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Ronny Someck - Pointe Shoes (Hebrew / English)


A collection of five poems by Ronny Someck about ballet with two hand-colored illustrations.

Even Hoshen Press
Ido Agassi, printer and binder
Hana Inbar and Robert Manaster, translators

Pointe Shoes Israel: Even Hoshen, 2009. Someck, Ronny. Hard Cover. Numbered and signed by the author and printer.

Someck is an Israeli poet, musician, and artist who has won multiple awards for his poetry including the Prime Minister's Award, the Hans Berghhuis prize for poetry, and the Yehuda Amichai Award for Hebrew poetry. He is internationally renowned with poems published in over thirty-five languages and ten books of poetry published in English.

The Even Hoshen press was founded in 1994 by Uzi Agassi, who was later joined by his son Ido. Their work is letterpress printed on high quality paper with hand made bindings and illustrations.

Pointe Shoes is a dos-a-dos structure printed in both English and Hebrew. It is bound in black cloth boards with inset cloth ballet slippers to both boards and decorative pink and black ribbons to spine. The center of both signatures features four black and pink flourishes. Printed on Grandee paper and handset in Alt-Mediaval and Margalit type. Housed in a black cloth slipcase. A fine production.
Unpaginated. [18 pages.]
Price: $925.00

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