Wallingford, 2004. 10 1/2 x 15. Fourteen double spreads feature a letterpress poem facing a fullpage duotone lithograph of a plant in warm gray and black tones. A second lithograph, printed in glowing floral colors that vary from page to page, appears on a translucent sheet tipped in between. This translucent page lays over the poem. . Green cloth, decorative paper label runs length of spine, green Japanese endpapers. Fine in custom green cloth tray case, with prospectus. Item #18772
Thirteen poems were composed for this book by Eleanor Wilner, Susan Snively, Diane Ackerman, Betty Adock, Alicia Ostriker, Nathalie Anderson, Daisy Fried, Celia Gilbert, Constance Merritt, Heather McHugh, Susan Stewart, Annie Boutelle. Maxine Kumin's poem was previously published. Enid Mark created lithographs in response to the poems.
No. 32 of 50 copies signed by the artist. Printed by Art Larson, and bound by Barbara Blumenthal. Calligraphic title & ornament by Suzanne Moore.