Hard high-country poems
- Michelangelo Buonarroti Simoni ; English translation by Robert Bringhurst ; drypoint engraving by Joseph Goldyne.
- English, Italian. Parallel text in English and Italian.
- [Berkeley, California] : Peter Koch, Printer, MMXV 
- Physical description
- 28 unnumbered pages : portrait ; 25 cm
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- Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564, author.
- Colonna, Vittoria, 1492-1547 addressee.
- Bringhurst, Robert translator.
- Girardi, Enzo Noè, editor.
- Goldyne, Joseph R., etcher.
- Koch, Peter Rutledge book designer, printer.
- Gerken, Jonathan, printer.
- Bixler, Michael, compositor.
- Livingston, Mark, compositor.
- Carta di Amalfi, papermaker.
- Townsend, Robert E., printer of plates.
- John DeMerritt Bookbinding, binder.
- Peter Koch, Printer publisher.
- Colonna, Vittoria, 1492-1547 > Poetry.
- Artists as authors > Italy.
- Artists' books > California > Berkeley > Specimens.
- Artists' books.
- Bilingual books.
- Fine books.
- Typefaces (Type evidence) > Arrighi.
- Typefaces (Type evidence) > Vicenza.
- Typefaces (Type evidence) > Centaur.
- Paper evidence (Paper) > Amalfi.
- Drypoints (prints) > United States > 21st century.
- Italian poetry > 16th century.
- Italian poetry > 16th century > Translations into English.
- Love poetry, Italian.
- Love poetry, Italian > Translations into English.
- Love poetry.
- Publication date
- "Ten of the poems connected to Vittoria Colonna are included here. In the standard edition of Enzo Girardi--my point of reference for the Italian text--they are numbers 63, 111, 142, 151-153, and 239-242"--Translator's preface.
- "Designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch with the assistance of Jonathan Gerken. ... The Italian poems were composed by Michael Bixler in Monotype Arrighi with hand refinements by Mark Livingston. The translation was handset by Mr. Livingston from original foundry Vicenza & Arrighi types cut in 1925-26 by Charles Plumet for Frederic Warde. The preface and colophon pages were composed in digital Centaur & Arrighi. The poems are printed on vintage Amalfi handmade paper that has been in the possession of the press for twenty-five years. The portrait of Michelangelo by Joseph Goldyne, inspired by a drawing by Daniele da Volterra, was printed on British handmade paper by Robert Townsend, Master Printer, R.E. Townsend Studio. Bookbinding by John DeMerritt. The edition is limited to 126 copies, 112 of which are numbered, ten artist's proofs designated AP 1-10 and four printers proofs designated PP 1-4"--Colophon.
- Issued with: The typographic legacy of Ludovico degli Arrighi / Robert Bringhurst. [Berkeley, California] : Peter Koch, Printer, MMXV 
- Quarter bound in blue leather with cream paper sides printed grey with an image of type. In a cream paper-covered slipcase printed with a type specimen, with "The typographic legacy of Ludovico degli Arrighi".
- Special Collections & University Archives copy 1: No. 2/112, signed by the translator, the artist, and the printer.
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