New York: Delphic Arts, 1962. Limited Edition. Cased Loose Sheets. Created for Delphic Arts, this portfolio consists of 60 offset lithographs and 3 original etchings (with a title page, text, and colophon). Signed by the artist. A handsome, as new, set. Bright and clean. Drop-spine case tight and clean (and... Item #6672
New York: Pantheon, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Preface by S. Dillon Ripley. Commentary by Jose Yglesias. Inscribed to a friend with a a full-page black ink raptor (striking image) at the ffep. Laid in color print of a similar raptor. Minimal shelf/edge wear, full-page inscription/illustration at ffep, else tight, bright..... Item #7680
Imps, Demons, Hobgoblins, Witches, Fairies and Elves.
New York: Pantheon, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Quarterbound, cream cloth spine, black paper boards, red ink lettering, in blind decorative element, red endpages. 8vo. np [46pp]. Illus. (color plates). Large dated inscription by Baskin taking more than half the ffep. Item #7687
Portland, ME: Leonard Baskin, 1958. Limited Edition. Print. "Tobias and the Angel" is included in the "complete graphic works of Leonard Baskin". (Fern & O'Sullivan, 367) There were at least three printings of this engraving, including one of 300 copies, another of 200 copies. This copy appears to be outside... Item #8036
Leeds, MA: Gehenna Press, 1995. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Herman Zapf, the celebrated type designer and typographer has designed a new Civilite typeface following Granjon's general lineaments, but its twisting and turning permutations are redolent of Zapf's genius..." (prospectus) Pastepaper and binding by Claudia Cohen. One of 100 copies printed upon... Item #7575
Baskin, Leonard (illus); Baskin, Hosea, Lucretia, and Lisa.
New York: Viking Press, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, small stain at rear, else bright. Quarterbound, green cloth spine, burnt umber paper boards, gilt lettering, blue endpages. 4to. np. Illus. (color plates). Signed by the artist at the ffep. Item #7688
Baskin, Leonard (illus); Baskin, Hosea, Tobias and Lisan (text).
New York: Viking, 1972. First Edition. Boards. Minor shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light, even toning, else clean. Printed paper boards. Small 4to. 26pp. Illus. (color plates). Inscribed by Hosie Baskin to an old friend. Item #7686
Baskin, Leonard (illus); Maslow, Jonathan (author).
Leeds, MA: The Gehenna Press, 2003. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Continuing a collaboration that began with Maslow's brilliant Owl Papers and Gehenna's monumental Semblant...completed the year before the artist's death...Densely textured, xylographically inventive, Baskin vests his woodcuts and etchings with myriad layers of ambiguity..." (from the colophon). A brilliant collection of..... Item #6670
Lurey, Devon: Gehenna Press, 1982. Limited Edition. Hardcover. ”Very few copies were available; most of the edition remains unissued" (The Gehenna Press #81). According to the colophon 110 copies were printed numbered 1–89, and A to U. The 21 lettered copies have an extra impression of the colored wood engraving... Item #8757
Baskin, Leonard; Rico Lebrun; Julius S. Held; Winslow Ames; Harold Joachim; Ray Nash.
Leonard Baskin [together with] Leonard Baskin's Speech of Acceptance on Receiving the Medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts New York, April 28, 1965 [together with] mss letter from Baskin. [Presentation Copy].
Brunswick, Maine: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1962/1965. Unique. Hardcover. "This is the first full-scale exhibition of the work of a major contemporary American artist to be held in the seventy-year history of the Bowdoin College Museum Of Art". Includes an original woodblock print ""Hendrick Goltzius,"found here signed by the... Item #6972
The Salton Collection:. Renaissance & Baroque / Medals & Plaquettes.
Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1965. First Edition. Original Wraps. Preface by Martin S. Sadik. A relatively significant exhibition catalogue. Notable as Leonard Baskin designed the volume. Minor shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Cream paper wraps, black ink lettering, red ink decorative element, b/w pictorial element..... Item #6524
My Objection to Being Stepped On: A New Poem by Robert Frost.
New York: Printed at the Spiral Press, 1957. First Edition. Many of these imprints included the publisher's printed statement (on first leaf): "At Christmas 1957 this poem brings you the warmest Holiday greetings and good wishes..." This particular imprint does not have that statement, yet was the same design for... Item #9334
West-Ostlicher Divan. Goethe's West-Eastern Divan:. Translation & Commentary by Alex Page. Drawings by Leonard Baskin. Volume One: The First Seven Books.
Northampton, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1970. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Three hundred copies were printed at The Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts during the summer of 1970. The type is Baskerville monotype, the paper Monadnock WvG. The drawings were made by Leonard Baskin. Copies 1 to 100 carry an additional etched portrait... Item #6746
Leeds: The Gehenna Press, 1997. Limited edition. Hardcover. Prospectus laid in. "Calling upon one of America's finest poets, Anthony Hecht, to write a set of poems to confront Leonard Baskin's color woodcuts of a miscellany of flowers, which in consort, poems & flowers, frame The Gehenna Florilegium." Papers hand-made in... Item #6197
Northampton, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1958. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. "Three hundred copies of this book have been printed at the Gehenna Press in Northampton, Mass. The engravings have been printed from the original blocks. This is copy 58." Signed by both author and artist. Minor shelf/edge wear, small closed... Item #7682
London: Faber & Faber/John Roberts Press, 1973. Limited Edition. Hardcover. The Crow poems published here include three new poems not previously published in other Faber editions. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Slipcase shows minor shelf/edge wear, small pull, else tight and clean. Quarterbound, black coated cloth spine, dark grey cloth beveled..... Item #6929
London: Rainbow Press, 1981. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Designed and printed by Sebastian Carter at the Rampart Lions Press (Cambridge) and hand-set in F. Warde's Arrighi-Vienza type. Printed on Barcham Green Canterbury hand-made paper. A very handsome copy. Minor toning to vellum, small area of erasure at ffep, else tight, bright... Item #7169
Scott, John Anthony (ed); Cornell, Thomas; [Baskin, Leonard].
The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf Before the High Court of Vendome. With Twenty-One Etched Portraits by Thomas Cornell.
Northampton, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1964. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 20 loose portraits, hand-printed on blue Fabriano, each etching signed by the artist. Baskin 36. Ownership plate at front pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. Loose signatures in full brown leather over board portfolio, gilt lettering; quarterbound archival traycase, brown leather... Item #6744