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Patterson, Simon

Rex Reason : 1994 / Simon Patterson.

Additional Title(s):

Solid, gaseous, liquid, synthetic.

London : Book Works, c1994.
Physical Description:
107 p. : color ill. ; 14 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4 P37 R4 1994
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title: Solid, gaseous, liquid, synthetic.
Edition limited to 2,000 copies.
"Originally produced as a single presentation copy for the Arts Council Award for the Prudential Arts Award in 1993. ... 10 copies produced in 1994 ... were signed and numbered by the artist. ... 2000 copies have been published as part of the Format series funded by the Arts council of England"--Colophon.
Yale medical historical book is part of the Winterhouse Chemistry Collection, gift of Jessica Helfand and William Drenttel, 2014.
"Rex Reason presents the Periodic Table of the Elements in book form. A colour-coding system is set up (black for solids, blue for liquids and yellow [for] synthetics) but where we might expect to find hydrogen, helium or lithium we find Yul Brynner, William Hogarth and Maria Callas. The selected names relate to the chemical symbol for each element."--Publisher's web site.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Chemical elements.
Periodic table of the elements.
Patterson, Simon. Solid, gaseous, liquid, synthetic.

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