Midnight Paper Sales - High Bridge. Ten wood engravings of demolition [by Gaylord Schanilec].

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High Bridge. Ten wood engravings of demolition [by Gaylord Schanilec] with nine stories of construction [by Clayton Schanilec]. Crown 4to, 44p, printed rectos only, 27cm, (Gaylord Schanilec) Midnight Paper Sales Press, Saint Paul, 1987.

Text set in 9 point Plantin and printed on heavy Basingwerk Parchment. Number 117 of 174 (200) copies signed by the artist. Illustrated with 10 full-page multi-coloured reduction wood-engravings. Grey cloth-covered boards, printed labels on the spine and upper cover. A fine copy.

The artist's first book, justly prized. It commemorates the demolition of the ninety-seven year old High Bridge on the Mississippi River on February 24, 1985. Twenty-four thousand people attended the event.

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