FINE PRINTING Stephen Metcalfe PILGRIMS A PLAY Illustrated SIGNED LIMITED 1 of 2
PILGRIMS: A ONE ACT PLAY, by Stephen Metcalfe. With original woodcuts by Julia Talcott.
FINE PRINTING, LIMITED EDITION, this being #1 of only 2 ARTIST'S PROOF COPIES (of a total run of 32 copies, consisting of 2 artist's proofs and 30 numbered copies).
SIGNED by the AUTHOR and ARTIST. This copy is ONE of only TWO ARTIST'S PROOF COPIES, hand numbered "AP 1/2".
Published by Brighton Press, San Diego. Printing by Hal Truschke. Binding by Klaus Rotzscher Bookbinding of San Francisco. 1992.
Hardcovers, black cloth covered spine and forest green paper covered boards with design on the front cover, 7.5x9 inches, 56 pages.
ILLUSTRATED with nine woodcuts by the artist Julia Talcott, printed in one, two, three, or four colors. The illustrations are striking.
NEAR FINE condition, a light bump to the bottom corner of the front cover, otherwise tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked. A solid, lovely copy.
Especially scarce being one of only two Artist's Proof copies.
About Brighton Press (from its website):
******Brighton Press has created fine press, limited edition artists books and broadsides since 1985. To date, we have published fifty-one books that are represented in over 100 public and private collections, including the Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, the Getty Research Institute, the Library of Congress, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Newberry Library, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and numerous university libraries and museums.
?Each work is designed and produced through the collaboration of contemporary poets and visual artists, together with artisans in the fields of letterpress, bookbinding, papermaking, printmaking, and sculpture. The artists make their own plates and cut their own blocks. Each work is printed by hand in our studio in small editions and is signed and numbered.******
About Klaus Rotzxhcer, the binder (from his LinkedIn page):
******I am a German master bookbinder, with two master's degrees from the Academy of Applied Arts in Munich, Germany. My passion is to create beautiful books that are also functional, essentially heirloom books that can be passed down from generation to generation.******