(South Norwalk, 1969). 9 1/2 x 13. Twelve fascicles: 10 are multi-color woodcuts: two are double spread on full sheets folded twice; 8 are smaller woodcuts tipped into a folder printed with their titles. The double-spread of Isola di San Giorgio is signed. There are also a printed title folder and a printed colophon. Laid into in a cloth tray case covered with paper marbled by the artist. Fine. Item #15670
Frasconi's sights of Venice are richly colored in lavender, purple, blues, greens, & greys, gold, vermillion, & rose, shimmering with metallic highlights. Canale della Guidecca is a double-spread. Other views are Basilica San Marco, Piazzetta San Marco, two different Palazzo Ducale, Bacino San Marco, Basilica della Salute, Palazzo Dario, and Ponte di Rialto. The woodcuts were printed by the artist on Hosho and Goyu handmade papers and mounted on Rives. An 11th, single color, cut appears on the colophon page. The text was printed at The Spiral Press. No. 6 of 25 signed copies. The Books of Antonio Frasconi 32.