Author: Mann, Thomas; Hejduk, John (Lithographs); Shapiro, David (Afterword) Title: The Black Swan Publication: [New York]: The Limited Editions Club printed by Heritage Printers, Inc. 122 of 375 copies, quarto size, 193 pp. Signed by John Hejduk, with LEC Monthly Letter.This edition includes an afterword by David Shapiro b. 1947, a prolific poet and literary critic, whose first book was published when he was eighteen; offering insight and a sympathetic view of the brutality and bluntness often found in Mann's prose, he writes A master of X-ray, [Mann] leads us to the master montage of disease itself.
And to the possible health of love. " ___DESCRIPTION: Full brown leather, title in black on the front board, black endpapers, lithographs printed in two colours by John Hejduk throughout; Monotype Gill Sans, mouldmade Rives Buff Text paper, quarto size (12" by 9.25), pagination: [i-vi] 1-183 [184-186] [1 colophon], one of 375 copies, this number 122, signed by John Hejduk on the colophon. With LEC Monthly Letter, a thirteen-page softcover booklet, with two staples at the spine. In a slipcase covered in black cloth. ___CONDITION: A fine copy; the covers clean, the corners straight and unrubbed, the binding tight with solid hinges, the interior clean and bright, and free of prior owner markings; spine is very slightly sunned, else fine.
The LEC Monthly Letter is near fine, clean overall with a few stray marks, the text block is sturdy, without wear except at the corners and a small nick on the top edge of the rear cover. The slipcase is near fine, strong and sturdy, clean, with some minor fraying to the cloth, otherwise free of wear. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell.
Subject: Limited Editions Club, Modern Literature. Swan's Fine Books is an open shop located in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Please give us advance notice of any book(s) you need to return, thank you. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Thomas Mann, John Hejduk / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB The Black Swan Signed 1990" is in sale since Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
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