KAT RAN PRESS. GOHDE, Kurt. SPRENGNETHER, Kate. BENLISA, Helen S. ~ Elements.
One of 75 signed copies. 4 drawings by Kate Sprengnether and Kurt Gohde. Text hand printed from Dante type. Pp. . 20.5 x 10 cms. Crimson paper wrapper with title in gilt on upper cover. A fine copy.
Together with a group of 4 pieces of Kat Ran Press ephemera:
1. ’A Specimen of Columna’. 2002. 4 pp, folded. 1 of 100 copies. Printed in red and black for the Veatches Art of the Book.
2. Prospectus for ‘Overpass’. 4pp. folded with print by Jennifer Hill on upper cover. c.2001
3. An excerpt from Herman Melville’s Tartarus of Maids’ - keepsake for the Mortimer Rare Book Room, Smith College. 4pp. folded, printed in Baskerville type on pre-War handmade paper. 2001
4. ‘Many Bottles of Champagne on the Floor’. 4pp. folded. New Year card consisting of original Kat Ran Champagne label - all that remained of the champagne they ordered from France as New Year gifts so the customer could “appreciate champagne... typographically”