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Gauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
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Title By Year1972. CREATURES
CreatorsOutram, Richard Daley, 1930-2005
Howard, Barbara, 1926-2002
PublisherGauntlet Press
Place of PublicationToronto
Date1972
DescriptionFour sheets, folded twice, printed on double leaves, 26 x 16 cm, uncut and untrimmed. With twelve wood engravings, including a swirl on the title page, in purple. Includes eleven poems, with titles printed in red. Each poem is illustrated with a wood engraving printed below the poem, except for 'Snake', which is printed on the page following: 'Sparrow' with a sparrow, in dark turquoise; 'Otter in Quick Rage' with an otter, in gold; 'Cat in Repose' with a cat, in purple; 'Someone Seen Corvine' with a crow, in deep violet; 'Lioness at Lake Simcoe' with a lioness, in gold; 'Regina Muskoka in Shallows' with a shoreline profile, in deep violet; 'Love from Woolworth' with a goldfish in water, in orange; 'Frog' with two frogs entwined, in light olive; 'Speculation' with two dragonflies, in purple; 'Sometimes' with a spider in its web, in blue; 'Snake' with a snake, in dark turquoise. The title is printed in red on the title page; the GP printer's device, in red, is above the colophon. The binding is green, yellow, and orange marbled wrappers with indigo and green free endpapers. Two other variant bindings also exist: green, yellow and orange marbled wrappers with indigo and dark orange endpapers; and orange marbled wrappers with indigo and dark orange free endpapers. Sixty numbered copies of which this is number 60.
SubjectAnimals--Poetry
Size of Original[15] p. (on double leaves) ; 26 x 16 cm.
NoteEngraved, printed and bound by Richard Outram and Barbara Howard.
Local Call NumberPS 8579 U92 C74 1972 RARE
TypeText
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg
IdentifierGP-0017
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.