On the Ice Mountain, Peter Matthiessen 2004
An excerpt from End of the Earth: Voyages To Antarctica by Peter Matthiessen printed in Meridien with Greco Bold for the display onto dampened Frankfurt in two colors. The text is sewn into covers printed in two colors onto dampened Velké Losiny paper handmade in the former Czechoslovakia. The ensō or empty circle is printed from a magnesium plate. The fly leaves are cut from a U. S. Geological Survey map of Cape Adare, Antarctica, the site described in the excerpted quote.
The chapbook was created especially for the major donors of The Sun Valley Writers’ Conference held yearly in Sun Valley, Idaho. Remaining copies are offered as gifts to the standing order patrons of Ninja Press.
There are 120 signed copies in the edition.
12.5 inches by 7 inches. 8 pages.