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The Resource Mesmer : secrets of the human frame, by Toni Dove

Mesmer : secrets of the human frame, by Toni Dove

Label
Mesmer : secrets of the human frame
Title
Mesmer
Title remainder
secrets of the human frame
Statement of responsibility
by Toni Dove
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • N7433.4.D684
  • Z232.G748
LC item number
  • M476 1993
  • A1 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Mesmer : secrets of the human frame, by Toni Dove
Link
http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/SSRecIDSearch?repl1=ArtistsBks&repl2=ArtistsBks.ab0049.bib
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The description of the construction of the android is from Tomorrow's Eve written by Villiers de l'Ilse-Adam in 1886, University of Illinois Press, 1982. The story is a fiction about Thomas Edison. Edison's friend Lord Ewald, falls in love with a beautiful courtesan whom he considers to be the ideal of female beauty. He is shattered when she opens her mouth to speak and he discovers 'the soul of a bourgeois.' Edison takes pity on his friend and creates for him the perfect woman--an android"--Colophon
  • "First mounted as a computerized slide and sound installation at the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage in 1990 ... Edition consists of 60 copies, 10 hors commerce, 50 for sale"--Colophon
  • Printed from found images of medical drawings, swords, angels, x-rays and other objects
  • Issued in a slipcase and box
  • Signed and numbered by the artist
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
59 unnumbered pages
Lccn
2002554552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: No. 17/50. Box: Quarter bound in black cloth. Grey and mauve patterned paper over boards. Black leather spine label, stamped in silver. Slipcase: Metallic silver paper over boards. Black paper title label mounted on case, stamped in silver. Book: Hinged metal covers, with holes punched in regular lines. Screens and iridescent cellophane as flyleaves. Many translucent pages, making a layered effect. Pop up skeletal angel in centerfold. Purchase, Granary.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28299453
  • ucoclc28299453
Label
Mesmer : secrets of the human frame, by Toni Dove
Link
http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/SSRecIDSearch?repl1=ArtistsBks&repl2=ArtistsBks.ab0049.bib
Publication
Note
  • "The description of the construction of the android is from Tomorrow's Eve written by Villiers de l'Ilse-Adam in 1886, University of Illinois Press, 1982. The story is a fiction about Thomas Edison. Edison's friend Lord Ewald, falls in love with a beautiful courtesan whom he considers to be the ideal of female beauty. He is shattered when she opens her mouth to speak and he discovers 'the soul of a bourgeois.' Edison takes pity on his friend and creates for him the perfect woman--an android"--Colophon
  • "First mounted as a computerized slide and sound installation at the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage in 1990 ... Edition consists of 60 copies, 10 hors commerce, 50 for sale"--Colophon
  • Printed from found images of medical drawings, swords, angels, x-rays and other objects
  • Issued in a slipcase and box
  • Signed and numbered by the artist
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
59 unnumbered pages
Lccn
2002554552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: No. 17/50. Box: Quarter bound in black cloth. Grey and mauve patterned paper over boards. Black leather spine label, stamped in silver. Slipcase: Metallic silver paper over boards. Black paper title label mounted on case, stamped in silver. Book: Hinged metal covers, with holes punched in regular lines. Screens and iridescent cellophane as flyleaves. Many translucent pages, making a layered effect. Pop up skeletal angel in centerfold. Purchase, Granary.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28299453
  • ucoclc28299453

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