Seattle: Street of Crocodiles, 1992. One of a lettered edition of 26 copies. This copy is marked "proof copy." Five color woodcut illustrations. Illustrated, printed, and bound by the author. The linoleum blocks were printed on a Vandercook 4 and the text was printed on a C&P platen press. The paper used is Rives BFK. Corners slightly rubbed. Signed by the author on the colophon. A fine copy. Faux emerald water serpent skin (paper) with paper label on front cover, accordion-style binding. Small quarto. Unpaginated. Item #16162
Jules Remedios Faye (b. 1958) is an American author, editor, letterpress printmaker, bookbinder, teacher, and creator of artists’ books. With husband Christopher Stern, now deceased, she established Stern & Faye Printers, a letterpress print shop and hand bookbindery located in Mt Vernon, WA. Faye teaches, curates and participates in bookarts exhibits and events throughout the Skagit Valley and Puget Sound area.