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  The Richard B. Harwell Leonard Baskin Collection 

  

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Biographical/Historical note

Scope and Contents note

Arrangement note 

Provenance

Item List

 


  

 Repository: Special Collections, Wofford College
 Creator: Leonard Baskin, Richard B. Harwell
 Title:  The Richard B. Harwell Leonard Baskin Collection
 Dates:  1945-1995
 Quantity:  250+
 Abstract: This collection consists of works created by or associated with the American artist Leonard Baskin. The collection includes items in several formats, such as handmade and mass market books, prints, ephemera, and sculpture. Products of Baskin's Gehenna Press are well represented.
 Language:  eng
 Finding aid  by: Luke Meagher

 


 

Biographical/Historical note   

 
Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) was one of the twentieth century's greatest sculptors and printmakers. Railing against the trends of the time, he maintained a focus on figurative art. Strongly influenced by classical forms, his work reflected his interests in Greek mythology and Jewish tradition and culture. Baskin is also known for having founded one of the longest-running arts presses in the United States. 

("Leonard Baskin." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Vol. 22. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Biography in Context. Web. 5 Mar. 2015.)


The collector, Richard Barksdale Harwell, was born in 1915 in Washington County, Georgia. A librarian, bibliographer, and historian, Harwell authored and edited numerous books relating to the Civil War and especially to the Confederacy.

(Biographical/Historical note, A Guide to the Richard Barksdale Harwell Paper, University of Florida Smathers Libraries, March 2005.)

 


 

Scope and Contents note 

The collection consists of books, broadsides, prints, proofs, ephemera, prospectuses, catalogs, mass-produced posters, periodicals, and medals produced by or in association with Leonard Baskin and/or his Gehenna Press.

 


 

Provenance 

Given to Wofford College in 1986 by Richard B. Harwell, from his personal collection. 


