THE PRIVATE LIFE OF BOOKS
Published 15 September 2014
Six poems by Henry Wessells on reading, memory, books, and the second law of thermodynamics.
Photographs by Paul Schütze.
7 x 11 inches,  pp. With eight duotone photographs tipped in (each 5 x 8-1/4 inches). Text printed on Mohawk Via Vellum Jute. Set in original foundry Centaur types, digitized by the Nonpareil Typefoundry. Design by Jerry Kelly. Hand sewn in heavy card covers, pictorial dust jacket with duotone photos (detail at right).
Edition of 226 copies (26 copies, lettered A to Z for presentation ; 200 unnumbered copies).
Price : $150.00 (foreign add $25.00).
ISBN 0-9764660-9-0. ISBN13 978-0-9764660-9-3.
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“ a startling book . . . beautiful in every way : the words, the images, and the production ”
“ marvellously sombre, both in presentation and content.
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