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Ron King
Art Library Rare Books Collection NK 8553.5 .K56 A4 2007 box 5.1

"This edition of Alphabeta Concertina is limited to 500 copies printed, cut and creased onto Heritage Book paper and glued to Heritage Museum board (both acid free stocks). The design and construction devised by Ronald King have been used in other Circle Press productions and certain letters have been re-designed since the first and second edition were published in 1983 and 1984." — Colophon.

Ron King
Art Library Rare Books Collection NK8553.5.K56 A4 2007b box 5.1

"This edition of 'Alphabeta Concertina Minuscule' is limited to 600 copies, one hundred of which have been especially printed for Thomas Manss & Company, who were instrumental in preparing the artist's 'abc' designs ready for production. The book was printed, cut and creased and folded onto Heritage White paper and glued to Heritage Museum board (both are acid-free stocks) which were supplied by John Purcell Paper, London. The design and construction for this book have been used in both capital and lower-case letters in other Circle Press productions" — Colophon.

Ron King
Art Library Rare Books Collection N7433.4.K48 T87 1994 box 10.2

Embossed and debossed images of the female figure reveal themselves as the reader turns each page. Six drawings when folded and juxtaposed in sequence, make for eleven reclining female nude images which change position from front to back view. Images created from wire forms pressed into dampened sheets of paper to create each spread. / Embossings on heavy hand-made white paper, sheets are hand-sewn together with thin thread and issued in a light brown paper portfolio. / "On J. Green RWS hand-made paper in a signed limited edition of seventy five copies and on Khadi pure rag-made paper in an unlimited edition"--Cover page [2]. / Issued in grey paper slipcase.