ALISON KNOWLES, Gem Duck, 1977

Gem Duck, 1977
22,3 x 16,5 cm
SC, 270 pp.
edition 1000, numbered
signed with dedication to Jackson Mac Low
published by Edizioni Pari & Dispari, Cavriago / Reggio Emilia, Italy
condition: good, slightly yellowed on edges of cover
€ 225,- plus € 15,- Track & Trace registered EU mail
inv.AKnow 244

The tern ‘Gem Duck’ is a heavy duck fabric cemented to insoles to support and strengthen the insole lip of shoes or boots.

Association copy, inscribed by the artist to Fluxus traveller Jackson Mac Low: “For Jackson and trips ahead. Alison.” Artist’s book limited to 1000 numbered copies, with this copy unnumbered and out of series. Illustrated with reproductions of xeroxed collages and text on a shoe theme. Some faint discoloration to the wraps; near fine.

History of price:
Ecart-Books, Geneva, Switzerland, July 2022 SFr. 150,-