The Apocalypse. The Revelation of Saint John the Divine . from the King James version of the Bible, 1611, with twenty-nine prints from woodblocks cut by Jim Dine

Dine, Jim ; [Bible. New Testament];

Published by The Arion Press, San Francisco, 1982
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Edition of 150 copies, plus 15 hors de commerce, numbered in Roman numerals, of which this is one, signed by the artist and the printer. Format: 15 by 11 inches, 64 pages. Printed damp on French handmade Apta Velin from the Richard De Bas Mill. The text type is Garamond Bold composed by Monotype, reset by hand; the display capitals are Stempel Garamond Titling. Bound in oak boards carrying a lightning bolt pattern in blind, with white pigskin spine. The spine is slightly sunned, faint scratch on rear cover, else a fine copy. The Book of Revelation was the first of several projects that printer Andrew Hoyem has undertaken with Jim Dine, and it was his first collaboration with a major American artist. The text is set in two sizes of type as a reading device to differentiate the speakers: 14 point for the account of St. John, 18 point for louder pronouncements from on high. Artist Books in the Modern Era, no. 168. Bookseller Inventory # 29324

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Title: The Apocalypse. The Revelation of Saint John...

Publisher: The Arion Press, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Dine, Jim

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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