RAMPANT LIONS PRESS. TRYPANIS, C.A. CARTER, Will. ~ Elegies of a Glass Adonis.
Greek poet Trypanis’s long elegiac poem inspired by the ancient myths of Adonis. One of 450 copies, this no. 408, signed by the poet. Designed and printed on T.H. Saunders Wookey Hole mould-made paper by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press. The second of the Clover Hill Press editions of the Chilmark Press. Pp. 32. 4to., a good copy in the slightly rubbed original dark green Fabriano paper covered boards, lettering and decorative design in gilt to spine, lacking the slipcase.
Will Carter discusses the typeface – a rare cutting of the Arrighi italic, designed Frederic Warde after the calligraphic models of 16th century writing master Ludovico Arrighi of Vincenza – in his typographical note.
With the original prospectus inserted loose.