Blast, No. 2

Various artists/makers

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Beige paper cover with woodcut; black library binding. 102 pages plus back matter.
Blast was a short-lived literary magazine and manifesto for the Vorticist movement in Britain. Two numbers were published. The first number was published on July 2, 1914 (dated 20 June 1914, but publication was delayed) with a bright pink cover. The second number of Blast has a beige paper cover with a woodblock print by Wyndam Lewis.
This issue was titled 'The War Number' and it contains 17 illustrations, chiefly woodcut, all black and white, by Wyndham Lewis, Jessie Dismorr, Frederick Etchells, Gaudier-Brzeska, Jacob Kramer, C.R.W. Nevinson, William Roberts, H. Sanders, Shakespeare, and Edward Wadsworth.

Blast, No. 2, Wyndham Lewis (British (born Canada), Amherst 1882–1957 London), Woodcut and photographic illustrations

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