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A BOOK FULL OF SPOONS
By Cal Kowal
Cal Kowal's evocative photographic essay on Joe "Mr. Spoons" Jones, a Cincinnati spoon player.
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A BOOK FULL OF SPOONS
"Although I'm just like most men, I do what I have to do in order to survive, of course I love to play the spoons."
Kowal dives into various cultural and historical aspects of Cincinnati as he chronicles the life and times of Mr. Spoons, a talented and comedic musician. This artist's book features images of bar-goers and candids of Mr. Spoons, capturing a snapshot of mid-70's Cincinnati kitsch. Includes a 45 RPM record of recordings of four of Mr. Spoons' tunes.
[Ohio]: [Cal Kowal], (1975). 8'' x 8.25''. Original metal spiral binding with black and white pictorial wrappers. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white, with one transparency.  pages. Signed by Kowal at colophon. 7'' 45 RPM record of songs by Mr. Spoons tucked into pocket of rear board. Light wear to edges; shallow crease to upper front corner. Occasional light soiling to edges. Else clean and bright.
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