SPIRAL PRESS. SHAHN, Ben. ~ Ecclesiastes or, The Preacher.
New York Spiral Press 1965
Drawings by Ben Shahn, engraved on wood by Stefan Martin. Calligraphy by David Soshensky. No. 112 of 285 copies, signed by the artist, engraver, calligrapher and printer. In the King James translation of the Bible. Designed,hand set in Emerson type and printed on Rives paper by Joseph Blumenthal. Pp. . 4to., original half vellum over black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, lower edge uncut. Housed in the original two-piece grey cloth slipcase, inner case with gilt lettering to spine, outer case with printed title label to one side. A few faint marks to vellum, slipcases mildly rubbed, otherwise a very good copy.
Spiral Press Bibliography, 462
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