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Crombie, John


Found in 148 Collections and/or Records:

List f-92 / Black Sun Books ; Crombie J ; Kruger B ; Peret B ; Iliazd ; Roth D ; Schwitters K ; Stein G ; Tapies A., 1992

Identifier: CC-23618-24065
Scope and Contents

Poesie de mots inconnus by Iliazd, held by the Sackner Archive, is listed as an offering with a detailed description. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

Mais ou vont les chiens du Havre? / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila., 1989

Identifier: CC-46390-49115
Scope and Contents

The book unfolds into seven booklets bound by six plastic spiral bindings. The images deal with the dogs and their owners living in Le Havre. This is the deluxe edition printed on Arches paper. The Sackner Archive holds another copy of this book that is printed in English. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

Meanwhile Life Went on / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila., 1987

Identifier: CC-20112-20506
Scope and Contents

The Sackner Archive holds a French language edition of the book, "Cependant la Vie Continuait." The theme of this absurd tale is the senses gone awry. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

More Do's Than Don'ts / Crombie, John ; Peret, Benjamin., 2003

Identifier: CC-42103-44104
Scope and Contents This poem by Peret orignally titled "Imperatit" was translated into English by Crombie.Wikipedia 2015: Based in Paris, the press was founded in 1979 by Crombie as a vehicle for his literary and design aspirations; since then, he and Bourne (who often creates artwork for the books), have printed by hand and published more than 150 small books. The design and typography of Kickshaws publications is unusual, involving a wide range of (often French) type designs, letterpress printing in multiple colours, and the use of unusual formats and binding styles, notably a simple form of comb-binding which allows the leaves of a book to be folded and refolded in different sequences. Textually, many of the books are either Crombie's own poetry or fiction, or his interpretations or translations of French or Francophile humorists and absurdist writers, including Samuel Beckett, Alphonse Allais and Pierre Henri Cami (the latter being a particular favourite of Crombie's, and a writer he considers...
Dates: 2003

Neither...Nor..., 1989

Identifier: CC-17974-18344
Scope and Contents

Theme deals with the evolution of fish to fowl. Owing to the printing process, no two copies are completely alike. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

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