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Creator:
King, Ronald, 1932-
Title(s):

Bluebeard's castle / design Ronald King, verse Roy Fisher.

Published/Created:
Guildford [England] : Circle Press Publications, 1972.
Physical Description:
[13] leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.K55 B58 1972 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Articles & Chapters
Notes:
"Based on the opera by Bartok, the visual theme of the book is represented by nine pop-up constructions; the portcullis, the castle and seven secret chambers with the verse incorporated into the design printed in Optima. 125 signed copies ... made up of 10 loose 4 pp sections silk screened throughout onto Hollingsworth paper and placed into a cardboard folder and held in a black Perspex tray with a clear lid."--Cooking the books.
Cooking the books : Ron King and Circle Press, p. 168
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 132 of a limited edition of 175 copies.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Bluebeard (Legendary character) -- Pictorial works.
Bluebeard (Legendary character) -- Poetry.
Circle Press -- Publisher.
Toy and movable books -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Screen prints -- 1972.
Pop-up books.
Contributors:
Fisher, Roy, 1930-
Circle Press, publisher.
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945. Kékszakállú herceg vára.
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