A 6×9" 806-page book, with single-line composition for poetry and semi-automatic line justification for prose (37 lines per page) and footnotes. Set in Adobe Garamond Premier. Typesetting time: 12 weeks in 57 design sessions; 21 proofing files.
Cover design details:
6×9", spine size 1.601" (806 pp.).
Cover design features a calligraphic artwork by artist Nicole Peyrafitte. The type treatment renders abstract silhouettes of buildings and perspective by text rotation; the typeface is ÆT Obsolete Bold, an over inked typewriter-like font.
Robert Kelly reading from the book at the Red Bull Gallery in Chelsea, November 2, 2014.