Artists' Books Collection

Clair de lune / Paul Verlaine ; Judith Rothchild, printer and book artist


An edition of 20 printed on cream-colored rag paper (Hahnemühle), in Vendome romain and folded accordion style. The booklet is encased in a portfolio with a black cloth spine and red patterned paper covered boards. The portfolio is housed in a clamshell box with matching black cloth spine and paper covered boards. Both box and portfolio are labeled in black on the front covers. The spines of both also have matching paper title labels. Illustrated with four mezzotints. Each piece is numbered and signed by the artist. MSU copy: This is one of four copies of the DELUXE edition which is housed in a box and includes a canceled copper plate of the one of the four mezzotints. MSU copy: 3/20.


  • Rothchild, Judith
  • Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896

Publication Date: 2009

Original Size: 1 v. ([12] leaves folded accordion style) : ill. ; 10 x 20 cm. in a case 12 x 22 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: PQ2463.A2 C55 2009

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