The Tempest. Printed and Designed by Mark McMurray. William Caliban Press. Shakespeare.
The Tempest. Printed and Designed by Mark McMurray.

The Tempest. Printed and Designed by Mark McMurray.

Canton, NY: Caliban Press, 2001. One of 125 copies all on various handmade papers by Velma Bolyard, La Papeterie St. Armand, and Barcham Green, with Arches, Frankfurt and Mexican amate paper. The text is set in 14pt. Dante by M & W Bixler; rain cut by Greg Lago. The book was designed, printed and bound by Mark McMurray, using the text from the 1623 First Folio (with a few liberties). Page size: 8 x 12 inches. Bound: handmade papers printed with title in black, overlay with circular cutout revealing title, purple morocco spine, handmade textured endpapers, housed in handmade paper publisher's box with cutout paper onlay of man, paper printed with musical notations. The text is illustrated with woodcuts, gatefolds, pop-ups, onlays, text printed on various papers in various shapes. This is a tour de force from master bookmaker, Mark McMurray. Certainly his most ambitious book to date, it is quite wonderful and a worthy vehicle for the Bard. Now out of print. Item #8837

Price: $850.00