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Aureole to Zingaresca. An Exotic Alphabet Book.

  • ARTIST: Maureen Cummins

  • PUBLISHER: In conjunction with the Center for Book Arts, New York.


    DATE: 1994.


  • DESCRIPTION: Quarto, 28 pages illustrated with woodcuts by Maureen Cummins. Paper bound with printed cover. "Aureole to Zingaresca was printed in the fall of 1994 with support from and facilities provided by, the Center for Book Arts. The type is Century Schoolbook with initial caps from wood type. Both type and color woodblock illsurtations were printed letterpress on handmade paper with typesetting assistance from Eriko Takahashi & Adam Zucker. Copies number 1-25 were printed for parton members of the Center for Book Arts. Copies numbered 26-50 are reserved for publication. Ten press copies were marked PC."<br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Inscribed "1." Signed in pencil on colophon page.

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.


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