988 . THIS IS A CLOTH BOUND COPY The words in quotations are written in pencil . 1 of 400 penciled artist's copy out of Binding Series. deckeling to edges. pages are very clean. Poems include: The Parable of the Old Men and the Young Men; Miners; Spring Offensive; Futility; My Shy Hand; Strange Meeting; Fragment: The Abyss of War; Greater Love; Apologia Pro Poemate Meo; Exposure; Six O'Clock in Princes Street; Song of Songs; Wild with all Regrets.
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States]
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