SCOP HWILUM SANG. Sometimes a Poet Sang. Shirley Jones.
SCOP HWILUM SANG. Sometimes a Poet Sang.
SCOP HWILUM SANG. Sometimes a Poet Sang.

SCOP HWILUM SANG. Sometimes a Poet Sang. A suite of 6 etchings by Shirley Jones, inspired by passages of Anglo Saxon poetry.

(Llanhamlach): Red Hen Press, 1983. 11 x 13 1/2. 18 leaves, with tissue guards, including the 6 aquatints in vibrant colors. Dramatic half chestnut morocco & black cloth by Mary French from a design by Jones. In a black & brown tray case which is lightly worn. Fine copy of a beautiful book. Item #17236

One of 25 signed copies, printed on Barcham Green handmade paper in 18 pt. Baskerville type in black; the original Anglo Saxon is printed in red. Besides creating the etchings and printing the text, this talented book artist also translated the poems from Anglo Saxon. Jones named her press "after the Little Red Hen, who did it all herself."

Price: $3,250.00

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