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The Resource Venice, John Craig

Venice, John Craig

Label
Venice
Title
Venice
Statement of responsibility
John Craig
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Binder
Printer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Publisher's description: The 80 wood-engravings, and some linocuts, some with colour, have made the book a printer's challenge. John Craig's use of white space has ... been critical, and the asymmetric imposition of type and images is based upon his precise layouts. The resulting double-page spreads can be seen almost as a series of stage sets, introducing us to the often undiscovered delights of a city which he has visited regularly for the past twenty years. The French-fold binding style is a new departure for us. The pages are left folded at the top edge, enabling us to use a lightweight Zerkall mould-made paper, specially hot-pressed to give an extra sheen for the engravings, and allowing us to print throughout on the smooth side of the paper only. The book, all copies of which are bound in leather, opens beautifully. Four of the engravings are printed in colour on lightweight Korean and Japanese hand-made papers, and tipped in
Cataloging source
MNU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DG674.2
LC item number
.C73 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Venice, John Craig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "285 copies printed in Centaur & Arrighi types on a special making of Zerkall mould-made paper. 175 are quarter-bound in Pirate leather with printed paper sides; 60 are half-bound in Oasis leather, with a portfolio of prints; 40 are bound in inlaid leathers to a design by John Craig, with a fuller portfolio of prints; and 10 copies are left as unbound sheets. Bound by the Fine Book Bindery. August 2015"--Colophon
  • Copies are hand numbered and signed by the author-artist
  • A edition: 40 copies bound in inlaid leathers are issued with a portfolio of 45 prints, signed by the artist (13 x 8.5 cm to 28 cx 21 cm) in a paper 2-part envelope placed in a hinged case. Book and portfolio are issued in a drop-hinge case, 36 x 27 x 5 cm, gold-stamped leather label on spine
  • B edition: 60 copies half-bound in Oasis leather, are issued with a portfolio of 45 prints (13 x 8.5 cm to 27.5 x 17.5 cm) in a paper 2-part envelope placed in a hinged case. Book and portfolio issued in a case, 34 x 25 x 3.5 cm
  • C edition: 175 copies quarter-bound in Pirate leather are issued in a case, 34 x 25 x 2.1 cm
Accompanying material
(sometimes case and portfolio)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
33 cm +
Extent
54 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781854281043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copies 1-3 are editions A-C, in bindings and slipcases as described above. Purchase, Whittington Press, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)982312804
  • ucoclc982312804
Label
Venice, John Craig
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "285 copies printed in Centaur & Arrighi types on a special making of Zerkall mould-made paper. 175 are quarter-bound in Pirate leather with printed paper sides; 60 are half-bound in Oasis leather, with a portfolio of prints; 40 are bound in inlaid leathers to a design by John Craig, with a fuller portfolio of prints; and 10 copies are left as unbound sheets. Bound by the Fine Book Bindery. August 2015"--Colophon
  • Copies are hand numbered and signed by the author-artist
  • A edition: 40 copies bound in inlaid leathers are issued with a portfolio of 45 prints, signed by the artist (13 x 8.5 cm to 28 cx 21 cm) in a paper 2-part envelope placed in a hinged case. Book and portfolio are issued in a drop-hinge case, 36 x 27 x 5 cm, gold-stamped leather label on spine
  • B edition: 60 copies half-bound in Oasis leather, are issued with a portfolio of 45 prints (13 x 8.5 cm to 27.5 x 17.5 cm) in a paper 2-part envelope placed in a hinged case. Book and portfolio issued in a case, 34 x 25 x 3.5 cm
  • C edition: 175 copies quarter-bound in Pirate leather are issued in a case, 34 x 25 x 2.1 cm
Accompanying material
(sometimes case and portfolio)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
33 cm +
Extent
54 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781854281043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copies 1-3 are editions A-C, in bindings and slipcases as described above. Purchase, Whittington Press, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)982312804
  • ucoclc982312804

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