Extempore; | Reflections & Ruminations on Art & Personal History | Elicited & Edited by Michael Torosian. David HEATH.
Extempore; | Reflections & Ruminations on Art & Personal History | Elicited & Edited by Michael Torosian.
Extempore; | Reflections & Ruminations on Art & Personal History | Elicited & Edited by Michael Torosian.
Extempore; | Reflections & Ruminations on Art & Personal History | Elicited & Edited by Michael Torosian.

Extempore; | Reflections & Ruminations on Art & Personal History | Elicited & Edited by Michael Torosian.

[Toronto]: Lumiere Press, 1988. Octavo, 23.6 x 15.9 cm. Cased in quarter natural linen and grey Canson paper over boards; printed paper label to the spine and ‘DH’ printed in black to the lower outer corner of the upper cover. pp. [7] 8-31, [5], plus an illustrated fold-out leaf measuring 22.4 x 29.2 cm. open. A fine copy. The text was set in Linotype Fairfield, with DeRoos printed in blue for display, and printed on Mohawk letterpress Text paper. Two photographs printed from copy negatives on gelatin-silver paper are tipped in. The fold-out leaf reproduces a hand-rendered layout diagram by Heath; it was printed by offset at the Porcupine’s Quill. From a numbered edition of 150, the present copy being number 22; a further 26 lettered copies were produced for the printer’s retention. Inscribed in blue ink by Torosian on the colophon page, and by David Heath on the recto of the third leaf. Accompanied by two loosely inserted copies of the prospectus for the press’s production of a book of Heath’s photographs from Korea (published as Dave Heath: Korea | Photographs 1953–1954. Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio, 2004); each prospectus is a single cut sheet once-folded, measuring 11.4 x 30.5 cm. open. Item #265

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