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CARVING THE ELEMENTS: A COMPANION TO THE FRAGMENTS OF PARMENIDES. Robert Bringhurst, Peter...

CARVING THE ELEMENTS: A COMPANION TO THE FRAGMENTS OF PARMENIDES.

Berkeley: Editions Koch, 2004. 6 x 9 inches. Paperback. 138 pages. First edition. This companion piece to The Fragments of Parmenides reveals the "blood, sweat and tears" the creators put into their original book. Carving the Elements tells the detailed story of the making of The Fragments of Parmenides, a grandiose book project meticulously crafted by: master letterpress printer Peter Koch; poet, translator and typographer Robert Bringhurst; punchcutter, type designer, typefounder and poet Dan Carr;..... READ MORE

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CONTENTS
9  List of Illustrations

ROBERT BRINGHURST
13  Introduction

PETER KOCH
19  Philosophy ~ Printing in the Real West:
or Herakleitos in Montana and Fly Fishing on Telegraph Auenue

CHRISTOPHER STINEHOUR ~Friends
35  Deep in the Stone:
A Conuersation about Hand-Cra~ed Letters

DAN CARR
55  Parmenides, Cra~ and Being:
Designing and Cutting an Archaic Greek Typeface

ROBERT BRINGHURST
9  I Finding the Form of an Ancient Text

RICHARD WAGENER
101  A Dream of Pre-Socratic Color: From Joshua Tree to Baudelaire

DANIEL E. KELM
109  How Is It possible for the "One" to Haue So Many Parts?

PEGGY GOTTHOLD
119  Binding Parmenilles

ROBERT BRINGHURST
123  Rauen's Wine Cup