Item #24034 The Artist As Saltimbanque. Walter Bachinski.
The Artist As Saltimbanque
The Artist As Saltimbanque

The Artist As Saltimbanque

Ontario: Shanty Bay Press, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. Folio, 72 pages including blanks. 38 x 27 cm. Limited edition, copy five of 55 for sale printed on 200 gsm arches cover in 18 point Deepdene Roman signed by Bachinski and Janis Butler. Four full-page pochoir plates and 8 multi-coloured linocuts including title and colophon, all by Walter Bachinski. Shanty Bay was established in 1996 as a private press devoted to publishing livres d'artistes. The press is a partnership between Janis Butler, who does the typesetting, presswork and bindings, and Walter Bachinski, who illustrates the books. The French Saltimbanque translates to "travelling entertainer street entertainer." Laid in the original four page prospectus and a larger version of the title page illustration and notes price for each copy at $3000.00. The latter price would translate roughly to US$2400.00. The authors include Apollinaire, Beaumont, Baudelaire, Miller, Rilke and Twain. Wide text margins, almost as new copy. Orig. illustrated black cloth decorated in red. Fine in fine black cloth slipcase    . Item #24034

Price: $1,895.00

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