Salt notes

Salt notes / James Brown.
Brown, James, 1951-
[San Francisco] : Limestone Press, c1990.

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TextBy appointment onlyAvailableSpencer Coll. Amer. 1990 94-36Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308


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[21] leaves : all ill.; 25 cm.
  • Artists' books – United States.
  • Typefaces (Type evidence) – Caslon.
  • Letterpress t.p. (on translucent sheet) and colophon printed from Caslon type.
  • Leaves 4-5, 7, 9-10 and 12-14 illustrated on both sides.
  • Blank leaf, not counted in collation, precedes colophon.
  • Illustrated throughout. "Printed from eight copper etching plates and fourteen lithograph stones drawn by the artist ... in November and December 1989. Additionally, each book contains three pages hand-drawn by the artist ... Printed by Jill Livermore, assisted by Karen Tossavainen and Richard Urban"--Colophon. Some images produced by imprinting etching plates with potatoes soaked in sugarlift, nitric acid or tusche. Several prints combine etching and lithography by superimposition and/or montage. Colors: black, magenta, umber, off-white; several mounted, some on light blue or black paper. For detailed discussion, see Print collector's newsletter, v. 21, no. 5 (Nov./Dec. 1990), p. 191.
  • Binding: Publisher's half magenta morocco and illustrated white paper boards, by Klaus Rötzscher. In natural linen slipcase with additional print inset on front.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1990 94-36
Brown, James, 1951-
Salt notes / James Brown.
[San Francisco] : Limestone Press, c1990.
Local Note
No. 14 of 50 copies printed and drawn on Whatman wove and laid paper (hand-made in 1954, 1957, 1960, and 1962) and Rives BFK paper; signed in pencil by the artist.
Added Author
Rötzscher, Klaus-Ullrich S. Binder
Limestone Press. Printer
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1990 94-36
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