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Canal Street by  Saul and Ian Frazier Steinberg - Hardcover - 1990 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 4318)

Canal Street

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Canal Street

by Steinberg, Saul and Ian Frazier

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New York: Whitney Museum, 1990. Published by the Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of Art. First in the series "Artists and Writers: American Journals", organized by May Castleberry. Printed by Stamperia Valdonega in Verona under the supervision of Martino Mardersteig. Folio, black morocco spine, gilt-lettered and yellow linen boards. Fine. A very amusing collaboration and a handsome production. Two color woodcuts , one of which is initialled by Steinberg, hand-painted by Michael Berdan, and 16 tipped-in offset lithographs. They depict the traffic, architecture and noise of Canal Street, which was Frazier's neighborhood in New York for twelve years. Canal Street leads to the Holland Tunnel, the first Hudson River vehicular tunnel, of which Frazier describes the building history. Canal Street is a vivid hodgepodge of architecture and shops, both open air and enclosed, selling everything from designer knock-offs to fruit and vegetables, and an amazing array of hardware and auto parts.. Black Morocco and Yellow Linen. Fine. Illus. by Saul Steinberg. Folio.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
4318
Title
Canal Street
Author
Steinberg, Saul and Ian Frazier
Illustrator
Saul Steinberg
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Whitney Museum
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1990
Keywords
Saul Steinberg, Whitney Museum Publications, Limited Editions, Canal Street, New York City
Size
Folio

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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
folio
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
fine
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offset
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