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The Resource Encheiresin naturae, fifteen engravings by Barry Moser ; accompanied by a heroic crown of sonnets by Paul Muldoon

Encheiresin naturae, fifteen engravings by Barry Moser ; accompanied by a heroic crown of sonnets by Paul Muldoon

Label
Encheiresin naturae
Title
Encheiresin naturae
Statement of responsibility
fifteen engravings by Barry Moser ; accompanied by a heroic crown of sonnets by Paul Muldoon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Binder
Calligrapher
Papermaker
Printer
Publisher
Wood engraver
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NjP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.U367
LC item number
E63 2015
Literary form
poetry
Label
Encheiresin naturae, fifteen engravings by Barry Moser ; accompanied by a heroic crown of sonnets by Paul Muldoon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Encheiresin Naturae is a creative collaboration between Barry Moser, the renowned American artist, and Paul Muldoon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet. Moser's new abstract images, invented and engraved for this Nawakum Press edition, intimately consort with Muldoon's new, powerful, previously unpublished poems. ... The title for this new edition is drawn from Moser's early reading of Goethe's Faust in which the term encheresin naturae, a specific alchemic term, a half-Greek, half-Latin phrase that popped up in the eighteenth century, is used. It suggests a manipulation or handling of Nature. ... Known for his representational content, Moser made a major shift as an engraver when he began working on a number of abstract engravings in January of 2014. They were unlike anything he had done before. Early in that process Muldoon was approached to see if he might respond to the images poetically. He agreed and chose an older, advanced form of poetry, known as a sonnet redoublé, or ha heroic crown of sonnets, for his tour-de-force response."--Prospectus
  • "Published by David Pascoe at Nawakum Press in the early days of 2015. ... The fifteen relief engravings were invented and engraved by Moser between January and October, 2014, in his studio at Hatfield, Massachusetts. ... Printed by Art Larson at Horton Tank Graphics in Hadley, Massacusetts in the autumn of 2014. The paper is Zerkall, mould-made at the Zerkall mill located in the Kall River valley near Cologne, Germany. The marbled papers are by Jemma Lewis Marbling & Design of Wiltshire, United Kingdom. The type is Matthew Carter's Galliard-Moser. ... Andreas Seidel's 2003 Simeon is used for titling. ... The calligraphy that comprises the frontispiece was designed by Judythe Sieck of Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was engraved by Moser and was printed from the original block. The binding is the work of Craig Jensen and daughter Leigh Ann Jensen at BookLab II, in San Marcos, Texas. Of the fifty copies produced, forty are numbered, and ten copies, lettered A to J, are hors de commerce."--Colophon
  • In drop spine box covered with scarlet Japanese cloth with a small, embedded, hand-hammered and annealed copper plate, as issued. Enclosed in the box is a Saint Armand handmade paper chemise housing three prints from the book
  • Bound in half red and black goatskin over marbled paper boards
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
47 cm
Extent
76 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780988217935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
BYU copy is no. 15, signed by the poet and the artist.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn913545134
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Encheiresin naturae, fifteen engravings by Barry Moser ; accompanied by a heroic crown of sonnets by Paul Muldoon
Publication
Note
  • "Encheiresin Naturae is a creative collaboration between Barry Moser, the renowned American artist, and Paul Muldoon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet. Moser's new abstract images, invented and engraved for this Nawakum Press edition, intimately consort with Muldoon's new, powerful, previously unpublished poems. ... The title for this new edition is drawn from Moser's early reading of Goethe's Faust in which the term encheresin naturae, a specific alchemic term, a half-Greek, half-Latin phrase that popped up in the eighteenth century, is used. It suggests a manipulation or handling of Nature. ... Known for his representational content, Moser made a major shift as an engraver when he began working on a number of abstract engravings in January of 2014. They were unlike anything he had done before. Early in that process Muldoon was approached to see if he might respond to the images poetically. He agreed and chose an older, advanced form of poetry, known as a sonnet redoublé, or ha heroic crown of sonnets, for his tour-de-force response."--Prospectus
  • "Published by David Pascoe at Nawakum Press in the early days of 2015. ... The fifteen relief engravings were invented and engraved by Moser between January and October, 2014, in his studio at Hatfield, Massachusetts. ... Printed by Art Larson at Horton Tank Graphics in Hadley, Massacusetts in the autumn of 2014. The paper is Zerkall, mould-made at the Zerkall mill located in the Kall River valley near Cologne, Germany. The marbled papers are by Jemma Lewis Marbling & Design of Wiltshire, United Kingdom. The type is Matthew Carter's Galliard-Moser. ... Andreas Seidel's 2003 Simeon is used for titling. ... The calligraphy that comprises the frontispiece was designed by Judythe Sieck of Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was engraved by Moser and was printed from the original block. The binding is the work of Craig Jensen and daughter Leigh Ann Jensen at BookLab II, in San Marcos, Texas. Of the fifty copies produced, forty are numbered, and ten copies, lettered A to J, are hors de commerce."--Colophon
  • In drop spine box covered with scarlet Japanese cloth with a small, embedded, hand-hammered and annealed copper plate, as issued. Enclosed in the box is a Saint Armand handmade paper chemise housing three prints from the book
  • Bound in half red and black goatskin over marbled paper boards
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
47 cm
Extent
76 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780988217935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
BYU copy is no. 15, signed by the poet and the artist.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn913545134
  • UtOrBLW

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