DBS Publications Releases "Tennessee" to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Playwright's Birth

David Bruce Smith Publications is proud to announce the publication of a Limited Edition Art Book "Tennessee" Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the birth of "America's Shakespeare," playwright Tennessee Williams
 
Jan. 19, 2011 - PRLog -- TENNESSEE is a limited edition, four-color letterpress, three-volume collection which contains the initial printing and publication of Tennessee Williams' recently discovered play, "These Are the Stairs You Got to Watch,” accompanied by his masterpieces, "The Glass Menagerie" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

THIS UNIQUE ART BOOK is a 22-inch tall elephant-sized folio finely bound and hand sewn on Fabriano Rusticus paper. It is letterpress printed in Baskerville type in four colors. The folio includes six color art prints from metal plates: "Tennessee's Women,” by world-renowned artist Clarice Smith. Each piece was made in Florence, Italy, on a 60-year-old roller press.

THE PRINT SERIES includes the legendary theatrical heroines: "Maggie" from "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," 
"Laura" from "The Glass Menagerie,"
 and "Blanche" from "A Streetcar Named Desire.” The prints measure 13" x 17.5".

COMMENTARY on the art is provided by publisher David Bruce Smith, the artist’s son, who specializes in creating, designing, and writing limited-edition books through his company David Bruce Smith Publications. The preface to this edition is by Michael Kahn, Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre and an acquaintance of Tennessee Williams.

THIS LIMITED COLLECTION is an elegant and unique gift for dignitaries, heads of executive agencies, corporate CEOs, university and foundation executives and other national and world leaders.

David Bruce Smith Publications specializes in creating, designing, and writing limited-edition books on a variety of subjects: authors, historic figures, artists, and leaders. The company has published eight other books In Many Arenas, 13 Young Men, Three Miles from Providence, Conversations with Papa Charlie, Afternoon Tea with Mom, Letters to My Children, Building the Community and Continuum.

All of these limited edition books and prints are available for sale in the DBS Publications shop in Etsy and at http://www.davidbrucesmith.com/.

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David Bruce Smith Publications specializes in creating, designing, and writing limited-edition books on a variety of subjects: authors, historic figures, artists and leaders. The company has published nine books.
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