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Creator:
Leskoschek, Axl.
Title(s):

Brazilian miniatures = Miniaturas Brasileiras / Axl Leskoschek.

Additional Title(s):

Miniaturas Brasileiras

Published/Created:
Guildford, England : Circle Press, 1974.
Physical Description:
[4], 8 p., [51] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.L436 B73 1974 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.L436 B73 1974 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.L436 B73 1974 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ronald King
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Designed and printed by Ronald King at Circle Press in collaboration with José Neistein of the Brazilian-American Cultural Institute Art Gallery, Washington D.C."--P. [2].
"This edition of Brazilian miniatures is limited to 250 copies. Of these 20 are for the artist, 25 are for presentation and 5 are for the libraries of the Brazilian-American Cultural Institute. The remaining books, signed and numbered 1-200, are for sale. The 51 illustrations have been printed from line-block reproductions onto J. Green pure rag-made paper by letterpress and unless marked, are the same size as the originals."--P. [3].
"Fifty-one woodcut designs reproduced from the only remaining proofs of an unpublished book with a bilingual introduction with text printed letterpress in Helvetica Bold in two versions: 1. 500 book, 52 pp. on commercial stock perfect-bound 15 x 12 cm in orange card cover. 2. 200 signed portfolios, 52 separate sheets 15.5 x 12.5 in yellow paper wraparound cover and hand-made card portfolio."--Cooking the books.
These works were first published as illustrations to Ulrich Becher's Brazilianischer Romanzero, and 19 were reprinted in East Germany without Becher's text as a monograph on Leskoschek.
In English and Portuguese.
Cooking the books : Ron King and Circle Press, p. 169
Circle Press check list 1967-97, p. [3]
BAC: British Art Center has 3 copies: copy 1 is no. [63] of a limited edition of 250 copies. Copy 2 and 3 are unnumbered.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Becher, Ulrich, 1910-1990. Brazilianischer Romanzero. -- Illustrations.
Brazil -- In art.
Circle Press -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Line blocks.
Contributors:
King, Ronald, 1932-
Neistein, José.
Circle Press.
Brazilian American Cultural Institute.
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