Jim DineMario BataliRuth Lingen

The Lunch Box Fund Cook Book

Jim Dine, Mario Batali, Ruth Lingen

The Lunch Box Fund Cook Book



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Letterpress, Linocut




Artist Book


Picture Books

$ 1,000.00

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Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

Library of Congress (LoC)

New York University (NYU)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MOMA)

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

University of Wisconsin, Kohler Art Library

The Lunch Box Fund Cook Book includes Mario Batali’s favorite recipes from Italy, starting in Roma and heading south to Napoli.

All linocuts were carved by Jim Dine in Walla Walla, Washington, and printed directly from the blocks.

Typography and letterpress by Ruth Lingen, using handset ATF Bulmer type, with Stephenson Blake and wood type titling. Printed on Vandercook SP20 with help from Barbara Henry, on Somerset paper. Bound under the direction of Judith Ivry in cloth over boards. Printing and coptic binding done by hand in New York City, 2012.

Erin Albritton, Jen Curry, Nina D’Amario, Jessica Elsaesser, Sally Gardner, Jayne Hilliam, Celine Lombardi, Alaska McFadden, George Munoz, Champe Smith.

Edition of 100 signed and numbered copies.