Woods / Pages. Colleen MillAr Curry, Jay, binder.

Woods / Pages.

Okanagan, BC: Greenboathouse Books, 2008 (Binding 2014). Unique designer binding by Coleen Curry on letterpress edition of WOODS / PAGES, poem by Jay MillAr, designed and printed by Jason Dewinetz on Rising Bristol Vellum paper, in an edition of 126 (100 numbered and 26 lettered copies), each signed and numbered by the printer / designer, Jason Dewinetz. Page size: 5-3/4 x 8-3/4 inches; 18pp. Bound: by Coleen Curry in double flyleaf binding with initial sewing on wooden stubs allowing the book to open flat; parchment slats on outer flyleaf; cover created with sanded and polished Stone (Slate) Leaf (laser cut thin) titled in gold with gold design of branch on front and back panels, with gold staples, wooden clasps, parchment and Japanese papers; signed in inside rear turn-in with binder's chiffre stamped in gold gilt; original tan printed wrappers bound in decorated with tree branch extending across front cover and onto turn-in, branch designed repeated on colophon; housed in matching portfolio in design; custom-made tan cloth over boards clamshell box with title and binder printed in black on green label on front, black gros-grain ribbon pull, green suede lining. The poem is set in Scala with Celestia Antiqua for the titling. The original wrappers (bound in) are Canson Mi-Teintes, with a handmade Tibetan flyleaf in drab gold. All is in harmony with the verse: "…that crackle trees half empty of leaves crackle" and "To listen to the wind is to see / a love…" Jay MillAr is a Toronto poet, editor, publisher, teacher, and virtual bookseller. A long-time fixture of the Toronto writing and publishing scene, he is one of Canada`s voices of authority and risk on innovative, experimental, contemporary poetry. Coleen Curry's sensitive, organic binding was selected for inclusion in the Guild of Bookworkers exhibit, "Vessel." Item #11393

Price: $1,900.00

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