signed first edition Broadside
1986 · [New York
by Laughlin, James; Vanessa Jackson (artist)
[New York: Grenfell Press], 1986. First Thus. Broadside. Fine. Jackson, Vanessa. Broadside, printed recto and verso, Approximately 10 x 16 inches. One poem facing one color woodcut print on each side, with "What the Pencil Writes" signed in pencil by Laughlin and facing print signed in pencil by Jackson. In English and French. Fine.
Two-sided leaf printed by the Grenfell Press during its production of THE HOUSE OF LIGHT, a 1986 collaboration between poet and publisher James Laughlin (1914-1997) and British painter and printmaker Vanessa Jackson (b. 1953). Like the book, the leaf is printed on Rives paper, the text in hand-set Monotype Poliphilus, and the prints from the original blocks.
(Inventory #: 669)