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Crombie, John

 Person

Found in 148 Collections and/or Records:

Old Wive's Tale / Crombie, John., 1992

 Item
Identifier: CC-19248-19631
Scope and Contents

This special edition was printed on Hahnemuhle paper whereas the ordinary edition was printed on Rives paper. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

One Way Or Another, 1994

 Item
Identifier: CC-20609-21011
Scope and Contents

This publication is the last from John Crombie and Kickshaws because of "waning stamina and resources... The book is a stream of type carrying its cargo of verbal flotsam past occasional islands, meandering between the figure-incrusted embankments." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

Only Connect, 1984

 Item
Identifier: CC-18994-19373
Scope and Contents

The book is bound into a folder in four sections so that the pages may be turned in random order thereby constantly changing the story. This format is the same as the booklets with spiral spines on all borders published by Kickshaws. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1984

Pie / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila., 1983

 Item
Identifier: CC-20122-20517
Scope and Contents

The illustrations consist of dense clusters of letters and words printed with several type faces and spacings. It starts as an incomprehensible mound of dropped type which gets smaller on each page as letters are selected to tell a story, set above in neat lines, bringing order out of chaos, -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

Pie / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila., 1983

 Item
Identifier: CC-20123-20518
Scope and Contents

The illustrations consist of dense clusters of letters and wordsprinted with several type faces and spacings. It starts as an incomprehensible mound of dropped type which gets smaller on each page as letters are selected to tell a story, set above in neat lines, bringing order out of chaos. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

Portrait Evolutif / Crombie, John., 1988

 Item
Identifier: CC-17970-18340
Scope and Contents

The pages provide an expressionistic evolving and disintegrating portrait of Crombie in 12 stages using three primary colors. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1988

Proofs , 1991

 Item
Identifier: CC-17975-18345
Scope and Contents

The pages are "saturated" with proofs of "discarded titles, rejected illustrations, botched typographics" from an abandoned book, "Sic Transport." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

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Conventional fiction 35
Artist book (limited edition) 33
Illustrated book (limited edition) 27
Concrete poetry 19
Conventional poetry 18