2007 · San Francisco
Small 8vo (7 x 7 3/4 inches/ 178 x 197 mm). Four etchings in four different colors plus a colophon leaf housed in a red cloth box stamped Ferlinghetti on the front. Red ribbon attached inside. The box and etchings are in Fine condition.
Each etching is SIGNED in ink by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, with each etching in one of four colors: Blackcurrant, Shiraz Red, Deep Sea Green, and Venice Blue. From an edition of 100 (80 signed and numbered plus 20 for the artist and project participants; this is one of the 20 copies).
Ferlinghetti etched this drawing of two models into a copper plate in Paris in 1985. Then in 2007, this set was printed from the original plate via letterpress for Sore Dove Press in collaboration with Bottle of Smoke Press and Wallflowers Press. A beautiful production. SCARCE. (Inventory #: 1369)