List of Items

Item # Author Title Date Description Info Type Dimensions
LB-1 Bronstein, Rabbi Herbert (editor) A Passover Haggadah 1974 A Passover Haggadah, Grossman Publishers, 1974, Published by the Reform Movement, Editor: Rabbi Herbert Bronstein. Double dust jacket. Text of the Seder accompanied by Baskin watercolors. 123 pages, 14.25” x 10”   Book 14.25” x 10”
LB-2 Swift, Jonathan A Modest Proposal 1969 A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift, Grossman Publishers, 1969, Designed and illustrated by Leonard Baskin. Hardcover binding. 15.5” x 11.5”   Book 15.5” x 11.5”
LB-3 Shakespeare, William Titus Andronicus 1969 Titus Andronicus, William Shakespeare, The Gehenna Shakespeare by The Gehenna Press, 1969, etchings and wood engravings by Leonard Baskin. Specially bound edition, 150 copies with an extra suite of etchings and signed by Baskin (in pencil), copy XLVIII. 20.25” x 13.5”   Book 20.25” x 13.5”
LB-4 Baskin, Leonard Fifteen Woodcuts 1962 Fifteen Woodcuts, Leonard Baskin, The Friends of Art, Boston University, 1962. One of 600 copies; loose sheets as issued in original cloth chemise. 22.75” x 16.5”   Boxed prints 22.75” x 16.5”
LB-5 Hippolytos (Translated by Robert Bagg) Euripides 1969 Euripides, Hippolytos, Translated by Robert Bagg, Illustrated by Leonard Baskin, Gehenna Press, 1969. Copy 35 of 200, signed by Baskin in ink. One bound volume with text, separate folio volume containing loose sheets with etchings and text, in tray case. 20” x 13”   Book 20” x 13”
LB-6 Baskin, Leonard Ars Anatomica: A Medical Fantasia 1972 Ars Anatomica: A Medical Fantasia, Medcina Rara, New York, printed in London, 1972. Thirteen lithographs by Baskin, large folio, slipcase, cloth-backed chemise; copy 792 of 2800, initials signed in pencil. 23” x 15.75”   Boxed prints 23” x 15.75”
LB-6a Baskin, Leonard Ars Anatomica: A Medical Fantasia 1972 Ars Anatomica: A Medical Fantasia, Medicina Rara, New York, printed in London, 1972. Double suite of thirteen lithographs by Leonard Baskin, boxed portfolio, copy XXI of CCC. Double suite Boxed prints  
LB-7 MacLeish, Archibald "A Voyage to the Moon" 1969 “A Voyage to the Moon” Poem by Archibald MacLeish, Printed at Gehenna Press, 1969. One of 850 copies. 19” x 9.5”   Broadside 19” x 9.5”
LB-8 Gehenna Press Prospectus for Gehenna Shakespeare 1972 Announcement (2)/Prospectus about plans to print, over the course of a decade, the works of Shakespeare in 37 volumes as the Gehenna Shakespeare, c. 1972/73. Printed on folio sheet with specimen from Titus Andronicus on inside pages. Makes Titus available to subscribers. Only two editions were ever published. 20” x 13.5” 2 copies Prospectus 20” x 13.5”
LB-9 Hawthorne, Nathaniel Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1967 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin   Book  
LB-10 Dostoevsky, Fyodor Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1968 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin   Book  
LB-11 Crane, Stehpen Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1968 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin   Book  
LB-12 Conrad, Joseph Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1967 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin Harwell plate Book  
LB-13 Melville, Herman Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1966 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin   Book  
LB-14 Melville, Herman Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1969 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin   Book  
LB-15 London, Jack Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1970 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin   Book  
LB-16 Poe, Edgar Allan Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1970 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin 2 copies Book  
LB-17 Tolstoy, Leo Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1967 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin   Book  
LB-18 James, Henry Doubleday Perennial Classics, cover portrait by Baskin 1966 Doubleday paperback Perennial Classic series with cover portrait by Leonard Baskin   Book  
LB-19 Art in America, Vol. 52, No. 6, 1964 "Original Christmas Card" 1964 Art in America Vol. 52, No. 6 Dec. 1964, New York. “Original Christmas Cards” Baskin design on p. 98 – “A very happy 1962 from Esther and Leonard Baskin” Pomegranate design. 12.25” x 9.25”   Periodical 12.25” x 9.25”
LB-20 Tristram, W. Outram Coaching Days and Coaching Ways 1893 Coaching Days and Coaching Ways. Outram Tristram. London, 1893. Baskin-designed Harwell bookplate (gold). 7” x 5” Harwell plate Book 7” x 5”
LB-21 Art in America, Vol. 49, No. 4, 1961 "Stamps Designed by Fine Artists" 1961 Art in America Vol. 49, No. 4 1961, New York. “Stamps designed by Fine Artists” Baskin postage stamp (2¢) featuring dandelion – black, white, red. 12.25”x 9.25”   Periodical 12.25”x 9.25”
LB-22 Art in America, Vol. 52, No. 5, 1964 "Drawing Today" 1964 Art in America Vol. 52 No. 5 October 1964, New York. “Drawing Today” Baskin pen and ink and wash Nightmare on p. 63. 12.25” x 9.25”   Periodical 12.25” x 9.25”
LB-23 Art in America, Vol. 46, No. 2, 1958 "A Writer as Collector" 1958 Art in America Vol. 46, No. 2 Summer 1958 – Trends in Collection Issue, New York. “A Writer as Collector,” pp. 29-31 with brief discussion of Baskin’s work, three images. Soft cover. 12” x 9”   Periodical 12” x 9”
LB-24 Art in America, Vol. 44, No. 1, 1956 "Graphic Artists: Leonard Baskin" 1956 Art in America Vol. 44, No. 1 February 1956 – New Talent in the U.S.A Issue, New York. “Graphic Artists: Leonard Baskin” pp. 48-49 with short biography and statement about his work, three images. Soft cover. 12” x 9”   Periodical 12” x 9”
LB-25 Arts, Vol. 31, No. 5, 1957 "Studio Talk" 1957 Arts Vol. 31 No. 5 February 1957, New York. “Studio Talk” pp. 66-67, interview with Baskin on his sculpture. Soft cover. 12” x 9”   Periodical 12” x 9”
LB-26 Art News, Vol. 54, No. 7, 1955 "The Print Collector" 1955 Art News Vol. 54, No. 7 November 1955, New York. “The Print Collector” p. 17 on collaboration of Ben Shahn and Baskin on wood engraving Beatitude. Soft cover. 12” x 9”   Periodical 12” x 9”
LB-27 Art in America, Vol. 54, No. 6, 1966 "Leonard Baskin's Gehenna Press" 1966 Art in America Vol. 54, No. 6 November-December 1966, New York. “Leonard Baskin’s Gehenna Press” by Dale R. Roylance, pp. 56-59, a profile of the press on its 15th anniversary. Soft cover. 12” x 9.5”   Periodical 12” x 9.5”
LB-28 Art in America, Vol. 50, No. 2, 1962 "Leonard Baskin" 1962 Art in America Vol. 50, No. 2 Summer 1962, New York. “Leonard Baskin” by Brian O’Doherty, pp. 66-72, personal profile and feature. 12.25” x 9.25”   Periodical 12.25” x 9.25”
LB-29 Art in America, Vol. 51, No. 4, 1963 "Leonard Baskin" 1963 Art in America Vol. 51, No. 4 August 1963, New York. “Leonard Baskin” by Brian O’Doherty (same article as LB-28), pp.118-123. 12.25” x 9.25”   Periodical 12.25” x 9.25”
LB-30 Baskin, Leonard Five Addled Etchers 1969 Fire Addled Etchers. Leonard Baskin. Dartmouth UP, 1969. Interpretive pates by Baskin from the work of five “forgotten” etchers. Postcard from Ray Nash (signed), graphic art historian and scholar who supervised publishing of book laid in. Dust jacket, Harwell’s bookplate by Baskin (gold). 12.5” x 9.25”   Book 12.5” x 9.25”
LB-31 Hughes, Ted Cave Birds 1978 Cave Birds. Ted Hughes, Drawings by Leonard Baskin. New York: Viking 1978. Reprint from 1975 edition (limited edition, partial text). Publisher’s announcement laid in. Dust jacket. 9” x 11.25” Announcement Book 9” x 11.25”
LB-32 Rafeel, Burton (translator) Beowulf 1971 Beowulf. Translated by Burton Rafeel, illustrations by Leonard Baskin. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1971. First edition, Harwell bookplate (gold), double dust jacket. 12.25” x 9.5” Harwell plate Book 12.25” x 9.5”
LB-33 Baskin, Leonard Demons, Imps, and Fiends 1976 Demons, Imps, and Fiends. Leonard Baskin. Gehenna Press, 1976. Marbled cover, leather spine. Prospectus printed by Gehenna laid in. Copy 57 of 450. 11.75” x 8.5” Prospectus Book 11.75” x 8.5”
LB-34 Baskin, Leonard, Tobias, Hosie, Lisa Hosie's Aviary 1979 Hosie’s Aviary. Pictures by Leonard Baskin, text by Tobias Baskin, and Lucretia, Hosie, and Lisa Baskin. New York: Viking, 1979. First edition. Companion to Hosie’s Alphabet. Watercolor and pen. Dust jacket, plastic cover. 11.5” x 8”   Book 11.5” x 8”
