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Illustrated by Jasper Johns (American, born in 1930), Author Samuel Beckett (Irish, active in England and France, 1906–1989), Printer Aldo Crommelynck, Atelier Crommelynck, Paris, Publisher Petersburg Press, New York

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Field 173; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, pp. 214-15


Overall: 33.4 x 25.5 x 4 cm (13 1/8 x 10 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 33 etching and aquatints, and two lithographs

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: Petersburg Press, 1976) Folio; 29 “leaves” [accordion folds, bound]; original paper wraps (original publisher’s beige cloth box; within gray phase box).

Abstracted and textual illustrations

London: Petersburg Press, 1976


Anonymous collector, by whom given to MFA, 1978.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift


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