The Man Who Died. A Story by David Herbert Lawrence, with a suite of woodcuts by Leonard Baskin, and a commentary by John Fowles. Signed by Baskin & Fowles.

By: Lawrence, D. H.

Price: $2,500.00

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30 copies issued, this an out of series Press Copy WITHOUT THE LAID IN, EXTRA SUITE OF PRINTS. Folio; handsewn and branch-laced limp vellum; enclosed in a box of bay laurel and cedar woods. Includes prospectus, also The Making of the Book, with photographs of printer Aaron Johnson, binder Rene Menge, Baskin, Fowles, and Michael Gidron working on the box. Plus a printed letter on Yolla Bolly letterhead, telling how the book came about, signed by Carolyn and James Robertson.

Both the Lawrence text and the Fowles commentary are composed in the Bembo types and printed, with the nine Baskin blocks, by letterpress on mould-formed English Somerset paper. The design of the vellum binding is based upon Christopher Clarkson's study of bindings of the early sixteenth century. Endleaves were handmade at the Twinrocker Paper Mill.

Title: The Man Who Died. A Story by David Herbert Lawrence, with a suite of woodcuts by Leonard Baskin, and a commentary by John Fowles. Signed by Baskin & Fowles.

Author Name: Lawrence, D. H.

Categories: The Yolla Bolly Press,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Covelo, California, The Yolla Bolly Press: [1992]

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Fine condition

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: 7251

Keywords: Art Fine Press Illustrated Books Literature Typography Printing