Since man began to eat himself. Six authors, six etchings and one drawing in seven plates by Warrington Colescott. Lawrence. Kenneth Bernard Perishable Press. Ferlinghetti, Joel Oppenheimer, Jerome Rothenberger, Toby Olson, Allen Ginsberg.

Since man began to eat himself. Six authors, six etchings and one drawing in seven plates by Warrington Colescott.

Mt. Horeb, WI: The Perishable Press, 1986. One of 113 copies, each work signed by its author and the Colophon signed by Walter Hamady, illustrated by Warrington Colescott who has also signed the edition, on Sandwich paper made by Bill Anthony who has also bound the book and signed the edition. Page size: 11 x 7-1/4 inches, 58pp; 38 of which are printed. Bound by Bill Anthony: 3/4 black cloth and gray paper with the title stamped in blind on the spine. Illustrated with six etched illuminations and one composite drawing by Warrington Colescott and signed by the artist on the half title. Includes: "Home, Home, Home" by Lawrence Ferlinghetti; "Sherry Fine: Conceptualist" by Kenneth Bernard; "Birdbrain" by Allen Ginsberg; "The Woman Who Excaped from Shame" by Toby Olson; "War" by Jerome Rothenberg; and "Topic Sentence" by Joel Oppenheimer.
The dictionary defines this book as a literary work in which stupidities, follies, vices abuses, etc., are held up to ridicule and contempt - delivered here by nine experts. A fully amplified description of the making of this book can be found in the July 1988 Fine Print as part of their ongoing series "Designing Literature" - the article "Printing and the DP of the U" written by the printer. PP #110. Item #11565

Price: $1,750.00