by E. Rettberg
imagery: Many of the photographic images in the book are versions of a large photograph of a family that appears on pages 12/13; the image is cropped and enlarge to show only certain family members.
My Mother's Book
edition type: editioned
publisher: Joan Lyons
place: Rochester, NY
edition size: Unknown
depth: 1/8 inches closed
horizontal: 5 3/4 inches closed
vertical: 8 inches closed
general description: The gold-toned photograph on the front cover suggests the overall, sepia-toned feel of the book; old photographs are printed on facing pages from large sections of documentary prose.
format: codex (AAT)
cover: An image of a young girl printed in gold ink on the front cover sits below the title and author's name; on the back cover, a pop-art abstraction of a photograph of an older woman is printed in the same gold ink.
color: yes It appears that a brown ink was used along with the black ink; the front cover, of course, uses a gold ink.
pagination: paginated 48 pages, some folded