artist's books KNOWLES, ALISON

ALISON KNOWLES, Gem Duck, 1977

Gem Duck, 1977
SC, 8vo. 270 pp.
edition 1000, numbered, signed with dedication
published by Edizioni Pari & Dispari, Cavriago / Reggio Emilia, Italy

“Gem Duck is a heavy duck fabric cemented to insoles to support and strengthen the insole lip od 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.

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