Corrado Alvaro - Carnival

A short story by Corrado Alvaro followed by a note by Sandro Bortone. With an etching and drypoint by Guido Strazza, signed by the artist.

Print

Imprinted with photopolymer matrices in Vandercook press by Alessandro Zanella in black, gray and red. Engraving pulled from the Cristini intaglio. Head specimens on vat paper Richard de Bas. Loose-leaf paperback in white Arches Velin Johannot paper.

Dimensions: 25.5 X 15.5 cm, 23 pages.

Ampersand, Verona, March 1998.

Circulation

The edition consists of 135 copies numbered as follows: 5 with Roman numbering impressed on Richard de Bas vat paper, 130 with Arabic numbering printed on Zerkall paper. The original etching by Guido Strazza, drawn at the Cristini Chalcography in Verona.

Peculiarities

Paperback sewn in ivory Sicars Alcantara paper; paper looks of the text; on the cover "Carnevale", on the back "Corrado Alvaro" printed; black cardboard case mounted with only folds.

Insights

This typographic edition of Carnival comes out with the consent of Lucrezia Francavilla, owner of the rights on the works of Corrado Alvaro, and is signed by the artist; by Sandro Bortone is the note that follows the text. The Carnival story was published by "La Stampa" on January 19, 1934. A few months later, after being retouched, it appears in "Il Messaggero" with the title La festa borghese. In 1940 the story was included in Alvaro's work Incontri d'amore. This is the ninth title of the “The cards of the sky” series.

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Corrado Alvaro - Carnival

A short tale by Corrado Alvaro followed by a note by Sandro Bortone. With an etching and drypoint by Guido Strazza, signed by the artist.

Priniting

Imprinted with photopolymer matrices in Vandercook press by Alessandro Zanella in black, gray and red. Engraving pulled from the Cristini chalcography. Head specimens on vat paper Richard de Bas. Loose-leaf paperback in white Arches Velin Johannot paper.

Size

25.5 X 15.5 cm, 23 pages.

Printed by Ampersand, Verona, March 1998.

Number of copies

The edition consists of 135 copies numbered as follows: 5 with Roman numbering impressed on Richard de Bas vat paper, 130 with Arabic numbering printed on Zerkall paper. The original engraving by Guido Strazza, drawn at the Cristini Chalcography in Verona.

Particularity

Paperback sewn in ivory Sicars Alcantara paper; paper looks of the text; on the cover "Carnevale", on the back "Corrado Alvaro" printed; black cardboard case mounted with only folds.

Insights

This typographic edition of Carnival comes out with the consent of Lucrezia Francavilla, owner of the rights to the works of Corrado Alvaro, and is signed by the artist; by Sandro Bortone is the note that follows the text. The “Il Carnevale” tale was published by "La Stampa" on January 19, 1934. A few months later, after being retouched, it appears in "Il Messaggero" with the title La festa borghese. In 1940 the story was included in Alvaro's “Incontri d'amore”. This is the ninth title of the “Le carte del cielo” series.

Corrado Alvaro - Carnival

€350.00Price