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    Beautiful Woodcut Image Novel Signed by Masereel

    Frans Masereel. Mein Stundenbuch. [Munich]: Kurt Wolff, [1920].

    One of 50 limited edition copies printed on Kaiserlichem Japan, deluxe handmade Imperial Japan paper, and signed by Masereel in blue ink beneath his illustrated portrait frontispiece. Sixteenmo. The complete, unpaginated "novel without words" illustrated with 165 woodcuts in the text.

    Publisher's deluxe and sturdy full maroon morocco ruled on the edges in gilt, with gilt-ruled turn-ins, gilt hatchings at head and tail of spine, stamped gilt titles and five raised bands on spine. Top edge and fore-edge of textblock gilt. Bottom edge untrimmed. Raw silk endpapers. Minimal edge wear. A few tiny nicks to the spine leather. Previous owner's signature on front flyleaf. Textblock edge a touch dusty. A near fine copy of a beautiful work.

    Masereel was a modern master of woodcuts, and created a number of image novels, Mein Stundenbuch being one of the best examples of the art form.


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