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Anthology of 36 poems.

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Anthology of 36 poems.

Volume in 8vo format of 250 pages typeset by hand in 12 point Caslon types, derived from the original punches cut by William Caslon in the 18th century.

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 480 copies on pure-cotton off-white paper purposely made for this edition by the Magnani Paper Mill in Tuscany.

This is an ordinary copy.

Moreover, 60 copies have been printed on pure-cotton light-blue paper purposely made for this edition in Salzburg (price and images on request).

  • Size (cm) 19x30
  • Typefaces Entirely typeset by hand in Caslon type, cut by William Caslon on steel punches in the first half of the 18th century, and cast in the original matrices of the time.
  • Paper Pure-cotton off-white paper purposely made by the Magnani Paper Mill in Tuscany.
  • Number of pages 250
  • Total print run 480
  • Weight (kg) 2