Heights of Machu Picchu by Pablo Neruda
10 Photogravures by Edward Ranney
Limited Edition, 1998, 104 of 300
Signed by Edward Ranney
This is a signed limited edition of "Heights of Machu Picchu” published by the Limited Edition Club in 1998 with a limitation of 300 copies this being number 104. From the publisher: “Artists of the both the eye and the soul here combine their genius to give us a magnificent picture of Macchu Picchu. The ancient and mysterious citadel built by the Incas has piqued human imagination since its discovery in the last century. The grandeur and mystery of the fortress resound in Pablo Neruda’s poetry. The marvels of these wondrous heights echo in the fascinating detail that you can see in Edward Ranney’s ten magnificent photogravures. The poem is presented here in the original Spanish with John Felstiner’s English translation printed alongside.”
Measuring approximately 15” by 12”, the book is bound with a black leather spine and rough green linen over the boards and is housed in the original black fabric clamshell box which is hinged and lined. The typography was designed, set in Monotype Centaur and printed by Dan Carr and Julia Ferrari at Golgonooza Letter Foundry in Asheulot, New Hampshire. Jon Goodman made the gravure plates and editioned the prints.The book is illustrated and signed by the photographer Edward Ranney. Laid into the book is the monthly LEC newsletter.
The book and slipcase are in FINE condition. The book has been signed by Edward Ranney on the limitation page.
Photographs of the book and clamshell box as well as some photographs from the book appear in the photo section of the listing.