EIGHT WOOD ENGRAVINGS ON A THEME OF PAN. Pennyroyal Press.
EIGHT WOOD ENGRAVINGS ON A THEME OF PAN.
EIGHT WOOD ENGRAVINGS ON A THEME OF PAN.

EIGHT WOOD ENGRAVINGS ON A THEME OF PAN. With an Afterword by the Artist.

Northampton, 1980. 6 1/2 x 10. 29 pages, 3 leaves. Each engraving is signed by Moser. Bound by Peter Verheyen in Dorfner/de Gonet "open joint" style, with text sewn onto leather tapes. Goat vellum sides reveal a design from the book; snakesin spine; graphite top edge, O'Malley Crackle" endpapers. Signed "PV 2014" at rear in gilt. Fine in "Crackle" slipcase with snakeskin label. Item #15126

One of 3 "artist's copies. Despite the title, there are 7 engravings. The edition was 130 copies. Text is six epigrams from the Anthologia Graeca, which Moser loosely translates in his afterword. Set in Goudy Greek (12pt. to 36pt.) in 3 or 4 colors, and punctuated with original brush calligraphy by Betse Curtis. Printed on handmade Japanese Etching paper; engravings on sheets of Sekishu.

Price: $2,500.00

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