Frankenstein: The Lynd Ward Illustrated Edition

Frankenstein: The Lynd Ward Illustrated Edition

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by Mary Shelley, Lynd Ward
     
 

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A master of woodcut technique, Lynd Ward created 64 distinctive engravings for this famous Gothic novel. His unusual perspectives and dramatic light-and-dark contrasts combine elements of Art Deco and German Expressionism.See more details below

Overview


A master of woodcut technique, Lynd Ward created 64 distinctive engravings for this famous Gothic novel. His unusual perspectives and dramatic light-and-dark contrasts combine elements of Art Deco and German Expressionism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486470535
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


American artist and storyteller Lynd Ward (1905-85) illustrated more than 200 juvenile and adult books, working in wood engraving, watercolors, oil, and lithography. He is particularly famed for his woodcut-illustrated wordless novels, the precursors to today's graphic novels.
Daughter of political philosopher William Godwin and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley edited the works of her husband, Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, and is best known as the author of Frankenstein.

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