(Ascensius Press)

The Hebrew Lion.

Wilson, Richard (illus.)

Portland, ME: Ascensius Press, 1989. Octavo. (viii), 37, (4)pp. One of fifty copies. Signed by the author, Kenneth Rosen, and the artist, Richard Wilson, at the colophon. Wilson's compelling woodcuts illustrate Rosen's lauded poems, underscoring their wit and emotion with sharp lines and deep blacks. An extra suite of the illustrations is included with this copy, a testament to their emblematic connection to the text and their distinct artistic skill. The edition was the winner of the 1988 Maine Arts Commission Poetry Competition. Bound in quarter leather with paper over boards and covers both bearing Wilson's illustrations. Housed with extra suite in dropback box. Fine. Item #30266

Price: $475.00

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