LB-35 Baskin, Leonard, Tobias, Hosie, Lucretia, Lisa Hosie's Zoo 1981 Hosie’s Zoo. Pictures by Leonard Baskin, text by Tobias, Hosea, Lucretia, and Lisa Baskin. New York: Viking, 1981. First edition, companion to Hosie’s Alphabet and Hosie’s Aviary. Watercolor and pen. Dust jacket, plastic cover. 11.5” x 8”   Book 11.5” x 8”
LB-36 Hughes, Ted Season Songs 1975 Season Songs. Ted Hughes, pictures by Leonard Baskin. New York: Viking, 1975. First edition, jacket design by Baskin. 11.5” x 8”   Book 11.5” x 8”
LB-37 Baskin, Leonard Baskin: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints 1970 Baskin’s selection of 130 pieces. Harwell’s bookplate (red), double dust jacket. 11.25” x 9” Harwell plate Book 11.25” x 9”
LB-38 Hughes, Ted Crow 1973 Crow. Poems by Ted Hughes, twelve drawings by Leonard Baskin. London: Faber and Faber, 1973. Limited edition, boxed, signed by Hughes and Baskin. Copy 159 of 400. “Happy Christmas” business card from Miles Blackwell of Blackwell Books laid in. 13.5” x 10” Business card Book 13.5” x 10”
LB-39 Conrad, Joseph; Smith, David R. (editor) Conrad's Manifesto: Preface to a Career 1966 Conrad’s Manifesto: Preface to a Career, The History to the Preface to the Nigger of the “Narcissus” with Facsimiles of the Manuscripts. Edited with an essay by David R. Smith. Printed at Gehenna Press for the Philadelphia Rosenbach Foundation, 1966. Woodcut portrait from the block, cover with label and matching slipcase. Copy 146 of 1100, RBH bookplate (red). 12” x 9.5” Harwell plate Book 12” x 9.5”
LB-40 Conrad, Joseph; Smith, David R. (editor) Conrad's Manifesto: Preface to a Career 1966 Conrad’s Manifesto: Preface to a Career. Same as above. Copy 206 of 1100, one of 250 copies sold to The Bodley Head, London with imprint on slipcase. 12” x 9.5” One of 250 Book 12” x 9.5”
LB-41 Baskin, Esther The Poppy and Other Deadly Plants 1967 The Poppy and Other Deadly Plants. By Esther Baskin, drawings by Leonard Baskin. New York: Delacorte, 1967. First edition, Harwell bookplate (gold), dust jacket. 11.25” x 8.5” Harwell plate Book 11.25” x 8.5”
LB-42 Lattimore, Richmond (translator) The Illiad of Homer 1962 The Illiad of Homer. Translated by Richmond Lattimore, drawings by Leonard Baskin. University of Chicago, 1962. First and second impression jackets, inscribed to Harwell by Baskin at Bowdoin, 1962. 11.5” x 8.75” Signed Book 11.5” x 8.75”
LB-43 Fern, Alan "A Note on the Gehenna Press" 1969 “A Note on the Gehenna Press.” Alan Fern. Gehenna Press, Feb. 1969. Outlining accomplishments of the press with printed emblem on the front, folded in half. One of 500 copies. Palatino Press on handmade paper specially made in France in 1905 for Warren H. Colson of Boston. 8.25” x 5.5”   Prospectus 8.25” x 5.5”
LB-44 Hatch, Benton and Ray Nash Publications of Thomas Bird Mosher 1966 A Checklist of the Publications of Thomas Bird Mosher of Portland, Maine. Compiled and edited by Benton L. Hatch, biographical essay by Ray Nash. Printed at Gehenna Press for the University of Massachusetts Press, 1966. Lacks two facsimile title pages because of end of press run. Press slip from Hatch laid in, additional spine label laid in, Harwell bookplate (gold). One of 500, slipcase. 11.25” x 8” Press slip, HP Book 11.25” x 8”
LB-45 Barclay Gallery, Atlanta Announcement of Baskin show 1970 Announcement of Baskin show, Barclay Gallery, Atlanta, c. 1970. Intro and bio, several images, Harwell bookplate (red), show possibly cancelled. 5.75” x 7” Harwell plate Brochure 5.75” x 7”
LB-46 Kennedy Galleries Exhibition Catalogue "Recent Watercolors and Lithographs" 1974 “Recent Watercolors and Lithographs,” Kennedy Galleries Exhibition Catalogue, May 15-June 1, 1974, New York. Native American studies. 11” x 8.5”   Brochure 11” x 8.5”
LB-47 Kennedy Graphics folder Advertisement prints and prospectuses   Kennedy Galleries Folder: 11.75” x 9.5”
-Advertisement prints of seven Baskin lithographs
-Prospectus for Gehenna Shakespeare Othello, signed by Baskin, meant to accompany copy 19 of 200 copies with additional suite of woodcuts, available only through Kennedy Galleries
-Prospectus for Gehenna Shakespeare Titus Andronicus portfolio of 24 copper etchings available only through Kennedy Galleries
-Prospectus for Moby Dick suite of eight lithograph by Baskin published by Kennedy Graphics
  Folder 11.75” x 9.5”
LB-48 MacDiarmid, Hugh A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle 1971 A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle, Hugh MacDiarmid. University of Massachusetts Press, 1971. Baskin’s cover design (possibly). MacDiarmid and Baskin had worked together before. 8.5” x 8” Baskin cover Book 8.5” x 8”
LB-49 Huntington Library Invitation to lecture on William Blake 1970 Invitation to Jean Hagstrum lecture on William Blake at Huntington Library, April 13, 1970 (Baskin admired Blake). 5.5” x 4” Baskin? Invitation 5.5” x 4”
LB-50 Alighieri, Dante Divine Comedy (Three Volumes) 1969 The Divine Comedy. Dante Alighieri. New York: Grossman, 1969. Three volumes with slipcase, first edition, Grossman’s invitation to a reception on November 10, 1969 laid in. Harwell’s bookplate (red). 14” x 9.5” Invitation, HP Book 14” x 9.5”
LB-51 American Heritage, Vol. XXI, No. 4, 1970 "A Haunting New Vision of Little Big Horn" 1970 American Heritage. Vol. XXI, No. 4, June 1970. “A Haunting New Vision of the Little Big Horn.” pp. 101-103, Baskin drawings of Custer and Native Americans, Baskin cover illustration, 11.25” x 8.75” Baskin cover Periodical 11.25” x 8.75”
LB-52 Wesleyan Library Notes, No. 10, 1975 "Leonard Baskin: A Conversation" 1974 Weslyan Library Notes, Number 10, Spring 1975. “Leonard Baskin: A Conversation on Books and Printing.” pp. 1-16. Discussion from Library on April 19, 1974. 9” x 6”   Periodical 9” x 6”
LB-53 Worcester Art Museum Exhibition Guide "Baskin: Sculpture, Drawings, Woodcuts" 1957 Worcester Art Museum Exhibition Guide, “Leonard Baskin: Sculpture, Drawings, Woodcuts” November 30-January 1, 1957. 9” x 6”   Brochure 9” x 6”
LB-54 Ringling Museum of Art Bick Collection of Italian Religious Drawing 1970 The Bick Collection of Italian Religious Drawings, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 1970. Uncertain connection to Baskin, possibly designed by him, Harwell bookplate (red). 9” x 7” Harwell plate Book 9” x 7”
LB-55 Massachusetts Review, Vol. XVII, No. 1, 1976 "Leonard Baskin's Indians" 1976 Massachusetts Review, Vol. XVII, No. 1, Spring 1976. “Leonard Baskin’s Indians” Twelve lithographs, pp. 145-164, cover illustration. 9” x 6” Baskin cover Periodical 9” x 6”
LB-56 Thoreau, Henry David A Plea for John Brown 1969 A Plea for John Brown. Henry David Thoreau. Boston: Godine, 1969. Printed at the Gehenna Press, slipcased. 9.5” x 6”   Book 9.5” x 6”
LB-57 Univ. of Massachusetts Press Fall and Winter Books, 1970-71 1971 Catalogue of Fall and Winter Books 1970-1971, University of Massachusetts Press. Baskin’s “Plato” on cover, also mentions MacDiarmid’s A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle, Harwell’s bookplate (gold). 9” x 6” Baskin cover Catalogue 9” x 6”
LB-58 Virgil; Allen Mandelbaum (translator) The Aeneid of Virgil 1971 The Aeneid of Virgil. Translation by Allen Mandelbaum. New York: Bantam, 1971. Cover illustration by Baskin, Harwell’s bookplate (red). 7” x 4.25” Harwell plate Book 7” x 4.25”
LB-59 Wilson, Edmund A Piece of My Mind 1956 A Piece of My Mind. Edmund Wilson. New York: Doubleday Anchor, 1956. Designed by Baskin, Harwell’s bookplate (red). 7” x 4.25” Harwell plate Book 7” x 4.25”
LB-60 Kosinski, Jerry The Painted Bird (dust jacket) (In envelope to RBH)   Dust jacket for The Painted Bird by Jerry Kosinski with cover illustration by Baskin (2) in envelope from the Gehenna Press to Harwell, 1971. 2 copies Ephemera  
LB-61 Beeckman, E.M. Lame Duck (dust jacket) (In envelope to RBH)   Dust jacket for Lame Duck by E.M. Beckman with cover illustration by Baskin (2) in envelope from the Gehenna Press to Harwell, 1971. 2 copies Ephemera  
LB-62 Leff, Gordon History and Social Theory (cover) (In envelope to RBH)   Cover of History and Social Theory by Gordon Leff with illustration by Baskin in envelope from the Gehenna Press to Harwell, 1971.   Ephemera  
LB-63 Aiken, Conrad Thee (dust jacket) (In envelope to RBH)   Dust jacket for Thee by Conrad Aiken with illustration by Baskin in envelope from the Gehenna Press to Harwell, 1971.   Ephemera  
