A Dog Story. A Tail Without Words. FitzGerald, Vincent. Jelen Co., Nicolette.

A Dog Story. A Tail Without Words.

New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company, 1987. First Edition, one of 20 copies only, with 30 original etchings, a combination of mezzotints, aquatints, drypoints, and linocuts, all by the artist Nicolette Jelen, pulled by the publisher, Vincent FitzGerald. This is a story without words (in the manner of Lynd Ward) in four sections: "The Point of View of the House," "The Point of View of the Pool," "The Point of View of the Tree," "The Point of View of the Dog." Page size: 9 x 12 inches, 72 French-fold leaves. Bound: Japanese style binding in purple and green Japanese cloth by Zahra Partovi and housed in matching fold-over case, near fine with scratch on front of slipcase showing trace of sunning at extremities. Witty and charming, one of the splendid publications from Vincent FitzGerald, now out of print from the publisher. Item #4161

Price: $3,000.00