The Wish


The Wish, by Abraham Cowley. 2016. Ed. 125. (233 x 159mm) 12pp. A five verse poem by Cowley introduced by Graham Williams. Two press devices and a wood engraving of a house, Weavers Cot, by Graham Williams. Text printed on handmade Barcham Green paper made for The Florin Press. A computer printed portrait frontispiece of Cowley tipped in on Barcham Green handmade Charles I. Text setting in Ehrhardt and Deepdene by The Hell Box Letter Foundry, and put through the stick. Bound in card covered with handmade paper from the Moulin de Larroque, France, printed with the title and wood engraving. The poem that inspired Williams also to live as the poet desired –‘May I a small House, and a large Garden have! / And a few Friends, and many Books, both true, / Both wise, and both delightful too!’ £35.00

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