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Gibran Khalil The Prophet - Kurtiak & Ley

Gibran Khalil The Prophet

Limited edition of 45 numbered copies in English.

Is The Prophet a collection of the best pieces of advice and wisdom on how to live to be happy? how to love to be loved? how to work to be fulfilled? Or is it something much more?Gibran The Prophet. Collectible books.

There is a reason why Gibran is said to be one of the most widely-read author in the world right behind William Shakespeare and Lao Tsy and The Prophet, right behind Bible, one of the best-selling book in the USA.

Paper: artistic cotton paper
Hand-binding: leather, brown and black leather inlays, unique design, inimitable patterns
Graphics: 8 linocuts signed by the author, Sławomir Chrystow, and 28 initials, both hand-pressed on mulberry Xuan paper, which has a 1000-year guarantee; the initials were decorated, using the Ebru technique
Graphic design: Urszula Kurtiak
Size: approx. 25 x 25 cm (9 x 9 in)

Every copy is delivered in a protective slipcase. Decorative leather or wooden slipcases (or boxes) are ordered additionally and custom-made.

Every copy of this edition of The Prophet by Khalil Gibran is different and one-of-a-kind. The printing on cotton Italia Amber paper and the traditional handmade binding are both the work of artists at Kurtiak & Ley Artistic Publishing House. The value of the book has been enriched by 8 linocuts signed by the author and hand-pressed on everlasting mulberry Xuan paper, which has a 1000-year guarantee. This series, entitled Our Journey, is a creation of Sławomir Chrystow. Moreover, this edition features 28 linocuts at the beginnig of every chapter. The initials have been hand-pressed on mulberry Xuan paper and decorated, using the Ebru technique.