SATURDAY NIGHTS IN MARIETTA.
- Minnesota: Minnesota Center for Book Arts, 1999.
- japanese sewn binding of leather and vellum, over pastepaper covered boards with title in gilt on front cover, handmade paper pastedowns and endpapers, metal and wooden constructed clamshell box with cloth-lined interior
- (12) pages.
Price: $1,250.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 138550
Limited to 200 copies, of which this is one of 26 lettered deluxe copies, signed by the author. This edition, featuring hand-made paper by Mary Hark, is bound by Dennis Ruud with leather spine and vellum lacing and is housed in a specially designed box of barn board. Fine in fine clamshell box.
Saturday Nights in Marietta, published by Minnesota Center for Book Arts on December 10, 1999, is the eleventh in an annual commissioned series celebrating and embodying the rich creative poetential of book art.
The collection of fifteen poems provides the conceptual basis for a collaborative collation of visual interpretations by fifteen innovative book artists and printmakers. Amy Brooks Kirkpatrick designed the book under the direction of MCBA Artistic Director Mary Jo Pauly. Michael Sean Fallow, MCBA Artist in Residence, printed the text and shading blocks on Mohawk Vellum with the assistance of interns Heather Hall, Jay Kyle, and Sara Parkel. The type is composition-set Van Dijk from The Press and Letterfoundry of Michael and Winifred Bixler.