LX Commute: My Sentence

By: Ann Whipple

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Used: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies designed and typeset by Joseph D'Ambrosio (1934-2009) in 12-point Palatino. Small 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 inches. [vi], 56, [4] pp. AC Transit Schedule for Line LX, Express Richmond - San Francisco mounted at the half-title, cityscape dingbats in the text; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth with a specially designed 7-color illustration on the front cover, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED by Ann Whipple on the title page. SIGNED by the designer / illustrator, Joe D'Ambrosio, on the front cover. MM219-011. Fine. This book is a memoir, in poetry and prose, about 5 years in the life of the author when she commuted 5 days per week on line LX of the Alameda County Transit Authority. The front cover contains a specially produced 7-color illustration of the Bay Bridge support span and was printed letterpress from hand cut "paper" plates. It is SIGNED by the artist in pencil at the bottom edge. Joseph D'Ambrosio has worked as an artist within the book medium since 1969. He writes, sets type, prints designs, does the artwork, and binds. The book becomes a total work of art combining many spectrums of fine art mediums. His editions are signed and numbered, as would be a limited edition fine art print. REFERENCE: D'Ambrosio, A Memoir of Book Design, pp. 165-166.

Title: LX Commute: My Sentence

Author Name: Ann Whipple

Categories: Artist's Book,

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, D'Ambrosio: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MM219-011

Keywords: LX Commute My Sentence, Ann Whipple, Joseph D'Ambrosio, Poetry, Artist's Book, Art, Letterpress