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New York nowhere : meditations and celebrations, Neurology Ward, The New York Hospital / by Geoffrey Dutton ; with etchings by John Olsen
Bib ID 2050486
Format BookBook
Author
Dutton, Geoffrey, 1922-1998
 
Edition 1st ed. (Publisher's version) 
Description Central Park, Vic. : Lytlewode Press, 1998 
51 p., {46} leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 39 cm. in case 40 cm. + 1 disk +1 invitation + 2 mss. items. 
Summary

The poet's experiences of his stroke and rehabilitation. Photographs document the production of the book showing poet and artist with the publisher.

Notes

This version, numbered 1 to 20, includes 11 original etchings (printed intaglio directly from copper plates) by Olsen, 35 photographs by Robert Littlewood. This. ed. has the etchings, photographs and book signed by the artist and photographer-publisher. Book bound in emu skin with case covered in hand made marbled paper and edged with matching emu skin.

Technical details for the disk are not given. It contains the poet reading the entire text with two additional tracks.

Two mss. contain fragments of the poem.

Invitation is to the launch of the book on 9 December 1998 by John Olsen.

Subjects Dutton, Geoffrey, 1922-1998 -- Health -- Poetry.  |  Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry.  |  Poets, Australian -- Rehabilitation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry.
Other authors/contributors Olsen, John, 1928-  |  Littlewood, Robert C. (Robert Clive)

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