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The third book of Gaspard de la nuit. The night and its wonders / Aloysius Bertrand
Bib ID 7129238
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Bertrand, Aloysius, 1807-1841, author
 
Uniform Title Gaspard de la nuit. Book 3. La nuit et ses prestiges. English
Description Melbourne : Uncollected Works Press, 2008 
29 pages, [2] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 29 x 21 cm. 
Summary

Aloysius Bertrand (1807-1841), is a French Romantic and proto-Symbolist poet. Gaspard de la nuit is his best known work, and the inspiration for Maurice Ravel's 1908 piano suite. This is one of the largest Uncollected Works books, with two smaller scale but characteristic etchings from plates produced in 1977, printed by the artist and Greg Harrison in 2008.

Notes

"Translation, William Partington. Two original etchings, Petr Herel. Typesetting, Iona Walsh. Bookbinding, Neale Wotton."

"Published in Melbourne 2008 in an edition of 25 copies."-Colophon.

National Library of Australia's SRq 310 copy was donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program and is no. 6/25, signed by Petr Herel.

Subjects Artists' books -- Victoria -- Specimens.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Herel, Petr, 1943- artist  |  Partington, William, translator  |  Walsh, Iona, 1956- typographer  |  Wootton, Neale, binder  |  Harrison, Greg, 1974- printer  |  Uncollected Works Press, issuing body
Exhibited Australian Galleries, Derby Street, Melbourne, 11 April-3 May 2015. 

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