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INK & BLOOD. A BOOK OF DRAWINGS by  Arthur SZYK - Signed First Edition - 1946 - from Charles Agvent and Biblio.co.uk

INK & BLOOD. A BOOK OF DRAWINGS

by SZYK, Arthur

Condition: Some rubbing to the spine with light wear at the heel, contents bright and fresh. Better than Very Good in a Fine slipcase


New York: The Heritage Press, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Some rubbing to the spine with light wear at the heel, contents bright and fresh. Better than Very Good in a Fine slipcase. Arthur Szyk. Quarto (9" x 12-1/2") bound in full black morocco leather with gilt-lettering on the spine and attractive batik endpapers housed in a slipcase covered with the same batik paper. Illustrated with 74 full-page plates, most in sepia with 6 in color and pasted in, by Arthur Szyk. The images mostly depict German, Italian, and Japanese fascists in action. One of 1000 SIGNED copies, this copy INSCRIBED by Szyk to Mr. and Mrs. Morris E. Ginsberg.


  • Bookseller: Charles Agvent US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 018946
  • Title: INK & BLOOD. A BOOK OF DRAWINGS
  • Author: SZYK, Arthur
  • Illustrator: Arthur Szyk
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Some rubbing to the spine with light wear at the heel, contents bright and fresh. Better than Very Good in a Fine slipcase
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Heritage Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1946
  • Keywords: Signed; Satire; Arthur Szyk; Nazi Germany; Cartoons
  • Bookseller catalogs: Limited; Judaica; Color Plates;


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