Great Composers from 12 Wood Engravings by Paul Landacre.
Los Angeles: Invierno Press, 1979. Twelve woodcuts, 9 3/4" x 7 1/4", loose inprinted paper wrapper. The composers depicted include Beethoven, Wagner, Debussy, Franck, Tschaikovsky, Bach, Brahms, Mozart, Schubert, Verdi, Stravinsky, and Sibelius. A fine copy. Laid in is a second item, "Landacre," by Ward Ritchie, published by the Invierno Presss in 1982. It is a short essay by Ritchie, explaining how these engravings came to be made, for a monthly magazine for KECA radio station, in the 1930s. This essay is limited to 350 copies and is signed by Ritchie, as well as KECA station manager Carl Haverlin, and editor of the magazine, Lynton R. Kistler. (Item ID: 12806)