Gibran Khalil The Prophet
Limited edition of 45 numbered copies in English.
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.