The Petrarch Press

Petrarch: The Ascent of Mount Ventoux (1989)

Petrarch, The Ascent of Mount Ventoux (1989)Extract from a letter from the poet to his brother; English translation by James Harvey Robinson. Hand printed in Spring 1989. Set in Centaur and Arrighi. Illustration by John De Pol, who signed each copy. Edition limited to 180 copies: 10 (numbered 1-10) on sheepskin parchment; 60 (11-70) on handmade Penshurst paper; 110 (71-180) on all-cotton Arches Text. All editions bound in blue cloth with printed spine label. Parchment copies in slipcase covered in blue-cloth with marbled-paper. 6 x 9 inches; pages (10) 11 (3).