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Enemies and Friends by  Fritz  (Illustrations)  Tim; Scholder - Paperback - Limited Edition - 2001 - from Swan's Fine Books and Biblio.com

Enemies and Friends

by O'Brien, Tim; Scholder, Fritz (Illustrations)

Condition: Fine


Arizona: Synaesthesia Press, 2001. Limited Edition. Wraps. Fine. Scholder, Fritz. No. 60 of 125, duodecimo size, [18] pp., signed by Tim O'Brien and Fritz Scholder at the colophon of "Friends" Presenting (or possibly blurring) the dichotomy between friends and enemies, this publication by the Synaesthesia Press takes excerpts from Tim O'Brien's (b. 1946) renowned novel "The Things They Carried", a semi-autobiographical sequence of stories based on O'Brien's experiences in the Vietnam War. Both scenes feature interactions between the same two characters, with the sections bound dos-à-dos (back-to-back), challenging the solidity of notions of friendship and rivalry, especially in a highly stressful combat zone. Two illustrations, one for each section, are by Fritz Scholder (1937-2005), a Native American artist working with both painting and sculpture; Scholder's work has been exhibited worldwide, including at the Grand Palais in Paris, and he worked with fine press publishers such as Leonard Baskin at the Gehenna Press. ___DESCRIPTION: Dos-à-dos binding with light green paper wraps speckled with white, black lettering on both wraps, pamphlet stitch with dark green thread, fore-edge uncut, French folds, title pages with dark blue rules, two illustrations in red by Fritz Scholder, addendum loosely laid in at the colophon of "Enemies", which the publisher has erroneously titled "Errata"; Bodoni Book and Nubian types, Somerset text paper, duodecimo size (7.25" by 6"), pagination: "Friends": [1-9]; "Enemies": [1-9], one of 125 copies, this number 60, signed by Tim O'Brien and Fritz Scholder on the colophon of "Friends". ___CONDITION: A fine copy; with clean wraps, a strong, square text block, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; the barest hint of wear to the corners of the wraps, else fine. ___POSTAGE:  International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.
  • Bookseller: Swan's Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19071908
  • Title: Enemies and Friends
  • Author: O'Brien, Tim; Scholder, Fritz (Illustrations)
  • Illustrator: Scholder, Fritz
  • Format/binding: Wraps
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Synaesthesia Press
  • Place: Arizona
  • Date published: 2001
  • Keywords: Fine Press, Synaesthesia Press, Modern Literature, Vietnam War, Dos A Dos, Tim O'Brien


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