Item #326 Wayzgoose Pamphlet Number One. Barbarian Press.

Wayzgoose Pamphlet Number One

[Mission, B.C.]: [Barbarian Press], [2022]. Octavo, 22.2 x 14.2 cm. Sewn with blue thread into pale blue paper wraps. The upper cover is printed with the title in dark blue. All edges neatly trimmed. pp. 1-7 [1]. A fine copy. The text was set in Kennerley type cast by Jim Rimmer and printed on Mohawk Superfine paper. Crispin Elsted’s text is reproduced here, in a revised second edition, from the edition published by Barbarian Press in 1984: “We originally published Wayzgoose Pamphlet One in 1984. This second revised edition is now issued in 2022, thirty-eight years later, with the intention of restarting a series that never went further.” The text is embellished with a wood engraved headpiece by Sarah Chamberlain, printed from the original block commissioned in 1984. Figures of an R.W. Cope Albion Press and a Sherwin & Cope Imperial Press were printed from magnesium plates. The edition size is unspecified. “Pace the subject of this pamphlet, it was printed on an Original Heidelberg Windmill, circa 1965.”. Item #326

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