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Amour & Armor.

Northampton, MA: Double Elephant Press, 1996. Limited Edition/Printer's Proof. Hardcover. Human figures are juxtaposed with seashells to represent human defenses. Bronze lithographs of nudes wearing crab-shell armor demonstrate the sharper side of self-protection.
"In this book of intaglios, lithographs & letterpress poetry (Garamont) revolving around seashells, human figure anent disproportionate shells appropriate them as domiciles, clothing or vehicles. The shells act as metaphors for emotional shelter. Sometimes this protection seems appropriate and sometimes not." (from the artist) Copper plates printed by the artist, lithographs printed by Herb Fox; letterpress by Art Larson; bound by Shoshannah Wineberg at Three Bear Trap Bindery. Fine in Fine Archival Box. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Rumpled paper boards, cut-through to bronze bas-relief; matching archival box. 8vo. np. Illus (color and b/w plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 45. Item #8795

Price: $4,250.00

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