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Dante's Ghosts

A project in London, United Kingdom by Matt McKenzie

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An illustrated letterpress printed first edition of a collection of poems by Barbara Hardy inspired by Dante's Inferno.
Backers: 53
Average Pledge Per Backer: £24

Funded: £1,265 of £1,200
Dates: Jan 25th -> Feb 24th (30 days)
Project By: Matt McKenzie
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Project Success!

February 25th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Cover Design completed

February 10th - via:
We had a good session with Kate Hardy today finalising the cover design.  The actual cover material will be claret coloured with a dust jacket wrap around of transparent GSK material and will look something like this:  (Read More)

Deluxe Editions

February 5th - via:
We've been so surprised and encouraged by the enthusiasm amongst our backers for the Deluxe Edition that we've released some more to the Kick Starter project.  They were previously reserved for the creators! Below is a photo of the binding machine... (Read More)

The new leads have arrived!

February 4th - via:
Our new supply of leads finally arrived and we were able to cut them up to 24em lengths and interleave the lines of 12pt text to give the pages a more spacious feel. We've now got a third of our desired funding and there's two thirds of our time to... (Read More)

Popular this week

February 3rd - via:
Dear supporters, Thanks to your support, our project has appeared in the Kickstarter "Popular this week" section (in Poetry). Obviously we'd like to continue the success and reach out to more poetry lovers!  Do help spread the word . . . Matt  (Read More)

Imposition 1

January 31st - via:
Last week we managed to impose half the text until we ran out of 2pt leads. It is incredible how many one needs.  54 pages with an average of 24 lines is 1296 bits of lead 24 ems wide and 2 points thick! Anyway, we've got some more on order so we'll... (Read More)

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