Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very Good
Tustin, CA: Garden View Press, (1975).
Miniature Book. 1 11/16 x 1 5/16 inches. Unpaginated.  pp. Half-title, text highlighted in red ink, 14 silhouette illustrations in various colors, folding plate at the rear with an illustration of what would be considered today a racially insensitive joke; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth over boards, titled in white, decorative endpapers; binding square and tight. Comes in a matching cloth-covered slip case. LACKS the original envelope that is included in the descriptions of 2 copies offered online when this description was written. No copies currently available in the online market places. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. INITIALED by Frank M. Cushing on the colophon. RGKK819-006. Very Good.
LIMITED EDITION of 175 copies, this is number 75, handset, printed, and bound by Frank M. Cushing. This volume is dedicated to all lovers of art, "especially graphic arts." While Cushing calls this work "pornographic," it hardly rises to "pornography" by today's standards. Herschel Logan called Cushing "the finest hobby printer on the West coast." Bradbury.
REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Cent. U.S. Miniature Books, No. 837.
Title: Portraitures of Nudes by World Famous Artists
Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 175 copies, this is number 75
Country of Origin: United States
Illustrator: Frank M Cushing (1893-1977)
Location Published: Tustin, CA, Garden View Press: 1975
Binding: Maroon cloth over boards, titled in white, decorat
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None, as issued
Inscription: INITIALED by Frank M. Cushing on the colophon
Size: Miniature Book. 1 11/16 x 1 5/16 inches
Type: Miniature Book
Categories: Art, Miniature Book, Fine Press
Seller ID: RGKK819-006
Keywords: art, fine press, frank cushing, garden view press, limited edition, miniature book, portraitures of nudes by world famous artists