A ROMAN INSCRIPTION ON SANTI GIOVANNI E PAOLO AL CELIO. Russell Maret.
A ROMAN INSCRIPTION ON SANTI GIOVANNI E PAOLO AL CELIO.

A ROMAN INSCRIPTION ON SANTI GIOVANNI E PAOLO AL CELIO.

(Maret, Russell).
  • New York: (Russell Maret), 2010.
  • oblong 8vo.
  • quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards
  • (64) pages

Price: $250.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 114372

Limited to 226 numbered copies, signed by Maret. Focus on the 12th century inscription on the porch of San Giovanni e Paolo al Celio in Rome. Introductory advertisement. Frontispiece map of Rome. Composed of 133 monumental letter forms, the inscription is an improvization on classical and medieval Roman lettering styles. Printed letterpress by Maret in three new typefaces: Texto Portuguez, Lisboa Italic and Saturn, all designed by Maret. Photography by Annie Schlechter, printed in duotone by Artale Graphics. Text paper is Mohawk Superfine and cover paper is Canson Me Tientes. Book bound by Book Lab II. Publisher's prospectus laid in.