Drukwerk in de marge - A Thing of Beauty. Verjaardagsdoos voor Pim Witteveen - 1999

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Drukwerk in de marge - A Thing of Beauty. Verjaardagsdoos voor Pim Witteveen - 1999
Graphic design, Literature, Poetry - Quantity: 22 - Limited edition, Numbered edition - Portfolio

22 bibliophile editions in a handmade lectern!

A Thing of Beauty. Verjaardagsdoos voor Pim Witteveen. N.p., Het Genootschap O salutaris hostia sacra, 1999. 23 booklets, folders and broadsheet in a lectern made of wood and cardboard (! 25.4 × 25.3 × 8.9/4.3 cm) Manufactured in an edition of only 35 copies.

26 friends, including 22 printers, made a total of 22 special editions on the occasion of the fiftieth birthday of Pim Witteveen (De Breukenpers). In many cases, they themselves wrote a text, often designed in tumbling typography or otherwise original in appearance (Pers No. 14 printed a peculiarly smelling booklet on various kinds of plastic), sometimes one used texts of authors (Willem Brakman, Gustave Flaubert, Alfred Kossmann, J.H. Leopold, Joost Veerkamp, Hendrik de Vries). Jan Keijser (Avalon Pers) printed a bibliography of Pim Witteveen’s Breukenpers compiled by Ronald Breugelmans, Ger Kleis made an edition of the ‘Sub Signo Libelli Alphabet’ engraved by Pam G. Rueter.

Lot details
Object
Portfolio
Number of Books
22
Subject
Graphic design, Literature, Poetry
Author/ Illustrator
Drukwerk in de marge
Book Title
A Thing of Beauty. Verjaardagsdoos voor Pim Witteveen
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1999
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Extras
Limited edition, Numbered edition
Number of pages
100
Dimensions
25×25 cm
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