BARTÓK, BÉLA. BALÁZS, BÉLA. Duke Bluebeard’s Castle. Libretto for the Opera in One Act by Béla Balázs.



Folio. Book is bound in black and red paper and covered with red paper with printed with woodcuts on both covers. The slipcase has grey sides with a black border, again printed with images by Susan Adams. One of 150 copies numbered and signed by Davis and Adams. The libretto is the English version made by John Lloyd Davies for performances of the opera in the UK. Printed in Eric Gill’s Joanna type on BFK Rives paper. The 18 images by Adams use two printmaking techniques, printing directly from woodblocks in black (with two in white) and digitally generated photopolymer line blocks, printed in red.

Item details

Publisher: The Old Stile Press.
Format: Card in slip-case.
Date: 2006
Place: Monmouthshire.
Edition: First edition
Condition: Fine
Book ID: 026754

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