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Out of Bedlam. XXVII Wood Engravings
Glenageary: Dolman Press 1956, number 225 out of 225 copies (of which 200 were for sale) printed on Irish Paper. (Wrappers) Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Small quarto. Light board covered in grey paper with an image of an orange bird on front cover. Corners are lightly bumped. The boards are covered by a brown paper jacket with a woodcut image on the front and maroon lettering. The edges of the jacket are slightly worn with some chipping. There are a few very small stains on the jacket. The text block is clean and tight. The book contains 27 beautiful and provocative wood engravings accompanied by interesting text. A truely lovely book. This beautiful collection of wood engravings by the famous wood engraver, figure painter and illustrator. Elizabeth Rivers was born in Hertfordshire, and studied at Goldsmith's College, London and later at the RA. She studied under André L'Hote in Paris, whose influence led to a long association with Evie Hone's stained glass studio in Dublin. She came to Ireland in 1935, and apart from the war years and a short period in 1955 she spent the rest of her life living and working in this country, finding inspiration among the mountains and villages of Connemara. Text by Christopher Smart..
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