Item #18764 About Sylvia. ELM Press.
About Sylvia.
About Sylvia.
About Sylvia.
About Sylvia.

About Sylvia. Poems by Diane Ackerman, John Berryman, Peter Davidson, Luciana Frezza, Rachel Hadas, Judith Herzberg, Ted Hughes, Robert Lowell, Anne Sexton, Richard Wilbur.

Wallingford, PA: ELM Press, 1996. 10 1/2 x 15 1/2. Ten poems about Sylvia Plath,written by those who knew her; 10 lithographs by Enid Mark. Eight poems are double spread pages; two longer poems are set on fold-out pages. Black Fabriano paper wraps titled in silver, in black cloth tray case inset with shattered window (reflecting the theme of the illustrations). Fine with prospectus. Item #18764

An A/P copy (there were 50 numbered copies) signed by the artist. Printed letterpress by Wild Carrot on Arches Velin. The Monotype Bembo types were cast at Golgonooza Letter Foundry. Title page calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Bound by Sarah Creighton. The lithographs are images of shattering glass. A 3-page Foreword by Enid Mark details her friendship with Sylvia Plath at Smith College. That friendship was the catalyst for founding The ELM Press.

Price: $1,700.00

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