[Santa Rosa]: [Black Sparrow press], . Large format printing block, metal mounted on a sheet of plywood, approximately 11 1/2" x 6 1/2."
The original printing block for the rotational celestial design of the double title page of The Books of Saturn. A unique artifact from one of the most influential postwar small presses, and an exemplar of their commitment to letterpress craft in accessible book design.
Metal somewhat oxidized and tarnished, turning blue in places. Sturdy and very good. Item #30851