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81. 1974. STORY 1974. STORY LET US BEGIN WITH DEATH Death--Poetry; Birth--Poetry One sheet, 25 x 15 cm. With wood engravings of a star motif, in gold, above and below the poem, as well as smaller, in blue, between the first and second stanzas. The title and the second, fourth, and sixth lines are printed in red. Christmas 1974.

82. 1981. ROUND OF LIFE 1981. ROUND OF LIFE LET US the fruit of Love's pursuit Eggs--Poetry One sheet, 31 x 14 cm, with one fold between the engraving and the poem, as issued. With one wood engraving, in red, of an abstract dove within an ovoid. The colophon is printed in red. Christmas 1981.

83. 2000. FATHERS AND BROTHERS 2000. FATHERS AND BROTHERS Each to his first war they went Fathers--Poetry; Brothers--Poetry; War casualties--Poetry One sheet 22 x 28 cm. Poem's titles is printed in upper case, in black. The poem is printed in black. At the head of the poem is a rectangle containing a cluster of trees, blocked in blind, against a violet background; and at the foot, a stylized poppy flower-head, in red. Colophon on reverse in red and black: | IN REMEMBRANCE | November 11, 2000 | Barbara & Richard Outram | The Gauntlet Press | . Immediately below is a stylized poppy flower-head, in red. Botanical images are from the font family Arts & Crafts Dingbats.

84. 1997 (?). RITES 1997 (?). RITES IT IS not Christ the Tiger Jesus Christ--Poetry One sheet of cream paper, 22 x 28 cm. Title of poem is printed in upper case Oxford, in blue. Poem is printed in black with the opening words and the initial letters of ten other words capitalized and rubricated. Below the poem is: Richard Outram', in Oxford, blue. To either side of the poem is a column made up of square and circular ornaments, each bearing a variation of an ornamental cross, from the font 'Printer's Ornaments Two'. The ornaments are blocked alternately in turquoise and red.

85. 1970. PARADOX 1970. PARADOX I AM that single living knot Love poetry One sheet, folded twice, printed on double leaves, 24 x 16 cm, uncut and untrimmed. With one wood engraving of a coiled snake, in black, between the first and second stanzas of the poem. A broken rule, in red, is printed above and below the poem. The 'GP' printer's device, in red, is printed below the title on the title page. This copy is unbound. Fifty numbered copies, some with olive wrappers, were printed. This is copy number 17.

86. 1973. LOVE LETTER 1973. LOVE LETTER STILL sheathed in ardour, Sweetheart, in this night Love poetry One sheet, 27 x 18 cm. With one wood engraving of the initial letter S, in gold, and a flower, in purple, to the left of the poem. The title and colophon are printed in red. Saint Valentine's Day 1973.

87. 1969. PETITION TO EROS 1969. PETITION TO EROS PERMIT, SIR, this identity Love poetry One sheet 35 x 20 cm, untrimmed, with single folds above the title and between the first engraving and second stanza, and between the final stanza and the ornament, as issued. With two wood engravings, in vermilion: two lovers entwined, between the first and second and the second and third stanzas. A small ornament with rules on either side, all in vermilion, is printed below the poem. The colophon is printed in vermilion. Saint Valentine's Day 1969.

88. 1986. CARNAL 1986. CARNAL AFTER, lying watching clouds Love poetry One sheet, 25 x 14 cm. With one wood engraving of a dahlia, in red, above the title. The colophon is printed in red. Saint Valentine's Day 1986.

89. 1995. EROS DESCENDING 1995. EROS DESCENDING Love poetry; Man-woman relationships--Poetry 28 p., 26 x 17 cm. With sixteen poems: 'Late Love Poem', 'Yacketty Sax', 'Feats of Frailty', 'Explicit', 'The Gift', 'Generation', 'Tobias Ardent', 'Summer Storm', 'Diapason in Thimble Theatre', 'Drama', 'Brought Heart to Heart', 'Scorn from the Throne', 'Poem on Our Anniversary', 'Valentine', 'Eros Incarnate', and 'Magdalena Enamoured'. With ten single ornaments, in red, printed in a triangle below the author's name on the title page; one ornament, in red, on the dedication page; one ornament, in red, opposite the first poem; two ornaments, in red, at the end of the contents page; and one ornament, in red, above the colophon. The 'Contents' title is printed in red. Bound in orange- and silver-flecked orange handmade Japanese paper, with a five-hole Japanese-style indigo silk thread binding. Indigo free endpapers. Forty numbered copies of which this is number 7.

