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    Lynd Ward. God's Man, A Novel in Woodcuts. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, [1929]. First edition. Octavo. Unpaginated. Illustrated with over 130 woodcuts. Near very good.

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    Lynd Ward. God's Man, A Novel in Woodcuts. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, [1929].

    First edition. Octavo. Unpaginated. Illustrated with over 130 woodcuts.

    Original illustrated paper boards and cloth backstrip. Boards worn on the rear panel, with abrasions and some small loss, and also at a few places around the edges. Printed paper spine label remnants with manuscript title in ink. Contents generally bright. Near very good.

    An autobiographical story, told entirely in woodcuts, without any text at all. The story chronicles Ward's struggles in the 1920s with his art and life. This was the first of Lynd Ward's six well known and respected wordless novels told through wood engravings.



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