The Old Print Shop

The Art of Fruit Desserts.

  • ARTIST: John Ross

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


    DATE: 2003.

  • EDITION SIZE: Editon 20.

  • DESCRIPTION: Edition 36. Fruit wrappers used on the title pages were collected in Florence, Italy, in 1958-59. Collograph images by John Ross, Printed on 2-ply Rising museum board. Quotations and recipes printed on Lenox 100 paper. Quotations printed in Garamond Italic and recipes set in Helvetica Lite. Both fonts are from the linotype machine. All images and text printed on a Vandercook 219 proof press in the East Hampton print workshop of the High Tide Press. Sam Joffe printed some of the recipes, while most were printed by John Ross. Binding by James DeMarcantonio of wooden boards to imitate fruit crates. John Ross is one of the most famous artists who produced collographs. These are collage plates made from mat board, fabrics and other materials glued together. Paper size 11 1/4 x 8 1/16". <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in ink on colophon. This particular book is not part of the edition. It was the artist's personal copy.

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.