Results 1 – 16 of 16 GODS MAN: A NOVEL IN WOODCUTS by Ward, Lynd and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Find Gods’ Man by Ward, Lynd at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. The most important work of American artist and illustrator Lynd Ward, “Gods’ Man ” is a powerfully evocative novel, told entirely through woodcuts. Ward (

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Gods’ Man: A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd Ward

Reading the reviews on Amazon about some Mr. But why is it called God’s Man? However a mysterious black-masked figure notices the raw talent of the artist and buys several of his paintings. And the images can ironize their own apparent design on the reader just as well as words can: On an interesting note: A novel in woodcuts Lynd Ward A woman who lives in the woods discovers him and brings him back to health.

So the man uninformed signs the deal. Benda konon ini menjamin kesuk ini adalah buku cerita pertama tanpa kata yang terbit di negeri Paman Sam.

We seem to have ended happily, except that the artist-hero did sign a contract, and the masked man eventually jan to collect what was promised: Gods’ Man By Gds, Lynd. At the time this book seemed voluptuous and dangerous, but it also seemed to inhabit the worlds of mqn art and high morality.

A Wordless Novel – Gods’ Man

Well worth checking out for the beauty of the woodcuts alone. The Original Graphic Novels. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.


My four-year-old daughter has co-opted a beautiful if raggedy very old edition of Grimm’s Fairy Tales as her personal “book of knowledge. The wood cuts are gorgeous, similar to German Expressionism of that era. This is an unabridged re-issue of the book originally issued by Jonathan Cape in Sign In Register Help Cart. This genre preceded the modern graphic novel, but it is very different in that there are no words beyond signs I thought that this would take longer to read, but I have to say that it is still time well spent.

Find Rare Books Book Value. In captionless woodblock printsit tells the Faustian story of an artist who signs away his soul for a magic paintbrush.

This top-quality, low-cost republication of Ward’s masterpiece will be welcomed by collectors of his work as well as by readers new to his achievement. Ward was also famous for his wood engravings, which are featured in museum collections throughout the United States and abroad.

I choose this book because i was interested in the religious aspect when i read the title.

With a dust jacket showing only minor edge wear. Released the week of the stock market crash, Gods’ Man was the first of six woodcut novels that Ward produced over the next eight years. The spine is faded.

Gil’s Book Loft Published: It is not an original plot, but the main draw is not art The most important work of American artist and illustrator Lynd Ward, Gods’ Man is a powerfully evocative novel, told entirely through woodcuts.


The images tell the story of his subsequent isolation, corruption and troubles with life in a big city, and the serious consequences of his bargain with the evil stranger.

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I know Waed Ward’s work stands alone and does so well but the way they complement each other is worth exploring if you’re interested. Open Preview See a Problem?

It took me about fifteen minutes. He attacks a guard to escape and makes his way out of the city where he is cared for by a kind woman who lnd a herd of animals. This copy is Number 12″ and Signed. This is number I have a hard time with the mostly visual. Gibbons Limited preview – The Wife, and finally V: It all feels dirty.

Gods’ Man Ward, Lynd Jan 01, Please email for photos. Ward’s first and most popular work is a visual tale of a young artist and the creative process. Special edition of printed from the woodblocks.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Other editions – View all Gods’ Man: German Expressionism is Though it is my first attempt at his work, I am in love with Lynd Ward’s style. Ships with Tracking Number!

Tall octavo, largely unopened, with slipcase.