THE WORDLESS LEONARD COHEN SONGBOOK


by George A. Walker





Title The Wordless Leonard Cohen Songbook
Author George A. Walker
Country & Year Canada 2014
Publisher Walker's Studio, Leslieville, Toronto
Pages 232 pages printed recto
Book size: 6¼" X 8" X 2½"
Notes 80 copies signed and numbered
Summary


80 wood engravings hand printed on 250 gm Rising Stonehenge 100% rag archival paper and comes fully bound in cloth with a clamshell protective box.

Arranged chronologically, the engravings depict scenes from Cohen’s many and varied creative endeavours, including poetry, novels, singing and songwriting. The book also presents portraits of some of the many famous characters who shared Cohen’s life and friendship, from poets Irving Layton and Allan Ginsberg, to musicians Jimmy Hendrix and Janis Joplin, to celebrated artist Andy Warhol. Readers are invited to bring their own associations to bear in interpreting the the significance of the scenes and the people depicted therein.


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Title The Wordless Leonard Cohen Songbook
Author George A. Walker
Country & Year Canada 2014
Publisher The Porcupine's Quill, Ontario, Canada
Pages 191 pages, paperback
Notes ISBN 9780889843752
Summary In this everyman's edition, master engraver George A. Walker presents a series of 80 wood engravings celebrating the 80th birthday of Leonard Cohen. Arranged chronologically, the engravings depict scenes from Cohen’s many and varied creative endeavours, including poetry, novels, singing and songwriting. The book also presents portraits of some of the many famous characters who shared Cohen’s life and friendship, from poets Irving Layton and Allan Ginsberg, to musicians Jimmy Hendrix and Janis Joplin, to celebrated artist Andy Warhol. This edition includes also a preface by George Walker and essays by Norm Ravvin and Tom Smart.


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