Fine art prints, illustrated books, and limited edition portfolios and publications
Berta R. Golahny (1925 - 2005): The Nun
Color etching, 1950; of the prospective edition of 15, only eight proofs are known. Image size 10-7/8” x 17-7/8”; sheet size 22¼” x 30”. Titled, annotated, and signed in pencil in the lower margin. This work, suggestive of Modigliani, was widely exhibited; in the collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Fine. $1,200
Brier Hill Gallery represents the estate of Berta R. Golahny, and is the exclusive dealer for the artist's print works.
Lynd Ward: Gods' Man
New York: The Aldus Printers and J. F. Tapley Company for Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929. Hardcover, octavo, 6-1/2" x 9-3/4". "Special edition, 409 copies (of which 376 are for sale)", printed directly from Lynd Ward's original wood engravings. This is number 49. Black cloth with black end papers in exceptionally good condition, with paper labels on spine and front board. One small spot on the spine visible in the accompanying photograph and two light scratches on the front cover. T.e.g.; a few pages have been carelessly opened, resulting in minor tearing to their edges. The binding is tight and square; the pages are crisp and clean; bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. on the front paste-down. Signed by Ward on the copyright page. Lacks slip case. $1,600
James Reid: Selected Wood Engravings, Brier Hill Press, 2013. A limited edition of 125 portfolios, twelve not for sale, containing 32 wood engravings printed directly from the original blocks together with descriptive booklet in custom lipped clamshell portfolio box.
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