The Firebird’s Nest

The Firebird’s Nest
Salman Rushdie
Linocuts by Alfredo Benavidez Bedoya
Rainmaker Editions, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, 2004
Bound at BookLab II, San Marcos, Texas

30 cm x 18.7 cm x 1.4 cm
Edition of 26 lettered copies, 99 numbered copies, and 15 hors de commerce, of which this is copy HC2. Designed by Victoria Hindley, text and linocuts letterpress printed on Somerset Velvet paper by Marnie Powers-Torrey and Jennifer Sorensen at the Red Butte Press, Marriott Library, University of Utah. Yellow quarter kangaroo leather flatback lap-case binding with black blind stamped paper on sides. Laminated “made” yellow Japanese paper endpapers; black custom made cloth endbands. Title stamped in black on spine. Housed in a drop-spine box covered in quarter yellow kangaroo skin and black Japanese cloth, lined with black Fabriano Ingres paper.