An Alphabet. Pennyroyal Press.
An Alphabet.

An Alphabet. Wood Engravings by Barry Moser. Calligraphy by Yvette Rutledge.

(West Hatfield), 1986. 4 1/2 x 7. [52] pages. The calligraphed letters are printed in 26 different colors. Designer binding by Erin Fletcher at her Herringbone Bindery in yellow Hamartan goatskin with onlays of pink, black, & white goatskin blindtooled. Housed in a suede-lined tray case. Fine. Item #15125

"Highly inspired by the celebrated work of Edgar Mansfield, curves and shapes were stripped from a handful of the beautifully drawn letters of the text's alphabet. These elements were translated through a series of onlays and bind tooled lines. Dashes and dots were pulled from Barry Moser's detailed wood engravings." -- Artist's statement. Out of series "Printer's Copy" signed by Moser. The edition was 150 copies printed from the original blocks by Harold McGrath. An offbeat ABC--A is for Amazon, D for Dentist, H for Hogwash (with an engraving of Ronald Reagan).

Price: $3,000.00