Mallette Dean: A Printmaker and His Art

By: John T. Hawk

Price: $350.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 237. LIMITED EDITION of 350 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies hors de commerce, this is copy number 185, SIGNED and numbered on the colophon by the author. Designed and produced by Peter Rutledge Koch. 4to. 11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. 170, [2, last a blank] pp. Half-title printed in red and black inks, display types printed in red, tailpieces, illustrated throughout with photographs of Dean and examples of his work, catalogue raisonne, bibliography, index, illustration on colophon; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, printed paper spine and front cover labels, plain white dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. SIGNED and numbered by John Hawk on the colophon. Fine. This is John Hawk's comprehensive review of the life and work of H. Mallette Dean (1907-1975), a prolific artist whose professional career spanned several decades, from his earliest work in the late 1920s until his death in 1975. Dean was a printmaker, painter, muralist, illustrator, and letterpress printer as well as a major figure in the history of the fine press book in California. Dean achieved mastery across a range of traditions in the book arts: an accomplished printmaker skilled in creating multi-block, relief-cut illustrations, and a master wood engraver.

Title: Mallette Dean: A Printmaker and His Art

Author Name: John T. Hawk

Categories: Book Club of California,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 2018

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GDD520-002

Keywords: John T. Hawk, Mallette Dean A Printmaker and His Art, Book Club of California, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Peter Rutledge Koch