by J. Drucker
from _The Century of Artists' Books_: "Offset printed from originals made with rubber stampes, presstype, typewriter, and other low-tech graphic items, the books make striking use of the potential of these media to translate into tones of black and white" (319).
The Shadow Architecture at the Crossroads Annual 19__.
edition type: editioned
place: New York, NY
edition size: unknown
depth: 1 inches closed
horizontal: 9 inches closed
vertical: 10 7/8 inches closed
binding: mashine sewn (local)
general description: A large, thick, white-covered volume with mostly black-and-white pages.
format: codex (AAT)
cover: A prominent red "X" over the underscore of 19__ becomes a focal point for the front cover, which features a large rendition of the title as well as a drawing of a woman with a microscope. The back cover reprints one of the book's pages in black and white.
color: yes predominantly black and white, but patches of red are used as accents in places.
pagination: paginated 228 numbered pages
Portions of this Annual have appeared in: Benzene, Criss-Cross, Shantih, Whitewalls, Sites, Folding Cigar, O.ARS, Rampike, Ligne, Appearances, Foist, Collective Farm, Zerroscopiz and The Crossroads Novelty Corp Spring Catalog. This project has been funded in part by: The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive and Art Matters, Inc. Printed at the Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607.