A Letter of Columbus. David Citino.
A Letter of Columbus.
A Letter of Columbus.
A Letter of Columbus.
A Letter of Columbus.
A Letter of Columbus.
(Accounts of Journeys)

A Letter of Columbus.

Rice, Anthony (illus.)

(Columbus, OH): Logan Elm Press, 1990. Quarto. (38)pp. One of 115 copies, printed on handmade paper and signed by the poet, David Citino, the artist, Anthony Rice, and the designer of the book, Robert Tauber. A stunning production crafted in advance of the quincentennial celebration of Columbus’s voyage. Illustrated throughout in brilliant colors with monoprints printed directly off hand-painted zinc plates, making each copy of the edition unique. The title-page spread is hand-lettered and colored completely in red, giving the appearance of paste paper, and each stanza of the poem begins with a hand-colored initial letter. Housed in a paste paper slipcase, which has a cast paper bas-relief of the title-page illustration on the front. Prospectus laid-in, along with a copy of Samuel Eliot Morison’s annotated translation of the Columbus letter. Item #28322

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