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Production Narrative

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).

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The Shadow Architecture at the Crossroads Annual 19__.

Agents

Paul Zelevansky

type: initiating

role:
artist
author


Publication Information

edition type: editioned

publisher: CNC

place: New York, NY

dates:
publication: 1988-00-00

edition size: unknown

note: []

Measurements

depth: 1 inches closed

horizontal: 9 inches closed

vertical: 10 7/8 inches closed

Production Information

production means:
offset (local)

binding: mashine sewn (local)

substrate:
bookBlock: paper
endsheets: paper

media:
ink (local)

Appearance

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.

Content

pagination: paginated 228 numbered pages

numbered?: unnumbered

signed?: unsigned

Colophon

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.

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