One of 125 copies!

Churchtown Dundrum: The Cuala Press, 1915. Hardcover. 1/125 numbered copies. $1250.

Offered with “Plates to accompany ‘Reveries over childhood and youth.’ which contains three plates - a reproduction of a Jack B Yeats watercolor, and two engravings - one after a drawing by John B Yeats, and one after a watercolor by John B Yeats. Both books in Fine condition, and the two housed together in a custom drop-spine box.

vintagebooksdesign

vintagebooksdesign:

FINNISH BOOK DESIGN

Beautiful new Finnish poetry books published by Helsingissä
Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava, purchased on a recent trip.

Harry Salmenniemi, Kivirivit 2013 (in English Stone Lines) and Runojä (in English Runoja, Poemms) design by Markus Pyörälä voted the Most Beautiful Book of the Year by The Finnish Book Art Committee in 2012. (shown left and centre)

Kuka ampui Ötzin? by Vesa Haapala published in 2012 (right and open book) shows his collaboration with the graphic designer Markus Pyörälä. The translation of the title is Who shot Ötzi? The body of Ötzi is hidden in the book.

shelfcandy
shelfcandy:

Les Fleurs du Mal. Pieces Condamnees. by Charles Baudelaire. With illustrations by Charles Mayrs. Vancouver, BC: Black Stone Press, 2010.
A new fine press edition featuring six illustrations by Mayrs, each  opposite a poem (presented in the original French.) Designed and printed by David Clifford; the text was set in Arepo and printed letterpress from polymer plates on Rives BFK. Each copy was hand-bound by Yasmine Franchi.

Edition of forty numbered copies, signed by the artist.
“Six of one hundred poems were banned by the French Government three months after ‘Les Fleur du Mal’ was published in 1857. The reason given was outrage against religious and public morals, and Baudelaire was fined 300 francs. Despite, or perhaps because of the controversy, the original edition became an instant sensation. The ban was not revoked in France until 1949…”

shelfcandy:

Les Fleurs du Mal. Pieces Condamnees. by Charles Baudelaire. With illustrations by Charles Mayrs. Vancouver, BC: Black Stone Press, 2010.

A new fine press edition featuring six illustrations by Mayrs, each  opposite a poem (presented in the original French.) Designed and printed by David Clifford; the text was set in Arepo and printed letterpress from polymer plates on Rives BFK. Each copy was hand-bound by Yasmine Franchi.

Edition of forty numbered copies, signed by the artist.

“Six of one hundred poems were banned by the French Government three months after ‘Les Fleur du Mal’ was published in 1857. The reason given was outrage against religious and public morals, and Baudelaire was fined 300 francs. Despite, or perhaps because of the controversy, the original edition became an instant sensation. The ban was not revoked in France until 1949…”