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PALMISTRY CHART, BLOCK PRINT WITH COLLAGE, ED OF 25. WITH THE HAND BOOK PORTFOLI BETYE SAAR (1926 - ) Hand Book.
Small 4to, with original illustrated ochre wrappers, Palmistry Chart, a relief print with collage, and a hand carved bookmark, 1967. 295x215 mm; 11 3/8×8 1/2 inches.
Palmistry Chart, signed and numbered 16/22 in pencil, lower margin. Hand Book. Edition of 300, quarto. Signed, inscribed "To Leon, From" and numbered 16 in ink on the dedication page. Printed and published by Ace Letter Shop, Los Angeles.
In 1967, Betye Saar created Hand Book, in which hand symbols interpreted through her drawings and etchings are combined with the poetry of Beverly Gleaves and David Ossman. Palms and palmistry charts would go on to be a common subject in Saar's work throughtout her career.