CENTER BROADSIDES 2004 READING SERIES; [Portfolio of 12 Signed Broadsides].
CENTER BROADSIDES 2004 READING SERIES; [Portfolio of 12 Signed Broadsides].
CENTER BROADSIDES 2004 READING SERIES; [Portfolio of 12 Signed Broadsides].

CENTER BROADSIDES 2004 READING SERIES; [Portfolio of 12 Signed Broadsides].

(New York: The Center for Book Arts, 2004). First edition. Limited to 100 copies (as stated on each broadside). 12 letterpress-printed broadsides -- EACH ONE SIGNED BY THE POET -- in portfolio handmade by summer interns. Produced in honor of readings at the Center by established and emerging poets throughout the year. Portfolio is 11 x 16" medium-gray quarter-cloth with decorated red paste paper over boards, with printed label inset on front cover, matching medium-gray cloth pocket inside and with textured gray cloth ribbon ties for closure. Broadsides, which vary in size, are as follows: "The Window Washer" by Rachel Levitsky [Note: the only numbered broadside], #35/100 (7.75 x 13"); "DJ Spinoza Does Not Fight the Begriffon" by Eugene Ostashevsky (12.75 x 8.5"); [untitled] by Joe Elliot (6 x 9"); "The Betrothal" by Mary Di Lucia (6 x 12.75"); "A Needle in the Sky" by Phillis Levin (6.75 x 11"); "The Hungry Bowl" by Jeanne Marie Beaumont (7.5 x 13"); "The Seat in Front of Me" by Tsitsi Jaji (14.6 x 8.5"); "By The Roadside" by Trapeta B. Mayson(10.5 x 13"); "Impossible Dream" by Tony Hoagland (10 x 15"); [untitled] by Renee Gladman (9.25 x 15"); "Intuition" by Linda Susan Jackson (9 x 15.25"); and "Tick" by Kenneth Hart (12.2 x 9.75"). Includes printouts of email correspondence between the collector Allen K. Mears and the Center's Sarah Nicholls providing interesting insights into the portfolios' production. Portfolio and all 12 broadsides fine.
Item #55775

Price: $250.00

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