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A Selection of Poems on the theme of Water. Various. 2008
Various. A selection of poems on the theme of Water. Incline Press. 2008. 1st, Limited edition. Royal 8vo. PP98, colophon, errata slip Set in Monotype Garamond and printed on Zerkall paper. Illustrated with full-page and double-page colour works by Clare Curtis, Bert Eastman, Rigby Graham, Victoria Hall, Eric Hasse, Paul Kershaw, Ann Muir. Poetry from many writers including Paul Verlaine, Emily Bronte, Rimbaud, Wordsworth, Attila Ilhan and Lorenzo de Medici, in the language of the original work. Limited edition of 550 copies, 400 of which issued as sheets for the Designer Bookbinders International Competition of 2009. This book is one of the 400 sheets, bound by Paul Delrue for the competition. Binding comprises of outer slip case of green buckram with photographic image laid on of a section of the designed onlays. Inside this case is a green buckram clam shell box with silver titles to spine and front, with a photograph laid on, tooled black lines. The clam shell box is blue suede lined, capturing the texture of the leather onlays of the book. Bound in dark green morocco goatskin with onlaid lacunose panels in tan and paler blues and with blind tooled lines. The front panel depicts a young boy at play by the sea, the back panel showing a boy's face shedding watery tears. Similar panels feature on the leather doubloures. The title is onlaid leather letters on the spine. All edges hand coloured. A unique work of artistry exhibiting the craftsmanship of very notable artists, printers, poets and bookbinder. Mint condition throughout.
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