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

Deixa ao leitor a tarefa de olhar, interpretar, e construir na mente a narrativa. A story book in woodcuts–Lynd Ward –a novel done entirely in dark brooding woodcuts–carved instead of written–unpaginated and original to the author. Black lydn with small mounted illustration, paper spine label, black endpapers; top edge gilt, others uncut.

Sarah Boxer of Slate. The story is a very old one, i. Ships with Tracking Number! Gods’ Man remains Ward’s best known lynv most widely read wordless novel.

Barbers Sailors and Booksellers Condition: The book can be read quickly, but a true understanding may take hours or days of study.


Although best known for his “novels in woodcuts,” Ward was also a successful pynd of children’s books. This book has such beautiful graphics that many stories can be imagined after looking closely at each page. Ward published six wordless novels of woodcut illustrations between and I’m starting to get the impression that as he progressed in his career he overextended the medium of the wordless novel by making the artwork somewhat busy and the story harder to follow. Signed by Ward on the copyright page.

And the images can ironize their own apparent design on the reader just as well as words can: I will go ahead and assume it’s her murder mna.

Gocs Expressionism is Though it is my first attempt at his work, I am in love with Lynd Ward’s style. The Devil and Daniel Mouse One spot on the spine visible in the accompanying photograph and two light scratches on the front cover. Ward 85in employing the concept of the wordless pictorial narrative, acknowledged his predecessors the European artists Frans Masereel godz Otto Nuckel. Enraged by the hallucinations, he attacks one of them, who turns out to be a police officer.

Fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers. New York University Press. The edges are rubbed and creased, and have numerous small closed and open tears. A lovely, signed copy of the first American wordless novel.

Gods’ Man: A Novel in Woodcuts

Rebound in half black morocco and marbled boards, backstrip titled in silver with the top edge in matching silver treatment. The spine is sound and the label is darkened and discolored. This copy of Gods’ Man offered for sale by Royoung bookseller, Inc. A Novel in Woodcuts Add to Wishlist.


The weakness in this book is that there were no words and the message is left to interpretation. Binding is square and tight, slightly cocked; pages are crisp and clean with black publisher’s stain to top edges.

Smith offered him a contract and told him the work would be the lead title in the company’s first catalog [e] if Ward could finish it by the summer’s end. The edges of the covers are lightly rubbed. This is an unabridged re-issue of the book originally issued by Jonathan Cape in The book has been reprinted and anthologized in a variety of editions.

Perhaps it is strange to write a book review on something that has no words, but nevertheless, here I am.

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