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Title(s):

An African folktale / with blind intaglio & screen prints by Willow Legge.

Published/Created:
[Guildford, England] : Circle Press Publications, 1979.
Physical Description:
[8], 25, [4] p. : ill. ; 40 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 218
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Articles & Chapters
Notes:
Edition limited to 200 books with 30 artist's proofs plus 5 copies marked H.C. [hors commerce], and 10 copies held for presentaton, all signed and numbered by the artist.
BAC: British Art Center copy is on of 30 artist's proof copies, signed and numbered by the artist.
An Efik-Ibibio folktale from Southern Nigeria recounting 'Why the Sun and the Moon live in the Sky' with 18 blind-intaglio and silkscreen designs by Willow Legge. The nine folded sections are laid into a cloth-covered solander box blocked on the spine and cover.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Circle Press -- Publisher.
Folk literature -- Nigeria.
Tales -- Africa.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Relief prints -- 1979.
Contributors:
Legge, Willow.
Circle Press, publisher.
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