Lot 91 of 426:
Rudolph Ruzicka Views of the United States Military Academy signed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Portfolio of Views of the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. Wood-Engravings in Color
Author:
Ruzicka, Rudolph
Place:
Buffalo, NY
Publisher:
Baker, Jones, Hausauer, Inc.
Date:
1938
Description:

Portfolio of 5 signed color woodcuts laid loose in a folder with two additional woodcuts, one on the cover and the other on the back of the folder. 31x24 cm (12¼x9½"). All housed in the original black portfolio lettered in gilt.

The 5 loose woodcuts are signed by Ruzicka neatly in pencil at the bottom of each.

Rudolph Ruzicka was a Czech-born American wood engraver, etcher, illustrator, typeface designer, and book designer. Ruzicka designed typefaces and wood engraving illustrations for Daniel Berkeley Updike's Merrymount Press, and was a designer for, and consultant to, the Mergenthaler Linotype Company for fifty years.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some general light wear to outer portfolio; corner tips of folder bent; contents fine.
 
Item number:
310885
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