Talking Heads: Vent Haven Portraits SIGNED by Jeff Dunham, Jimmy Nelson, Jay Johnson, Mark Merchant, Dan Horn +Others ~Ventriloquists' Dummy


Title: Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits

Author: Matthew Rolston [and] Edward Rothstein, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, Terry Fator

Description: Inscribed by author and several notable ventriloquists, including Jeff Dunham, Jimmy Nelson, Jay Johnson, and others. Boards in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine with large portraits on front and rear. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper and signed by him on the title page. Multiple inscriptions by ventriloquists appear on three pages near the front. Small scuff on front cover; starting crack to lower quarter of inner front hinge (binding is still firm); light handling, else fine. 151, [1] pages. Approx. 12.5 x 12.5 inches.

Inscribed at the 2013 Vent Haven Ventriloquists' ConVENTion by the following:
- Jimmy Nelson (1928-2019) and Danny O'Day & Farfel + Jimmy's wife Betty
- Jeff Dunham and the guys
- Jay Johnson (of ''Soap'') and Bob
- Mark Merchant and Wing Tip Shu
- Buddy Big Mountain and Wendell P. Snodgrasz
- Dan Horn & Orson
- Mark Wade and Grits + Jody Wade
- Mark Donahoe
- Chris Donahoe
- Julio Wong (Brazil)
- Warley Santana (Brazil)
- two others (signatures illegible)

Features a series of 100 richly-colored, high resolution portraits in an oversized, deluxe, square format edition, accompanied by a few essays, including one by Rolston himself, as well as archival photographs of many of the figures in Rolston's portraits, and a history of the Vent Haven Museum and its collections.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Pointed Leaf Press
Place: [New York]
Year: 2012

ISBN: 1938461002

Keywords: Vent Haven Museum, ventriloquists dummies, puppets, ventriloquists, ventriloquism, pictorial, Jimmy Nelson, Danny O'Day, Farfel, Jeff Dunham, Jay Johnson, Mark Merchant, Wing Tip Shu, Buddy Big Mountain, Wendell P. Snodgrasz, Dan Horn, Orson, Mark Wade, Grits, Jody Wade, Mark Donahoe, Chris Donahoe, Julio Wong, Warley Santana,

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