LB-64 Hughes, Ted Gaudete (dust jacket) (In envelope to RBH)   Dust jacket for Gaudete by Ted Hughes with illustration by Baskin in envelope from the Gehenna Press to Harwell, 1971.   Ephemera  
LB-65 Baskin, Leonard Figures of Dead Men (dust jacket) (In envelope to RBH)   Dust jacket for Figures of Dean Men by Baskin in envelope from the Gehenna Press to Harwell, 1971.   Ephemera  
LB-66 Utley, Robert M. Custer Battlefield National Monument 1969 Custer Battlefield National Monument. Robert M. Utley. Washington: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1969. Two copies with page 35 blank as demanded by Baskin after refusal to print nude of Custer. One copy (1973) with drawing on p. 35. 9” x 6” 3 copies Book 9” x 6”
LB-67 Tolstoy, Leo Advice to a Draftee 1969 Advice to a Draftee. American Friends Service Committee 1969. Portrait of Tolstoy by Baskin, designed and printed by Baskin, publisher’s announcement laid in, one of 2000 copies, Harwell’s bookplate (gold). 9” x 6” Prospectus, HP Booklet 9” x 6”
LB-68 Sillitoe, Alan The Widower's Son 1976 The Widower’s Son. Alan Sillitoe. New York: Harper, 1976. Jacket design by Baskin. 8.5” x 6” Baskin jacket Book 8.5” x 6”
LB-69 O'Brien, Fitz-James What Was It? 1974 What Was It? Fitz-James O’Brien. New York: Frank Hallman, 1974. Drawings by Baskin, Harwell’s bookplate (gold). 10.25” x 6.5” Harwell plate Book 10.25” x 6.5”
LB-70 Bronstein, Rabbi Herbert (editor) A Passover Haggadah, 2nd edition 1982 A Passover Haggadah. Edited by Rabbi Herbert Bronstein. New York: Penguin, 1982. Second revised edition, paperback. 10.25” x 7”   Book 10.25” x 7”
LB-71 Plato; Suzy Q. Groden The Symposium of Plato 1970 The Symposium of Plato. Translated by Suzy Q. Groden. Univeristy of Massachusetts Press, 1970. Drawings by Baskin, Harwell plate, no image, dust jacket. 9.25” x 6.5” Harwell plate Book 9.25” x 6.5”
LB-72 PaGA, Vol. VII, No. 2, 1959 "Notes on the Gehenna Press" 1959 “Notes on the Gehenna Press.” Dorothy King. PaGA, June 1959, Vol. VII, No. 2. Profile of Baskin and the press. 9” x 6”   Periodical 9” x 6”
LB-73 New England Merchants' National Bank Annual Report - Charles Saxon cartoon 1969 New England Merchant’s National Bank Annual Report 1969. Contains cartoon referencing Baskin. Harwell bookplate (red). 11” x 8.5” Harwell plate Brochure 11” x 8.5”
LB-74 New England Merchants' National Bank Mounted copy of Saxon cartoon 1969 Dry mounted copy of cartoon referencing Baskin. 11” x 8.5”   Ephemera 11” x 8.5”
LB-75 Saxon, Charles Saxon's Boston 1969 Saxon’s Boston. Charles Saxon. New England Merchant’s National Bank, 1969. Collection of cartoons featured in the report above with cartoon about Baskin. 11” x 8.5”   Brochure 11” x 8.5”
LB-76 Shakespeare, William; Ted Hughes (editor) With Fairest Flowers While Summer Lasts 1971 With Fairest Flowers While Summer Lasts: Poems from Shakespeare. Edited and Introduced by Ted Hughes. New York: Doubleday, 1971. Title page, cover, typography by Baskin, Harwell bookplate (red), paperback. 8” x 5.5” Harwell plate Book 8” x 5.5”
LB-77 Rodman, Selden Conversations with Artists 1961 Conversations with Artists. Selden Rodman. New York: Capricorn Books, 1961. Profile of Baskin pp. 169-177, Harwell bookplate (red), paperback. 8” x 5.25” Harwell plate Book 8” x 5.25”
LB-78 Gehenna Press Culs de Lampe 1968 Culs de Lampe. The Gehenna Press, 1968. Marbled boards, paper spine label, woodcut illustrations of devices used by famous printers, one of 250 copies, Harwell plate (red). 6” x 7” Harwell plate Book 6” x 7”
LB-79 Gehenna Press Culs de Lampe 1968 Culs de Lampe. Same as above, unbound. Unbound Booklet  
LB-80 Brown, Charles Brockden; Lee Edwards (ed.) Alcuin: A Dialogue 1970 Alcuin: A Dialogue. Charles Brockden Brown, edited with an afterword by Lee R. Edwards. Gehenna Press, 1970. Gehenna Tracts #3, Portrait of Brown by Baskin, copy 11 of the first 100 but w/o the extra portrait, 300 total; orange marbled slipcase with red ribbon, Harwell plate (red). 8.5” x 6” Harwell plate Book 8.5” x 6”
LB-81 Hillyer, Robert The Relic and Other Poems 1957 The Relic and Other Poems. Robert Hillyer. New York: Knopf, 1957. First edition, title page and publisher symbol by Baskin, Harwell plate (red), dust jacket. 8” x 6” Harwell plate Book 8” x 6”
LB-82 Hecht, Anthony; Thomas Bewick Aesopic: 24 Couplets and Engravings 1967 Aesopic: Twenty-four Couplets by Anthony Hecht to Accompany the Thomas Bewick Engravings for Select Fables. Afterword by Philip Hofer. Gehenna Press, 1967. Unnumbered copy of 500, Thomas Bewick engraver (1753-1828), Harwell plate (gold). 8” x 8.5” Harwell plate Book 8” x 8.5”
LB-83 Goethe, Johann Wolfgang; Alex Page (trans.) West-Östlicher Divan 1970 West-Östlicher Divan. Wolfgang von Goethe, translation and commentary by Alex Page, Volume I – First seven books. Gehenna Press, 1970. Drawings by Baskin, copy 108 of 300, Harwell plate (red) Harwell plate Book  
LB-84 Thoreau, Henry David Civil Disobedience 1969 Civil Disobedience. Henry David Thoreau. Print at Gehenna Press for David Godine, 1969. Copy 65 of 650, matching slipcase. 9.5” x 6”   Book 9.5” x 6”
LB-85 Sewall, Samuel The Selling of Joseph: A Memorial 1968 The Selling of Joseph: A Memorial. Samuel Sewall. Gehenna Tracts No.1, Gehenna Press, 1968. Portrait of Sewall by Baskin. Copy C of 100. Harwell plate (gold). 8.5” x 6” Harwell plate Book 8.5” x 6”
LB-86 Held, Julius S. Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit 1964 Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit. Julias S. Held. Gehenna Essays in Art, No. 2. Gehenna Press, 1964. One copy of 1000 total (not numbered), prospectus laid in, Harwell plate (gold). Wax/translucent dust jacket. 10” x 7.75” Prospectus, HP Book 10” x 7.75”
LB-87 Blake, William Auguries of Innocence 1959 Auguries of Innocence. William Blake. Eight wood engravings by Leonard Baskin. Gehenna Press for the Print Club of Philadelphia, 1959. Copy 61 of 100, Gehenna facsimile, signed by Baskin, additional engraving printed from block (signed), Harwell plate (red), matching slipcase. 10” x 6” Engraving, HP Book 10” x 6”
LB-88 Baskin, Leonard To Colour Thought (lecture) 1967 To Colour Thought. Lecture by Leonard Baskin. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967. Printed at Officina Bodoni by Giovanni Mardersteig. Prospectus laid in, matching slipcover, copy 103 of 300, Harwell plate (gold). 9.75” x 6.25” Prospectus, HP Book 9.75” x 6.25”
LB-89 Aiken, Conrad Thee 1967 Thee. Conrad Aiken. New York: Braziller, 1967. Drawings and dust jacket by Baskin, first printing, dust jacket, Harwell plate (gold). 10” x 6.5” Harwell plate Book 10” x 6.5”
LB-90 Baskin, Leonard Figures of Dead Men 1968 Figures of Dead Men. Leonard Baskin, preface by Archibald MacLeish. University of Massachusetts Press, 1968. Harwell plate (red), dust jacket. 10.25” x 7.25” Harwell plate Book 10.25” x 7.25”
LB-91 Baskin, Leonard Caprices and Grotesques 1965 Caprices and Grotesques. Drawings by Leonard Baskin. Gehenna Press, 1965. 17 drawings on 16 leaves, reproduced from copper engravings, prospectus laid in, Harwell plate (gold), matching slipcase, one of 500 copies. 11.5” x 8.5” Prospectus, HP Book 11.5” x 8.5”
LB-92 Baskin, Esther; Leonard Baskin Creatures of Darkness 1968 Creatures of Darkness. Esther Baskin, illustrated by Leonard Baskin. Little, Brown, 1968. First edition, Harwell plate (red), dust jacket. 10.25” x 7.5” Harwell plate Book 10.25” x 7.5”
LB-93 Baskin, Esther; Leonard Baskin Creatures of Darkness (2nd printing) 1968 Creatures of Darkness. Same as above. Second printing, Harwell plate (gold), dust jacket. 10.25” x 7.5” Harwell plate Book 10.25” x 7.5”
LB-94 Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges New Sculpture Now (Exhibition Guide) 1960 New Sculpture Now. Exhibition guide, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges, February 22 – March 24, April 6 – May 9, 1960. Baskin piece: Seated Man with Owl, image and biography, Harwell plate (gold). 7” x 6” Harwell plate Booklet 7” x 6”
LB-95 MacLeish, Archibald An Evening's Journey to Conway, MA 1967 An Evening’s Journey to Conway, Massachusetts. Archibald MacLeish. Gehenna Press, 1967. An outdoor play written for the bicentennial of the town of Conway. Wood-engraved portrait of MacLeish by Leonard Baskin, Harwell plate (red), additional title page laid in, matching slipcase. 10.25” x 7.25” Harwell plate Book 10.25” x 7.25”
