• Diary of a Madman / Nikolai Gogol; Constance Garnett; Mikhail Magaril
Diary of a Madman / Nikolai Gogol; Constance Garnett; Mikhail Magaril Diary of a Madman / Nikolai Gogol; Constance Garnett; Mikhail Magaril Diary of a Madman / Nikolai Gogol; Constance Garnett; Mikhail Magaril

Diary of a Madman / Nikolai Gogol; Constance Garnett; Mikhail Magaril

Books


FA.SA4.0754
49 p.; clamshell case: 27.6 x 18.5 x 3.7 cm; book: 25.6 x 17 cm
1998
Mikhail Magaril
Center for Book Arts
Nikolai Gogol
Winifred Bixler
Misha Beletsky
New York City
CBA copy 2; Number 40 in an Edition of 50; signed and numbered by the artist. Bound by the artist in tan linen boards fastened to the signatures with jute fibers whose ends come through the front and back in short tufts. The title was hand-lettered on the spine of the accompanying clamshell box. Leaves are grey, and present text, translated from Russian by Constance Garnett, accompanied by hand-lettered headings and illustrations throughout. "Drypoint plates by Mikhail Magaril were printed by Kathy Caraccio and Sana Fadel at Kathy Caraccio Studio. Each copy was handlettered and bound by the artist. Typography was planned by Misha Beletsky. The type was set in Monotype Van Dijick by Michael and Winifred Bixler and printed by Emily Artinian of Peter Kruty Editions on Rives BFK paper. Of the edition of one hundred copies, fifty are reserved for members and associates of The Center Books Arts in New York City..."--Colophon.