Yannis Ritsos - Persephone

A long poem in Neo Greek by Yannis Ritsos, with the English translation in front of Nikos Stangos. Accompanied by two woodcuts, decorative motifs in the text and two multi-colored serigraphs by Joe Tilson on the cover.

Print

Composed with the characters Antigone and Lutetia and the Dubbel Augustijn Open Kapitalen font reproduced in the title, designed by Jan van Krimpen. Fabriano vat paper Export printed by Alessandro Zanella in black and red with the Stanhope press. Woodcuts drawn in black and red at the workshop; serigraphs on the cover printed by Gino Berardinelli.

Dimensions: 28 X 35 cm, 46 pages.

Ampersand, Verona, 1990.

Circulation

Edition of 80 numbered copies with Arabic numerals and signed by the author and artist in the colophon.

Peculiarities

Bound with back in black canvas and plates in coupled cardboard; devoid of looks; square case covered in paper decorated with starch in shades of orange. Back in black canvas, plates decorated with the artist's serigraphs; enclosed in a case.

Insights

This is the first edition to bear the Ampersand letterpress. Copyright © 1990 Ampersand Editions, Verona.

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Yannis Ritsos - Persephone

A long poem in Neo Greek by Yannis Ritsos, with the English translation text by Nikos Stangos. Accompanied by two woodcuts, decorative motifs in the text and two multi-colored serigraphs by Joe Tilson on the cover.

Printing

Composed with the characters Antigone and Lutetia and the Dubbel Augustijn Open Kapitalen font reproduced in the title, designed by Jan van Krimpen. Fabriano vat paper Export printed by Alessandro Zanella in black and red with the Stanhope press. Woodcuts drawn in black and red at the workshop; serigraphs on the cover printed by Gino Berardinelli.

Size

28 X 35 cm, 46 pages.

Printed by, Ampersand, Verona, 1990.

Number of copies

Edition of 80 numbered copies with Arabic numerals and signed by the author and artist in the colophon.

Particularity

Bound with back in black canvas and plates in coupled cardboard; devoid of paper looks; square case covered in paper decorated with starch in shades of orange. Back in black canvas, plates decorated with the artist's serigraphs; enclosed in a case.

Insights

This is the first edition to bear the Ampersand letterpress. Copyright © 1990 Ampersand Editions, Verona.

Yannis Ritsos - Persephone

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