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Davie, Alan, 1920–2014

Magic reader / Alan Davie.

[London] : Paragon Press, 1988.
Physical Description:
[19] leaves : all ill. ; 43 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 213
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles Booth-Clibborn
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Articles & Chapters
53 copies printed (lithographed throughout) by Ian Lawson, Herefordshire, on Vellum Arches paper. There were also 45 copies issued as portfolios of the prints.
Cover title.
"Published by Charles Booth-Clibborn ... under his imprint the Paragon Press"--Colophon.
Colophon leaf, designed by the artist, is reproduced from handwriting and printed by Simon King.
Issued in white paper covers with additional ill. on front cover, screen printed from the artist's design by Arthur Watson. Black endleaves; covers attached to back endleaf only, exposing signatures stitched with purple thread. In royal purple cloth portfolio and slipcase, both lined in gold foil. Binding structure and case designed by the artist and executed by Cathy Robert, London.
Contemporary British art in print, 1995 p.78/79.
Print Collector's newsletter, v.19, no 6 (Jan./Feb. 1989) p. 230.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 3 of 53, signed by the artist.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Booth Clibborn, Charles -- Publisher.
Davie, Alan, 1920-2014.
Lawson, Ian, -- Printer.
Paragon Press -- Publisher.
Prints, British.
Robert, Cathy, -- Binder.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Lithographs -- 1988.
Screen prints -- 1988.
Paragon Press (London, England) publisher.

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