By Lawrence Ferlinghetti
1999. Edition of 35.
10 x 14" folio in 11 x 15 x 2" box. Letterpress from handset Atheneum printed by Franco Palagini, San Miniato, Italy, with drypoints printed by Robert Stevenson at University of California, Berkeley, all on Magnani paper. Twelve paired folios with Magnani case wrapper. Portfolio boxes, handmade in Italy, covered in dark green Fabriano. In English with Italian translations by Lucia Cucciarelli.
Endless worlds without ends of days
in autumn capitals
their avenues of leaves ablaze
The fourth of a series of livres d'artistes published by Edizioni Canopo with selected texts by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Illustrated with eleven drypoints and aquatints by Stephanie Peek.
Subdued and powerful. This Is Ferlinghetti the lyricist, not the bad boy. And Peek's subtle and elegant images match the mood.