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Portrait photographs

Williams, Jonathan

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ISBN 10: 0917788168 / ISBN 13: 9780917788161
Published by Gnomon Press, 1979
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed. First Edition. Signed / Limited Edition. Limited to only 50 Copies; This being # 11. *SIGNED by Jonathan Williams (at the tipped-in color photograph of Basil Bunting near front). Bound in 1/4 blue leather with blue cloth boards gold lettering to spine.Includes blue cloth slipcase; only mild rubbing near crown of spine. Otherwise, very clean, tight, square, and unmarked. Overall, a Fine Copy in a Fine Slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001406246

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Title: Portrait photographs

Publisher: Gnomon Press

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Photography. Limited edition of 1800, numbered. Tipped in are thirty square color portrait plates by Williams of poets, artists, photographers, and musicians, among them William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Mina Loy, Thomas Merton, Allen Ginsberg, H.D., and Lorine Niedecker. Glassine dust jacket in publisher's stiff paper slipcase.

About the Author:

Jonathan Williams (1929-2008) founded the Jargon Society--a publisher dedicated to experimental fiction, photography, and visionary folk art--and has championed the underdog, maverick, and outsider in the arts for fifty years. He has also published over 100 of his own books, pamphlets, and broadsides of poetry, essays, and photography. He lived on Skywinding Farm in rural North Carolina.

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