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Refinery 1 edition

Ross, John

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by John Ross.

Published 2000 by High Tide Press in East Hampton, N.Y .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

"A 3-Dimensional fantasy of a refinery" based on drawings the artist made at a petrochemical plant in Sisak, Croatia. "The formulas surprinted on the shapes have been extracted from actual processes in the procedures. Unlike reality, this version can assume many variations when it is erected" -- P. [2].

"The text type is ... set in Linotype by Kent LeFebvre of Signs Plus in Holyoke, Mass. Headlines are set in wood and metal fonts by John Ross from the High Tide Collection in East Hampton, New York ... The binding is constructed by James DiMarcantonio of the Hope Bindery in Providence, Rhode Island. Technical petrochemical advice by Alfred Weiss of Tenafly, New Jersey ... Design and prints by John Ross" -- Colophon.

Limited edition of five.

A shaped accordion book with cutouts and additional shaped leaves attached at two hinges on verso. Collograph plates (most double) are pasted back to back to form eleven panels printed on both sides. Box is covered in green silk, and upper boards, which open off center, are painted.

LC has copy no. 5, signed by the artist.

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Library of Congress
N7433.4.R677 R445 2000

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