Arches Cover, Austin, Carol Kent, cartouche, Cochin, copper wire, Egypt, Egyptian, Erespin Press, French perle, Gene Valentine, Henry Wolf, mummy, Ozymandias, papyrus, Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), Ramses II (1303 BC - 1213 BC), Rives Heavyweight, Roulus, sonnet, Texas, The University of Utah, Wood & Sharwood Albion
Austin, TX: Erespin Press, 1984
DT88 O99 1984 oversize
Sonnet by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) and excerpts from ancient and modern works about Egypt. Engraving of head of mummy of Ramses II (1303 BC – 1213 BC) by Henry Wolf. Researched, designed and printed by Carol Kent. Printed on an 1840 Wood & Sharwood Albion. Set in Roulus with Cochin numerals. Printed on dampened cream-colored Rives Heavyweight with Arches Cover portfolio. Issued in cream-colored portfolio embossed with two cartouches and fastened with a beeswax seal on Egyptian papyrus strip, affixed with braided French perle and lacquered copper wire. Edition of one hundred copies. University of Utah copy gift of Gene Valentine.
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