The Truth About Rabbits; | Wood engravings by Larry Thompson | A collaboration between Thee Hellbox Press & Greyweathers Press. Winona LINN.
The Truth About Rabbits; | Wood engravings by Larry Thompson | A collaboration between Thee Hellbox Press & Greyweathers Press.

The Truth About Rabbits; | Wood engravings by Larry Thompson | A collaboration between Thee Hellbox Press & Greyweathers Press.

[Kingston, Ontario; Merrickville, Ontario]: Thee Hellbox Press & Greyweathers Press, 2015. Oblong quarto, 25.5 x 27 cm. Pamphlet-stitched into grey St. Armand Canal paper covers, with printed lettering in red and black to the upper cover; fore-edges untrimmed, others trimmed. Unpaginated [pp. 20]. A fine copy. The text was set in Garamond roman, and its accompanying italic, and printed on St. Armand cream mould made paper. Illustrated with seven wood engraved vignettes by Larry Thompson, printed from the blocks. The engravings, which are situated for the most part in the wide page margins, were printed separately from the text: The crocuses and lilies still slumbered beneath a heavy blanket of snow in the winter of 2015, when I took custody of the precious pages from Hugh Barclay at Thee Hellbox Press in order that I might add to a book (already a creative feast of words and type) a visual accent. And here I declare that I am Larry Thompson, proprietor of Greyweathers Press, co-conspirator with Hugh in rendering Winona Linn’s wonderful poems into a book, and whose happy task it was to cut the wood engravings that adorn this book, here under the Sign of the Gothic Tree, in the picturesque village of Merrickville while the promise of spring could just be felt in the sunshine. (Larry Thompson, from the Colophon). One of 142 copies, of which this is number 81. Signed by both Hugh Barclay and Larry Thompson, in pencil, on the colophon page. Item #198

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