Type "q" dustjackets

Richard Ugland ugland.1 at osu.edu
Mon Mar 6 09:20:03 EST 2006


Yes, I share John's interest.  The woodcuts are magnificent, the saving 
grace of these otherwise lamentable faux-leather editions.

Rich Ugland

At 08:48 AM 3/6/2006, you wrote:
>I wish one of the two websites would do a gallery of the woodcut covers on 
>the early 80's ML editions.  I have about a dozen of these (mostly picked 
>up in outlet mall bookstores in the 90's)  While the books themselves are 
>several steps downward in quality from the earlier series, I like 
>these.  The woodcuts on the ones I have are all done, with one exception, 
>by Stephen Alcorn.
>The exception is a 1982 Giant edition of Moby Dick.This dj is quite 
>different, featuring a design "adapted from Rockwell Kent's original 
>design," printed in blue and black ink.  It's designed on all three sides 
>of the DJ.
>
>Anybody know anything re: Stephen Alcorn?  Are there other artists in this 
>vintage?  Anyone share my interest in these woodcuts?
>
>John Peterson
>
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