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Physical Object set / H̀ô Chí Minh : May 19, 1890-September 3, 1969

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H̀ô Chí Minh : May 19, 1890-September 3, 1969
Alternative Title
Half title: Artist's portrait of H̀ô Chí Minh
Fenn, Charles, Captain
Thomas, C. David
Wolfe Editions
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Portland : Wolfe Editions, 2000
Contributing Institution
UC Irvine, Libraries, Special Collections
Artists' books collection
Rights Information
This material is provided for private study, scholarship, or research. Transmission or reproduction of any material protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. The authors or their heirs retain their copyrights to the material. Contact the University of California, Irvine Libraries, Special Collections and Archives for more information (
Rights Notes
Scope/Content: "This book is printed in a limited edition of one hundred copies with ten artist's proofs. Each book is numbered and signed by C. David Thomas and Charles Fenn. All pages are printed on Vietnamese Do (mulberry) paper handmade in Dong O Village in northern Vietnam. The images are printed from a Hewlett-Packard Deskjet 970Cse. The text is printed letterpress in Monotype Bembo by Wolfe Editions in Portland, Maine. Each book is presented in a lacquer box handmade by craftsmen in Thanh Tri Village near Hanoi ... The lacquer box is contained in a handmade silk slipcover, also made in Vietnam. The silk was handwoven in Van Phuc Village near Hanoi"--Colophon.
Scope/Content: "Incorporates passages from a fictional "diary" [of H̀ô Chí Minh] ... based on historical documents ... Also included are passages from Prison diary, a collection of poems written by H̀ô Chí Minh while he was in prison"--page 13.
physical object
113 leaves
Artists' books--20th century
Mulberry fibers--20th century
Digital prints--20th century
mulberry paper
hand weaving
silk (silkworm material)
30 x 33 cm
political art
Hồ, Chí Minh, 1890-1969
Thomas, C. David
Fenn, Charles, Captain
United States

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