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Steadman, Anna; introduction by Ralph Steadman
The Prints of Ralph [Deluxe Issue]
Sylph Publications / Petro III Graphics, Tucson, AZ and Lexington, KY, 2003. A diary of Ralph and Anna Steadman visits with Joe Petro III, a screenprinter, and an account of their seriograph collaborations between 1994 and 2000. The book is illustrated with drawings by Ralph and photographs by Anna. Published in an edition of 64 copies, this is one of 10 deluxe copies with original Ralph Steadman art for endpapers. This edition is also signed by Ralph Steadman, Anna Steadman, and Joe Petro III and lays into a folding clamshell box. The endpapers are described on the colophon as "original pieces of Ralph Steadman's drawing board backing paper." These look like abstract art. 29 pages. 5-1/4 by 7-3/4 inches. Sylph Chapbook no. 4. First edition (first printing). A fine copy (no jacket, as issued) in a fine clamshell box. This is copy of VIII of X. The front endpaper of this copy has a four-line doggerel poem by Steadman. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Downtown Brown Books, ABAA [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]

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