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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean Toomer; Martin Puryear; Leon F Litwack; Andrew Hoyem; Gerald Reddan; Eric Holub; Peter Stoelzl; Lewis Mitchell; Peggy Gotthold; Leif Erlandsson; Stephanie Dal Porto; Charles Martin, (Printer); Arion Press,; Büttenpapierfabrik Hahnemühle,
|Notes:||"This edition ... is limited to 400 numbered copies for sale plus 20 lettered copies hors de commerce. Each copy is signed by the artist, Martin Puryear. The text type is Times New Roman Bold with long descenders, composed by Monotpye; the display type is Lucian Bold, composed by hand. The text paper is Biblio, mouldmade in Germany; the print paper is Kitakata, handmade in Japan. The text was printed on a Miller TW cylinder press; the woodblocks were printed on a Vandercook Universal III proofing press.
An extra suite of prints (except for the three arcs), on full sheets of Kitakata, has been published in an edition of 50 sets for sale plus 5 artist's proofs and 5 publisher's proofs, each print numbered and signed by the artist, in portfolio, to accompany specially bound copies of the book in a wooden box created by the artist. The book was designed by Andrew Hoyem and produced with his associates Gerald Reddan, Eric Holub, Peter Stoelzl, Lewis Mitchell, Peggy Gotthold, Leif Erlandsson, Stephanie Dal Porto, and Charles Martin. This is the fifty-ninth publication of the Arion Press. Copy ..."--Colophon.
|Description:||141 pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 30 x 36 cm|
|Responsibility:||by Jean Toomer ; woodcuts by Martin Puryear ; afterword by Leon F. Litwack.|