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Ornamental digressions : a showing of pinwheel ornaments.

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Main Author: Maret, Russell.
Other Names: Rayher, Edward. | Gerstenberg, Rainer. | Jensen, Craig
Published: [New York] : Rusell Maret, MMXVI [2016]
Topics: Type ornaments. | Printers' ornaments.
Genres: Artists' books - New York (State) - New York - 2016. | Limitation statements (Publishing) | Type evidence (Typefaces) - Pinwheel Ornaments. | Type evidence (Typefaces ) - Diotima. | Type evidence (Typefaces) - Michelangelo.
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Physical Description: [56] pages : illustrations, chiefly color ; 36 cm
Notes: Place of publication from publisher's prospectus.
"MM" and "XVI" are separated in imprint by "Russell Maret" on title page.
Colophon: 4 ADS. One hundred copies were printed by Russell Maret. The Pinwheel Ornaments were designed by him, & engraved and cast by Ed Rayher. The texts are hand-set in Diotima, designed by Gudrun Zapf von Hesse, with titling set in Hermann Zapf's Michelangelo. Both typefaces were cast by Rainer Gerstenberg in Darmstadt. The notes are set in digital versions of the same typefaces, and were printed from photo-polymer plates. There are two editions, both of which are printed on paper from the Zerkall Mill. Eighty copies, numbered 1-80, are bound in goatskin and handmade Yatsuo paper that has been printed with Pinwheel Ornaments. Twenty copies, numbered I-XX, are bound using different colors and patterned paper that has been printed in six colors. They are accompanied by a volume of patterned paper printed on varying hues of Yatsuo paper. Both editions were bound by Craig Jensen at Book Lab II."
Library's copy is no. 5, signed by the printer.
Prospectus laid in.
Acquisition made accessible thanks to the generous support of the Frederick J. and Margret L. Worden Endowment.
Other Names: Rayher, Edward.
Gerstenberg, Rainer.
Jensen, Craig (Craig William), 1951- binder.
BookLab II (Firm), binder.

More Details for: Ornamental digressions : a showing of pi