Missing Dot and Other Stories. Peter Kingston, Fairlie Kingston.

Missing Dot and Other Stories.

[Tamarama, Australia: Polar Bear Press, 2014]. First edition, one of 26 copies only, each signed by the artist, Peter Kingston and author, Fairlie Kingston, and hand-numbered and dated, all on Magnani Velata Avorio paper for the text and Japanese Iwaki Mulberry paper for the linocuts. Page size: 7-7/16 x 9-13/16 inches; 124pp; 8 of which contain tipped-in original linocuts colored in Sakura oil-based inks each with hand-written captions and signed by Peter Kingston. Bound by the printer / designer, Nicholas Pounder, hand sewn in buff wrappers, housed in grey cloth over boards clamshell box with cloth cut-out collage by Peter Kingston on front panel showing trailer hooked to car, night view with lights in trailer showing as bright yellow, all on black ground, image 6 x 5.5 inches. Nicholas Pounder has designed this charming "slice of life" text and images, which he letterpress printed in Bembo. Peter Kingston's bold, colorful linocuts for sister Fairlie's loosely connected stories of life in the 1950's in rural Australia. The reader / viewer quickly enters into their world - evocative, touching and colorful. Item #10918

Price: $1,200.00