24pp. One of 100 copies printed at the Rara Avis Press and signed by the artist, Jack Milroy. With a commentary by William Packer, Art Critic of the London Financial Times, and a statement by the artist. Illustrated with two sheets of original collages based on postage stamp portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, and four stamps as frontispiece. Very fine in gilt-stamped maroon leather, and a marbled slipcase. (2 7/8 by 2 1/2; 71x64mm). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Portraits of the Queen, the Stamp Collages ...
Publisher: Somesuch Press
Publication Date: 1979
Illustrator: Milroy, Jack
Book Description Somesuch Press, Dallas, TX, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: Fine in Fine Slipcase. [miniature] (illustrator). Limited Edition. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Full leather boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, tipped in postage stamps; matching slipcase. 2 7/8x2 5/8. 60pp. Illus. Letterpress by Rara Avis Press. Binding by Amy Cuthbert. Two sheets of 4 stamps showing the original artist s collage, with a frontispiece of the set of postage stamps of the Queen on which the collages were based. The stamp collages were fabricated by Jack and Katie Milroy. Seller Inventory # 6770
Book Description Somesuch Press, Dallas, TX, 1979. Miniature Books (illustrator). miniature book (7.8 x 6.5 cm). leather, title gilt-stamped on spine, gilt-stamped decoration on front cover, all edges uncut, marbled paper covered slipcase. (vi), 24, (4) pages. Limited to 100 numbered copies (Bradbury, Somesuch Press 8). Collages made from British postage stamps deipcting the Queen by artist Jack Milroy. Commentary on Milroy's work by Packer, who was an art critic for the London Financial Times. Includes an essay by the artist. Signed by Milroy at the conclusion of his essay. Collages tissue protected. Presentation by publisher Stanley Marcus on front free endpaper. leather, title gilt-stamped on spine, gilt-stamped decoration on front cover, all edges uncut, marbled paper covered slipcase. Seller Inventory # 118395