signed first edition Hardcover
1997 · Reno
by DE SERPA, Valeria and Kirk Robertson
Reno: The Black Rock Press, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Small square 4to. Crimson silk spine over black textured boards, with front-cover cutout. Thirteen mounted color plates on Johannot mould-made paper. Number 95 of a limited edition of 100 copies. SIGNED at colophon. In black paper slipcase with red spine and mounted red label, lightly sunned and scuffed at corners. Near fine in very good plus slipcase.
Sumptuous artist's book pairing erotic, quasi-fetishistic poems by de Serpa and Robertson with color plates by D.R. Wagner, each an approximately life-size reproduction of a miniature tapestry. Book designed by Bob Blesse and de Serpa; binding designed by John Balkwill. (Inventory #: 23547)