Lot 88 of 350:
Booklets & ephemera featuring Paul Landacre  

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File box of booklets, catalogues, ephemera, and other items illustrated by or pertaining to Paul Landacre


Various places


Various dates


Approx. 25 items, plus assorted correspondence. Housed in archival file box.

Items relating to or illustrated by the Southern California artist Paul Landacre, regarded as one of the outstanding printmakers of the modern era. His stylistic innovations and technical virtuosity gained wood engraving a foothold as an art form in twentieth-century America. 

Includes, among other items:

  • "When are you going to laugh, America?" An Address Delivered by Harold Ickes.... With engraving by Landacre. 1/500 copies. 1940.
  • How to Cook a Turkey [&] Mister Jones' Journal. Companion pieces with recipes. Each with front wrapper engraving by Landacre. 1940 & 1945.
  • Great Composers from 12 Wood Engravings by Paul Landacre. 1979.
  • Two examples of George Cukor's bookplate from engraving by Landacre.
  • Catalogues featuring the work of Landacre and other artists.
  • And more.

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Very good to fine condition.

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