Very Scarce Limited Production
Heaney, Seamus ~ The Door Stands Open : Czeslaw Milosz 1911-2004. (Signed and Lined Deluxe Edition With The Scarce Prospectus)
Irish Writers' Centre, Dublin, and Book Art Museum, Lodz. 2005
The First and only Edition.The book was conceived by Seamus Heaney and Cathal McCabe and designed by Pawel Tryzno.Printed by the Book Art Museum,Lodz. The edition was limited to 250 signed, numbered copies in total - 200 regular and 50 de luxe copies.This is one of the scarcer fifty Deluxe copies produced on handmade paper, Signed and Numbered in Roman numerals (number XV111) by Heaney and with his handwritten quote from the poem ''Saw Music''.Two poems and an essay written by Seamus Heaney in memory of Czeslaw Milosz, the Polish Nobel Laureate. The book was designed by Pawel Tryzno and printed partially on Zanders Zeta paper and partially on handwoven paper by the Book Art Museum,Lodz, Poland.The book has stainless steel covers and comes in a prepared mixed-media wrap featuring a silkscreen collage of articles published in Polish newspapers in the days following Milosz's death.The book is encased in a slipcase of thick clear Polish glass with a metal alloy spine which reproduces Seamus Heaney's signature in relief and which holds the book between two glass rods. Accompanied by the scarce prospectus. An extraordinary production.Very Scarce.
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