Nigrum: 3 Poems

The Artist's Book Nigrum: 3 Poems laid out
The Artist Book Nigrum: 3 Poems laid out and rapped up

Title

Nigrum: 3 Poems

Subject

Creative Writing, Studio Arts

Description

"Silkscreen printed with the Gocco on black French speckltone cover and bound as a palm leaf book with cotton embroidery thread, black glass buttons, and black Japanese Unryu. ""Three poems dedicated to the Piper Nigrum, the most humble of our spices, the black pepper"" -- author's website (www.fingerstothebone.com) Shu-Ju Wang: ""Three poems dedicated to the Piper Nigrum, the most humble of our spices, the black pepper. Initially inspired by a chili eating contest at a Thai restaurant, the book evolved to explore the history of the spice trade in SE Asia."" Keeping with the book's subject, it is constructed palm leaf style with a map of the Banda Islands (the Spice Islands) on the reverse side. http://www.vampandtramp.com/finepress/w/shu-ju-wang.html"

Creator

Wang, Shu-Ju

Publisher

S. Wang

Date

200-?

Rights

Scope, a portion of the Physical Description, and Images from Vamp and Tramp http://www.vampandtramp.com/finepress/w/shu-ju-wang.html

Format

"1 volume; illustrations; 4 x 22 cm. 8.5 x 1.25 inches closed, opens to 8.5 x 20 inches; 32 pages. http://www.vampandtramp.com/finepress/w/shu-ju-wang.html Edition of 40. Denison's copy is 33 of 40."

Language

English

Barcode

35108007029465

Location and Call Number

DEN Spec Coll N7433.4.W36 .N54

Collection

Citation

Wang, Shu-Ju, “Nigrum: 3 Poems,” Digital Exhibits | Denison University Archives & Special Collections, accessed July 13, 2024, https://exhibits.denisonarchives.org/items/show/314.