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Making copy, typescript and proofs, 1997

MS. Gehenna Press c. 47
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  1. (fols. 1-168) Unboxed artist's making copy, comprising paste-up and proof annotated text and paste-up art (marbled papers by Eric Carle). In original order.
  2. (fols. 169-74) Sidney Berger essay typescript with covering letter
  3. (fols. 175-213) Title proofs
  4. (fols. 214-6) 'Artist's notes' text proofs (first page only)
  5. (fols. 217-52) Two sets of proofs, proofread by Carle & Berger, and Carl Sesar respectively, with covering letter from the printer Art Larson (possibly enclosing different proofs, now missing or dispersed)
  6. (fols. 253-92) Two complete sets of unannotated, numbered text proofs, plus one fragment
  7. (fols. 293-306) Assorted proofs, with some layout information, and text corrections
  8. (fols. 307-16) Colophon proofs
  9. (fols. 317-24) Eric Carle portrait proofs
  10. (fols. 325-6) Pencil sketch by ?Leonard Baskin, used as a wrapper for Magical Papers proofs.


  • Creation: 1997


326 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gehenna Press c. 47

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