WORK OF WARD RITCHIE, DESIGNER, PRINTER, POET.|THE
stiff wrappers with paper cover label
by Powell, Lawrence Clark
Tucson: Truepenny Books, 1997. stiff wrappers with paper cover label. Ritchie, Ward. small 8vo. stiff wrappers with paper cover label. 92, (2) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 300 copies and signed by the author on the title-page. Designed by Vance Gerry, typesetting and printing by Commercial Printers, Tucson. Remarks by Ritchie's friend of ninety years on "his alter ego and his muses."I sensed from the beginning that, as he became one of the best printers of our time, he was also a poet, from whom he created his alter ego, Peter Lum Quince. Few of us recognized why he had chosen this other being, who was, and was not, Ward Ritchie" (preface). Includes selections of poetry by "Quince" from 1930 to 1991.
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