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Janus Press Edition of Clifford Burke's Bone Songs 1/150  

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Bone Songs

Burke, Clifford

Newark, Vermont

Janus Press



40 French-folded unnumbered pages including covers. Eighteen polymer relief prints from drawings by Ruth Fine. 10¼ x8x2", text printed damp from magnesium plates in black on Barcham Green Royal Watercolour Society paper; completely non-adhesive binding using MacGregor-Vinzani calendered ivory abaca paper; housed in drum vellum slipcase. unnumbered presentation copy matching the issue of 150 copies. 

Signed by Burke, Fine, and Claire Van Vliet at the colophon. Also inscribed "For Alexander Dzilvelis" at the colophon. The 20 poems were inspired by a series of bone and skull drawings by Ruth Fine, 18 of which are in this edition. Printed in 10 point Gill Sans Light, this is another wonderful book from Janus Press.

Lot Amendments

One half of 2 part slipcase lacking; some wear to slipcase; light soiling to wrapper edges; very good.

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