Poems / Prints. LIVRE D'ARTISTE, Lynne HONICKMAN, Anaïs Nin, Jean Francksen Edna Andrade, Louis I. Kahn, text, introd.

Poems / Prints

Philadelphia: Oser Press / Arthur Williams, 1973. First, Limited Edition. A highly attractive artist's book, notable especially for the quality of the artworks chosen to illustrate the text. Contributing artists include Edna Andrade (original silkscreen on reflective mylar); Jean Reist Stark (hand-colored etching); Elaine Kurtz (silkscreen on lithograph); Robert Keyser (original stencil drawing); Louis I. Kahn (lithograph); Jean Francksen (color wood and lino engraving); Howard Weinstone (lithograph); and Robert Kulicke (hand-colored etching). Rare; no example noted in commerce since the early 1990s; two only in OCLC (Wellesley, OSU). Limited to 120 copies. Quarto (34cm). Printed paper portfolio enclosing title page and eleven bifolium fascicules containing text and eight original signed prints. Signed by Nin at close of introduction; by Honickman at her first contribution; by designer/publisher Arthur Williams at colophon. Fine and complete in the original publisher's cardboard-and-plexiglas box, which is worn, with plexiglas lid cracked along upper third.

Price: $1,500.00

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