Item #CNBR378 Mottetti / Motets. Eugenio Montale, Charles Wright.
Mottetti / Motets
Mottetti / Motets
Mottetti / Motets

Mottetti / Motets

Iowa City: The Windhover Press at the University of Iowa, 1981. Limited Edition. Hardcover. No. 117 of 220 copies, sixmo size, [46] pp. Fine. Item #CNBR378

Printed with the Italian on the verso and the translation on the recto of each page; per the bibliography, "the translations are superb." A wonderful publication by the inimitable Kim Merker at the University of Iowa's Windhover Press.

___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full green cloth over boards, paper spine label, fore- and bottom edges uncut, the open capitals on the title page hand-coloured; Romanee and Double Augustin Open capitals on Windhover paper handmade at the Barcham Green Mill, sixmo size (5 7/8" by 5 3/4"), forty-six unnumbered pages with the spreads numbered with the poems.

___CONDITION: Fine overall; the binding clean and without blemish, the corners straight and unrubbed, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; a hint of sunning to the spine, else fine.

___CITATION: Berger, "Printing & the Mind of Merker", no. 75.

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Price: $100.00

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