SCHANILEC, Gaylord, poet, artist & printer. ~ Bokeh: A Little Book of Flowers.
One of 26 deluxe lettered copies with additional progressive proofs of the engraving Pasque plus an original print of the large Bokeh key block. 8 colour wood engravings. Poems set in Polipholis, Bembo and Blado types. 8vo., original vellum backed specially made marbled paper covered boards by Pamela Smith, the progressive proofs of the engraving Pasque bound into Arches paper with a key block impression on the upper cover, with Blue Japanese paper outer cover allowing the engraving to show through. Housed in a brown cloth covered clamshell box with the Bokeh engraving mounted and set into the inside of the lid and with a inkjet print of the Bokeh block on the upper cover. As new.
The third book in Schanilec’s trilogy documenting his journey or struggle with the reality of growing old (the other two are his Little Book of Birds and Ninja Press’s Departures. After a quarter of a century living in the rural midwest, Schanilec moved to the city where he observes the isolation of urban life and the tenacious existence of the plants, birds and animals living there.
A remarkable book examining life and the beauty in decay.