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Animal Farm : a fairy tale

Animal Farm : a fairy tale

Author: George OrwellPeter StanskyJonathan HammerAndrew HoyemArion Press,All authors
Publisher: San Francisco : The Arion Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Politically minded farm animals undergo a revolution against their human master and establish a new government that fails because of a corrupt leader tempted by greed and power.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Satirical literature
Fables
Typefaces (Type evidence)
Fiction
Named Person: George Orwell
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Peter Stansky; Jonathan Hammer; Andrew Hoyem; Arion Press,; Papierfabrik Zerkall Renker & Söhne,
OCLC Number: 868023127
Notes: "The edition is limited to three hundred numbered copies for sale and twenty-six lettered copies for complimentary distribution ... Of this edition, thirty of the numbered copies are accompanied by an extra suite of twenty-four relief prints, the same images as appear in the book, printed in two colors and hand-colored on Zerkall natural white. All copies of the book and the extra suite of prints are signed by the artist"--Colophon.
The present record describes the ordinary copies, issued without the extra suite of prints.
"Reprinted by special arrangement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company."--Title page verso. Originally published in 1945.
"Animal Farm is the ninety-ninth publication of the Arion Press. It was designed and produced under the direction of Andrew Hoyem with the assistance of Blake Riley, Lewis Mitchell, Brian Ferrett, Christopher Godek, Mark Sarigianis, Leif Erlandsson, Sarah Songer, Rochelle Youk, Diana Ketcham, Lyssa Black, Thomas Gladysz, and Kaelyn Davis ... The type is Times New Roman in Monotype composition, printed by letterpress on Zerkall Ivory Book"--Colophon.
Illustrations are full-page "relief prints ... printed from polymer plates made from negatives scratched by the artist with an etching needle for the black images, with photopolymer plates made from overlay drawings in pencil for the red tints"--Bibliography of the Arion Press. Letterpress caption on verso of each print.
Description: 150 pages, 24 unnumbered leaves of plates : 24 color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: by George Orwell ; with an introduction by Peter Stansky and with twenty-four prints by Jonathan Hammer.

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Politically minded farm animals undergo a revolution against their human master and establish a new government that fails because of a corrupt leader tempted by greed and power.
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