ws merwin book

i finally finished the 3 copies of w.s merwin's "east of the sun and west of the moon' book that i have been working on for a few weeks. quite pleased with how it turned out

cover (indian rag paper for cover, arches cover weight stock for inside pages, 3 hole stitched binding with waxed linen thread, french flaps. all plates are tipped in, oil pastel, printing ink and pencil on a charcoal gray indian rag paper, edition of 3 copies signed and numbered)

embossed title with oil pastel

the book measures 11" x 13" with 44 pages

title page

text layout

and below some sample pages with tipped in images

on to the next project. not sure yet what it will be

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