Binding: Fine Binding
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Rockport, ME: Two Ponds Press, 2014.
Copy #26 of 75 copies. The design and typography were conceived by Michael Russem. The types are Bembo and Gill Sans and were cast at the Press and Letterfoundry of Michael & Winifred Bixler, with additional hand composition by Rose Wisotzky. The presswork was executed by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. The etchings were printed by Robert Townsend. The paper is handmade by Velke Losiny. Binding by Claudia Cohen.
A collaboration with renowned California artist Joseph Goldyne, one of the leading printmakers working today. Goldyne is a master of the intaglio techniques of etching, drypoint and aquatint. This little-known speech by G. B. Shaw, introducing his friend, Albert Einstein, is paired with five etchings. Goldyne also has written the foreword, which places Shaw's and Einstein's remarks in the historic context of the tumultuous time between the two World Wars;  pages.