By: [BAWDEN, Edward] Douglas Percy BLISS (1900-1984).
[Toronto]:, The Pendomer Press, .: 1979
Seller ID: GG01428
4to. 200 pp. Numerous illus. (11 in color). Cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. Printed by The Scolar Press, Ilkley. "While at the RCA, Bliss became a close friend of Edward Bawden and Eric Ravilious. Encouraged and inspired by Paul Nash, who was then teaching design at the Royal College of Art, he and Ravilious taught themselves wood engraving. Bliss was well known as a wood engraver and as a historian of wood engraving, although he was also known as a painter of watercolour landscapes. He selected and engraved Border Ballads for Oxford University Press in 1925 and wrote his History of Wood E... View More...