By Valerio Magrelli
Verona: Ampersand, 2006. Edition of 100.
33 x 22cm; 24 pages. Accordion structure. Eight linoleum engravings performed on two incisions on the cover pages. Pages printed recto only. Text typeface Legacy Sans by Ronald Arnholm. Frontispiece and title character display designed by Alessandro Zanella for this edition. Text printed on white polyethylene fiber DuPont Tyvek. Printed with arrays of photopolymer on a Vandercook press. Engravings printed at the factory in black and white. Assembled in the workshop as a “Leporello” coupling support text on black card with rubbery finish. Engravings printed in black on a white plate on the front and black on a black plate on the rear. Housed in a clear Plexiglas enclosure. Title internally silkscreened on the back. Laid in corrugated cardboard fold box.
Eight poems in Italian by Valerio Magrelli (winner of the Mondello Prize, the Viareggio Prize, and the Montale Prize) with illustrations by Lucio Passerini.