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Counting Alternatives (The Wittgenstein Illustrations)

1991.02q: Counting Alternatives (The Wittgenstein Illustrations), 1991 | Bound folio 148 page book with twelve planographic prints
Image Size:
14.5 × 13 inches (36.8 × 33 cm)
Paper Size:
14.5 × 13 inches (36.8 × 33 cm)
Paper Type:
Rives heavyweight, French moulmade paper with deckled edges
Edition Size:
Edition of 300, 26 HC
Signed on Artist's Statement page, and numbered on last printed page
Arion Press, San Francisco, California
Arion Press, San Francisco, California
Additional Info:

Bound folio size:  15 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches  (38.7 x 34.3 x 3.8 cm)

This book is the thirty-fourth publication of the Arion Press.  It was issued in an edition limited to three hundred numbered copies for sale and twenty-six lettered copies hors de commerce.  The paper is Rives Heavyweight, a French mould-made sheet.  The type is Plantin, composed and cast on Monotype machines by M & H Type.  The planographic prints were produced from the artist's drawings on mylar, from which plates were engraved for printing, along with the text, by letterpress.  The photoengravings were made by Harms Graphics.  The design, typography, presswork, and binding were accomplished under the direction of Andrew Hoyem, with the assistance of Glenn Todd, Gerald Reddan, Lawrence Van Velzer, Peggy Gotthold, Leif Erlandsson, Kathryn Hashimoto, and Rick Orr.  Completed in Spring 1991.