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November 27, 2016

A Recuerdo for Ste. Ostrich

A Recuerdo for Ste. Ostrich is Lois Morrison's' third collaboration with Julie Chen and Flying Fish Press. Published in 2017, 27 years after the publication of Ste Ostrich in Manhattan, this book follows the fictional character of Ste Ostrich to Mexico, where she continues to bestow her special blessing of sand on the bemused locals. Presented in the form of a house-shaped altar, complete with a movable Ste. Ostrich and a drawer containing miniature versions of her long-handled spoon and bucket of sand.

Letterpress printed using photopolymer plates made from pen and ink drawings by Lois. The papers are handmade by Papeterie Saint-Armand in Montreal, Canada. The box has a magnetic closure and is covered with custom-printed book cloth designed by Lois.

Book size: 8.78" x 12" x 2.75", opening to a full width of 17.5"
Digitally printed text and images, paper, book board, Book cloth, acrylic paint.
Edition of 50
Year of publication: 2017

Price: $1175.00