Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known. Wole Soyinka.
Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known.
Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known.
(Rainmaker Editions)

Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known.

Kleinschmidt, Robert (illus.)

(Utah): Rainmaker Editions, 2003. Small quarto. (21)pp. One of 399 copies, signed by the author, Wole Soyinka, the illustrator, Robert Kleinschmidt, and Victoria Hindley, the book's designer and the creative director of the Red Butte Press. Kleinschmidt's woodcuts adorn the two-page title page and three pages interspersed with the text. Soyinka's poems evoke the humanity of marketplaces as cultural emblems, drawing on history and myth to give shape to the exchanges of religion, politics, and emotion that occur there. Bound by Daniel Kelm with boards covered in Japanese Kyosei-shi handmade paper. Housed in silk-covered slipcase. Fine. Item #28535

Price: $550.00

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