Item #18771 The Inconstant Moon. ELM Press.
The Inconstant Moon.
The Inconstant Moon.
The Inconstant Moon.

The Inconstant Moon. Poems to the Moon by Mark Jarman, Phillis Levin, James Longenbach, Jacqueline Osherow, Susan Stewart, Mark Strand, Elaine Terranova, & Eleanor Wilner.

Wallingford, PA, 2007. 10 1/2 x 14. Fourteen double leaves attached at fore edges. A Homeric hymn "To Selene," printed in Gill's Greek type, opens the text. 8 poems are paired with Enid Mark's lithographs of star fields printed in indigo & black which bleed across the page creating a deep space for the luminous moon. A moonscape drawn by Enid Mark fills the "centerfold." Bound in black cloth overlaid with indigo & black marbled papers created for the book by Regina St. John. Quote from Shakespeare printed in silver on black endpaper. Fine in custom cloth tray case. Item #18771

No. 12 of 63 copies. First publication of 8 of the poems. Types were cast at the Golgonooza Letter Foundry. Title lettered by Jerry Kelly. Art Larson, Horton Tank Graphics printed the text on Somserset papers. A perfectionist, Larson slaved over the letterspacing of the Greek capitals and Wilner's poem--shaped like a crescent moon. A beautifully produced work.

Price: $2,750.00

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