Within the Walls. Windover Press. HD, Hilda Doolittle.

Within the Walls.

Iowa City, IO: The Windover Press, 1993. Limited edition fine press book, one of 275 copies on Johannot, all hand-numbered. Page size: 7 x 11 inches; 58 pages of text and images + titlepage, TOC, half-title and colophon. Bound by Campbell-Logan Bindery: grey cloth over boards with paper label printed with title on spine, fine. Designed and produced by Kim Merker and Don Howell. Illustrated with 37 wood engravings by Dellas Henke, Letterpress printed on a Vandercook test press in handset Bembo. Illustrated with 37 wood engravings, editioned separately from text, with some in two colors. The text consists of 14 essays, memoirs and sketches by HD (Hilda Doolittle). Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961) was an American poet, novelist and memoirist, closely associated with the 20th century avant-garde. This collection of writings dates from 1941 and war looms large. Dellas Henke's wood engravings are lovely and expressive. She is Professor in the Department of Art and Design at Grand Valley State University in Allendale Michigan teaching printmaking. Item #11287

Price: $145.00