King, Martin Luther Jr.
Letter From Birmingham City Jail.
New York. Limited Editions Club. 2008. This Edition Limited to 420 numbered copies of which this is #22. Signed by Faith Ringgold to colophon. Illustrated by eight serigraph prints by Faith Ringgold.Ringgold's fabulous and evocative serigraph's are superlative accompaniments to Dr. King's stirring text. Each print is hand-pulled and contains an average of 13 colors per print.The public viewed the prints for the first time at a reception honoring Ringgold, a longtime collaborator of Holtonand EPI, at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Centerfor Research in Black Culture. Ringgold’s art has been exhib-ited in major museums around the world and is in the perma-nent collections of the Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, and Boston Museum of Fine Art, among others. folio. 12.25" x 14". Bound in full red linen over boards. Gilt titled morocco label inset to front cover. Encased in a like bound, ultra-suede lined Solander box with gilt titled morocco label inset to spine.
Usual paper undulation of hand-pulled serigraphs. A Very Fine, Pristine, apparently unread copy.