90. 1967. MERMAID WAITING 1967. MERMAID WAITING THOUGH I was constantly caressed Mermaids--Poetry One sheet, 40 x 20 cm, with single folds between the upper engraving and the title, between the poem and the lower engraving, and above the colophon, as issued. With two wood engravings: a sunrise over water, in vermilion, above the title; a mermaid, in blue, below the poem. Christmas 1967.

91. 1997. DEATH'S HEAD 1997. DEATH'S HEAD Above our vicious circles turns Moon--Poetry One sheet, 22 x 28 cm. Title of the poem is printed in italics, in peacock blue. Poem is printed in black. Immediately below the poem is: 'Richard Outram' in italics, in peacock blue. Above the poem's title is an annular fillet in peacock blue, within which is a circle, blocked in violet. Colophon on the reverse consisting of GP monogram, in red, and: ' | Barbara and Richard Outram | The Gauntlet Press | 1997 |', in black.

92. 2001 (?). NARCISSUS SKINNY-DIPPING 2001 (?). NARCISSUS SKINNY-DIPPING Bare in the mirror-river with his Narcissus (Greek mythology)--Poetry One sheet of white matte-finish paper, 22 x 28 cm. Title of poem is printed upper case in Caslon Open Face; poem is printed in black in the same typeface. Above the title is a circular ornament in which is inscribed a stylized woman's face, in profile; she wears an elegant headdress. This ornament is blocked in green. At the foot of the poem is another ornament: a stylized seascape foregrounded by two palm trees. To each side of the poem is a column of palm-tree ornaments, arranged in pairs of varying colours: from top to bottom, rose, violet, turquoise, brown, gold and red. (All ornaments are from the font 'Art Deco Regular'.) On the reverse of the broadside is the handwritten signature 'Richard Outram', in blue ballpoint ink.

93. Richard Outram: A Passion for Poetry Richard Outram: A Passion for Poetry Outram, Richard Daley, 1930-2005--Interviews; Poetry An interview with Richard Outram conducted by Michael Enright, originally broadcast on the CBC radio program "Sunday Edition" (Hour 3) on 7 April 2002. The interview flows through various topics, from Outram's early years working for the CBC to influences such as Northrop Frye and the natural world, and includes Outram's reading of four of his poems. Several key points that come through in the interview include: the importance of perfecting one's language; that extensive reading has been critical to the creation of his poetry; and that both the reading and teaching of poetry in school must not be lost. The interview concludes with Outram's hope that the poet may find a degree of "forming influence" for the better in the world.

94. 2002. SILENCE IN PORT HOPE 2002. SILENCE IN PORT HOPE Trains and more trains crash Remembrance Day (Canada)--Poetry One sheet, 22 x 28 cm. Title of Poem is in red and immediately below it, printed in black is: '(Remembrance Day 2002)'. Poem is printed in black. Immediately below poem is the handwritten signature, in black ink: 'Richard Outram'. At the foot of the page, handwritten in black ink, is the inscription: '(We were together at the Cenotaph, Beside the Town Hall~R.)'

95. 1978. CRAFT 1978. CRAFT WE marvel from the quay Sailboats--Poetry One sheet, folded twice, printed on double leaves 22 x 14 cm, uncut and untrimmed. With one wood engraving of a yacht silhouetted against the sun, in dark rust, printed opposite the poem. The half title and title are printed in blue. Bound in beige, blue and dark rust marbled wrappers. Light brown pastedown with blue free endpapers. Eighty-three copies, of which forty were bound. Christmas 1978.

