Item #CNJL2507 Men Without Art. Wyndham Lewis, Seamus Cooney, Notes Afterword.
Men Without Art
Men Without Art

Men Without Art

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1987. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 176 deluxe hardcover copies, octavo size, 325 pp. Fine / near fine. Item #CNJL2507

Percy Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), an artist as well as an author, is known as the developer of "Vorticism" (so named by Ezra Pound), a style of geometric abstraction. He would eventually turn more and more to writing, and "is now regarded as a major British artist and writer of the twentieth century" (n.b., quote from Wiki).

___DESCRIPTION: Teal cloth shelfback over paper boards, the front board with a reproduction of an illustration by Lewis, paper spine label, orange endpapers, coloured title page; octavo size (9 1/4" by 6 1/4"), pagination: [1-4] 5-325; this no. 144 of 176 deluxe hardcover copies (total hardbound edition 476). With original opaque acetate publisher's jacket.

___CONDITION: Volume fine overall, with clean boards, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; the bottom edge of the boards with slight loss of colour, else fine. The acetate jacket near fine, clean, with a bare hint of edgewear and light overall rubbing to the soft acetate.

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Price: $75.00

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