Notes on Raising Frogs for $$$

This past weekend, at the Aperture Book Bazaar, I discovered Notes on Raising Frogs for $$$, a guide offering supplementary information and anecdotes to Jason Fulford’s photo book, Raising Frogs for $$$.

I had thumbed through Raising Frogs for $$$ a few times in the past.  It contains a compilation of quiet images and absolutely no frog-breeding instructions. In fact, it barely contains any text at all. It has a title, a dedication (“For Beach Ball, Gussie and Wizard”) and eight chapter headings, each as misleading as the next.

I was not captivated by the book (perhaps due to my own lazy thinking) until I encountered it on The Ice Plant table at the Aperture Book Fair alongside it’s  Cliff’s Notes style compendium.  Notes on Raising Frogs for $$$ is a fun read for fans of Jason Fulford, compendiums and/or absurdism.

Here are a few experts from Raising Frogs for $$$ and Notes on Raising Frogs for $$$ side by side:

Raising Frogs for $$$ (TR655 . F85 2006)

About Liz Sales

Liz Sales is cataloged as a bibliographic items with International Center of Photography Library. A bibliographic item can be any information entity (e.g., books, computer files, graphics, realia, cartographic materials, or in Liz's case, Liz) that is considered library material as far as it is relevant to the catalog and to the patrons of the library in question. Liz is the only human being recognized by the Library of Congress as a library holding and has an assigned Library of Congress and ISBN #. While she cannot always be found at the library, she is a permanent part of the collection. For more information about Liz look up her library record at either http://www.worldcat.org/ or http://www.icp.org/research-center/library.
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