Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood. Bernard Bockes.
Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood.
Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood.
Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood.
Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood.
Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood.
Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood.
Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood.
(Cricket Press)

Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood.

Lockwood, George (illus.)

Boston: Impressions Workshop Inc./Cricket Press, 1965. Square quarto. (16)ff. One of 150 copies, signed on the colophon page by the poet, Bernard Bockes, and the illustrator, George Lockwood. Illustrated with fifteen fanciful woodcuts by Lockwood depicting insects, bats, dragons, and mythical beasts. Some are monochromatic prints, but others incorporate many different layers of colors. Lockwood, who studied under Joseph Albers at Yale, and then worked with Leonard Baskin in the late 1950s, co-founded Impressions Workshop with his wife, Margaret in 1960. Bockes drew on the illustrations for inspiration in composing his poems. The final illustration of the book is a portrait of the two men, printed in orange, black, and white. Accompanied by a record of the poet reading his poems, housed in a pocket in the back of the book. Bound in stab-sewn brown paper-covered boards with a printed label. Fine in a matching slipcase, with one-inch split on bottom. Item #28045

Price: $1,500.00

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