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Crombie, John

 Person

Found in 148 Collections and/or Records:

Tentative de Mise en Onomatopees d'un Soiree chez Madame Verdurin a l'Instant ou l'un des fideles Lache une Grosse Faribole / Crombie, John., 1997

 Item
Identifier: CC-46397-49122
Scope and Contents

This copy of the book was printed on Rives et Arches. The Sackner Archive also holds the ordinary edition that was printed on art board. The words are adapted from "Du Cote de chez Swann" by Marcel Proust. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

The Erring Sister ( One of a Cruel Tales by Villiers De L'Isle-Adam) / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila ; John Crombie, translator., 1980

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Identifier: CC-46391-49116
Scope and Contents

Villiers De L'Isle-Adam (1838-1885) was a author ivolved in the French symbolist movement who wrote a number of Cruel Tales. This story translated by Crombie has to do with one of a hard working spinster sister who errs by falling in love. It is illustrated with drawings by Sheila Bourne. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

The Image / Crombie, John ; Beckett, Samuel., 2003

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Identifier: CC-42102-44103
Scope and Contents

This book is an unauthorized translation by Crombie of the French edition by Beckett. It was not for sale. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003

The Junior Muckraker or: A Family Hits the Headlines / Cami, Pierre ; Bourne, Sheila ; John Crombie, translator., 2002

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Identifier: CC-40969-42948
Scope and Contents

Written by Cami, a popular French humorist and writer, this tale was translated by Crombie and illustrated by Bourne. Stored in Crobie box. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002

The Utter Mystery / Crombie, John., 2000

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Identifier: CC-40498-42470
Scope and Contents

The book is divided into chapters that are titled "The Perplexities Commence," "The Perplexities Mutliply" and "The Ultimate Conundrum." The answer to the posed questions of Who? What? When,? How? and Why? is on the last page - Because!!! Listed are many excuses from Human Fallibility, Gross Mismanagement to Precocious Senility. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

Three Cherries and a Sardine / Peret, Benjamin ; John Crombie, translator., 2002

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Identifier: CC-40962-42941
Scope and Contents

Printed in a handful of copies by John Crombie from "battered and corroded Verona type salvaged in extrimis from a Glasgow printery before it is put out of its misery and junked, mercifully, as scrap metal." Stored in Crombie box or on shelf under Peret. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002

True to Type / Crombie, John., 1989

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Identifier: CC-46389-49114
Scope and Contents

This is a fictional biography of a man from his birth to age 80 years when he is near death. Several typefaces are employed to simulate the aging process. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

Tutti Frutti / Bourne, Sheila ; Crombie, John., 1987

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Identifier: CC-23572-24017
Scope and Contents

The book is an illustrated guide to 15 fruit drinks. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

Un Conte a Votre Facon by Raymond Queneau / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila., 1982

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Identifier: CC-20117-20512
Scope and Contents

This identical in design to the English version, Yours for the Telling, that is also held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

Untitled Book, 2nd Ed. / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila., 1992

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Identifier: CC-20131-20526
Scope and Contents

The illustrations consist of dense clusters of letters and words printed with several type faces and spacings. The Sackner Archive holds the first edition of this book. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

Wee Oui / Crombie, John., 1999

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Identifier: CC-46386-49111
Scope and Contents

This book deals with wordplay, e.g., a statement in French at the top of the page is followed in the middle of the page by one word responses in French and English wherein these words sound similar but provide totally different meanings. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1999

Where Do They Go, the Dogs of Le Havre...? / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila., 1992

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Identifier: CC-20607-21009
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 an French. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

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