High Bridge. Ten wood engravings of demolition with nine stories of construction
by Schanilec, Gaylord
Saint Paul: Midnight Paper Sales Press, 1987. Edition limited to 200 copies, this being copy no. 164 of 174 numbered copies signed by Schanilec (there was also an issue of 26 lettered copies containing an extra suite of the engravings); 8vo, 2 p.l., 19,  leaves and so paged; text in double column; 10 colored wood engravings (1 double-page); fine in original gray cloth, printed paper labels on spine and upper cover. Schanilec's first attempt at colored wood engraving, and the book which effectively launched his career. Out of print from the get-go, the text was inspired by the demolition of the High Bridge which connected St. Paul with South St. Paul from 1889 to 1987. Quarter to Midnight A.77.b.
(Inventory #: 49240)
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