CANCELLERESCA BASTARDA DISPLAYED. Gehenna Press.
CANCELLERESCA BASTARDA DISPLAYED.

CANCELLERESCA BASTARDA DISPLAYED. In a Series of Maxims and Mottos -- With Alphabets and Ornaments.

(Northampton), 1965. 5 x 6 1/4. 16 leaves printed rectos only. Marbled paper (by Peter Franck) over boards, title label on upper cover. Fine. With the rare 4-page prospectus. Item #17731

No. 41 of 100 signed copies. Printed in a variety of colors on pre-WW II Amalfi (from Bruce Rogers) using Van Krimpen's Cancelleresca Bastarda in three sizes. A glorious little production -- the first of three books in which Baskin focused his extraordinary skills in selection and layout of type, ornament, and color; all framing select bons mots.

Price: $1,100.00

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