The Old Print Shop


  • ARTIST: John Ross

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

  • MEDIUM: Collagraph,

    DATE: 1993.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 18 3/16 x 26" (46.2 x 66 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Artist proof for John Ross's book "Visible Cities", which has an edition of 25. <br><br> "In vain, great-hearted Kublai, shall I attempt to described Zaira, / city of high bastions. I could tell you how many steps make up / the streets rising like stairways, and the degree of the arcades' curves, / and what kind of zinc scales cover the roofs; / but I already know this would be the same as telling you nothing. / The city does not consist of this, but of relationships / between the measurements of it space and the events of its past: ..."

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in white pencil, upper right.

  • CONDITION: Very good condition. Folded as issued.