LB-96 Baskin, Leonard (Annotations); Alan Fern Leonard Baskin 1970 Leonard Baskin (Exhibit). Essay by Alan Fern, annotated by Leonard Baskin. National Collection of Fine Arts, 1970. Harwell plate (gold). 10.5” x 8” Harwell plate Book 10.5” x 8”
LB-97 Kennedy Galleries Exhibit Leonard Baskin: Sculpture and Watercolors 1976 Leonard Baskin: Sculpture and Watercolors (Exhibit). Kennedy Galleries, 1976. June 9 – July 9, 1976. 11” x 8.5”   Booklet 11” x 8.5”
LB-98 Kennedy Galleries Exhibit Leonard Baskin: Sculpture and Drawings 1973 Leonard Baskin: Sculpture and Drawings (Exhibit). Kennedy Galleries, 1973. May 9 – June 1, 1973. 11” x 8.5”   Booklet 11” x 8.5”
LB-99 Geske, Norman A. The Figurative Tradition in American Art 1968 Venice 34: The Figurative Tradition in American Art. Norman A. Geske. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1968. Article on Baskin pp. 19-28, Harwell plate (red). 10.25” x 7.75” Harwell plate Book 10.25” x 7.75”
LB-100 Baskin, Leonard Drawings for the Iliad 1962 Drawings for the Iliad. Leonard Baskin. Art Institute of Chicago, 1962. Harwell plain nameplate. 11” x 7.5” Harwell plate Book 11” x 7.5”
LB-101 Bacon, Roseline (ed.); Symour Weiner (trans.) Bresdin to Redon: Six Letters, 1870-1881 1969 Bresdin to Redon: Six Letters 1870 – 1881. Edited by Roseline Bacon, translated by Seymour S. Weiner. Gehenna Press, 1969. One of 400 copies (unnumbered), double portrait etched by Leonard Baskin, Harwell plate (gold), marbled clamshell box. 10.75” x 7” Harwell plate Book 10.75” x 7”
LB-102 Bowdoin College Museum of Art Leonard Baskin 1962 Leonard Baskin. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Bowdoin Library, 1962. Harwell plate, note from Bowdoin Library laid in. 9.5” x 6.75” Note Book 9.5” x 6.75”
LB-103 Sadik, Marvin S. Leonard Baskin (design) Colonial and Federal Portraits at Bowdoin College 1966 Colonial and Federal Portraits at Bowdoin College. Marvin S. Sadik. Bowdoin College, 1966. Designed by Baskin, Harwell plate (gold). 9.5” x 6.75” Harwell plate Book 9.5” x 6.75”
LB-104 Agee, James The Last Letter of J. Agee to Father Flye 1969 The Last Letter of James Agee to Father Flye. Boston: Godine, 1969. Printed at Gehenna Press, copy 179 of 500. 9.5” x 5”   Booklet 9.5” x 5”
LB-105 American Academy of Arts and Letters Proceedings, Second Series, No. 20 1970 Proceedings. American Academy of Arts and Letters, Second Series, No. 20, 1970. Includes presentation of medal to Baskin for graphic art (pp. 25-26), Invitation to a party for Baskin by Janet and John Marquese laid in, Harwell plate (red), 9” x 6” Invitation, HP Booklet 9” x 6”
LB-106 Baskin, Leonard Speech of Acceptance on Receiving Medal 1965 Leonard Baskin’s Speech of Acceptance on Receiving the Medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York, April 28, 1965. Bowdoin College, Spiral Press. Harwell plate (gold). 7” x 4.5” Harwell plate Booklet 7” x 4.5”
LB-107 Aristotle; B. Jowett, S.H. Butcher (trans.) Politics and Poetics 1964 Politics and Poetics. Aristotle, translated by B. Joweet and S.H. Butcher, introduction by Horace M. Kallen, portraits by Leonard Baskin. New York: Heritage Press, 1964. Harwell plate (red), red slipcase Harwell plate Book  
LB-108 Flower, Dean Henry James in Northampton 1971 Henry James in Northampton: Visions and Revisions. Dean Flower. Friends of Smith College Library, 1971. Designed at Gehenna Press, one of 2000 copies, Harwell plate (gold). 10” x 7.5” Harwell plate Book 10” x 7.5”
LB-109 Hecht, Anthony; Baskin, Leonard The Seven Deadly Sins 1958 The Seven Deadly Sins. Poems by Anthony Hecht, seven wood engravings by Leonard Baskin. Gehenna Press, 1958. Copy 249 of 300 of second printing, signed by Baskin and Hecht, Harwell plate (red). 8” x 8” Signed, HP Book 8” x 8”
LB-110 Flaubert, Gustave; F. Steegmuller (trans.) A Letter from Gustave Flaubert 1960 A Letter from Gustave Flaubert. Translation by Francis Steegmuller, one wood engraving of Flaubert by Leonard Baskin. Gehenna Press, 1960. Ten leaves, keepsake, one of 300 copies, Harwell plate (gold), in original envelope to Robert Dunn (5” x 7.25”). 6” x 4.25” Envelope, HP Booklet 6” x 4.25”
LB-111 Browne, Thomas Garlands and Coronary or Garland Plants 1962 Of Garlands and Coronary or Garland Plants. Thomas Browne to John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S. Gehenna Press, 1962 for Smith College Museum of Art. Eight leaves, keepsake, one of 500 copies, Harwell plate (gold). 9.25” x 6.25” Harwell plate Booklet 9.25” x 6.25”
LB-112 Halley, Anne Between Wars and Other Poems 1965 Between Wars and Other Poems. Anne Halley, drawings by Leonard Baskin. University of Massachusetts Press, 1965. One copy of 2000 of this issue containing one additional poem, prospectus and ad for Gehenna Press edition laid in, Harwell plate (red). 9” x 7” Prospectus, HP Book 9” x 7”
LB-113 Sewall, Samuel The Selling of Joseph: A Memorial (Trade) 1969 The Selling of Joseph: A Memorial. Samuel Sewall, edited with notes and commentary by Sidney Kaplan. University of Massachusetts Press, 1969. Trade edition (not printed at Gehenna), inscribed to Harwell from Kaplan, Harwell plate (gold). 8.25” x 5.75” Signed, HP Book 8.25” x 5.75”
LB-114 Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tiresias (unbound) 1970 Tiresias. Alfred Lord Tennyson, 15 etchings by Leonard Baskin. Unbound, unnumbered, undamaged (some were damaged at the press), one copy of 50, in envelope from “The Berkeley London.” 7” x 5” Envelope, HP; hotel stationary; More information needed on this item, it is an unnumbered off-print Booklet 7” x 5”
LB-115 Baskin, Leonard (drawings) Williams House Restaurant Menu 1973 Williams House Restaurant Menu. Williamsburg, MA, 1973, drawings by Leonard Baskin. Four leaves, fewer than 500 printed. 12.5” x 9.5”   Booklet 12.5” x 9.5”
LB-116 Graphic Arts Exhibition, Yale Drawings for Dante's Divine Comedy 1970 Drawings for Dante’s Divine Comedy: An Exhibition. Designed by Leonard Baskin. Graphic Arts Exhibition, September – October 1970. New Haven: Yale, 1970. 13” x 8.75”   Book 13” x 8.75”
LB-117 Bowdoin College Museum of Art The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting 1964 The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1964. Designed by Leonard Baskin. Harwell plate (red). 10” x 8.5” Harwell plate Book 10” x 8.5”
LB-118 Kennedy Galleries Exhibit Leonard Baskin: An Exhibition of Recent Work 1972 Leonard Baskin: An Exhibition of Recent Work, November 30 – December 31, 1971. Kennedy Galleries, 1972. Harwell plate (red). 11” x 8.5” Harwell plate Book 11” x 8.5”
LB-119 Far Gallery Exhibit; Dale Roylance (Introduction) Leonard Baskin: The Graphic Work, 1950-1970 1970 Leonard Baskin: The Graphic Work, 1950-1970. Introduction by Dale Roylance. Far Gallery, New York, 1970. Designed by Leonard Baskin. Harwell plate (red). 11” x 8.5” Harwell plate Book 11” x 8.5”
LB-120 Saint-Gaudens, Augustus The Portrait Reliefs: An Exhibition 1969 The Portrait Reliefs: An Exhibition. Augustus St. Gaudeus, designed by Leonard Baskin. National Portrait Gallery, 1969. 11” x 8.75”   Booklet 11” x 8.75”
LB-121 Bowdoin College Museum of Art Winslow Homer at Prout's Neck 1966 Winslow Homer at Prout’s Neck: An Exhibition. Designed by Leonard Baskin. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1966. Harwell plate (gold). 8.5” x 10.25” Harwell plate Book 8.5” x 10.25”
LB-122 Bowdoin College Museum of Art; Salton Collection Renaissance and Baroque Medals and Plaquettes 1965 The Salton Collection: Renaissance and Baroque Medals and Plaquettes. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1965. Designed by Baskin, one of 1500, Harwell plate (red). 11.25” x 8.25” Harwell plate Book 11.25” x 8.25”
LB-123 Baskin, Leonard Medal: 50th Anniversary NYC Public Library 1961 Medal: 50th Anniversary, New York Public Library at 5th Avenue and 92nd Street, 1961. Medallic Arts Company, designed by Leonard Baskin, prospectus, case. 2.5” in diameter. Prospectus Medal 2.5” in diameter.
LB-124 Baskin, Leonard Medal: Smith College, "To Virtue Knowledge"   Medal: Smith College – “To Virtue Knowledge Smith College,” designed by Leonard Baskin, Medallic Arts Company. In case. 2.5” in diameter.   Medal 2.5” in diameter.
LB-125 Baskin, Leonard Laurence Witten (bookplate)   Laurence Witten, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Two copies. 2 copies Ephemera  
