Front cover image for A humument. Vol. 1

A humument. Vol. 1

Tom Phillips, W. H. Mallock, Kelpra Studio (Printer of plates)
Print Book, English, 1970
Tetrad Press, London, 1970
11 sheets (1 folded) : chiefly color illustrations ; 20 x 14 cm
"Edition of 100 signed copies + 25 copies ... hors de commerce"--Colophon
Utilizes pages from W.H. Mallock's novel A human document (New ed., London, 1892)
Consists of 1 bifolium ([3] p.) with t.p., artist's note and colophon, and 10 sheets ([10] leaves) of ill., retaining the novel's original pagination: p. 5, 12, 88, 135, 138, 228, 268, 272, 294, 299
"A humument will be published in a series of volumes (fascicles). Each ... will consist of a selection of loose pages varying in number and chosen for their appropriateness to the printing medium used for that particular set"--Prospectus
Illustrations: 10 prints : screenprint, col. ; full-page. Screenprinted by Kelpra Studios, London, on Engineering Cartridge paper. Each print reproduces a page from the novel that has been altered with acrylic gouache and/or media to form a new graphic and verbal artefact. Each initialed in pencil
Issued unbound, in light green paper-covered drop-back box with white paper spine label, from which vol. no. is taken