BOKEH: A LITTLE BOOK OF FLOWERS. Gaylord Schanilec.
BOKEH: A LITTLE BOOK OF FLOWERS.
BOKEH: A LITTLE BOOK OF FLOWERS.
BOKEH: A LITTLE BOOK OF FLOWERS.
BOKEH: A LITTLE BOOK OF FLOWERS.

BOKEH: A LITTLE BOOK OF FLOWERS.

(Midnight Paper Sales).
  • (Saint Paul, MN): Midnight Paper Sales, 2020.
  • small 8vo
  • cloth, decorated paper covered boards, slipcase with paper label on spine
  • 68 pages

Price: $780.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 134683

Printed in an edition of 119 copies (this being one of the 80 standard copies) on Velké Losiny and Zerkall papers. Eight multiple color wood engravings with poems handset in Polipholis, Bembo, and Blado types. Bound at Booklab 2 by Marc Hammond, Keri Schroeder, and Craig Jensen in two editions: a standard edition of 80 copies, and a deluxe edition of 26. 13 sets of sheets were left unbound. The binding is a hand sewn, flat back, lapped case binding. It is covered in book cloth with a 3 part segmented wood engraving inlaid into front and back board and the spine of the cover. The book is housed in a cloth covered slip case.

The third book in a trilogy documenting one mans struggle with the reality of growing old. After a quarter century living in the rural midwest he moves to the city where he observes the isolation of urban life and the tenacious existence of the plants, birds, and animals living therea roster of beings that includes himself. Bokeh: A Little Book of Flowers was preceded by A Little Book of Birds (MPS 2017), and Departures (Ninja Press, 2019).