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The Resource Femmes fatales, Maureen Cummins

Femmes fatales, Maureen Cummins

Label
Femmes fatales
Title
Femmes fatales
Statement of responsibility
Maureen Cummins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UCW
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Femmes fatales, Maureen Cummins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The book is in the form of a photography album with the name of a particular torture used as the title for the accompanying photograph of a woman in various poses inserted in a page pocket
  • "Femmes fatales was produced by Maureen Cummins in the summer of 2001, with typographic assistance from Kathy McMillan and dye-cutting by Earl Kallemeyn ... All borders and text were letterpress-printed on black Stonehenge and the images were reproduced using color xerography. The list of names of torture and execution devices was compiled over a period of several years, as were the vintage photographs used to illustrate the book. Femmes fatales was printed in an edition of fifty numbered copies, with copy number 1 containing the original photographs ..." -- Colophon
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
[37] p.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy: No.15/50 copies, signed by the author. Black leatherette, blind-tooled; book closes with a lock; black board pages with gilt text and and images on facing pages; gilt-patterned endpapers; all edges gilt. Purchase, Califia Books, 2002
  • Clark Library has copy no. 1 (the "deluxe copy"), containing the original photographs and housed in a clamshell box (39 x 27 cm.). Signed by Maureen Cummins; with prospectus.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49419219
  • ucoclc49419219
Label
Femmes fatales, Maureen Cummins
Publication
Note
  • The book is in the form of a photography album with the name of a particular torture used as the title for the accompanying photograph of a woman in various poses inserted in a page pocket
  • "Femmes fatales was produced by Maureen Cummins in the summer of 2001, with typographic assistance from Kathy McMillan and dye-cutting by Earl Kallemeyn ... All borders and text were letterpress-printed on black Stonehenge and the images were reproduced using color xerography. The list of names of torture and execution devices was compiled over a period of several years, as were the vintage photographs used to illustrate the book. Femmes fatales was printed in an edition of fifty numbered copies, with copy number 1 containing the original photographs ..." -- Colophon
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
[37] p.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy: No.15/50 copies, signed by the author. Black leatherette, blind-tooled; book closes with a lock; black board pages with gilt text and and images on facing pages; gilt-patterned endpapers; all edges gilt. Purchase, Califia Books, 2002
  • Clark Library has copy no. 1 (the "deluxe copy"), containing the original photographs and housed in a clamshell box (39 x 27 cm.). Signed by Maureen Cummins; with prospectus.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49419219
  • ucoclc49419219

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