The Old Print Shop

Birds of Manhattan.

  • ARTIST: John Ross

  • PUBLISHER: Published by High Tide Press. East Hampton, NY.,


    DATE: 1998.

  • EDITION SIZE: Book size 14 x 7 1/4"

  • DESCRIPTION: John Ross and Lloyd Jonnes. 36 pages, containing 13 double-page collagraphs plus title page and colophon page. The prints are by John Ross, text by Lloyd Jonnes. Edition 40. <BR><BR> From colophon: <BR> “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. Papers used include Arches cover cream and black, Rives BFK cream and grey, Lenox 100 white, Stonehenge white, Lana cover, Coventry and Speckletone tan and mustard. The binding is by James D. Marcantonio of the Hope Bindery in Providence, Rhode Island.” <BR><BR> A wonderful artist book. There is a sculpture of a cardinal embedded into the front cover. Also, there is a protective matching slipcase in a grey cloth. John Ross is widely recognized as one of the most famous artists using collagraph printing technique as an expressive medium. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Inscribed "22." Signed in pencil on colophon.

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.