Signed Limited Edition 1933 “Prelude to a Million Years” by Lynd Ward

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Book of Woodcut Engravings depicting stylized views of life in a depression era urban world. This copy is No. 64 of an edition limited to 920 copies. Copyright 1933 by Equinox Cooperative Press Inc., Printed in the United States. Back of title page states;This book has been designed by Lewis F.  White -Printed from Woodblocks on Cason Et Montgolfier’s Vidalon Velin and Bound by Hand. This edition consists of 920 copies signed by the author. This is number – ( then in the authors hand ) ‘64 Lynd Ward ‘ .

Black hard boards, gold foil spine with black thread stitched binding. Pages are rough cut and show light age, possible water or damp marks at corners and edges. These marks do not obscure or impact the art of the woodblock prints within. 31 woodcut images that in sequence tell a story with out words.

5 ½ x 8 ¾


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Saturday February 3rd, 2018 starting at 11 am EST