Lac des Pleurs. Report from Lake Pepin. Gaylord Schanilec.
Lac des Pleurs. Report from Lake Pepin
Lac des Pleurs. Report from Lake Pepin
Lac des Pleurs. Report from Lake Pepin
Lac des Pleurs. Report from Lake Pepin

Lac des Pleurs. Report from Lake Pepin

[Stockholm, WI]: Midnight Paper Sales, 2015. Edition limited to 119 copies, this being one of 100 bound in quarter leather over marbled paper-covered boards (19 copies remain in sheets); folio (approx. 15½" x 10¼"), pp. [6], 9-11, [1], 15-25, [1], 29-31, [1], 35-37, [1], 41-43, [1], 47-66, [5]; large folding wood-engraved map and 8 multi-color wood engravings on 7 sheets (5 folding, depicting pelicans, fish, and river scenes) inserted; 31 other zinc engravings of fish in the text; introduction by Patrick Coleman; title page and box label printed from specially made wood type based on tracings by Russell Maret from Aldus Manutius's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili; the binding is by Craig Jensen, Book Lab II, using hand-made marbled paper by Jemma Lewis based on photographs of wet stones along the shores of Lake Pepin. As new, at the published price, in the original leather-backed clamshell box with pelican label on the spine. Seven years in the making, this homage to Schanilec's second home, Lake Pepin - that great widening of the Mississippi River between St. Paul, Minnesota and La Crosse, Wisconsin - is his most ambitious project to date. Item #46592

Price: $7,800.00

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