LB-126 Baskin, Leonard Taft School Library (bookplate)   Taft School Library – Pharr, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Two copies. 2 copies Ephemera  
LB-127 Baskin, Leonard Yale University Library - Gehenna Collection (bookplate)   Yale University Library – Gehenna Press Collection, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin.   Ephemera  
LB-128 Baskin, Leonard Smith College Library (bookplate)   Smith College Library, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Four copies. 4 copies Ephemera  
LB-129 Baskin, Leonard Smith College Library - Kouwenhoven (bookplate)   Smith College Library – Kouwenhoven, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Two copies. 2 copies Ephemera  
LB-130 Baskin, Leonard Smith College Library - Deane (bookplate)   Smith College Library – Deane, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin.   Ephemera  
LB-131 Baskin, Leonard Anthony MacFarlane (bookplate)   Anthony MacFarlane, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin.   Ephemera  
LB-132 Baskin, Leonard Louis and Julia Wasserman (bookplate)   Louis and Julia Wasserman, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Four copies. 4 copies Ephemera  
LB-133 Baskin, Leonard Henry Coger (bookplate)   Henry Coger, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Four copies. 4 copies Ephemera  
LB-134 Baskin, Leonard Maggie Seton (bookplate)   Maggie Seton, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Four copies. 4 copies Ephemera  
LB-135 Baskin, Leonard Wesleyan Uni. Library - Gardstein Collection (bookplate)   Wesleyan University Library – Gardstein Collection, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Four copies. 4 copies Ephemera  
LB-136 Baskin, Leonard Dororthy King (owl bookplate)   Dorothy King – owl, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Two copies. 2 copies Ephemera  
LB-137 Baskin, Leonard Arnold Paul Silverman (bookplate)   Arnold Paul Silverman, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin.   Ephemera  
LB-138 Baskin, Leonard Richard B. Harwell (bookplate)   R.B. Harwell - face design, initials, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Red (1), gold (1).   Ephemera  
LB-139 Baskin, Leonard Julius S. Held (Janus design bookplate)   Julius S. Held – Janus design, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin. Two copies.   Ephemera  
LB-140 Baskin, Leonard David P. Becker (bookplate)   David P. Becker, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin.   Ephemera  
LB-141 Baskin, Leonard C & C Franklin (bookplate)   C&C Franklin, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin.   Ephemera  
LB-142 Baskin, Leonard Horace Ginsbern & Associates (bookplate)   Horace Ginsbern & Associates, bookplate designed by Leonard Baskin.   Ephemera  
LB-143 Baskin, Leonard Minature Natural History 1983 Miniature Natural History. Leonary Baskin. New York: Pantheon Books, 1983. Four volumes, boxed. 4.25” x 4” Four volumes Book 4.25” x 4”
LB-144 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin Prospectus for Hippolytus   Prospectus for Hippolytus. Pomegranate on back page, two leaves. 12” x 8”   Prospectus 12” x 8”
LB-145 Benet, S.V. (Gehenna Press) "Here Christmas stops at Everyone's House" 1974 Christmas Card: “Here Christmas stops at Everyone’s House” Quotation from S.V. Benet’s John Brown’s Body. Printed at Gehenna Press for Harwell, 1974. Plastic cover, two leaves. 12.5” x 9.5” For Harwell Ephemera 12.5” x 9.5”
LB-146 Far Gallery Exhibit, "Oppressed Bird" "Leonard Baskin the Graphic Work, 1950-1970" 1970 Announcement for Exhibition, “Leonard Baskin: The Graphic Work, 1950-1970” With “Oppressed Bird with Human Aspects” on the front cover. 10 February – 1 March 1970. Two leaves, two copies. 13” x 10”   Announcement 13” x 10”
LB-147 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin "A Letter from William Blake" 1964 Prospectus for “A Letter from William Blake” Wood engraving of Black by Leonard Baskin at top. 1964. Wrapped in archival paper. 14” x 6”   Prospectus 14” x 6”
LB-148 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin Caprices and Grotesques 1965 Prospectus for Caprices and Grotesques, 1965. Baskin drawing. Single sheet. 11” x 8”   Prospectus 11” x 8”
LB-149 Baskin, Leonard Letter to Harwell from Lurley, England 1974 Letter, Leonard Baskin to R.B. Harwell, from Lurley, England telling him of the move to England, five lines. 3 December 1974. In envelope, 4” x 5.5” Envelope Ephemera 4” x 5.5”
LB-150 Baskin, Leonard Two unidentified drawings   Two unidentified drawings, monster and man (perhaps a cleric), both with Baskin’s name. Two leaves. 12” x 8.25”   Print 12” x 8.25”
LB-151 Baskin, Leonard Castle Street Dog   Castle Street Dog, single relief drawing. Baskin initials, also in relief. Baskin lived on Castle Street and published 20 copies of a book of these drawings. 10” x 12.5”   Print 10” x 12.5”
LB-152 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin A Primer of Birds 1989 Prospectus and order forms for A Prisoner of Birds. Poems by Ted Hughes, woodcuts by Leonard Baskin. Includes “Monkey-eating Eagle” by Baskin, distributed by Phaidon. 10.25” x 6.25”   Prospectus 10.25” x 6.25”
LB-153 Baskin, Leonard "Peace" New Year's Greeting 1968 “Peace” New Year’s Greeting for 1968. Four pages, two leaves, three copies. 5.25” x 4.25” 3 copies Ephemera 5.25” x 4.25”
LB-154 Harvard, Baskin Lecture and Exhibition "The Graphic Arts: Three Aspects" 1968 “The Graphic Arts: Three Aspects” Announcement of a lecture and exhibition by Leonard Baskin, April 23, 1968 at Harvard. Four pages. 5.75” x 3.75”   Announcement 5.75” x 3.75”
LB-155 Baskin, Leonard "For Eakins" Anniversary of Eakins Death 1966 “For Eakins” Marking anniversary of Eakins’ death (artist and educator, early 20th century). 500 copies at Gehenna Press in 1966. Four pages. 4.5” x 4”   Booklet 4.5” x 4”
LB-156 Gehenna Press Opening of press to commissioned printing 1968 Press Announcement for the opening of the Gehenna Press to commissioned printing c. 1958. One sheet. 7” x 4.75”   Announcement 7” x 4.75”
LB-157 Baskin, Leonard Birth announcement for Hosea Thomas Baskin 1968 Birth announcement – Hosea Thomas Baskin, 27 December 1968. Printed at Gehenna with stork design by Leonard Baskin. One-sided. 7” x 5”   Announcement 7” x 5”
LB-158 Gehenna Press Pomegranate design, New Year's Greeting 1969 New Year’s Greeting, 1969 from Gehenna Press with new pomegranate design. 5.5” x 8”   Ephemera 5.5” x 8”
LB-159 Gehenna Press New Year's Greeting, from Meriden Gravure Co.   New Year’s Greeting, no design, from Meriden Gravure Company. 5.5” x 7”   Ephemera 5.5” x 7”
LB-160 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin Invitation: 50th anniversary, Rabbi and Mrs. Baskin 1969 Invitation to 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Rabbi & Mrs. Samuel Baskin, June 8, 1969. Four pages. 7.25” x 4.25”   Ephemera 7.25” x 4.25”
LB-161 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin New Year's Greeting, Pomegranate 1962 New Year’s Card, 1962, from Leonard and Esther Baskin, pomegranate design in red. Folded at top, two copies. 5.75” x 3.25” 2 copies Ephemera 5.75” x 3.25”
LB-162 Gehenna Press Crow and pomegranate design, New Year's Greeting   New Year’s Card, year unknown, also assuring the continued existence of the Gehenna Press and promising new releases soon; crow and pomegranate design. Two leaves/four pages. 6” x 4.5”   Ephemera 6” x 4.5”
LB-163 Gehenna Press, Christoffer von Sichem (drawing) "Mars" New Year's Greeting 1973 New Year’s Card, 1973, from Leonard, Lisa, Tobias, and Hosea Baskin. “Mars” by Christoffer von Sichem in green, printed at Gehenna Press, two copies. 5.5” x 3.5” 2 copies Ephemera 5.5” x 3.5”
LB-164 Bacon, Francis Bacon's Plan for a Garden (4 pages, 1 sheet)   Four pages from Bacon’s Plan for a Garden, uncut. 8.5” x 6” Uncut Ephemera 8.5” x 6”
LB-165 Gehenna Press, Robert Burns The Jolly Beggars 1963 Prospectus for The Jolly Beggars. Robert Burns. Gehenna Press, 1963, one side. 7.5” x 4.25”   Prospectus 7.5” x 4.25”
LB-166 Gehenna Press, Anne Halley Between Wars and Other Poems 1965 Prospectus for Between Wars and Other Poems. Anne Halley. Gehenna Press, 1965. Pomegranate design. 9.5” x 3.75”   Prospectus 9.5” x 3.75”
