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The Poetics (Of Torture)
Maureen Cummins
Art Library Rare Books Collection N7433.4.C86 P64 2011 box 8.1

Limited edition of 20: numbered and signed by Maureen Cummins, Art Library has copy 10. "The Poetics (of Torture) was produced in the spring 2011, with typographical assistance from Kathy McMillan. The form of the book was inspired by hand-printed fans in the collection of master printer Kathy Caraccio. This book was produced in an edition of 20 copies using silkscreen and letterpress technology. It was printed on Fabriano Artistico and laced together with strips of unbleached Thai Mulberry paper. The box that houses the book is covered in a Chinese silk brocade cloth and lined with a handmade sheet, Gris Francais, produced by Ruscombe Mill." — Colophon.

The Poetics of Torture in its container The Poetics of torture outside of it container, slightly opened