Isla Vista

25     Turkey Press  ·  Isla Vista  1981

Isla Vista ·  Concept by Bern Porter

Minimal design concept by Bern Porter – atomic physicist, surrealist, early practitioner of found poetry, gallery owner, essayist on the union of science and art, and small press publisher of Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Kenneth Patchen and many others – spells the name “isla vista” throughout the book in black and gold ink on Rives heavyweight. Hand-inked paper wrapper and typographic title page by Harry Reese. Edition of 49 signed copies bound in brown buckram with brayer-printed paper wrapper. 4.5 x 9.75 inches.