Type "q" dustjackets
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.
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?
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