A Pisan Canto by Sam Hamill is the latest book from Pointed Press:
One hundred and fifty copies will be designed, printed and bound at Pointed Press in Philadelphia. The typeface is Minion and the images are printed from woodblocks designed for this book by Tricia Treacy. The text paper is a custom mold-made calendared vellum and the cover paper is handmade by Saint Armand in Montreal, Quebec. The first ten are cased in a handmade portfolio. All copies are numbered and signed by the poet. 42 pages.
For advance orders, the cost is $175; for orders after the February 2005 publication date, $200. The deluxe edition is $350. Shipping and handling is an additional $8 per book.
To order, contact Tricia Treacy at
915 Spring Garden St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123