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A heart's verse : being a book with twelve aquatints and notes presenting the artist's ponderings of love and its participants / Geoffrey Ricardo ; together with a poem by Walt Whitman
Bib ID 4466371
Format BookBook
Author
Ricardo, Geoffrey
 
Description Stoke-on-Trent : Lytlewode Press, 2006 
1 v. : col. ill. ; 50 cm. in 1 portfolio 53 cm. 
Summary

An artist's book exploring love from a male perspective through 12 aquatints by Geoffrey Ricardo and a series of his poems.

Notes

Limited. ed. of 30 signed copies by the artist and publisher although the aquatints are a limited ed. of 60 with remaining 30 sold as individual art works. Includes four proofs.

In Imperial folio format with text screen printed on pure rag Magnani paper and bound in full ostrich skin tanned scarlet and housed in a clamshell box.

Library's SR copy includes 3 states, 1 trial proofs and a pencil sketch. It also includes the prospectus.

Subjects Artists' books -- Australia.  |  Love in art.  |  Love in literature.  |  Aquatint -- Australia.  |  Private presses -- Australia -- Specimens.  |  Bookbinding -- Australia -- Specimens.
Other authors/contributors Lytlewode Press

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