Jenny Craig – The Rabbits – SPECIAL ORDER ITEM

$120.00

© 2011, edition of 14, 6.25 x 5.25 x 1.125 inches; Open: 5.75 x 9 x 7 inches max

Available by special order. Please contact gallery to confirm availability.

Description

`This gem was letterpress printed using handset Parsons type and original woodcuts.

The colophon says this book is “An imagining for those of us who remember the warren in Woodland Park.”

Jenny says “I moved into a basement apartment in Seattle near Woodland Park, and quickly discovered the large warren of rabbits that lived there.
They were clearly abandoned domesticated rabbits, in all shapes and sizes, and there were hundreds of them. There were two in particular that used to come hang out in my yard – a large ginger rabbit and his friend, a little black and white spotted lop. They’d just hop around the yard, grazing on the grass (but never on my plants that I noticed). Now, there were all sorts of concerns being expressed by the city about those rabbits – and signs up everywhere asking people not to drop their bunnies off. The city said that the warren was vulnerable to disease and there was a big rabbit relocation group that was working on a plan… [A]nd about a year later they were trapped and relocated to a rabbit sanctuary. In any case, the warren is empty now.

It’s a book about the absence of rabbits, and about the wood that lives in memory and imagination.”

Sewn binding. Slips into heavy paper case with tipped on illustrated title label.
Housed in cardboard box with illustrated title label tipped on. Published under the imprint of Notta Pixie Press.

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