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In the penal colony.

Kafka, Franz.

Published by The Limited Editions Club, South Portland, ME, 1987
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Starkly handsome Limited Editions Club production from especially good designers and presses: Translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir, Kafka's disturbing short story appears here in a volume designed by Benjamin Shiff, set in monotype Walbaum at the Out of Sorts Letter Foundery in Mamaroneck, NY, printed on mould-made Magnani paper at the => Shagbark Press in Maine, and hand-sewn and hand-bound by Carol Joyce. The work is illustrated with four dark, abstract lithographs done by painter Michael Hafftka and printed on hand-made Japanese paper. This is numbered copy 538 of 800 printed, being => signed at the colophon by the artist. Binding: Parchment paper?covered limp boards with sewing bands left visible, in original tan linen cloth?covered clamshell case with printed paper spine label. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.5"). 53, [5] pp.; illus. Bound and cased as above, clamshell cases being unusual for the LEC. A clean, crisp copy in excellent condition. Fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 30564

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Title: In the penal colony.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club, South Portland, ME

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

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