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Extracts from Eve's diary ; Extracts from Adam's diary

Author: Mark Twain; Olivia Langdon Clemens; Charles Hobson; Pacific Editions.
Publisher: [San Francisco] : Pacific Editions, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English

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Genre/Form: Artists' books
Diary fiction
Named Person: Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure); Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Olivia Langdon Clemens; Charles Hobson; Pacific Editions.
OCLC Number: 53249077
Notes: Limited ed. of 38 copies.
Parallel texts, each opening accordion style. Each accordion glued into one side of a case binding. Cloth spine and printed paper sides. Issued in cloth-covered slipcase.
The text on the outside spine of the concertina is taken from Genesis, chapter 2.
"The handwriting on the [inside] spine of the concertina for Eve's diary are from Livy's letter dated August 5, 1903 ... The spine of the Adam's diary carries words from Mark Twain's letter to Livy's "sickroom" written on January 25, 1903 ... The string of handwriting on the folded images in Adam's diary is from his Valentine letter to Livy of February 14, 1903 ..."--Acknowledgements.
"The images of a running man and woman created as pastel monotypes are printed as digital pigment prints and are based on the human motion studies by Eadweard Muybridge made in 1901. The separate print entitled "Adam & Eve Embracing" contains the handwriting of Livy Twain in a letter to Mark Twain written August 5, 1903. The concertina and French door structure with cut-out pages and collaged folded sheets has been designed by Charles Hobson and assembled with the assistance of Alice Shaw. John DeMerritt made the board covers and slipcase."--Colophon.
Description: 17, 17 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Other Titles: Eve's diary.
Extracts from Adam's diary.
Extracts from Adam's diary
Adam & Eve
Excerpts from the diaries of Adam and Eve
Excerpts from the diaries of Adam & Eve
Responsibility: translated from the original by Mark Twain ; visual design by Charles Hobson.


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