Item #124818 Ivanhoe. Design and original cuts by Allen Lewis. Sir Walter Scott.

Ivanhoe. Design and original cuts by Allen Lewis.

1940. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1940.

2 vols., 8vo, xxvi, 612 pp. Linoleum cut illustrations printed in two colors. Silver cloth with embossed chainmail design, red lettering to backstrip. Fine in somewhat shelf-worn and stained slipcase.

§ Copy #1290 of 1500 numbered copies, signed by the designer Allen Lewis. Lewis was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1873 and studied at the Ecole des Beaus Arts in Paris. He returned to New York in 1902, where he became a member of Alfred Steiglitz's circle and achieved recognition for his photographs and colored woodcuts. In 1915 he won a Gold Medal at the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. Item #124818

Price: $150.00

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