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Diogenes : defictions

Title
Diogenes : defictions / Thomas McEvilley.
Author
McEvilley, Thomas, 1939-2013.
Publication
Berkeley : Peter Koch, Printer, 1994.

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TextRestricted use *KP (Koch, Peter) 95-552Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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Additional Authors
  • Diogenes, -approximately 323 B.C.
  • Bringhurst, Robert.
  • Koch, Peter Rutledge
  • Stinehour, Christopher
  • Martinez, Arnold
  • McEvilley, Thomas, 1939-2013.
Description
64 p. : ill. (1 col.); 21 cm.
Alternative Title
Defictions
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Typefaces (Type evidence) – Caslon (Adobe).
  • Typefaces (Type evidence) – Gill Sans (Monotype).
  • Typefaces (Type evidence) – Bifur (Deberny & Peignot).
Note
  • One of 500 copies printed on beige French Dur-O-Tone paper from Adobe Caslon, Monotype Gill Sans and Deberny & Peignot Bifur types.
  • Illustrations ("The defictions of Diogenes"): 12 photomechanical prints : linoleum block and photo-polymer, brownn on dark beige (11), reproduction of col. photo. (1) ; full-page. Consist of reproductions of the series of 11 inscribed lead plates that comprised the original arist's book (a presentation of anecdotes about Diogenes of Sinope as retold by the artist, intended as a set of performance pieces; lettering by Christopher Stinehour, printed letterpress from zinc engravings) and a mounted photo. of the book in its ceramic case. Color lithography by George Lithograph; photo. by Richard Blair.
  • Binding: Publisher's, by Arnold Martinez, consisting of brown cardboard front and back boards and black cloth spine, with ill. on front cover (Diogenes and Alexander, from Raphael's "School of Athens," used in altered form on t.p.).
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Indexed In (note)
  • Braun, J. Peter Koch, Printer
Contents
Introduction / Robert Bringhurst -- Diogenes of Sinope / Thomas McEvilley -- The defictions of Diogenes -- On lead as a text transmission object / [Peter Koch]
Call Number
*KP (Koch, Peter) 95-552
OCLC
  • 32749894
  • NYPG95-B7049
Author
McEvilley, Thomas, 1939-2013.
Title
Diogenes : defictions / Thomas McEvilley.
Imprint
Berkeley : Peter Koch, Printer, 1994.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Indexed In:
Braun, J. Peter Koch, Printer, p. 44
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Added Author
Diogenes, -approximately 323 B.C.
Bringhurst, Robert.
Koch, Peter Rutledge, printer.
Stinehour, Christopher, calligrapher.
Martinez, Arnold, binder.
McEvilley, Thomas, 1939-2013. Defictions of Diogenes.
Research Call Number
*KP (Koch, Peter) 95-552
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