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WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS The Seven Deadly Sins.
Portfolio with complete text and 7 color screenprints and woodcuts printed from wood blocks shot by the artist with a 12 gauge shotgun on A.N.W. Crestwood 2-Ply museum board, 1991. 1145x785 mm; 45x31inches (sheets), full margins, loose as issued.
One of 10 artist proof sets, aside from the edition of 90. Each print signed and inscribed "AP 9/10" in pencil, lower margin. Printed at Durham Press, Durham, PA. Published by Lococo-Mulder, New York.
Original screenprinted Luan portfolio crate, constructed by Curt Weiss, Durham Press.
According to the portfolio introduction, "The images are composed of wood blocks shot by the artist with a 12-gauge shotgun in February of 1991, at the farm of Fred Aldrich and Napit Atkinson, near Lawrence, Kansas, and paintings on Mylar made by the artist in March and June of 1991, in his Lawrence studio." Very good impressions with fresh, vibrant colors.