Ulysses; Etchings by Robert Motherwell.

The Arion Press “Ulysses,” with Etchings by Robert Motherwell

[ARION PRESS]. [MOTHERWELL, Robert, illustrator]. JOYCE, James. Ulysses. Etchings by Robert Motherwell. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1988.

One of 150 numbered copies for sale (this being copy No. 55), out of a total edition of 175 copies. Signed by the artist. Thick folio (12 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches; 323 x 248 mm.). 835, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [3, blank] pp. With forty etchings (of which twenty are in color) by Robert Motherwell on twenty folded leaves. Printed in Perpetua type on French mouldmade Johannot paper. The intaglio printing was done by R.E. Townsend in black and nineteen colors on heavier-weight Johannot paper.

Original half white alum-tawed pigskin (on the spine and fore-edges) over boards covered in blue cloth with white flecks. A fine copy. In the original slipcase covered with the same fabric and with a paper label on the spine.


[MOTHERWELL, Robert]. The Ulysses Etchings of Robert Motherwell. The Artist interviewed by Davd Hayman in Proventown, Massechusets, July 12 and 13, 1988. San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1988. First edition, one of 250 copies. Octavo. 26 pp. Original blue wrappers. a fine copy. Item #00254

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