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Gunn, Thom, Dorothea Tanning, illustrations.

Published by Nadja, (1995)., Kripplebush, New York:, 1995
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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First edition, limited issue. Illustrated with a wispy stream of red squiggled lines by Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012), a painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer, and poet herself, whose work after 1960 was almost completely abstract (Wikipedia). NUMBER XVII (17) of 25 ROMAN-NUMERALED COPIES "reserved for the poet and the artist" and SIGNED BY GUNN AND TANNING. From a total edition of 126; there were an additional 75 copies in paperwraps and 26 bound in cloth. This copy ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY TANNING to prize-winning poet Anthony Hecht and wife, "Dear Tony, Here is another take on one of your heroes. It comes with my love to you and Helen. Dorothea." An attractive production, handset and letterpress printed; handsewn in mustard-colored paperwraps printed in blue and brown on front. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 54267

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Publisher: Nadja, (1995)., Kripplebush, New York:

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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