THE BACCHAE: Dionysus, the God.
Place Published: (Kentfield)
Publisher: The Allen Press
Date Published: 1972
Edition: Limited edition
Condition: Near fine
Book Id: 20709
Illustrated with 3 limited, signed and numbered 3-color etchings by Michele Forgeois, 90 pp.; quarto (14 x 10 inches), bound in half olive-green cloth and wood veneer boards, the 2 elements joined by a vertical black paper slip, title blocked in gilt on front strip. Text printed in hand-set Unciala and Solemnis types on hand-made all-rag Richard de Bas paper. Main text printed in black, with highlights througout in orange, blue, olive, and blue-green.Running head calligraphed in Greek letters by James MacDonald. Olive-green cloth slipcase. Publishers prospectus laid in. Faint spotting to endsheets, else fine
A beautiful work. Michele Forgeois's striking limited edition etchings were printed at the Atelier Clot Bramsen et Georges in Paris, where the works were registered and the plates cancelled. Edition of 130 copies. Allen Press #38.