DIOGENES: Defictions. Thomas McEvilley.
DIOGENES: Defictions
DIOGENES: Defictions

DIOGENES: Defictions

Berkeley: Peter Koch, Printer, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Designed and printed letterpress from photo-polymer plates by Peter Koch, with the assistance of Richard Seibert, in an addition of 500 copies. The typefaces are Adobe Caslon, designed by Carol Twombly for the text with Monotype Gill Sans, designed by Eric Gill, and Deberny & Peignot Bifur, designed by A.M. Cassandre. Color lithography courtesy of George Lithograph. Binding by Arnold Martinez. Accompanied by "cheap paperback" edition, printed letterpress on chipboard by Peter Koch from the same plates and housed in a cardboard box, which is numbered in pencil ("335/500"). The "book about the object" issued to accompany and explain the mysteries surrounding the arch-cynic Diogenes and the "forged" archeological discovery of the lead tablets. Features an introduction by Robert Bringhurst, a lengthy essay by McEvilley entitled "Diogenes of Sinope," and notes "On lead as a text transmission object" by Koch. Octavo. Both editions are fine. Fine. Item #65768

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