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All Disease.

Easton, PA: Heirloom Press, 2018. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "All Disease is an exploration of hysteria in women. Images of inkblots invoke interpretive psychological tests and are paired with images of pelvic bone and language from 18th and early 19th century medical texts. The conclusion presented by the male-dominated voices in the text is that women are bound to irrationality, emotional instability, and insanity on account of the womb." Fine. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Black quarter leather book with the inkblot lithographs and letterpress printed text from 19th century medical journals; made entirely of handmade cotton rag paper (including watermarks, formed shapes, and pulp painting); sewn on double raised cords and bound in quarter leather with hand-marbled sheets. fo. np. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered limited edition of 6 copies. Item #9769

Price: $750.00

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