MELANCHOLIA ET CETERA. Susan Hahn.
MELANCHOLIA ET CETERA.
MELANCHOLIA ET CETERA.
MELANCHOLIA ET CETERA.
MELANCHOLIA ET CETERA.

MELANCHOLIA ET CETERA.

(Pied Oxen Printers).
  • Hopewell, NJ: Pied Oxen Printers, 1995.
  • large 8vo
  • cloth-covered boards, printed cover and spine labels.
  • 24 leaves, pp. [25] verse printed recto/verso

Price: $450.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 134522

The two intaglio prints by Charles Wells (1935-2017),* involving etching, engraving and aquatint, are printed, signed and titled by the artist. Hand-set types are American Type Founders Garamond 459 and 460. Paper is Rives Lightweight. 75 copies numbered 1-75 for sale, plus 15 reserved copies numbered IXV, each signed by the poet and printer.

The fourteen poems included in this collection include: "Melancholia," "Claustrophobia," "Agoraphobia," "Masochism," "Schizophrenia," "Insomnia," "Trichotillomania," "Mania," "Jealousy," "Incontinence," "Obsession," "Paranoia," "Depression,"and "Suicide."

*Note: While a student at Amherst College, Charles Wells studied printmaking with Leonard Baskin. He subsequently worked at Baskin's Gehenna Press in Northampton, MA, printing his intaglio prints.