JAMES REID: SELECTED WOOD ENGRAVINGS. Robert Strossi.
JAMES REID: SELECTED WOOD ENGRAVINGS.
JAMES REID: SELECTED WOOD ENGRAVINGS.
JAMES REID: SELECTED WOOD ENGRAVINGS.

JAMES REID: SELECTED WOOD ENGRAVINGS. A portfolio of wood engravings printed directly from the original blocks created by James Reid for "The Life of Christ in Woodcuts" and "The Song of Songs."

(Boston): Brier Hill Press, 2013. 9 x 12. Frontis, portrait, (12) pages of text in wraps + 32 wood engravings printed directly from the blocks: for The Life of Christ in Woodcuts (19) and The Song of Songs (13). Each print is numbered. These are laid into two paper portfolios. All housed in a green cloth clamshell case with a blind-stamped vignette on upper cover. Item #17150

Both books were published by Farrar & Rinehart. The Life of Christ, 1930, contained 78 illustrations. The Song of Songs, 1931, had 30 engravings. The illustrations in those books were printed from electrotypes. Of the 42 surviving wood blocks, all that were printable are present here. One of 125 numbered sets signed by the author. Designed by Michael Russem at Kat Ran Press. Printed by Art Larsen at Horton Tank Graphics.

Price: $900.00

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