Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: Le verbe et l'empreinte, 1983. Signed Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
Copy 46 of 100 copies with one full spread relief engraving by Pessin, numbered and signed by Pessin on the engraving and on the colophon.Pierre Dhainaut (b. 1935) was initially greatly influenced by surrealist poets. Over time his poetry became more influenced by his interest in religion and spirituality, especially Zen Buddhism. Many of his poems express a serene connection with nature.Marc Pessin (b. 1933) is an engraver and publisher. Le Verbe et l’Empreinte is his imprint. He often collaborates with poets to create beautiful books such as this. One of his specialties is illustration in relief, a form of embossing.Traditional French binding with laced in boards, maroon Japanese paper over a relief design of baguettes of rolled paper and shaped binder’s board, endpapers the same as covering paper, rolled silk headbands. Bound in 2005 by Christine Giard. 17cm x 25cm.