20th Century: 1951 - 1996
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Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; illustrado por Salvador Dali. 
Barcelona: Mateu, 1965. 2 vol. 23 x 30 cm. 

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Gavilla de fabulas sin amor by Camilo Jose Cela.  Illustrated by Picasso. 
Madrid, Alfaguara, 1965.  26 x 36 cm. 

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Midi par Leconte de Lisle/Noon by John Theobald. 
[Pulp paper painting] by Claire Van Vliet.  Brookston, 
Ind.,  Twinrocker [Papermill]; West Burke, Vt., Janus Press, 1977.  21 x 31 cm. 

Text in French and in English.  One of 75 copies printed on Twinrocker winter wheat straw paper by Claire Van Vliet and Susan Johanknecht.  Denison Library’s copy bound in special pulp paper painting with box by Claire Van Vliet. 

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Et Nox Facta Est.  Poeme extrait de La Fin de Satan by Victor Hugo.  Aquatintes de Francis Mockel. 
Paris, 1985.  31 x 40 cm. 

Produced in honor of Victor Hugo on the 100th anniversary of his death. 

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The Hello Goodbye Book by Tracy Davis, 
Illustrated [linoleum cuts] by Susan McClintock; 
Oakland, CA.,  Nomad Press, 1985.  11 x 20 cm. 

Designed, printed and bound by Tracy A. Davis while a student at Mills College.  Designed to be read forwards and backwards.  Words for hello and good-bye are written in the language of the following countries:  U.S.A., Mexico, Japan, Hungary, Nigeria, India, and France. 

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Venezia, 1740, 1786, 1987= Venedig, 1740
1786, 1987.  Linoleum prints by Clemens-Tobias Lange. 
Venezia, CTL, 1988.  18 x 28 cm.

Printed on double strip, accordian-folded, between boards.  Parallel Italian and German texts on opposite sides of the strip. One of 150 copies. 

Contents: 

Viaggio per l’Italia: XI e XIV. Lettera del primo volume, 1740 = Reise durch Italien: XI. Und XIV. Brief aus dem ersten Band, 1740/Johann Caspar Goethe -- Viaggio in Italia: otto degli appunti scritti a Venezia, 1786 = Italiänische Reise: acht der Berichte Venedig betreffend, 1786/Johann Wolfgang Goethe -- Carnevale della serenissima: osservazioni sulla Venezia di oggi, 1987 = Carneval der Serenissima: Beobachtungen aus dem heutigen Venedig, 1987/Clemens-Tobias Lange. 


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The Attributes of Divine Perfection: The Concept of God in Islam.  Illustrated by Ahmed Moustafa. 
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Xenel Industries, Ltd., 1989.  26 x 31 cm. 

The text, in Arabic with an English translation, is printed in a modern Arabic typeface, Safeer. 

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Persephone by Giannes Ritsos; English  translation by Nikos Stangos; [Woodcut] illustrations  by Joe Tilson. 
Verona, Edizioni Ampersand, 1990.  35 x 29 cm. 

English and Greek on facing pages.  One of 80 copies printed on an 1854 Stanhope handpress by Alessandro Zanella on dampened Cortiere Milani paper in Antigone and Lutetia types.  Signed by author & artist. 

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Speaking in Tongues.  Written, illustrated, and printed by the seven students in the typography class, Spring 1994. 
Claremont, Scripps College Press, 1994.  22 x 22 cm. 

Each student wrote and translated a story set in her own family history and illustrated it with linoleum prints.  Languages expressed are Arabic, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Hebrew, Irish, and German. The book is open to “Matreshka’s Secret” by Corinne Robinson. 

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Altar book for Gorecki.  Based on The Symphony of Sorrowful Songs by Henryk Gorecki.  Lyrics in Polish and English translation. 
Middletown, CT: Robin Price, Publisher, 1996.  18 x 33 cm. 

Inspired by the 1992 recording of Henryk Gorecki’s Symphony no. 3.  The bird illustrations are from 17th century copperplate engravings by Francis Willughby.  The woodcut was designed and carved by Keiji Shinohara.  Designed, printed and bound by Robin Price in an edition of sixty copies during the spring of 1996.  Issued in slide-top cherry wooden case. 

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Genesis = Be-reshit.  Translated by Robert Alter from the Hebrew into the English language with facing text from Biblio Hebraica Stuttgartensia (1976); etching by Michael Mazur. 
San Francisco: Arion Press, 1996.  31 x 44 cm. 

Genesis is the fiftieth publication of Arion Press.  It was designed and produced under the direction of Andrew Hoyem.  Limited to 200 numbered copies. 

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