A little book of birds. Gaylord Schanilec.
A little book of birds
A little book of birds

A little book of birds

[Saint Paul]: Midnight Paper Sales, 2017. Edition limited to 100 copies numbered and signed by Schanilec, 8vo, pp. [48]; uncut and unopened, as issued; 9 three- and four-color wood engravings by Schanilec, and a final one by Thomas Bewick, all printed from the original blocks; text sewn into original Degener Black and O'Malley Crackle papers, in tribute to the Ladies of the Cave, printed wraparound paper label on spine, publisher's slipcase by Caig Jensen; fine. Emblematic of two years in the life of Mr. Schanilec, this is a single haiku punctuated with muted engravings of birds trapped by the bolts. For the record these blocks were mostly cut in my kitchen many early mornings 2015-16. Item #51758

Price: $680.00

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