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Randle, John, et al.
Vance Gerry and the Weather Bird Press. With contributions by Vance Gerry, Simon Lawrence, David Butcher, Patrick Reagh, James Lorson, and John Randle. With a checklist of publications compiled by David Butcher
The Whittington Press, [Risby, Herefordshire], 2018. Edition limited to 235 copies, this being one of 40 'A' copies bound in full Oasis by the Fine Book Bindery, accompanied by 22 items (in this case, 26) of Weather Bird ephemera found in Vance's workshop after his death, "and mostly bound up in his simple style by the Fine Book Bindery," also a facsimile edition of Jazz Instruments, plus a portfolio of 13 facsimiles of Vance's letters (in this case, 15), all contained in a leather-backed solander case; small folio, pp. [10], 86, [4]; mounted color frontispiece portrait after a watercolor of Mary, Vance's wife, plus 30 other illustrations in all, from various sources, including line drawings, linocuts, wood engravings, and 12 pages of 26 color reproductions of Vance's pouchoir illustrations. With 3 exceptions "the engravings and linocuts are printed from the original blocks, and the line blocks are from Vance Gerry's workshop." The deluxe 'A' version is now out-of-print, all being subscribed for prior to publication. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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