29 Degrees North Trade Edition

29 Degrees North Trade Edition

2005 {first edition}; 2012 {second edition}
Edition of 200 {first & second editions combined}
8 pages
Letterpress printed
4x3 1/8"
2 color; fully illustrated
Accordion fold pages glued into wrap around paper cover
$44 PURCHASE {second edition available only}

This book is in it's second adition of 100, for a total print size of 200 finished in September of 2012.

The title refers to a degree of latitude shared by six destinations depicted in this artist's travelogue. This book was printed by San Francisco Center for the Book interns (second edition) and Nat Swope at Bloom Screen Printing, Oakland, CA (first edition).

From west to east, the images progress from Mexico to Morocco, through India on to China, and over to Japan before terminating in Hawaii. Illustrations and book format designed by Michael Bartalos. 


Michael Bartalos attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Pratt Institute. Best known as an illustrator, Bartalos works extensively in the graphic arts in the U.S., Europe and Japan. His fine art work includes limited print editions, artist's books and sculptural assemblages. Bartalos has created limited book editions with New York's Purgatory Pie Press, the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, where he served as an artist in residence, and the Maryland Institute College of Art. He lives and works in San Francisco.