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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]
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
Resource TypeBroadside
CollectionGauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
SourcePrint original in the Rare Books Collection, Memorial University of Newfoundland Libraries.
CONTENTdm file name190.cpd