Sausalito: Co-published: Boot Studios and Scope Publishing Company, (n. d.). 1st edition, ca 1980. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy, SIGNED in the year of publication by Bernardi. Title leaf; leaf of preliminary explanatory text by Bernardi. Brief bio page, with b/w photographic image of the artist, follows drawings. 24 reproductions of her original line drawings, each with captioned tissue guard, with captions providing title, dates & sizes. 15-3/8" x 11". Plain textured white paper covers, with black printed facsimile of the artist's signature to front cover. Some modest wear & soiling, a VG+ to Nr Fine copy. Item #49809
Bernardi born in Oakland, studied painting & textile design with Hans Hofmann at UC Berkeley; she also studied at Columbia, the CSFA and Mills. She married California architect & UC Berkeley professor, Theodore Bernardi. Her work had been shown nationally, with local exhibits including the SF Museum of Modern Art & the de Young.
Here the artist presents 24 divers drawings which originally appeared in various books and articles. An uncommon publication, with, at the time of cataloguing, only one copy recorded on OCLC, and none offered in the trade.