Unique Hand-Made Artist's Book

[manuscript; artist's book]

Año de publicación: 1977
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Black cloth and red paper over boards; 262 x 264 mm; accordion fold, 34 panels with handwritten text (in distinctly modern, handsome script) and original watercolors (black paint, Japanese influence) primarily on the recto -- just two panels of artwork on the verso. Original poetry and prose. The work of Richard Mann, who was ordained as a Roman Catholic priest in Sydney, Australia, in 1963. He studied in Rome, then went on to work, primarily, in New York City -- including as the director of the arts program for the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. N° de ref. de la librería

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Título: Unique Hand-Made Artist's Book
Año de publicación: 1977
Encuadernación: Hardcover
Condición del libro: Near Fine

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Hoetis, Themistocles; [Solomos, George, (1925-2010)]; [Goodwin, John B. L., (1912-1994)]
Publicado por HH [Hoetis House] [1949], Tangier (1949)
Antiguo o usado Hardcover Cantidad disponible: 1
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Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.
(New York, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
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Descripción HH [Hoetis House] [1949], Tangier, 1949. Hardcover. Condición: Near Fine. Black cloth over flexible boards, lettering hand-painted in white on upper board and spine; 12mo (5 x 6.5 inches); approx. pp. [70], typed in red and black, illustrated throughout, original pen and ink drawings with watercolor wash. "Self-published," likely the only copy. Dedication copy, inscribed by the author to the dedicatee: "Best wishes to John B. L. Goodwin, from the author (Tangier 12-19-49)." Goodwin was an American writer and painter, and a discerning collector of American Art. Themistocles Hoetis is the pen-name of George Solomos, a writer, filmmaker, and publisher -- most famously, perhaps, of the literary journal, "Zero." Both men were widely travelled and well-connected in the artistic cirlces of their time, and, between them, their acquaintances include Paul Bowles, James Baldwin, Jean Cocteau, Max Ernst, Christopher Isherwood, Gore Vidal, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, and others. Though we can't trace exactly how the two men were connected, it's easy to imagine how the six degrees of separation between Solomos and Goodwin may not even be six (it may be one!), as this charming little volume suggests that they must have shared some true friendship. Carefully made and beautifully illustrated, it tells a whimsical tale involving witches, a lusty snowman, a kidnapped sun, and an amorous flower. A wonderful memento. Nº de ref. del artículo: D6871

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