Minsky in London  
Edited by Pamela Moore. With 90 photographs by Richard Minsky.

The story of Minsky's experience as a US/UK Bicentennial Fellow (1978-79), in his words, those of the editor, and observations by 15 people he encountered. A no-holds-barred account, including the story of Tom Phillips' Dante's Inferno giant fire disaster (with photos), and meetings with the British from the Heralds at the Garter Service to artists, punk rockers and bookbinders.



Letterpress from Monotype and handset type, with dry mounted photographic prints and 45 rpm record. 64 pages 11" x 14" on Mohawk Superfine Cover 80# soft white. Foil stamped leather spine, printed cloth on boards. Cover, title page, back endpaper and record label design by Pat Gorman, cover caricature of Minsky by Gerald Mynott. Recordings of Kathy Fire & Reverse doing her song "Libido" (Lyrics on the endpaper), and Tommy Weitzel solo guitar "Ode to a Dead Sheep." Edition of 25 and 5 Artist Proofs. 1980.

Text Contributors:
Terry Carlson,
Barry Fantoni
Faith Gillespie
Pam Hardyment
Kay Hartley
Brian Hoy,
Robert Kenedy
Fran Landesman
Jay Landesman
Tom Phillips
Dorée Duncan Seligmann
Philip Smith
David Tuck
Kathy Fire, endsheet lyrics

Sound Recordings
Kathy Fire & Reverse, "Libido"
Tommy Weitzel, "Ode to a Dead Sheep"

Cover, endsheet,, and record label design: Pat Gorman
Copy Editor: Mary Mooney
Cover caricature: Gerald Mynott
Leather accessories in endsheet photo supplied by Ian's of London and New York. Legs Deborah and Richard.

Printed in 1980 on a Vandercook Universal 1 at the Center for Book Arts, 15 Bleecker Street, New York City.
Text set in Monotype Goudy Bold and Italic by Michael Uytenbogaart.
Headings hand set by Minsky in Cooper Black, printed in Minsky Pink.
Presswork by Minsky and Dikko Faust.
B&W photos on Portriga paper, archivally processed and selenium toned by Minsky and Roger Haile.
Fifteen color photos are Chromogenic prints made by Minsky at the London College of Printing, November, 1979.

$6,000.00  

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