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Primus inter pares

Title
Primus inter pares / poetry by Kenneth Koch ; original artwork by Alex Katz.
Author
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002.
Publication
New York : Peter Blum Edition, 2003.
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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. Amer. 2003 11-55Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Additional Authors
  • Katz, Alex, 1927-
  • Conant, Judi.
  • Kelly, Jerry, 1955-
  • Peter Blum Edition. pbl
  • Mark Chronister Design. prt
Description
[43] p. : ill.; 37 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Artists' books – United States – 21st century.
  • Drawings – United States – 21st century.
  • Ink drawings – United States – 21st century.
Note
  • "Fifty copies of this book have been printed in letterpress by Mark Chronister Design"--Colophon.
  • "The original artwork by Alex Katz has been added by the hand of the artist directly onto each copy. The edition has been handbound by Judi Conant. Produced under the direction of Jerry Kelly"--Colophon
  • A poem in 18 stanzas by Koch with 18 drawings by Katz on facing pages. A facsim. of a letter from Koch to Katz, dated Jan. 21, 2002, is tipped in on leaf preceding colophon and describes this as one of the two possible layouts for the work, which Koch calls "a poem for the happy downtown dots."
  • The letterpress is in a font simulating manual typewriting. Drawings by Katz consist of a single black dot in a varying location on each of 18 pages.
Binding (note)
  • Issued stitched into white wrappers, in cream book jacket with white paper label on spine. In cream paper-covered slipcase.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 2003 11-55
OCLC
710051615
Author
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002.
Title
Primus inter pares / poetry by Kenneth Koch ; original artwork by Alex Katz.
Imprint
New York : Peter Blum Edition, 2003.
Local Note
Spencer Coll. copy is no. 15/50; signed in pencil by Katz.
Binding
Issued stitched into white wrappers, in cream book jacket with white paper label on spine. In cream paper-covered slipcase.
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Publisher's description
Place of Publication
United States New York (State) New York.
Added Author
Katz, Alex, 1927- Illustrator
Peter Blum Edition. Publisher
Mark Chronister Design. Printer
Conant, Judi. Binder
Kelly, Jerry, 1955- Book producer
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 2003 11-55
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