New York, NY: Tanglewood Press Inc., 1968. First Edition. paperback. Quarto (4to). Very good condition / Very good+ condition (DJ). Item #019144
INCOMPLETE. Issued with 128 pages of text; this copy lacking one page of text at the end. Issued with eight original pochoir plates, each signed and numbered by Dine; INCOMPLETE; this copy lacking one plate, containing only seven pochoir plates. Additionally illustrated in black-and-white. Text is unbound and loose as issued, with plates and text laid into an illustrated wrapper with original worn and chipped glassine, and a color printed slipcase. The spine of the illustrated wrapper is creased and somewhat worn, and the slipcase is moderately sunned and somewhat soiled. Hand-numbered 248 of 250 copies, and signed on the colophon by Jim Dine and the translator Ron Padget. The single pencil-numbered pochoir differs from the colophon, and is 247/250. Measures 260 x 210 mm. In addition to being pencil-initialed by the artist "J.D." five of the seven pochoirs are also pencil-initialed "A.P." for Artist's Proof.