LIMITED EDITION 150 copies, this is number 27 SIGNED by Robin Heyeck on the colophon, designed, hand set, printed, and marbled by Robin Heyeck, printed on handmade paper is Barcham Green Langley, printed with Centaur and Arrighi types, bound at Schuberth Bookbindery. 4to. 10 13/16 x 8 1/8 inches. (68) pp. Frontispiece marbled paper sample with tissue guard, 27 paper samples of varying sizes most with tissue guards, bibliography of 15 marbling projects undertaken by the Press with explanatory text describing techniques and context; text clean, unmarked. Quarter gray morocco blocked in blind on the spine and titled in gilt, handmade marbled paper over boards, slip case; binding square and tight. Comes with 2 pieces of Heyeck Press ephemera: 1) letterpress printed invoice for this item, form filled in with a typewriter, dated April 15, 1987, and 2) letterpress printed postcard (return address) with a hand-written note from Robin Heyeck dated April 19, 1987 with a few remarks about the production of this volume. SCARCE in the market. Fine. This book is both a highly personal account of the sensual and aesthetic pleasures of marbling paper, but also includes very practical and detailed descriptions of the marbling techniques themselves. Filled with paper samples from projects undertaken by the Press.
Robin Heyeck, Marbling at The Heyeck Press, Paper Making, Marbled Paper, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Letterpress