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Venus and Adonis.
Tempe, Arizona: Pyracantha Press, 1984. Tempe, Arizona:: Pyracantha Press,, 1984.. Edition of 120. 8.25 x 11"; 76 pages. Paper handmade at the HMP papermill in Woodstock Valley, Connecticut. Type is Monotype Bembo, machine set and reset by hand in the shop. Printed in three colors throughout. Bound in half-leather and dark maroon linen over boards. Designed and printed by John Risseeuw.Prospectus: "This book is the first of several fine press editions which were commissioned to celebrate the Centennial of Arizona State University in 1984-1985. The text of the poem has been newly edited from the first edition of 1593 by John Doebler, Professor of English at ASU, who has also written a scholarly introduction. ... "An effort has been made to reflect something of the first edition in this new limited edition. Through choice of paper, typeface, ornamentation and design as well as through the fidelity of the text in an 'old-spelling' form, the event of Shakespeare's first appearance in print is interpreted for the modern reader.
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