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Sylvae: fifty specimens printed directly - Schanilec, Gaylord & Ben Verhoeven - 2008. [1274179]
[Stockholm, Wisconsin]: Midnight Paper Sales, n.d., 2008. Edition limited to 26 lettered copies and 4 artist's proofs, this being one of the latter; folio, pp. xii, [13]-177, [4]; 50 plates (24 folding, 1 double-page and folding) showing 25 end grain specimens and corresponding 25 long grain specimens, folding map, plus a large folding wood engraving; original quarter pigskin over boards; as new in a custom blue cloth clamshell box enclosing a special tray of 25 different specimens of wood used to make the plates. The text was cast by Michael and Winifred Bixler in Monotype Bembo, and printed on Twinrocker handmade paper. The images were printed on a special making of Zerkall 7625, and the book was bound by Craig Jensen and Garry McLerran. The 25 specimens were all cut on Schanilec's farm in Wisconsin, where they were also milled. A trade edition, without the wood specimens and with different typesetting was also issued. The book was awarded the 2008 Gregynog Prize.
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