The Girl in the Abstract Bed. Vance Bourjaily, Tobias Schneebaum.
The Girl in the Abstract Bed.

The Girl in the Abstract Bed.

New York: Tiber Press, 1954. First edition. Paperback. The story of a young girl and the unique and abstract items in her life, like her "kidney-shaped playpen," "British sports carriage" (her vehicle), "Leotard Service" (for her ballet slippers), and an encounter with her "reactionary Grandmother."
Large red printed folio (11.5 x 17") with illustrated title in white on front and spine, with title page and thirteen vividly colored abstract silk screen prints by Schneebaum tipped on to heavy card stock with printed text by Bourjaily. Pages are unbound as issued, and most images are detached from backing, as usual. Each image 12 3/4 x 9 3/4" laid down on now toned card stock 17 x 11". Folio itself is split at spine with closed tears, also split with closed tears at top and foredge, one chip at top right. Folio cover image is crisp though slightly rubbed with some marking. Number 512 of 1500 copies. OCLC: 6664502 in 13 libraries. Otherwise very good condition. Item #22569

Price: $150.00

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