National Library of Australia
||Book [still image, sheet]
||Katoomba, NSW : Wayzgoose Press, 1999
1 portfolio : colour illustrations ; 51 x 35 x 3 cm.
- Introduction and glossary
- Ockers : a poem / by [Pi] O
- Ockers : a prospectus.
"This typographic rendition of Ockers was conceived, designed and illustrated with linocuts by Mike Hudson and hand set by Jadwiga Jarvis in a wide range of predominantly sans serif types ... The book was printed letterpress on Magnani Incisioni 220 gsm using a Western proof press. Bound as a concertina, it is contained within a printed cloth covered portfolio together with an introduction and Glossary of Ockerisms. An edition of 40 signed and numbered copies of which numbers I-V are not for sale. Of copies 1-35 numbers 1-3 are in designer bindings by Mike Hudson"--Colophon.
On item "Pi" appears as the Greek symbol π.
National Library's SR copy is no. 5, signed by Mike Hudson, Jadwiga Jarvis and Pi O.
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||Hudson, Mike | Jarvis, Jadwiga | Wayzgoose Press
Portfolio cover: Ockers
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