Quantity: 1 available
The edition was limited to 250 copies of which 225 were numbered and offered for sale. This copy out of series, is one of 25 reserved for the press. Signed in pencil by Wikstrom and Olney on the colophon. 64 pp.; small folio (9" x 12.75"); binding consists of printed German paper over boards with an imported cloth spine, in slipcase with fading to back & extremities of one side. San Francisco artist Karen Wikstrom created 19 woodcuts to accompany the text. Printed entirely by letterpress on mouldemade English rag paper. Yolla Bolly prospectus for the book in original mailing envelope included.
A celebrated Parisian chef escapes the second French revolution in a tiny Norwegian village. As a show of gratitude, she makes a magnificent feast for her adopted family - members of an abstemious Puritan sect - and changes their lives.
Title: Babette's Feast. With woodcuts by Karin Wikstrom and an afterword by Richard Olney.
Edition: Limited Edition
Publisher: Covelo, The Yolla Bolly Press: 1997
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine condition in Very Good or better slipcase
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: 6808
Keywords: Yolla Bolly Press Fine Press Printing Typography