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Kubla Khan, or A Vision in A Dream
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. Kubla Khan. Or, A Vision in a Dream. A Fragment. Letterpress limited edition of 150, numbered and signed by the printer and calligrapher. Printed 2005-2006. Released in July of 2006. Copyright page and colophon indicates publishing date as November 2005. Not paginated. 24 pages. Hand set with cold type, with Printer’s Preface in 18 point Canterbury, small title and title page title in red ink in 32 pt Bodoni, and Author’s Preface and poem in 12 pt Italian Oldstyle. Illustrated with six linocut block prints by Larry Thompson. Two calligraphic drop capitals hand lettered in red ink by Holly Dean. Text block printed on Williamsburg 75 lb Offset Post Card, with Tibetan patterned paper (various) for end pages, all side stitched (exposed spine) into St. Armand cover stock of several varieties, including olive, Ontario flax, mustard flax amongst others, all letterpress printed with ‘KK’ logo and title. A number were bound in St. Armand white cotton Canal paper, some of which were painted with title and decorative paper applied onlay, others left white with letterpressed title and ‘KK’ logo and hand applied red slash across front and back. Dimensions: 7.25 inches tall x 4.75 inches wide. ISBN 0-9739705-0-2.
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