Hertfordshire, England: [The Taurus Press]. Piech, Paul Peter. Limited Edition. Stapled (Wraps). No. 23 of 200, octavo size, 11 unnumbered pages. Fine. Item #CNJL297
Paul Peter Piech (1920-1996) was an American artist and printer who produced captivating prints on a myriad of social, political, and literary themes; this book takes the text of William Blake's poem "London", paired with Piech's woodcuts. The prints offer a stark accompaniment to Blake's writing, a bleak description of London conveying a sense of alienation and solitude.
___DESCRIPTION: Green paper wraps, stapled, with black lettering on the front cover, pages alternate red and green, four black-and-white woodcuts by Piech opposite each stanza of the poem; octavo size (8" by 4"), pagination: 11 unnumbered pages, one of 200 copies, this number 23.
___CONDITION: A fine copy; the covers clean, the corners straight and unrubbed, the binding tight, the interior clean and bright, and free of prior owner markings; spine has some very slight sunning, else fine.
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