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Bitches Ride Alone by Laura Chester

Contributed by Joshua Bodwell on Apr 10th, 2019. Artwork published in
November 1991
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    Bitches Ride Alone by Laura Chester 1
    Source: https://www.biblio.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    Once again, longtime Black Sparrow Press designer Barbara Martin combines fonts and colors that shouldn’t “work,” yet she pulls it off. This cover brings together caps from Britannic with distorted Brush Script.

    Printed November 1991 in Santa Barbara & Ann Arbor for the Black Sparrow Press by Mackintosh Typography & Edwards Brothers Inc. Text set in Baskerville [not pictured] by Words Worth. Design by Barbara Martin. This edition is published in paper wrappers; there are 200 hardcover trade copies; 125 hardcover copies have been numbered & signed by the author; & 26 copies handound in boards by Earle Gray have been lettered & signed by the author.

    Bitches Ride Alone by Laura Chester 2
    Source: https://www.oakknoll.com License: All Rights Reserved.
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