Sims Reed Rare Books×


Francis, Sam. Corman, Cid

San Francisco. The Lapis Press. 1989
The deluxe edition of 'Yea' published by Sam Francis' own press and with his original painting to the binding.

From the edition limited to 250 copies, with this one of 25 copies signed by Francis and bound in white paper-covered boards with an original colour painting by Sam Francis on the covers and over the spine covers.

'YEA was designed and printed by Les Ferriss at The Lapis Press Studio in Emeryville, California. The type is Baskerville, and the paper is Mohawk Superfine ... '. (From the colophon).
[20 leaves; pp. (i), (i), 25, (i)]. 8vo. (210 x 132 mm). Title with imprint, half-title and Corman's verse, final leaf with justification and colophon recto. Original stiff plain white boards with a painting by Sam Francis to covers and over spine.