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Jones, Shirley
Soft Ground Hard Ground & a little light relief
Red Hen Press, (London, 1989. Oblong octavo. (32)ff. One of forty copies. Contains twelve poems and prose pieces, with twelve color etchings employing soft and hard ground techniques. Shirley Jones writes "the title is appropriate for a book written for & about women - or rather, about the experience of being a woman." Pressing fabric, feathers and leaves into soft etching ground, creating tone with aquatint, and cutting plates into shapes, Jones obtains an enormous range of effects. Text hand-set and printed by Jones in blue-green on handmade paper. Bound in full blue-green cloth. Trace rubbing, else near fine in matching slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]

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