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Sappho. Illustrated by Julie Mehretu
Poetry of Sappho
Arion Press San Francisco 2011. Folio hardback bound in quarter vellum over cloth covered boards. In a complimentary slipcase. Illustrated from twenty prints by Julie Mehretu. Greek and English translation on facing pages. plates. New English translations commissioned for this edition from poet John Daley and classicist Page duBois. Also 23 small wood engravings by Anita Cowles Rearden. Limited to 400 copies numbered and signed by Julie Mehretu. Printed on heavy weight Italian mouldmade Revere paper. Side edges uncut. This is a large production measuring 14" x 10". Praised as "one of Arion's most beautiful and ambitious publications." Book and slipcase are in fine condition. As new. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Different Drummer Books [Niantic, CT, U.S.A.]
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