Barry Moser

Barry Moser is the foremost wood engraver working in the United States today. A member of the National Academy of Design, he has his work is in numerous collections, including the National Gallery of Art, Metropolitan Museum, Library of Congress, and British Museum. He taught at the Rhode Island School of Design for ten years; was the 1995 Oates Fellow in Humanities at Princeton; and was a distinguished scholar at the University of Louisville in 2001. He has illustrated over two hundred fifty books, including Moby-Dick, The Divine Comedy, and the acclaimed Pennyroyal Caxton Bible. His edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland won the 1983 National Book Award.

Written and illustrated by master wood engraver Barry Moser, this primer on the art of wood engraving is filled with valuable knowledge including how to...