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Delicious babies : a poem / by Penelope Shuttle ; with intaglio designs by Willow Legge.
Creator:
Shuttle, Penelope, 1947-
Title:
Delicious babies : a poem / by Penelope Shuttle ; with intaglio designs by Willow Legge.
Published/Created:
[London] : Circle Press, 1996.
Physical Description:
[6] double leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.L433 D4 1996+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.L433 D4 1996+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ronald King
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Eight blind-embossed illustrations carved from linoleum for a previously published poem ... Willow heard this poem read by the poet on a radio programme and, obsessed with babies as she is, wrote to the author for permission to illustrate her text ..."--Cooking the books.
"Poem taken from 'Taxing the rain' 1992."--Leaf preceding title page.
"Limited edition of 85 signed copies plus 15 artist's proofs; designed and printed by the artist on 250 gsm Somerset rag-made paper"--Colophon.
Cooking the books : Ron King and Circle Press, p. 176
Courtney, C. Looking book : a pocket history of Circle Press, p. 175.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is no. 28 of a limited edition of 85 copies. Signed by the artist. Copy 2 is no. 82 of a limited edition of 85 copies. Signed by the artist.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Circle Press -- Publisher.
English poetry -- 20th century.
Infants -- Pictorial works.
Infants.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Livres d'artistes.
Poetry.
Embossed prints -- 1996.
Contributors:
Legge, Willow, artist.
Circle Press, publisher.
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