On Liberty and Justice, illustrated by John Ross
(High Tide Press) On Liberty and Justice. Quotations from 16 philosophers. Illustrated with woodcut portraits by John Ross. [New York. 1992.] 10” x 8”. Design and black and white woodcuts printed from the original blocks on a Vandercook proofing press by John Ross. Letterpress printed in Simoncini Italian Garamond set in Linotype and printed by John Ross on Saunders Waterford. Headlines in color are various wood and metal fonts from the High Tide collection. Multi-colored Basingwerk endpapers patterned with woodtype letters. Top edges uncut. Red cloth boards and matching slipcase with paper title label. One of 40 copies, signed and dated by Ross. Fine.
A classic book with statements on Liberty and Justice by Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Baruch Spinoza, John Locke, David Hume, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Henry David Thoreau, W.E.B. DuBois, Bertrand Russell, Hannah Arendt, and John Rawls.