LB-167 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin "Romeyn de Hooghe to the Burgermasters of Haarlem" 1971 Prospectus for “Romeyn de Hooghe to the Burgermasters of Haarlem” 1971. Decorative “R” by John R. Benson inside, four pages. 5” x 6”   Prospectus 5” x 6”
LB-168 Gehenna Press, Hugh MacDiarmid The Eemis Stane 1967 Prospectus for The Eemis Stane. Broadside by Hugh MacDiarmid, 1967. “To Honor the Presence of the Great Scots” printed in red. Four pages, folded at top. 5” x 7”   Prospectus 5” x 7”
LB-169 Gehenna Press Culs de Lampe 1968 Two drawings from Culs de Lampe. One black, one red on pages numbered 15 and 18. Four pages/two leaves. 6” x 6.5” 4 pages Ephemera 6” x 6.5”
LB-170 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin Packet of Small Ephemera   Packet of 14 scarce small ephemera   Ephemera  
LB-171 Gehenna Press, Joseph Conrad Conrad's Manifesto: Preface to a Career 1966 Prospectus of Conrad’s Manifesto: Preface to a Career. Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, Philadelphia, 1966. Printed at Gehenna Press, three copies, four pages. 7” x 5” 3 copies Prospectus 7” x 5”
LB-172 Gehenna Press Spine label for Conrad's Manifesto 1966 Spine label for Conrad’s Manifesto, 1966   Ephemera  
LB-173 Gehenna Press, Leo Wyatt (engraver) "Les Hommes sont Meschants mais leur Livres . . ." 1968 “Les Hommes sont Meschants mais leur Livres sont Bons” June 1968. Block engraved by Leo Wyatt in Cancelleresca Bastarda type, commissioned by Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard. Printed at Gehenna Press, one of 400 copies, four pages. 4.5” x 7.25”   Print 4.5” x 7.25”
LB-174 Gehenna Press, Leo Wyatt (engraver) "God will not examine our medals & diplomas . . ." 1968 “God will not examine our medals and diplomas but our scars” June 1968. Quote from Elbert Hubbard, block engraved by Leo Hyatt, commissioned by Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard. Printed at Gehenna Press, one of 400 copies, four pages. 4.5” x 7.25”   Print 4.5” x 7.25”
LB-175 Browne, Thomas Of Garlands and Coronary or Garland Plants (pages) 1962 Pages from Of Garlands and Coronary or Garland Plants. Thomas Browne. Printed at Gehenna Press, 1962. Two copies. 9” x 6” 2 copies Ephemera 9” x 6”
LB-176 Gehenna Press Pamphlet announcing reconstitution of Gehenna Press   Pamphlet announcing reconstitution of Gehenna Press as active private press. List of titles previously printed made available in limited quantities. Laid in: card to Harwell from Art Museum at Hawthorne-Longfellow Library. Four pages. 10” x 7” Card Announcement 10” x 7”
LB-177 Unknown Janus design stationery for Delphic Arts   Janus design stationery for Delphic Arts, New York (Baskin publisher). 11” x 8.5”   Ephemera 11” x 8.5”
LB-178 Gehenna Press, Robert Burns The Jolly Beggars (title page leaves) 1964 Title page leaves for Gehenna Press edition of Robert Burns’ The Jolly Beggars: A Cantata. 1963. Two leaves. 11” x 9” 2 copies Ephemera 11” x 9”
LB-179 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin Birds and Animals 1974 Prospectus for Birds and Animals. Engravings by Leonard Baskin. Gehenna Press, 1974. 10.75” x 8”   Prospectus 10.75” x 8”
LB-180 Boris Mirski Gallery (invitation) "Drawings and Some Sculpture by Leonard Baskin"   Invitation to Exhibition at Boris Mirski Gallery in Boston, 13 November – 7 December. “Drawings and Some Sculpture by Leonard Baskin” 4.25” x 5.5”   Ephemera 4.25” x 5.5”
LB-181 Baskin, Leonard Speech of Acceptance on Receiving Medal-cover panel 1965 Cover panel from “Leonard Baskin’s Speech of Acceptance on receiving the Medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts” April 28, 1965. 7” x 4.75”   Ephemera 7” x 4.75”
LB-182 Lockwood, George, Odilon Redon Homage to Redon 1959 Prospectus for Homage to Redon. Gehenna Press, 1959. Portraits by George Lockwood. Two copies. 11” x 9” 2 copies Prospectus 11” x 9”
LB-183 Gehenna Press A Listing of Books to be Had and Several New Works   A Listing of Books to be Had from the Gehenna Press and of Several New Works Now in Press. Six leaves, sewn, one of 2000 copies. Prospectus for The Jolly Beggars by Robert Burns laid in (7.5” x 4”). 9” x 8.75” Prospectus Catalogue 9” x 8.75”
LB-184 Burns, Robert The Jolly Beggars: A Cantata 1963 The Jolly Beggards: A Cantata. Robert Burns, edited by John C. Weston. Gehenna Press, 1963. Unbound, 300 copies printed. 11” x 9” Unbound Book 11” x 9”
LB-185 Gehenna Press, William Shakespeare Othello 1973 Prospectus for Othello. Illustration of Othello. 1973. Four pages, pomegranate design on back. 11” x 8.75”   Prospectus 11” x 8.75”
LB-186 Baskin, Leonard To Harwell from Northhampton, New Year's Greeting 1970 Letter, Baskin to Harwell, both in Northampton. Postmark dated January 6, 1970. New Year’s card, 1970 – “Peace” Addressed in Baskin’s hand, in envelope. 4.5” x 5.75” Envelope Ephemera 4.5” x 5.75”
LB-187 Baskin, Leonard Hand-written letter to Harwood [sic] from Tiverton 1975 Letter Baskin to Harwood [sic] c/o Peter Barnes, London from Tiverton, Devon. Posted January 4, 1975. “Nice to see you . . .” Hand written by Baskin, in envelope. 3.25” x 6.5 Envelope Ephemera 3.25” x 6.5
LB-188 Gehenna Press Empty envelope from Gehenna Press to Harwell   Empty envelope, posted from Gehenna Press to Harwell in Georgia. 7.5” x 10.5”   Ephemera 7.5” x 10.5”
LB-189 Baskin, Leonard Thoreau Stamp, first day issue 1967 Baskin-designed 5-cent Thoreau stamp. One single, one plate block of four, two first day issue on commemorative envelopes cancelled at Concord, MA July 12, 1967. 7 copies Ephemera  
LB-190 Gehenna Press Empty envelope from Gehenna Press to Harwell 1971 Empty envelope from Gehenna Press to Harwell in Georgia posted October 20, 1971. 3.25” x 6.5”   Ephemera 3.25” x 6.5”
LB-191 Gehenna Press Empty envelope from Gehenna Press to Harwell 1977 Empty envelope from Gehenna Press to Harwell in Georgia posted March 21, 1977. 6.5” x 9.5”   Ephemera 6.5” x 9.5”
LB-192 Gehenna Press "Four New Gehenna Press Books" with drawings 1971 “Four New Gehenna Press Books” with accompanying drawings. 1971. Six leaves, sewn. 6.5” x 6.25”   Catalogue 6.5” x 6.25”
LB-193 Frost, Robert, Leonard Baskin "My Objection to Being Stepped On" Christmas greeting 1957 “My Objection to Being Stepped On” Poem by Robert Frost, wood engravings by Leonard Baskin. Printed by Spiral Press, New York. Christmas greeting, 1957 from Lesley Frost and Joseph W. Ballantine. In original envelope (unmarked), Harwell plate (gold). 5.25” x 3.5” Envelope, HP Booklet 5.25” x 3.5”
LB-194 Gehenna Press "Two New Gehenna Press Books of American Interest" 1975 “Two New Gehenna Press Books of American Interest” Spring 1975. One of 1000 copies, sewn. 9.5” x 6.25”   Catalogue 9.5” x 6.25”
LB-195 Baskin, Leonard Hosie's Alphabet (Incomplete) 1972 Hosie’s Alphabet. Illustrated by Leonard Baskin. New York: Viking, 1972. Unbound, missing end/title/”z” pages. 5.25” x 5.5” Unbound Book 5.25” x 5.5”
LB-196 Gardner, Robert; Leonard Baskin (engraving) A Human Document 1964 A Human Document. Robert Gardner, engraving by Leonard Baskin. Gehenna Press, 1964. One of 500 copies, unnumbered, Harwell plate (gold). 9.75” x 6.25” Harwell plate Booklet 9.75” x 6.25”
LB-197 Cable, George, Danile Aaron (introduction) Cable to Gardiner 1970 Cable to Gardner. With text by Daniel Aaron. Printed at Gehenna Press, 1970. Facsimile of a letter from George Cable to Harry Norman Gardiner, July 13, 1901. One of 2000 copies printed for friends of Smith College Library. Harwell plate (gold). 9” x 5.75” Harwell plate Booklet 9” x 5.75”
LB-198 Smith College; Leonard Baskin (cover design) The Crucible (production program) 1969 Program for The Crucible. Smith College, March 19-22, 1969. Design and cover illustration by Leonard Baskin, printed by Richard Warren. 9” x 6”   Booklet 9” x 6”
LB-199 Gehenna Press Unidentified color prints   Unidentified color prints presumably from Gehenna Press. “Habent Sua Fata Libelli” and “Suo Rouescio Ogni Medaglia Ha Li” Two leaves. 11.25” x 8.5” 2 leaves Print 11.25” x 8.5”
LB-200 Bowdoin College Museum of Art; Baskin (design) Leonard Baskin: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, GP Books 1962 Leonard Baskin: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, Gehenna Press Books. Baskin-designed poster for Bowdoin College show, October 12 – November 11, 1962. Illustrated with Baskin sculpture. 27.5” x 9.5”   Poster 27.5” x 9.5”
