Asusa: A Sequel. Paul Vangelisti. Pie in the Sky Press. 2009.

Asusa: A Sequel.

Pie in the Sky Press, 2009. Item #3748

Cloth-bound boards, printed letterpress.

This book, dedicated to Wallace Berman and Stuart Z. Perkoff, makes expressive use of large wood type in green, orange, and black, accompanied by poems in the visual field.

The book was printed letterpress by Rebecca Chamlee on a Vandercook 4, on Rives Heavyweight paper. The wood type is from the collections of Pie in the Sky Press and Otis Laboratory Press. The text was digitally set in Seria Sans, and printed from photopolymer plates.

The standard copies are sewn on ramie tapes with printed endsheets, rolled endbands, and a cloth Bradel case binding with printed label. The deluxe version was bound in a full leather case binding, sewn on cords with printed endsheets and handsewn sild endbands.

This is from an edition of 25 standard copies, accompanied by 5 deluxe copies.

This is an "HC" (hors commerce) copy from the standard edition, signed by the poet.

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