BIRDS OF MANHATTAN.

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John Ross

Artist's Biography

Birds of Manhattan.

1998.
Book size 14 x 7 1/4" xx 1 1/4".
Very good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 61939
Price: $1,750.00
Publisher : High Tide Press. East Hampton, NY.
Edition 40. Conceived, designed, illustrated and printed by John Ross in collaboration with Lloyd Jonnes, who wrote the text. The illustrations are printed from collagraph plates by John Ross. The text type is Palatino, set by Kent LeFebvre at Signs Plus in Holyoke, Mass. Headlines are from wood type in the High Tide Collection. All the printing was done on a Vandercook 219 proving press at the High Tide workshop in East Hampton, New York. A wonderful artist book. There is a sculpture of a cardinal embedded into the front cover. Also there is a protective matching slip case in grey cloth. Thirty-six pages, containing 13 double page collagraphs plus title page and colophon page collagraphs.. John Ross is widely recognized as one of the most famous artists using collagraph printing technique as an expressive medium.

Inscribed "22." Signed in pencil on colophon.
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