LB-201 Bowdoin College Museum of Art; Baskin (design) The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting 1964 The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting. Baskin-designed poster for Bowdoin College show, May 15 – July 15, 1964. Painting: Whistling for Plover by Thomas Eakins. 31” x 23”   Poster 31” x 23”
LB-202 Publishers for Peace; Leonard Baskin (design) Stop   “Stop” Poster by Leonard Baskin for Publishers for Peace. Two copies. 29” x 23” 2 copies Poster 29” x 23”
LB-203 Univ. of Massachusetts Press; Baskin image "New Titles" - Poster mailing featuring W.E.B. DuBois 1973 Poster-size mailing piece feature portrait of W.E.B. DuBois by Leonard Baskin. University of Massachusetts Press, New Titles, 1973. Addressed to Georgia Southern. 28” x 17”   Poster 28” x 17”
LB-204 Boris Mirski Gallery; Leonard Baskin image Baskin image - bird 1964 Boris Mirski Gallery poster, 1964. Large drawing by Leonard Baskin – bird atop a head. 18” x 24”   Poster 18” x 24”
LB-205 National Park Service; Leonard Baskin design Benjamin Franklin 1986 Benjamin Franklin. National Park Service poster, portrait of Benjamin Franklin drawn and poster designed by Leonard Baskin, 1976. Printed text from Independent Gazatteer, January 21, 1786. Two copies. 42” x 28” 2 copies Poster 42” x 28”
LB-206 National Park Service; Leonard Baskin design Custer Battlefield 1969 Custer Battlefield. National Park Service poster, portrait of Custer drawn and poster designed by Leonard Baskin, 1969. 42” x 28”   Poster 42” x 28”
LB-207 National Park Service; Leonard Baskin design October 19th, 1781 Victory at Yorktown 1975 October 19th 1781 Victory at Yorktown. National Park Service poster, designed and drawn by Leonard Baskin – two eagles, 1975. 42” x 28”   Poster 42” x 28”
LB-208 National Park Service; Leonard Baskin design Bicentennial 1976 Bicentennial. National Park Service poster, profile portraits of Thomas Paine, Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, John Adams, James Madison, and Benjamin Franklin and poster designed by Leonard Baskin, 1976. Two copies. 28” x 42”   Poster 28” x 42”
LB-209 Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin Benjamin Franklin 1976 Benjamin Franklin. Pamphlet designed by Leonard Baskin, printed at Gehenna Press c. 1976. Text from January 21, 1786 issue of Independent Gazatteer, pomegranate design on back, one of 1500 copies. Four pages. 16.25” x 10”   Pamphlet 16.25” x 10”
LB-210 Smith College; Leonard Baskin (portrait/design) A Celebration of the Hundredth Anniversary of Gandhi 1969 A Celebration of the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Mahatma Gandhi. Smith College, March 6-9, 1969. Portrait by Leonard Baskin. 19.75” x 11”   Poster 19.75” x 11”
LB-211 Baskin, Leonard; Wang Hui-Ming A Toad and a Crow 1970 A Toad and a Crow. Wang Hui-Ming fable, printed at Gehenna Press, February 1970. One of 275 copies. 23.75” x 16”   Broadside 23.75” x 16”
LB-212 Baskin, Leonard, John Keith John Woolman's Dream of the Fox and the Cat 1970 John Woolman’s Dream of the Fox and the Cat. Broadside. Woodcut drawn by LB and cut by John Keith at Gehenna Press, 1970. One of 500 copies. 26.5” x 23.75”   Broadside 26.5” x 23.75”
LB-213 Shakespeare, William Othello 1973 Sheet from Othello published by Gehenna Press. 1970. Text only from Act III, scene iii. 28” x 21” One page Ephemera 28” x 21”
LB-214 Baskin, Leonard Eight unidentified drawings   Two sheets, eight Baskin drawings, unlabeled. 25” x 18.5” 2 sheets Prints 25” x 18.5”
LB-215 Stinehour Press, Leonard Baskin Test sheet(?)   Test sheets from Stinehour Press with Baskin designs/prints and color tests. Four sheets. 35” x 23” 4 sheets Ephemera 35” x 23”
LB-216 Barclay Gallery "Leonard Basking: Graphics" (invitation) 1972 Invitation addressed Harwell for opening of Leonard Baskin: Graphics held February 13, 1972. Exhibit from Febrary 13 to March 4 at Barclay Gallery. In envelope. 6.25” x 9.5” To Harwell Ephemera 6.25” x 9.5”
LB-217 Barclay Gallery "Leonard Baskin: Graphics and Sculpture" 1972 Poster for Leonard Baskin: Graphics and Sculpture 17 January – 5 February at Barclay Gallery. 12” x 8.5”   Poster 12” x 8.5”
LB-218 Baskin, Leonard Unfolded holiday card, leafy arrangement on front 1973 Unfolded holiday card, 1973, leafy arrangement on front. One of 175 copies. 8” x 12”   Ephemera 8” x 12”
LB-219 Baskin, Leonard Closed flower, green   Print of closed flower, green. 10” x 4”   Print 10” x 4”
LB-220 Baskin, Leonard Pomegranate design, red   Print of pomegranate design, red. Two copies. 5” x 12.25”   Print 5” x 12.25”
LB-221 Gehenna Press Sheet from printing of catalogue for Timothy Trace   Sheet from printing of catalogue for Timothy Trace (bookseller) done at Gehenna Press. One of 1500 copies, folded, four pages. 19” x 13”   Ephemera 19” x 13”
LB-222 Univ. of Massachusetts Press; Baskin image "Fall and Winter Books" - poster mailing feat. Beowulf 1971 Poster-sized mailing, University of Massachusetts Press, Fall and Winter Books, 1971. Large Baskin drawing: Beowulf, addressed to Harwell. 24” x 18”   Poster 24” x 18”
LB-223 Shakespeare, William Titus Andronicus 1969 Pages from Titus Andronicus. The Gehenna Shakespeare, 1969. Act III, scene i. Four pages. 21” x 15.5” Unbound, 4 pp. Ephemera 21” x 15.5”
LB-224 Brown, Charles Brockden Alcuin: A Dialogue 1970 Pages from Alcuin: A Dialogue. Charles Brockden Brown. Gehenna Press, 1970. Six pages. 16.75” x 11.75” Unbound, 6 pp. Ephemera 16.75” x 11.75”
LB-225 Conrad, Joseph History of the Preface to the Nigger of the "Narcissus" 1966 Pages from The History of the Preface to the Nigger of the “Narcissus” Joseph Conrad. Gehenna Press, 1966. Three sheets. 23.25” x 18” Unbound Ephemera 23.25” x 18”
LB-226 Gehenna Press Pages from unidentified book (3 sheets)   Pages from unidentified book. Gehenna Press. Three sheets. 20” x 14.75”   Ephemera 20” x 14.75”
LB-227 Gehenna Press Test pages from Othello (title pages) 1973 Test pages from Othello, The Gehenna Shakespeare,1970. Mostly title page, seven sheets. Note on change in binding attached. 21” x 28” 7 sheets Ephemera 21” x 28”
LB-228 MacLeish, Archibald "A Voyage to the Moon" 1969 “A Voyage to the Moon.” Archibald MacLeish. Gehenna Press, 1969. One of 12 copies signed by MacLeish. 19” x 9.5” Fr., Signed Broadside 19” x 9.5”
LB-228a MacLeish, Archibald "A Voyage to the Moon" 1969   unframed, not signed Broadside  
LB-229 Baskin, Leonard The Strabismic Jew 1955 The Strabismic Jew. Leonard Baskin. Framed print. Inscribed in pencil from Baskin to Harwell. 52” x 36” Fr., Signed Print 52” x 36”
LB-230 Baskin, Leonard Oppressed Bird with Human Attributes   Oppressed Bird with Human Attributes. Leonard Baskin. Framed poster. 36” x 26” Framed Print 36” x 26”
LB-231 Baskin, Leonard National Park Service Poster: Custer Battlefield 1969 Custer Battlefield. National Park Service poster, portrait of Custer drawn and poster designed by Leonard Baskin, 1969. Framed. 42” x 28” Framed Poster 42” x 28”
LB-232 Baskin, Leonard, Mirski Gallery "Leonard Baskin: Sculpture and Drawings" Exhibition 1971 Leonard Baskin: Sculpture and Drawing. Boris Mirski Gallery framed poster for exhibition held in May 1971. Framed. 16.5” x 22” Framed Poster 16.5” x 22”
LB-233 Baskin, Leonard Untitled (Human figure seated with arms around legs)   Untitled. Leonard Baskin. Human form, seated, armed wrapped around its legs. Framed. Framed Print  
LB-234 Baskin, Leonard Daedalus and Icarus   Daedalus and Icarus. Leonard Baskin. Framed. Framed Print  
LB-235 Baskin, Leonard The Holocaust: The Arts Respond   The Holocaust: The Arts Respond. Leonard Baskin. Announcement, wood engraving. Framed. Framed Announcement  
LB-236 Baskin, Leonard Ahab 1970 Ahab. Leonard Baskin. Lithograph. 1970. Framed. Framed Print  
LB-237 Baskin, Leonard Address change, Baskins to Tiverton 1974 Address change, Baskins moved to Tiverton, England, 1974. Printed at Gehenna Press. Eagle designed by Leonard Baskin. Framed. Framed Ephemera  
LB-238 Baskin, Leonard New Year's Greeting, crow and eagle design 1971 New Year’s Greeting, 1971. Crow and eagle design. From Baskins. Framed. Framed Ephemera  
LB-239 Baskin, Leonard New Year's Greeting, crow and pomegranate design 1974 New Year’s Greeting, 1974. Crow and pomegranate design. From Baskins. Framed. Framed Ephemera  
LB-240 Baskin, Leonard Orange Blob   Orange Blob. Leonard Baskin. Framed. Framed Print