Duyck, Chip ; Lingen, Ruth.
M[y] Thieving Hands: A Story of Jean Genet.
New York: Poote Press, 2005. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Jean Genet has spoken to me with surprising lucidity about life, love and morality. He saw beauty in the grotesque and elevated it to the status of a diamond. When I look through this diamond, I see life with a unique clarity and brilliance." (Chip Duyck, colophon) The book was printed by hand from Weiss type and metal photoplates by Ruth Lingen in New York, NY and Walla Walla, WA. The images were hand colored by the artist. The text paper is Arches with French marbled endsheets. The edition was sewn by Kathy Kuehn and bound by Mark Tomlinson. Fine. No DJ, as Issued. Item #7613 Tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed paper boards. 4to. np. Illus. (color plates). Numbered, limited edition of fifty copies.