Letterpress book

Delicate Words and Lilac Threads

Letterpress printed hand-bound book of poetry with artwork printed digitally on beautiful 190gsm Bockingford inkjet paper. 32 pages and typeset in Monotype Bodoni. The cover cloth has been screen printed in three colours. The book is an edition of twenty-five copies, only five of which were available for purchase.

This is a celebration of some of Mary Dickinson’s poetry and art that has been collated by her family. Writing and art was her way of dealing with emotions and episodes in her life and her unique way of seeing the world, expressing grief, love and illness, through nature, events and landscapes.