Questions Volume II


    © 2014

    size of edition: 4 (variable)

    Dimensions (in inches): 7.75 x 4.25 x .4

  • Materials:mulberry, moriki and Crane text papers, handprinted book cloth, handprinted leather, book board, ink
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This series uses text from Pablo Neruda’s 1974 Book of Questions, with the 1991 English translations by William O’Daly. The single signature consists of a translucent outer sheet of Japanese paper, printed on one side from a woodblock in one color, a text page of laser etched paper with a colored Moriki core and center page that is gate folded, opening to a 15.75 x 7.5 inch image. The printed images are created from a variety of printing blocks with pochoir additions. The signature is pamphlet stitched into a German case. The interior paste down is book cloth handprinted from a relief block, the spine is leather (varies within the edition) handprinted from a relief block, the inset title label is laser etched with a Moriki core.
Book of Questions XXXV, text © Pablo Neruda, translation © 1991 William O’Daly, Copper Canyon Press
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