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Document Description
Title By Year1974. LOCUS
CreatorsOutram, Richard Daley, 1930-2005
Howard, Barbara, 1926-2002
PublisherGauntlet Press
Place of PublicationToronto
Date1974
DescriptionEight sheets, folded twice, printed on double leaves, 23 x 14 cm, uncut and untrimmed. The title on the title page is printed in indigo, as are the titles of each of the seventeen poems within. Most poems are illustrated with a wood engraving printed below or opposite: a marsh marigold, in yellow, below the dedication; 'Hummingbird'; 'Monarch in Autumn' with an aster, in purple, below, and a monarch butterfly, in black and orange, opposite; "Spring Field with Bobolinks' with a marsh marigold, in yellow, below; 'Sighting' with an Indian paintbrush, in orange, below; 'Great Horned Owl' with an aster, in purple, below; 'Scrub Thorn' with a marsh marigold, in yellow, below; a great horned owl, in olive; a lake and shoreline profile, in deep blue; 'Spruce' with an Indian paintbrush, in orange, below; 'North-west Wind' with an aster, in purple, below; 'Conversation on the Lawn' with a marsh marigold, in yellow, below; 'Mushroom' with an Indian paintbrush, in orange, below; 'Glance' with an aster, in purple, below; 'Hearth' with a marsh marigold, in yellow, below; 'Evening' with an Indian paintbrush, in orange, below; 'From Willow-sifted Fire' with an aster, in purple, below; a diving kingfisher and its reflection, in indigo; a crayfish, in orange; 'Prone' with a marsh marigold, in yellow, below; 'Surrounded by Water'; 'Shoreline' with an Indian paintbrush, in orange, below, and a shoreline, in violet and light olive, opposite. The 'G.P' printer's device, in indigo, is printed above the colophon. A picket gate, in gold, is printed on the title page and opposite the colophon. The binding is quarter green buckram, with fore-edge strip, with blue and red marbled paper covered boards. A variant binding exists: quarter red cloth, with fore-edge strip, with blue and red marbled paper covered boards. Brown pastedown with green and brow free endpapers. Variant pastedowns and endpapers also exist: indigo pastedown with olive and indigo free endpapers; and olive pastedown with indigo and olive free endpapers. Eighty numbered copies of which this is numbered H-C.
Size of Original[29] p. (on double leaves) ; 23 x 14 cm.
NoteEngraved, printed & bound by Richard Outram & Barbara Howard.
Local Call NumberPS 8579 U92 L63 1974 RARE
TypeText
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg
IdentifierGP-0025
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.