Les pensées

Pensées. English
Author / Creator
Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662
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Blaise Pascal ; translated by Martin Turnell ; illustrated by Ismar David
  • Bloomfield, Conn. : Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the Sign of the Stone Book, 1971
Physical Details
  • xix, 184 pages, xii leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 30 cm
ocm00278594, ocm00278594

  • "Fifteen hundred copies ... The typography was planned by Charles E. Skaggs ... Signed by the artist"--Colophon.
  • "The seventh, in the Thirty-ninth Series of fine books made for the members of this Club ... twelve full-page wash-and-ink drawings in color, twelve linear decorations, and several lettered titles. The volumed was designed by Charles E. Skaggs, who devised a two-column format and selected ten-point Electra type ... thirty-point Janson for the chapter titles ... The paper is an eggshell-finish wove, made specially for this edition by the Mohawk Paper Company ... illustrations were produced by the Crafton Graphic Company ... The binding is in three-piece style, the sides in cream buckram and the shelfback in scarlet. Both the shelfback and the front cover are stamped with the title and author in decorative lettering"--Publisher's announcement.
  • Issued in slipcase.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Newman & Wiche. Great and good books, 441
  • Limited Editions Club. Bibliography of the fine books published by the Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985, no. 441
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