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[CAXTON CLUB CHICAGO BY THE BOOK]. BLOUNT, Ben, artist (Chicago). Wish Book. Privately printed, 2021. 4to. Letterpress printed in red, green and black using a combination of wood type, hand–cut sandblast vinyl and polymer plates. Original cloth–backed color pictorial stiff wrappers designed, illustrated and printed from linoleum blocks by Laura Baisden of Camp Nevernice. LIMITED EDITION, number 1 of 5 copies printed on French Construction paper SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. “Inspired by the Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalogue entry in the Caxton Club publication Chicago by the Book: 101 Publications that Shaped the City and Its Image. ‘Wish Book’ examines our desires for the American Dream (a home, a full bank account, and a good education) in contrast to the inequality inherent in the American system (Blount).”
 [CAXTON CLUB CHICAGO BY THE BOOK]. BLOUNT, Ben, artist (Chi...
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Minimum Bid: $350.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $840.00
Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
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