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Creation Date

2014

Description

1 volume, 96 unnumbered pages. "Third edition of 1500 copies, 2014."--Title page verso. A Field Guide to Weeds masquerades as a 19th century pocket guide, but a guide in which the weeds themselves have taken over. Becks innovative project uses the physical form of the book as a metaphor for a crack in the city sidewalk: printed in luscious five-color printing, the common dandelion, pigweed, and poison ivythe very plants we ignore, step over, ignore, dig up, or scrupulously avoidcreep out of the gutter, up pages, and overrun the book. Multiple silhouettes overlap and repeat, drawing the readers attention to the overlooked. This third edition features a brown cloth cover and green ribbon marker.--publisher. "Typography and production by Garrick Gott"--Title page verso. Case binding. Offset printing.

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record

https://librarycat.risd.edu/record=b1627551~S4

Press

New York, NY : Printed Matter, Inc., 2014.

Rights

©Beck, Kim, New York, NY: Printed Matter, Inc. 2014

Techniques

offset printing

Materials

paper

Measurements

18 cm

A field guide to weeds: with illustrated taxonomy of the most pernicious and troublesome plants

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