signed first edition Hardcover
1986 · Bloomington, Indiana
by Philip Appleman: Rudy Pozzatti
Bloomington, Indiana: Echo Press/ the Private Press of Fredric Brewer , 1986. An elegant artist's book, printed in an edition of 191 copies, 175 with Arabic numerals and 16 with Roman numerals, this is copy IX. Based on the 1984 Indiana University Press book "Darwin's Ark", with poems by Philip Appleman and illustrations by Rudy Pozzatti. A project begun on Feb. 21, 1985 and completed April 30, 1986, curated by Pegram Harrison, the poems handset in Victor Hammer's American Uncial and hand-printed by Fredric Brewer who also printed the woodcuts. Rudy Pozzatti's twelve large masterful lithographs drawn on stone and printed by David Keister and David Calkins. Housed in lovely linen-covered cabinets constructed by James Canary at his Cold Mountain Bookbindery. Text and images printed on handmade Kitakata mounted on BFK Rives. With small slip laid in giving the order of the sheets. Fine, As Issued, faint soiling front cabinet. Exceedinly SCARCE in the market, Worldcat lists seven institutional holding, no auction records found. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR. Limited and Numbered, Signed 1st Edition. Cabinet . Fine/Fine. Illus. by Rudy Pozzatti. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.
(Inventory #: 007199)