Item #17619 Variations and Quotations. Ward Ritchie, comp.
Variations and Quotations.
Variations and Quotations.
Variations and Quotations.
Variations and Quotations.
Variations and Quotations.

Variations and Quotations.

[Laguna Beach, California: Laguna Verde Imprenta], 1990. One of fifty copies printed by Ward Ritchie. With eighteen color-printed geometric illustrations, each paired with a brief quotation, and a title-page vignette. Printed on an Albion handpress. Minor offsetting to a couple leaves. A fine copy of Ritchie’s last major work. Bound by Joseph D’Ambrosio in quarter natural linen over pale yellow boards with geometric cutouts. Paper label with title printed in black. Blue endpapers. Octavo. [20] pp. Item #17619

The quotations include “When the answers are simple you hear God thinking” (Albert Einstein), “Moment by moment the present becomes the past” (Thornton Wilder), and “Memory is hunger” (Ernest Hemingway). The final quotation is “It was a grand adventure, I am content” (William Addison Dwiggins).

This is the thirtieth publication of Laguna Verde Imprenta. Note: The printed number on the colophon identifies this as #29, but the number has been crossed out in ink with “XXX” (i.e., thirty).

Price: $850.00

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