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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean Starobinski; Richard Pevear; Terry Winters; Bruce Mau; Claudia Cohen; Bruce Mau Design,; Universal Limited Art Editions (Firm),; Hunt, Richard,; Archetype (Firm),; Aluminium Case Company,
|Notes:||"Edition of 38 plus nine artist's proofs and six printer's proofs"--Colophon (in vol. containing English text).
English text is translation of: La perfection, le chemin, l'origine.
English and French in separate volumes, respectively  p. and  p.
Title page information transcribed from t.p. and colophon of vol. containing English text.
Vol. containing French text has special t.p., which reads: La perfection, le chemin, l'origine / Jean Starobinski.
"Perfection, way, origin comprises this book, a set of ten etchings and a bound copy of the French text enclosed in an aluminum box ... The [English] text ... was typeset in 36 point Perpetua Mau by Richard Hunt at Archetype and printed on a hand-fed letterpress on Lana Gravure paper ... The ... French text was set in 13 point Perpetua Mau and printed on a hand-fed offset lithography press on Lana Gravure paper. The book and box were designed by Terry Winters and Bruce Mau Design Inc., Bruce Mau with Barr Gilmore ... Etchings and text were printed at ULAE by Doug Bennett [and others]"--Colophon.
English text printed in several colors, on double leaves.
Illustrations: 28 prints (in vol. containing English text) : relief etching, b&w ; various sizes, each on otherwise blank p. -- 10 prints (in portfolio) : relief etching, b&w ; 48 x 38 cm. (plate mark 35 x 28 cm.). "The etchings, titled Set of ten, were printed on custom handmade Ruscombe Mill paper"--Colophon.
Binding (vol. containing English text): Light beige paper boards, with blind-impressed lettering. The vol. containing French text is stitched into light beige paper covers; the portfolio is constructed of the same paper; both with blind-impressed lettering. The whole is housed in a felt-lined hinged aluminum clamshell case with engraved lettering. "The bindings and folder were created by Claudia Cohen using a custom handmade UICB paper. The box was constructed by The Aluminium Case Company"--Colophon.
|Description:||1 case (2 volumes, 1 portfolio) : illustrations ; 52 cm|
|Other Titles:||Set of ten.
Perfection, le chemin, l'origine.
|Responsibility:||text, Jean Starobinski ; etchings, Terry Winters ; translated by Richard Pevear.|