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ASHBERRY, J., SCHIMANSKY, H. The recital. Gent, Ergo Pers , 2009.
Sewn + slip case. Illustrations. *1 of 5 loose prints is missing, otherwise in good condition*
The Recital / Le Recital, a prose poem by John Ashberry, bilingual edition in a French translation by Franck André Jamme, in close collaboration with the author and Marie-France Azar, published in October, 2009, by Ergo Pers, Ghent. Each copy includes five original etchings by Hanns Schimansky, and signed on the colophon page by the author, the artist and the translator, and is further accompanied by a suite of five loose prints of the same etchings, signed and numbered by the artist. The Recital / Le Recital is printed in a limited edition of forty copies, numbered in Arabic numerals, with an additional series of twelve reserved copies for the author, the artist and the translator, numbered I-XII. A separate edition of six copies, reserved for participating collaborators and numbered A-F, consists of six original etchings, instead of five. The etchings were printed in Berlin by Fritze Margull. The text is set in Garamond and printed on 230-gramm Hahnemüller paper. Typography, design and printing are by Rein Ergo. This is number 17 (of 40). Oblong size.
Boeknummer 641835 € 750.00