A Sphinx’s Field Guide To Questionable Answers by Michael Kuch. Double Elephant Press, 2004. 7½ x 10 inches, 16 leaves (6 of which are foldouts), 150 copies. 11 chiaroscuro woodcuts. 45 different wood type faces were used in this book. Binding by Mark Tomlinson.

“Part book of riddles, part specimen book, and part geometry primer, this book required perhaps the most complex composition I had ever attempted. The woodcuts and wood types selected by Kuch had to be assembled into pages, proofed, and broken down into color formes.

I found that having two Vandercook No.4 presses in the shop for proofing and positioning the type proved invaluable in the printing of this book.” —AL

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