[Limited Editions Club]. [Fritz Eichenberg].Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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Description[Limited Editions Club]. [Fritz Eichenberg]. The Adventures of Simplicissimus. A Portfolio of Wood Engravings... Printed from the Original Wood Blocks Signed and Numbered by the Artist, as a Unique Offering for Print Collectors and Members of the Limited Editions Club. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1981. One of twenty portfolios (out of a total edition of fifty - this set numbered 12) with eighteen final proofs on Torinoko handmade paper and eighteen first proofs on Mohawk Superfine paper. Each print is numbered and signed by the artist. Each print is loose in a plain paper portfolio; the set is accompanied with a folded folio sheet of text (text leaf and portfolio sheets are 22 x 16.75 inches; 558 x 425 mm.), first proof sheets on Mohawk Superfine (18.25 x 14 inches; 463 x 355 mm.), final proof sheets on Torinoko (21.75 x 16.5 inches; 552 x 419 mm.). Complete. Housed in publisher's full tan cloth clamshell case, front cover lettered in blind. Fine. Based on the woodblock illustrations done by Eichenberg for the Limited Editions Club book, Simplicissimus, also published in 1981.
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