In Memory of Water
Poems by Simon Armitage
Wood Engravings by Hilary Paynter
This beautiful book of the In Memory of Water poems by Simon Armitage features the 6 'Stanza Stones' poems each of which is accompanied by an original commissioned wood engraving by Hilary Paynter. The book also contains additional words by Simon on the landscapes and motivations for each piece.
The edition, designed and printed by John Grice of the Evergreen Press, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, was printed from Centaur 16 point type on Zerkall paper and bound at the Fine Book Bindery, Wellingborough, England. The binding on the standard and deluxe editions is Harmatan Blue 13 spine quarter leather with Merida Indigo endpapers. It is bound with Tele Legatoria 2355 Canvas Extra R Fantasia! cloth sides and has a letterpress printed label plate-sunk into front board.
The standard edition is priced at £95 plus £5 p+p (UK)
The edition is limited to 150 copies individually numbered.
The deluxe edition features the standard edition housed in a slipcase and is limited to 26 copies lettered A to Z. This edition is now sold out.
The deluxe edition is priced at £125 plus £3 p+p (UK)
Portfolio of Broadsides
The portfolio of broadsides contains each individual poem accompanied by its wood engraved image and is presented in a cloth bound folder of the same blue and inlaid titling as the standard edition. In total there are 20 portfolios for sale.
The portfolio of broadsides is priced at £150 plus £5 p+p (UK)
The broadsides can also be bought individually at £30 plus £5 p+p (UK)
The presentation edition features a leather bound version of the book housed in a Solander box and is limited to 7 copies numbered I to VII. The portfolio of broadsides is also included in the presentation edition.
The presentation edition is priced at £500
Author and Illustrator Copies
Simon was presented with 5 copies of the standard, 2 copies of the deluxe and 1 copy of the presentation edition.
Hilary received a copy of the presentation edition.
In Memory of Water is sold out
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