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|Named Person:||Évariste Galois|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Emily K Larned; Red Charming (Firm)
|Notes:||Author from colophon.
"This book, a romance of ideas & ideals, was conceived in August 2003 upon reading a sidebar entitled 'A tragic prodigy' in David Bergamini's book 'Mathematics'"--Colophon.
"Researched, written, & designed in fall and winter 2003; illustrated, silkscreened, typeset, printed letterpress, & bound in winter & spring 2004, "Galois Fields" was manufactured by Emily K. Larned at studio Red Charming in Brooklyn, New York. The handset types are Garamond Bold, SB Grotesque No. 10, & Dutch Initials; a Vandercook SP15 printed them onto Magnani Pescia Satinado paper."--Colophon.
Limited ed. of 55 numbered copies.
Sewn boards binding (design attributed to Gary Frost) in fleur-de-lis printed magenta paper over boards with fleur-de-lis printed white cloth on the spine; stuck-on headband at top. A silkscreened fleur-de-lis pattern in the background of the pages increases in density to the end, visually representing the mathematical concepts in the text. Gilt ornamental initials. The story of Galois printed in black type with the explanation of his theory printed in red type along the lower half of each page. The title printed in gold on the front cover.
UW Libraries has Artist's Proof copy no. 3.
|Description:|| p. ; 23 cm.|