Published 15 September 2014
in New York City and Montclair
by Temporary Culture.

Six poems by Henry Wessells on reading, memory, books, and the second law of thermodynamics.

Photographs by Paul Schütze.

7 x 11 inches, [24] 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.

Institutions will be billed. Trade terms available. N.J. residents, please add sales tax.
Cheque or money order in U.S. funds on a U.S. bank. Credit cards accepted. No paypal.

“ a startling book . . . beautiful in every way : the words, the images, and the production ”
          Rebecca Rego Barry,  Fine Books & Collections

“ marvellously sombre, both in presentation and content.
[ . . . ] This fine, odd, even moving book ”
          The Book Collector (Winter 2014)

Orders and inquiries to :

P.O. Box 43072
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043-0072 USA

Electronym : wessells [at] panix [dot] com

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