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Once upon a time. C'era una volta

Weiner, Lawrence

Milan. Franco Toselli. 1973
Weiner's first venture into the use of photography in his artist books, the bilingual 'Once upon a Time / C'era una Volta'.

From the edition limited to 1,000 copies.

Weiner's text in English and Italian is accompanied by photos by Giorgio Colombo.

[Schwarz 33; Die Sammlung Marzona in der Kunstbibliothek pg.167].
[22 unnumbered leaves]. 8vo. (170 x 120 mm). Printed title in English, monochrome reproduction photograph as frontispiece, printed title in Italian and bilingual text in ENglish and Italian throughout accompanied by monochrome reproduction photographs, final leaf with achevé d'imprimer recto and justification verso. Original publisher's yellow printed wrappers, titles in black and monochrome photographic image to front cover.