Epiphanies

Price: 8,000.00 USD

[New York: Vincent Fitzgerald & Co, 1987. One of 50 numbered copies, from a total edition of 65 (including fifteen artist's proofs), signed by Susan Weil and Marjorie Van Dyke. With illustrations by Susan Weil and Marjorie Van Dyke in various media: original etchings, watercolors, collages, and decoupage. 1 vols. Folio (38 x 32.5 cm). The Weil - Van Dyke Epiphanies. A stunning visual meditation upon the texts of Joyce's epiphanies, executed in original etchings, watercolors, collages, and hand-cut creations, printed on various Japanese papers and on Moulin du Gue paper. The collages were executed by Vincent Fitzgerald and Zahra Partovi; the etchings were printed by Van Dyke and Maria Luisa Rojo at the Printmaking Workshop, and the lithographs were printed by Van Dyke and Rhae Burden. The calligraphy was executed by Jerry Kelly, and the letterpress printed by Dan Keleher and Bruce Chandler at Wild Carrot Letterpress. The texts of the forty epiphanies are printed in full, and those selected for interpretation are assigned thematic divisions: "Planes," "Death," "Dreams," and "Games," with Weil undertaking the first two sections, and Van Dyke the latter two. The thematic sectional titles to the divisions of the illustrative matter are keyed numerically to the relevant epiphanies in the text. A notable production, singled out for notice in several key exhibitions, including selective shows by Franklin Furnace and the Boston Athenaeum. One of 50 numbered copies, from a total edition of 65 (including. Folded loose sheets, laid into Japanese handmade silk over boards clamshell box, with lightning bolt down upper cover, mirror paper interiors, by the Thistle Bindery. Internally fine, some minor toning to spine and portions of the box, else fine.


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