CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ETCHING
Introduction by Ralph Flint. Original etching by Frank W. Benson as frontispiece. Examples of 100 etchings by American artists. Ex-library with ink stamp on title page, and card pocket on rear pastedown. Some rubbing to boards, corners worn. Former owners name on front free endpaper.
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WHERE THE CROSSING HAPPENS.
Limited to 38 numbered copies. Where the Crossing Happens. Compiled and edited by Peter and Donna Thomas. A portfolio of 13 broadsides with words or poems from poets in residence at the fourth session of Naropa Universitys Summer Writers Workshop in 2008, printed by Peter and Donna Thomas and their students at the Universitys Press during the Thomass class The Word Made Flesh (well actually paper).
The dowel spine portfolio binding (developed by the Thomases and described in their book More Making Books by Hand) is decorated with a unique acrylic print (made indirectly from metal type) measures 6.75 tall by 5.25 wide. The binding has two pockets holding 15 letterpress printed broadsides (13 signed by poets, one title page, one colophon signed by all printers). 32 letterpress printed in different type faces on a differently colored sheets of Canson Mi Tientes Paper. Six copies on Peter Thomas's handmade paper.
Poets included in collection: Sawako Nakayasu, Ilya Kaminsky, Rikki Ducornet, Forrest Gander, Anna Moschovakis, Bob Holman, Anne Tardos, Dodie Belllamy, Steven Taylor, Brian Evenson, Kevin Killian, Raymond Federman, Pierre Joris.