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DAPONTE, Konstantinos; LEMAIRE, Angela (Illustrator) | The Monk’s Life ,

£175.00

London: Latimer Press, 1970 

Limited edition, 80 copies of which this is No. 5. Signed and numbered by artist on colophon. Twelve black and white wood engravings and four colour wood engravings. Unpaginated, [28]pp. Brown card paper boards with a buff coloured dust-wrapper; lettered with title to front, one black scuff-mark and a touch creased along top edge ; title in red and black; printed on Basingwerk Parchment paper; interior clean, unmarked and engravings beautifully presented. No copies listed on COPAC and only one copy found by WorldCat in the University of Delaware holdings.

Born in Buckinghamshire, Angela Lemaire went to the Chelsea School of Art (1963) and the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts (1964-67, Dip. AD.) where she studied under Michael Rothenstein. She learned the art of wood-engraving from Frank Martin, and was also largely self-taught. She is a member of The Society of Wood Engravers.

 

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