Item #337 Mingling Uneasy; | Selected Poems by Margaret Lang | with Wood Engravings by G. Brender à Brandis. Gerard Brender à Brandis, Margaret Lang.
Mingling Uneasy; | Selected Poems by Margaret Lang | with Wood Engravings by G. Brender à Brandis
Mingling Uneasy; | Selected Poems by Margaret Lang | with Wood Engravings by G. Brender à Brandis
Mingling Uneasy; | Selected Poems by Margaret Lang | with Wood Engravings by G. Brender à Brandis

Mingling Uneasy; | Selected Poems by Margaret Lang | with Wood Engravings by G. Brender à Brandis

Carlisle, Ontario: Brandstead Press, 1974. Quarto, 27.1 x 21.3 cm. Cased in full yellow, blue, and black Batik worked silk over boards. Brown Fabriano pastedowns and free endpapers. Edges untrimmed but opened. Housed in a matching brown Fabriano paper covered slipcase. Unpaginated [ll. 26; including the first and last blank leaves; these match the text-block leaves but are not strictly integral]. The case is slightly cocked and the extremities very slightly rubbed; there are a few small holes (less than 1mm in diameter), possibly from worming, to the covers. A few mild spots of adhesive to the endpapers. The slipcase is slightly soiled and rubbed. Else, a fine copy. The text was set in Della Robbia and Kennerley Old Style and printed on J. Barcham Green Tovil paper. 12 wood engravings by Brender à Brandis accompany the text. All were printed from the blocks in black. The silk used for the covers was Batiked by Ann Suzuki and Fay Dubois. From an edition of 60 copies. This copy is number 9. Item #337

“This work was conceived with the aim of combining the work of two artists who, though differing in many respects, both use concrete and natural imagery to interpret human life. The engravings are not meant to ‘illustrate’ the poems: nor do the poems attempt to ‘explain’ the engravings. Each work stands on its own but each gains a little from the juxtaposition with its neighbours.” — Gerard Brender à Brandis.

Price: $450.00