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Gauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
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Title By Year1996. LUX EST UMBRA DEI
First LineOr such is our surmise
CreatorsOutram, Richard Daley, 1930-2005
Howard, Barbara, 1926-2002
PublisherGauntlet Press
Place of Publication[Toronto]
Date1996
DescriptionOne olive sheet 28 x 22 cm. Poem title is printed in italics in aquamarine; followed by an opening line printed in red; an eight-line stanza in aquamarine; a four-line stanza printed in red; a single line, in red; a four-line stanza, in red; an eight-line stanza, in aquamarine; and a closing single line, in red. At the head and foot of the poem is a motif in gold consisting of a horizontal oblong box with slightly convex sides containing an oblong fillet in relief and, within that, a pattern of four horizontally sequenced sets of three concentric circles, in relief. At each side of the poem is a vertically sequenced set of three stylized seven-petalled flower-heads, each of a different size, in gold. Colophon on the reverse, printed in red and blue: |BARBARA & RICHARD OUTRAM| CHRISTMAS 1996| THE GAUNTLET PRESS| Beneath is a seven-petalled flower head, in gold. Christmas 1996. Floral images taken from the font family Pre-Columbian Ornaments One.
Size of Original28 x 22 cm.
Local Call NumberPS 8579 U92 L89 1996 RARE
TypeText
Resource TypeBroadside
FormatImage/jpeg
IdentifierGP-0047
CollectionGauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
LanguageEng
SourcePrint original in the Rare Books Collection, Memorial University of Newfoundland Libraries.