Lorenzo Montano - The siege of London

Two prose and a poem by Lorenzo Montano followed by a note by Sandro Bortone. With an aquatint and burin by Enrico Della Torre, signed by the artist.

Print

Composed with the Bembo font in the digital version. Imprinted with photopolymer matrices in Vandercook hand press by Alessandro Zanella in black, gray and red. Engraving drawn in black and blue by Franco Masoero. Head specimens on vat paper Richard de Bas.

Dimensions: 25.5 X 15.5 cm, 49 pages.

Ampersand, Verona, December 1998.

Circulation

Edition consists of 135 copies numbered as follows: 5 with Roman numerals imprinted on Richard de Bas vat paper, and 130 with Arabic numerals imprinted on Zerkall paper. The original Engraving Island prison by Enrico Della Torre, printed by Franco Masoero in Turin

Peculiarities

Loose-leaf paperback in white Arches Velin Johannot paper.

Paperback sewn in ivory Sicars Alcantara paper; paper looks of the text; on the cover "The siege of London", on the back "Loreno Montano" printed; black cardboard case mounted with only folds.

Insights

The siege of London is originally a reading made in April 1954 in Lausanne. The man in the well was published in 1946 in a limited edition in a folder of the “Concilium lithographicum”. Atlantis no longer exists, it was written in English in 1943 and translated into Italian by Montano himself. This is the tenth title of the “The cards of the sky” series.

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Lorenzo Montano - The siege of London

Two prose and a poem by Lorenzo Montano followed by a note by Sandro Bortone. With an aquatint and burin by Enrico Della Torre, signed by the artist.

Printing

Composed with the Bembo font in the digital version. Imprinted with photopolymer matrices in Vandercook hand press by Alessandro Zanella in black, gray and red. Engraving drawn in black and blue by Franco Masoero. Head specimens on vat paper Richard de Bas.

Size

25.5 X 15.5 cm, 49 pages.

Printed by Ampersand, Verona, December 1998.

Number of Copies

Edition consists of 135 copies numbered as follows: 5 with Roman numerals imprinted on Richard de Bas vat paper, and 130 with Arabic numerals imprinted on Zerkall paper. The original Engraving Prison Island by Enrico Della Torre, printed by Franco Masoero in Turin.

Particularity

Paperback sewn in ivory Sicars Alcantara paper; paper looks of the text; on the cover "The siege of London", on the back "Loreno Montano" printed; black cardboard case mounted with only folds.

Insights

“The Siege of London” was originally a reading made in April 1954 in Lausanne. “Man in the Well” was released in 1946 in a limited edition in a folder of the "Concilium lithographicum". “Atlantide no più”, it was written in English in 1943 and translated into Italian by Montano himself. This is the tenth title of the “Le carte del cielo” series.

Lorenzo Montano- The siege of London

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