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The Edge

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[2013]
Combo Press

http://www.perkolatorpress.com/

"Levertov's poem speaks of the power and mystery of poetry; Hughes' poem speaks to a power and mystery of life that is at once more personal and more general"--From Tramp & Vamp website (viewed June 17, 2014)

The edge is a collaboration between Amy Pirkle (book designer), Bill Hall (printmaker), and Sara Hughes (poet).

An artists' book bound in hybrid style between an accordion book and flag book structure, with Black Asahi cloth-covered boards. Includes an aquatint etching inlaid on front cover. Red Moriki paper accordion spine. Archival tissue rests between each page to protect aquatints.

Printed on Hahnemühle copperplate paper, with six aquatint etchings by Bill Hall. Letterpress, book design, and binding by Amy Pirkle ; poem by Sara Hughes. Black Asahi bookcloth covered boards, with an aquatint etching inlaid on the front cover; red Moriki paper accordion spine. Bound in a hybrid style between an accordion book structure, and a flag book structure.

"Sara Hughes' poem 'That edge' was originally published in Ouroboros review, issue 5, with the title 'The secret of life.' It was written as a response to Denise Levertov's 'The secret'"--From Tramp & Vamp website (viewed June 17, 2014)

Title

The Edge

Creator

Publisher

Combo Press

Date

[2013]

Subject

Description

http://www.perkolatorpress.com/

"Levertov's poem speaks of the power and mystery of poetry; Hughes' poem speaks to a power and mystery of life that is at once more personal and more general"--From Tramp & Vamp website (viewed June 17, 2014)

The edge is a collaboration between Amy Pirkle (book designer), Bill Hall (printmaker), and Sara Hughes (poet).

An artists' book bound in hybrid style between an accordion book and flag book structure, with Black Asahi cloth-covered boards. Includes an aquatint etching inlaid on front cover. Red Moriki paper accordion spine. Archival tissue rests between each page to protect aquatints.

Printed on Hahnemühle copperplate paper, with six aquatint etchings by Bill Hall. Letterpress, book design, and binding by Amy Pirkle ; poem by Sara Hughes. Black Asahi bookcloth covered boards, with an aquatint etching inlaid on the front cover; red Moriki paper accordion spine. Bound in a hybrid style between an accordion book structure, and a flag book structure.

"Sara Hughes' poem 'That edge' was originally published in Ouroboros review, issue 5, with the title 'The secret of life.' It was written as a response to Denise Levertov's 'The secret'"--From Tramp & Vamp website (viewed June 17, 2014)

Language

English

Rights

Copyright; licensed to Vanderbilt University courtesy of the artist

Format

Aquatints (prints)
Accordion fold format
Artists' books--Alabama

Source

Vanderbilt University Special Collections, Southern Civilization Collection

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/perkolator-the-edge-s.jpg

Citation

Pirkle, Amy, “The Edge,” Gallery, accessed June 20, 2021, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1255.