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    Specially Bound Edition with the Extra Suite of Woodblock Prints by Martin Puryear, Each Signed by the Artist

    Jean Toomer. Cane. Woodcuts by Martin Puryear. Afterword by Leon F. Litwack. San Francisco: Arion Press, 2000. First edition, number 30 of 400 copies signed and numbered by Puryear. With seven full-page woodcuts bound in and two smaller woodcuts within the text. Text on mouldmade German paper; lithographs on handmade Japanese Kitakata. Specially bound in full brown leather with black titles to the covers and spine. One of a limited number of copies housed in the special wooden crate-like box created by Puryear. With the extra suite of seven woodblock prints, also numbered 30 of 50, each signed by Puryear. Minor coffee stain to bottom corner of text, affecting about half of the text and a few lithographs. Otherwise, a near fine copy.

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    September, 2011
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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