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Szirtes, George, 1948–

The burning of the books : a poem sequence / by George Szirtes, based on Elias Canetti's novel Auto da Fé ; illustrated by Ronald King.

[Framlingham, Suffolk, England] : Full Circle Editions, 2008.
Physical Description:
[64] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR6069.Z8 B87 2008
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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"The original images for this book were photo-collaged by the artist in Bosham, Sussex; and the plates in the first edition were processed, etched and printed at 107 Workshop, Shaw, Wiltshire, by Jack Shirreff, Andrew Smith and Claire Wait. The text was prepared for plate making at Boxcar N.Y. by Kathrin Jacobsen and printed letterpress at Circle Press, London, by Ronald King and Amelia Drinkwater."--Colophon.
"This edition for wider distribution is limited to 1000 copies."
Also published in 2008 by Circle Press in a signed limited edition of 35 copies.
In a slip case.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 66 of 1000. Signed by the author and the artist. In original dust jacket and slip case.
Subject Terms:
Book burning -- Poetry.
Circle Press -- Printer.
Full Circle Editions -- Publisher.
Dust jackets.
King, Ronald, 1932-, ill.
Canetti, Elias, 1905-1994. Blendung. English.
Shirreff, Jack, 1943- , artist.
Smith, Andrew, artist.
Wait, Claire, artist.
Jacobsen, Kathrin.
Drinkwater, Amelia, printer.
Circle Press.

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