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Gluttons for Rapture/Defecating Angels: Two Poems and Etchings.

Northampton, MA: Double Elephant Press, 1998. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Gluttons for Rapture and Defecating Angels was issued in an edition of forty-four copies...Michael Kuch printed the coppper-plates at the new office of the Double Elephant Press...Down the hall at Three Bear Trap Bindery, Shoshannah Wineburg bound the volumes. Kuch composed the type, 16 point Bodoni (being careful driving elephants in small foreign garages). It was printed letterpress by Arthur Larson across the river in Hadley. The paper is Zecchi, handmade over in Italy." (colophon). The two books are distinct and vary as a manifestation of the unusual binding depending upon which board your choose to start from. Gluttons is printed in tones of walnut and burnt umber, Angels in pale green, aqua, and gilt. Fine in Fine Archival Box. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Green cloth boards, printed pictorial onlays, gold ink lettering; unusual accordion binding; purple cloth drop-spine archival box. 8vo. np. Illus. (colored copper-plate engravings). Numbered, limited edition, this being 28 of 44. Item #7493

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