wood engravings of Joan Hassall

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Hassall, Joan, -- 1906-
Statementwith an introduction by Ruari McLean.
The Physical Object
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The Wood Engravings of Joan Hassall Paperback – January 1, by Ruari McLean (Editor), Joan Massall (Illustrator)Reviews: 2. Joan Hassall as illustrator --Joan Hassall as wood-engraver --A summing-up --Books containing engraved illustrations by Joan Hassall --The engravings.

Responsibility: with an introd. by Ruari McLean. Between andJoan was commissioned to create wood engravings for the Folio Society editions of Jane Austen’s novels, which is her main association with the author. These editions have been frequently reprinted, but the first folio editions of Austen’s works are now quite scarce.

Wood-engraver, typographer and book illustrator Joan Hassall is well-known to collectors of twentieth century illustrated books.

Perhaps less well-known, is the fact that this otherwise London-based artist stayed in Edinburgh for five years in the s. It is interesting to consider whether this Scottish sojourn influenced her work.

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£ Category: Uncategorized. To enquire / order, please click here. Ashbrook. Introductions by Richard Church, with wood engravings by Joan Hassall. Austen's novels interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the eighteenth century. Her plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favorable social standing and economic security.5/5(3).

This video is unavailable. wood engravings of Joan Hassall book Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. The wood engravings of Joan Hassall by Hassall, Joan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Joan Hassall was born in London, and studied at the Royal Academy Schools, London.

Her first commissioned illustration was to engrave the title page of her brother Christopher’s books of poems Devil’s Dyke ().

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She subsequently illustrated works by Jane Austen, Trollope, Mrs Gaskell and Mary Russell Mitford. Buy The Wood Engravings of Joan Hassall by Ruari McLean Joan Massall (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low 5/5(1). Joan Hassall (illustrator). Small 8vo pamphlet, 9 pages, illustrated with wood engravings by Joan Hassall, near fine condition in sewn paper covers, top right-hand corner of covers and pages slightly standard shipping charge will be reduced to reflect the light weight.

Seller Inventory # Private Press & Illustrated Books. Showing – of results HASSALL, JOAN. Joan Hassall Engravings and Drawings Wood Engravings by. Book jackets Wood engravings Specimens: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hassall, Joan.

Wood engravings of Joan Hassall. London, New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Joan Hassall; Joan Hassall: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joan Hassall.

It is in effect the celebration of Joan Hassall, a wood engraver of extraordinary quality. It is, perhaps my favourite of Dad’s books that have been published by the Private Library Association.

Probably because I love Joan’s work and this really is a beautiful volume of pictures, (over of them) even if you are not interested in wood engravings or Joan. THE WOOD ENGRAVINGS OF JOAN HASSALL.

With an Introduction by Ruari McLean. London: Oxford University Press, First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original black cloth titled and with a small decoration in gilt on spine and front panel. 38 pp + [82] pp plates. Small booksellers label on front paste-down, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

Joan Hassall was an accomplished wood-engraver, book illustrator, and typographer. She was born in London and studied at The Royal Academy Schools alongside taking wood engraving classes at the London Central School of Photo-engraving and Lithography.

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Hassall was primarily a. ‘The Sealskin Trousers collection of stories appeared in Our copy had a beautiful dust-jacket. It was bound in high-quality pre-war cloth and, crucially for a young person reading beyond her understanding, had glorious wood engravings by Joan Hassall.

She illustrated works by Jane Austen, Trollope, Mrs Gaskell and Mary Russell Mitford among others. "She made around prints and her works displayed skilled draughtsmanship, together with a delicate sensibility and a sound historical knowledge." Read more in: The Wood engravings of Joan Hassall, Oxford University Press, London The definitive account of Hassall's technique and oeuvre, by print and wood engraving scholar David Chambers who designed and printed this book at the Cockoo Hill Press.

Joan Hassall was a celebrated wood engraver and book illustrator. Inshe was elected the first lady Master of the Art Workers Guild. The wood engravings of Joan Hassall () added style to many literary classics, not least to novels by Jane Austen, Mrs Gaskell and the Brontes.

A Londoner, Joan visited Malham inremarking to a friend: “It was just like falling in love. Buy The Wood Engravings of Joan Hassall by Joan Hassall from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Joan Hassall.

Joan Hassall () Working as a wood engraver, illustrator and typographer, Joan Hassall developed a sensitive style and meticulous technique reminiscent of Thomas Bewick. Joan Hassall was born in Notting Hill, London, on 3 Marchthe daughter of John Hassall [see pages ] and his second wife.

Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Joan Hassall (illustrator). Near Fine / VG+. Three volume set of Joan Austen's works. Sixteenth printing of the edition in for all copies with introduction by Richard Church and wood engravings by Joan Hassall.

Bright gilt titles and decorations to spine on red spine with red leaf patterned paper. InJonathan Cape published a collection of Mary Webb’s poems with wood engravings by Joan Hassall. The publishing company was so pleased with the book that they asked the artist if there was any other poet whose work she would like to illustrate.

She suggested Andrew Young, knowing that Cape also published him. Joan Hassall, engravings & drawings / David Chambers ; with an introductory memoir by Joan Hassall ; and an appreciation of her technique by George Mackley Hassall, Joan [ Book: ] At 12 libraries. The two wood engravings by Joan Hassall () - the Elizabeth with Ermine and the Nonesuch device were taken directly from the blocks onto the MOST BEAUTIFUL Barcham Green all-rag paper.

One of copies. Cloth covers with minor bumping to the tips. A loving inscription on the front flyleaf from August Seller Rating: % positive. Probably because I love Joan’s work and this really is a beautiful volume of pictures, (over of them) even if you are not interested in wood engravings or Joan.

The full title of the book is Joan Hassall Engravings and Drawings. It has an introductory memoir by Joan Hassall and an appreciation of her technique by George Mackley.

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Ltd. (publisher) Materials and Techniques. Wood-engraving. Marks and inscriptions. Dimensions. Height: 2 in, Width: in. Descriptive line. One of ten wood-engraved illustrations by Joan Hassall to 'Cranford' by Elizabeth Gaskell. Tail-piece to chapter London, Joan Hassall, (3 March – 6 March ) was a wood engraver, book illustrator and subject matter ranged from natural history to illustrations for English literary classics.

In she was elected the first woman master member of the Art Workers Guild [1] and in was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire). The quintessential story of village life. Wood engravings by Joan Hassall, who also illustrated Cranford.

pp. Approximately 8 ¾ inches tall. Condition Report. Externally. Spine – good condition – gilt titles, 5 raised bands separating 6 compartments, colour faded to brown. Joints – good condition – gently rubbed and Rating: % positive.Joan Hassall is the author of Dearest Joana ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews), Dearest Sydney ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews), Joan Hassall, /5.Collected Poems.

Wood Engravings by Joan Hassall. - - First edition thus. 8vo., original green cloth, dust jacket. London, Jonathan Cape.