2008 · Hamburg
by Rothenberg, Michael; Saltzwedel, Caroline (Artist)
Hamburg: Museum der Arbeit, 2008. Limited Edition. Pamphlet. Fine. Saltzwedel, Caroline. Number 22 of 50, octavo size, one piece of paper folded once to make four pages, signed by Michael Rothenberg and Caroline Saltzwedel. Caroline Saltzwedel, born in England, has lived in Hamburg since 1995 as a graphic artist and painter. She studied German at the Universities of Durham, Oxford and Bonn, and printed graphics at the Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford. In 1998 she founded the Hirundo Press for artists' books in small editions; her works are in numerous public and private collections including the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, the British Library, the Bodleian Library, Stanford University, and the Widener Library (Harvard) among many others. Caroline's works are often paired with original, new works of poetry as is the case for this work, a lovely pairing with California poet, Michael Rothenberg, whom in addition to writing poetry and advocating for the environment, founded 100 Thousand Poets for Change, a global arts movement focused on promoting social, environmental and political change. ___DESCRIPTION: One sheet of Hahnemuhle etching paper folded once to create a four page pamphlet, title-page printed in black and teal, a three-color etching accompanies the poem on pp. 2-3, with a brief colophon to p. 4, all printed in Futura type, limited edition of 50 copies, this number 22, signed by the author and artist. Protected in a parchment envelope. ___CONDITION: A fine copy, clean and without any wear; in a fine protecting envelope. ___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard shipping charge does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.
(Inventory #: CNJL1302)