Three Constitutions [3 vols].

Maret (Russell, Printer)

Three Constitutions [3 vols].

Description: 30/90 COPIES printed on Zerkall Book and Twinrocker Handmade papers, signed by Maret at the colophon, folio, 8vo, 8vo, binding by Amy Borezo, the folio in a sewn binding of white boards, lettered in black to upper board, the 8vos both charcoal grey cloth lettered in white to upper board, 3 vols together in three-panel grey cloth dropback box, the folio in a vitrine (to ironically present it as 'an immutable relic'), fine condition

Publication Details: New York: Russell Maret, 2021

Notes: The culmination of a five-year progression towards the incorporation of more political themes into his printing – having observed its oblique presence in some of the literary choices of work such as 'Character Traits', and used his ephemeral printing as an outlet for more emotional responses to the state of the nation. The present work was printed (by Maret and Sarah Moody) during three months of unrest and upheaval in the public sphere – Biden's defeat of Trump and the attack on the Capitol building that ensued; it comprises three printings of the same essential text, the largest with the...more

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Price: £3,500

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 2021

Stock Number: 69933

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