The Anguish of the Heron; | Translated by Sheila Fischman | Wood engravings by Will Rueter. Gaétan SOUCY.
The Anguish of the Heron; | Translated by Sheila Fischman | Wood engravings by Will Rueter.

The Anguish of the Heron; | Translated by Sheila Fischman | Wood engravings by Will Rueter.

[Dundas]: The Aliquando Press, 2005. Tall octavo, 22.7 x 13 cm. Cased in quarter purple cloth, with lettering stamped in gilt to the spine, and purple somegami paper covered boards; the covering paper was decorated and variegated by the printer; plain grey endpapers. Unpaginated [pp. 46]. A fine copy. The text was set in Garamont, with unidentified nineteenth-century wood and metal types used for initials and display. The text comprises four sections, each printed in a different colour: blue, black, green, and purple appear respectively. Printed on Zephyr Antique Laid paper. Each section opens with an initial, combining a wood-type sort printed in light grey with an overprinted metal-type sort in red. Illustrated with three wood engravings by Will Rueter, each printed in two colours, on Mohawk Superfine paper interleaved into the textblock. From a total edition of 90 copies, this being number 77. The present copy is one of 60 regular state copies for sale. Item #223

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