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Catàbasi e Anàstasi (Descent into Hades and Resurrection) - Ezra Pound

First edition. The chapters are: il servizio militare (tema religioso); nel mondo ebraico; due generi di sciamanesimo; la visita all’Ade; la sintesi di catàbasi e anàstasi, il suicidio; il mondo cristiano primitivo; la guerra in famiglia; la sanità mentale; la soluzione taoista; la guerra per creare gli dèi; sapienza celtica di Merlino.

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This is a first edition.

Printed in Italian.

Volume in 8vo format of 126 pages typeset by hand in the Garamond types, cut by Henri Parmentier and cast by Deberny & Peignot in Paris.

The volume is housed in a hand-made slipcase and box, custom made to an exact size, whose exteriors are covered with Ingres paper. The book title is letterpress-printed on the slipcase’s spine.

Limited and numbered print run of 250 copies on Magnani paper purposely made for this edition.

This is an ordinary copy.

Moreover, 18 copies have been printed on Chinese paper (images and prices on request).

 

  • Size (cm) 19x29
  • Typefaces Entirely typeset by hand in Garamond type, cut by Henri Parmentier on steel punches in 1914 and cast by Deberny & Peignot in Paris.
  • Paper Magnani paper purposely made for this edition.
  • Number of pages 126
  • Total print run 250
  • Weight (kg) 1,6