Divine Alphabet, Alphabet of Creation, and Quadrate Letters (3 volumes)

Divine Alphabet, Alphabet of Creation, and Quadrate Letters (3 volumes)

$ 200.00 USD

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Seattle, WA: Tabula Rasa Press, 1993. 55 pp., 47 pp., and 73 pp. All approximately 2 1/8 x 2 5/8". LIMITED EDITIONS as follows: DA #10 of 200; AC #16 of 125; QL #57 of 150. Gilt cloth boards with titles on spine, letterpress, illustrated, decorated endpapers, housed in marbled slipcase, in fine condition. (Bradbury, Tabula Rasa press 74-76)

Three beautiful miniature books, each covering some aspect of the alphabet. The Divine Alphabet is from a work called "De Divina Proportione", published in 1509 and describes the true shapes and proportions of Roman letters. The Alphabet of Creation is from the ancient legend of the Zohar about the alphabet descending from the crown of God whereon they were engraved with a pen of flaming fire. Quadrate Letters is about the direction for the construction of the text or quadrate letters.

Publisher
Tabula Rasa Press
Binding
Hardcover
Tags
First Edition , Miniature