- New York: Center for Book Arts, 1998.
- 7.25 x 11 inches
- hardcover with clamshell box
- 56 pages
Price: $2,000.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 103057
Limited to an edition of 100 signed and numbered copies, of which 50 were reserved for the Center's members and associates.
Diary of a Madman is considered to be one of Gogol's greatest short stories. The tale centers on the life of a minor civil servant during the repressive era of Nicholas I.
Translated from Russian by Constance Garnett and illustrated by Mikhail Magaril; nine drypoint plates were printed by Kathy Caraccio and Sana Fadel at Kathy Caraccio Studio. The typography was planned by Misha Beletsky; with hand-lettered headings and illustrations throughout. Bound by the artist in tan linen boards fastened to the signatures with jute fibers whose ends come through the front and back in short tufts. The title was hand-lettered on the spine of the accompanying box.