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The puritan

The puritan / Louise Bourgeois.
Bourgeois, Louise, 1911-2010.
[New York] : Osiris Editions, c1990.

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. Amer. 1990 92-213Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308


Additional Authors
  • O'Donnell, Kim.
  • Guérin, Chrisian.
  • Wild Carrot Letterpress. prt
[25] p. : col. ill.; 67 cm.
  • Artists' books – United States.
  • Typefaces (Type evidence) – Futura.
  • "The puritan was written by Louise Bourgeois in 1947 and was never published"--Colophon.
  • Illustrations: 8 prints on light beige Japanese gampi : engraving, etching, hand-col. ; full-page (plate mark 43 x 33 cm. or smaller). Engraved with the assistance of Christian Guérin. Printed chine collé at Chestnut Street Press, R.E. Townsend Studio and Wingate Studio.
  • Binding: Publisher's handmade off-white Dieu Donné stiff paper, hand sewn and bound by Kim O'Donnell. Issued in a beige cloth case (69 x 35 cm.).
  • 75 copies designed by Benjamin Shiff and printed at Wild Carrot Letterpress, Hadley, Mass., on double leaves of Twinrocker paper, handmade for this edition, from Futura type.
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Spencer Coll. Amer. 1990 92-213
Bourgeois, Louise, 1911-2010.
The puritan / Louise Bourgeois.
[New York] : Osiris Editions, c1990.
1st ed.
Local Note
No. 26 of 70 bound copies; signed in pencil by the author/artist and inscribed "Hand colored Jan. 1991."
Added Author
O'Donnell, Kim. Binder
Guérin, Chrisian. Printer of plates
Wild Carrot Letterpress. Printer
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1990 92-213
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