# 42646

RITSOS, Giannis / Ρίτσος, Γιάννης (1909-1990)

The Wavering Scales

$275.00 AUD

Red Wing, Minnesota : Red Dragonfly Press, 2006. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 31, printed letterpress. Poem concerning German occupation written by Ritsos in Athens in 1943.

‘Martin McKinsey translated sections 1 through 4. Scott King translated sections 6 through 9. In section 5, the two translators overlaid their approaches. 110 copies printed using Eric Gill’s Joanna metal printing type cast by Michael Bixler. The Van Krimpen Open Kapitalen was cast in house. The decapod ornament was drawn by Crous-Vidal. The text paper is Zerkall mould-made. The printed wraps are Khadi cotton.” – colophon