Legendary Towers (B22)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Legendary Towers

Made in

London

Date

1977

Description

Volume of poems by Anthony Richards, printed on handmade Barcham Green paper, bound in pale-coloured paper-covered boards.

Materials and techniques

Designed and printed by Ian Mortimer on Barcham Green hand-made paper set in Caslon Old Face type. Printed on an Albion hand press. Bound in handmade paper-covered boards by Paul Collett.

Dimensions

height:  0.7cm
length:  22.3cm
width:  15cm

Object number

B22

Category

  • Legendary Towers, Ian Mortimer, 1977, Crafts Council Collection: B22. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Legendary Towers, Ian Mortimer, 1977, Crafts Council Collection: B22. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

Having worked on large-scale pieces of typographical design and production (mostly to accompany artists' original prints) I wanted to produce a book of a modest nature, presenting the poetry simply and directly.