Cancelleresca Bastarda Displayed in a Series of Maxims and Mottos with Alphabets and Ornaments

1965
Illustrated by Jan van Krimpen (Dutch, 1892–1958), Typographical design by Leonard Baskin (American, 1922–2000), Printer and Publisher Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts (American, founded in 1942)


Place of Publication: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Gehenna Press: Work of Fifty Years (1992), 42

Dimensions

Overall: 16.2 x 12.8 x 0.7 cm (6 3/8 x 5 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.1122

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with typographic displays

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1965) Octavo; [15 ff.]; original publisher’s marbled paper boards, printed label on upper cover.

Decorative typographic arrangements.


Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1965

Provenance

Carl Zahn, by whom given to MFA, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Zahn

Copyright

© The Estate of of Leonard Baskin