96. 1971. SEAL DREAM 1971. SEAL DREAM IF ONLY EROS could invent Seals--Poetry One sheet, 38 x 15 cm, with single folds between the upper engraving and the poem and above the colophon, as issued. With two wood engravings, in indigo: a seal and waves, above the poem, and a shoreline profile, below the poem. The colophon is printed in red. Saint Valentine's Day 1971.

97. 1998. BRIGHTNESS 1998. BRIGHTNESS Having survived the nightlong Spider webs--Poetry One sheet, 22 x 28 cm. Title of poem is printed in upper case, in red. Poem is printed in black and is superimposed on the silhouette of a fleuron in stippled pale blue. At the head and foot of the page, and on either side of the poem, is a fleuron in green. Colophon on the reverse consisting of GP monogram, in red, and: ' | Barbara & Richard Outram | The Gauntlet Press| Christmas 1998 | ', in black. The fleurons are from the font family Printer's Ornaments 2.

98. 1993. AROUND & ABOUT THE TORONTO ISLANDS 1993. AROUND & ABOUT THE TORONTO ISLANDS Toronto Islands (Ont.)--Poetry 19 p., 22 x 14 cm. With fourteen poems: 'Hanlan's as Lunatic Venue', 'Together on Gibraltar Point', 'Picnic Table', 'Time and Again on Olympic', 'Halfway Along', 'Vessel [Aboard the Cayuga]', 'Sojourn on Snake Island', 'Tutelary Abroad on the Boardwalk', 'Island Residents', 'Bank Swallow on Algonquin (In Memory of F.L.B.)', 'Shade on Ward's (for Arrow)', 'Tower Across the Water', 'Meet Stance at the Eastern Gap', and 'Trillium'. With a compass rose, in black, printed between the title and author on the title page, before the title of each poem, and above the colophon. Beige, blue and dark rust wrappers. Rust free endpapers. Forty-five numbered copies of which this is number 14.

99. 1976. ARBOR 1976. ARBOR Trees--Poetry Four sheets, folded twice, printed on double leaves, 23 x 15 cm, uncut and untrimmed. Most of the eight poems are illustrated with a wood engraving printed below or opposite: a leaf, in dark gold, is printed on the title page above the imprint; 'Poplar' with a leaf, in green, printed below; 'Beech' with two leaves and the sun, in dark orange, printed on the leaf opposite; 'Maple'; 'Willow' with a leaf, in yellow, and a pool of water in dark green, printed below; 'Arboretum' with a leaf, in dark green, printed below once on each of two pages; 'Birch' with a leaf and the sun, in yellow, printed below; 'Elm'; 'Apple' with leaves in green superimposed on a sunburst, in orange, printed on the leaf opposite; a leaf, in brown, printed opposite the colophon. The half title is on the front free endpaper. The title on the title page is printed in purple, as are the titles of the poems and the title of the colophon. The 'GP' printer's device, in green, is printed below the colophon. The binding is quarter black buckram with brown, green, and coral marbled paper covered boards. A variant binding also exists: quarter black buckram with green and white marbled paper covered boards. This copy lacks the white paper label printed in green and black that is pasted on the spine of some copies. Purple pastedown with brown, green, and violet free endpapers. Sixty numbered copies of which this is numbered I.

100. 2001. THE GREAT PERCHERONS OF HEAVEN DESCEND TO PLOUGH THE BATTLEFIELDS OF PEACE 2001. THE GREAT PERCHERONS OF HEAVEN DESCEND TO PLOUGH THE BATTLEFIELDS OF PEACE Where my dismounted father, on Hill 60 War casualties--Poetry; Fathers--Poetry One sheet 28 x 22 cm. Poem's title is printed in upper case, in violet. The poem is printed in black. Immediately below is a stylized poppy flowerhead, in red. Beneath that is a rectangle containing a cluster of trees, in blind, against a violet background. The colophon is immediately below, in red and black: | 'In Remembrance | November 11, 2001' | 'Barbara & Richard Outram | The Gauntlet Press' | . Around the whole is a triple-fillet rectangular border, in red. Botanical images are from the font family Arts & Crafts Dingbats.
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