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Creator:
Brett, Simon, 1943-
Title:
Engravers : a handbook for the nineties / compiled for the Society of Wood Engravers and with an introduction by Simon Brett.
Published/Created:
Cambridge [England] : Silent Books, 1987.
Physical Description:
112 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 17 Moss no. 18
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger W. Moss
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Related Content:
View finding aid for the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"This book brings together a unique collection of remarkable printed images representing the best in contemporary wood engraving and a substantial contribution to modern British graphic art ... with more than 200 illustrations by our leading engravers, an informative introduction, background notes and brief biographies of the contributors ..."--Back cover.
"Reproduces eight of Shirley Smith's wood engravings: 'Girl's Head' [1984, Vines, Bain no. 258], 'Head of Pan' [1971, Shelley, Bain no. 183], 'Altar' [1985, Messer Pietro Mio, Bain no. 267], 'Triumph of Death' [1985, Messer Pietro Mio, Bain no. 279], 'Decorative Rule' [1965, Folio Society, Bain no. 80], 'Wreathed Urn' [1971, Shelley, Bain no. 182], 'Heaart Pendant' [1985, Messer Pietro Mio, Bain no. 281], and 'Rhinoceros Beetle' [1978, Buzz Buzz, Bain no. 151]."--Moss.
Errata slip inserted.
Moss, R.W. Richard Shirley Smith, 18
Bain, I. Wood engravings of Richard Shirley Smith, 51, 80, 183, 258, 267, 279, 281
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original perfect bound illustrated wrappers.
BAC: From the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith.
Contents:
Harry Brockway -- Sue Scullard -- Andrew Davidson -- Rosalind Atkins -- Christopher Wormell -- Howard Phipps -- Jane Lydbury -- Anthony Christmas -- Jonathan Gibbs -- Simon King -- Kathleen Lindsley -- Robert Tilleard -- E.N. Ellis -- Peter Smith -- Colin Paynton -- Anne Jope -- Pauline Clark -- Ray Hedger -- Claire Dalby -- Simon Brett -- Hilary Paynter -- Gerard Bender à Brandis -- Ian Stephens -- Cordelia Jones -- Rosalind Bliss -- Yvonne Elston -- Miriam Macgregor --Patricie Jaffé -- Richard Shirley Smith -- Peter Forster -- Sarah Van Niekerk -- Michael Renton -- John Lawrence -- George Tute -- Chirley Mungapen -- Garrick Palmer -- Yvonne Skargon -- David Gentleman -- Betty Pennell -- Peter Reddick -- Reg Boulton -- Monica Poole -- Frank Martin -- John Biggs -- Enid Marx -- William Rawlingson -- Sybella Styles.
Subject Terms:
Silent Books.
Wood-engravers -- England.
Wood-engraving -- England -- 20th century.
Wood-engraving, English.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1987.
Contributors:
Moss, Roger W., 1940- former owner.
Atkins, Rosalind.
Biggs, John.
Bliss, Rosalind, 1937-
Boulton, Reg.
Brender à Brandis, G.
Brett, Simon.
Brockway, Harry, 1958-
Christmas, Anthony.
Clark, Pauline, 1944-
Dalby, C. (Claire)
Davidson, Andrew.
Ellis, E. M. (Enid Margaret), 1941-
Elston, Yvonne, 1935-
Forster, Peter.
Gentleman, David.
Gibbs, Jonathan.
Hedger, Ray.
Jaffé, Patricia.
Jones, Cordelia, 1936-
Jope, Anne.
King, Simon.
Lawrence, John, 1933-
Lindsley, Kathleen.
Lydbury, Jane.
Macgregor, Miriam.
Martin, Frank, 1921-2005.
Marx, Enid, 1902-1998.
Mungapen, Shirley, 1933-
Palmer, Garrick.
Paynter, Hilary.
Pennell, Betty.
Phipps, Howard.
Poole, Monica.
Rawlinson, William.
Reddick, Peter.
Renton, Michael, 1934-2001.
Scullard, Sue.
Skargon, Yvonne.
Smith, Peter.
See-Paynton, Colin, 1946-
Shirley Smith, Richard.
Stephens, Ian, 1954-
Styles, Sybella, 1912-
Tilleard, Robert.
Tute, George.
Van Niekerk, Sarah.
Wormell, Christopher.
Society of Wood Engravers.
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