Josef Albers (1888-1976) and Bradbury Thompson (1911-1995)
    The Washburn College Bible, 1979
    The first edition three-volume bible designed by Bradbury Thompson, including three screenprints in colors by Josef Albers as frontispieces, with mounted colored plates preceding each book of the bible
    14-1/4 x 10 x 2-1/4 inches (36.2 x 25.4 x 5.7 cm) (each volume)
    Ed. 218/398
    Each print is signed, dated '73,' and numbered in pencil in the lower margin
    Published by Washburn College, Topeka, Kansas

    The frontispieces by Josef Albers include Introitus (Volume I), Seclusion (Volume II), and Ascension (Volume III).

    Condition Report*:

    Two of the prints measure 10-3/4 x 6-1/8 inches, and one measures 7-7/8 x 8-1/8 inches.  Each print and each of the volumes remain in very good condition.

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