• eventide

    eventide. fallen 2021

    978-1-913658-06-9

    Simuli Japon papers 225gsm sixteen pp 118 x 218 mm ~ folded concertina-style. 118 x 218 x 24 mm [closed] 940 x 218x 24 mm [extended]. Atlantic Tide cloth-covered boards contained in cloth-bound bookcase having Fabriano Ingres grey endpapers. Signed and dated by Barbara A Morton

    A sequence of six drawings on one side having poetic text shaped to mirror the image on the reverse. The design of the book carries the intention of encouraging the viewer/reader to appreciate poetry and art in equal measure. Exhibited at the Upright Gallery, Edinburgh, 2021. Acquired by the National Library of Scotland Special Collections and by the Edinburgh University Library Centre for Research Collections.

    eventide. fallen will be exhibited at REVERB ~ Visual Arts Scotland 2022

    £800


  • sharp fragments

    sharp fragments are not welcome here 2020

    978-1-913658-01-4

    Limited edition of 4 unique books 208 x 208 mm. 9pp series of poetry and hand-drawn images. Text set in Bell and hand-printed using a restored Hampson Bettridge & Co treadle press. Unique abstract images composed upon Fabriano. Hand bound in boards of Ratchford book cloth. Fabriano Ingres endpapers. Bone clasp fastening. Shoji title strip.

    sharp fragments are not welcome here was first shown at FLOW ~ Visual Arts Scotland Winter Exhibition 2020

    £500.00

    978-1-913658-00-7

    Also available in pamphlet form. Limited edition of 100. 148 x 210 mm. 10pp. Poetry. Printed on Gainsboro gray Conqueror laid. Series of poetry and abstract images by Barbara A Morton. Text set in Bell and hand-printed using a restored Hampson Bettridge & Co treadle press. Unique abstract images composed upon Fabriano. Hand bound with softcovers ~ handstitched using linen threads.


  • Random

    random. and various. objects. lined the narrow pathway ~ equidistant ~ centrally placed 2020


    978-1-9164234-9-7

    Limited edition of 100. 148 x 105 mm. 10pp. Poetry. Series of line drawings by the author. Printed on Gainsboro gray Conqueror laid paper set in Bell. Blue covers. Title on Japanese Shoji. Hand-stitched in linen threads. Signed and dated byt he author. Designed and typeset by Entropie Books. Printed and Hand-bound by Entropie Books.

    £15.00

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    The Woman with the Rectangles 2020

    978-1-9164234-8-0

    Limited edition of 100. 148 x 210 mm. 27pp. Poetry. Printed on Gainsboro gray Conqueror laid paper set in Bell. Canford plum covers. Title on Japanese Shoji. Hand-stitched in linen threads. Signed and dated by the author. Designed and typeset by Entropie Books. Printed and Hand-bound by Entropie Books.

    £12.00


  • Array

    Array 2019

    Limited edition of 12. 105 x 148 mm. 12pp. Poetry. Printed in Bell on Japanese Shoji folded. Blue-grey Manila covers. Hand stitched Kangxi-style using linen threads. Shoji title strip. A response to the exhibition ~ Two Arrays by Toby Paterson at The Cairn Gallery, 2019, Pittenweem Scotland.

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    Their House is in Order 2019

    978-1-9164234-7-3

    Limited Edition of 4. 148 x 210 mm. Six individual volumes printed on Conqueror-laid in Bell font. Canford endpaper plum. Hand stitched with linen threads ~ koki toji, asa-no-ha toji, and kikko toji. Manilla covers. Maroon cloth-bound maru chitsu, Fabriano Ingres endpapers, bone clasp fastenings. Signed and dated by the author

    £400.00


  • Dust. And Noise

    Dust. And Noise 2018

    978-0-9928099-9-7

    Limited edition of 4. Scroll 1930 x 250 [open] Poetry screen printed in yellow and blue ink. Abstract screen-print images.Contained in Japanese-style box ~ maroon cloth ~ 390 mm x 85 mm. Fabriano Ingres endpapers. Bone clasp fastenings. Two handsewn blue linen paperweights. Signed by the author.

    justifyAlso created in a limited-edition of 12 books ~ 65 x 217 mm. 12pp double-folded. Series of poetry and abstract images screen-printed in yellow and blue ink on shoji papers and bound in boards of maroon cloth. Fabriano Ingres grey end-papers. Hand-stitched, hemp-leaf pattern, using linen threads. Signed by the author.

    £400.00


  • The Word Itself

    The Word Itself is a Musical Sound 2017

    978-0-9928099-8-0

    Limited edition of 6. 480 x 320 18ff [including title pages]. Series of eight pieces of poetic text each alternate with geometric image. Screen-printed on Simuli Japon. Bound Japanese-style in maroon cloth. Bone clasp fastenings.

    The Word Itself is a Musical Sound was awarded the Meffan Museum and Gallery Winter Exhibition Purchase Prize, 2018

    £1800.00

    Also available in pamphlet form ~ 978-0-9928099-7-3

    Limited Edition of 100. 210 x 148 mm. 18pp. Poetry/Poetic text. Series of eight pieces of poetic text and eight hand-drawn graphite drawings. Soft bound in grey Fabriano Ingres. Hand-stitched with white linen threads. Screen-print covers.
    Signed by the author.


  • Miniature Books Series

    Miniature Books Series I ~ Volume I ~ Selected Texts: From White Porcelain Bowls I and II 2016

    Limited Edition of 100. 74 x 105 mm. Poetic Text. Single sheet folded to present six pieces of poetic text from White Porcelain Bowls. Coloured paper in keeping with the atmosphere of the author’s Japanese-style bound books. Wraparound book ribbon in maroon silk. Set of two miniature books. Signed and dated.

    This was all that passed through my mind when he said ~
    call any time between eleven thirty and noon
    I shall be in the Mirrored Room


  • Origami

    Origami 2016


    out of the cold wind ~
    we contemplate the still white
    mountain to the north

    978-0-9928099-4-2

    Limited edition of 12 copies. Four volumes, overall 155 x 106mm. Hand-printed on shoji paper, signed and dated by the author on an endpaper. Each volume hand-stitched in archival manila with linen thread, with a hand-printed shoji paper cover title to each. Case-bound Japanese style in maroon cloth, with Fabriano Ingres endpapers and bone clasps, hand-printed shoji paper cover title to front.

    Haiku are published also by the British Haiku Society and the Irish Haiku Society.

    £600


  • Theory of Colour

    Theory of Colour 2016

    978-0-9928099-6-6

    Limited Edition of 4. 360 x 125 mm (folded). Poetry alternated with images of marbled colour hand-printed in yellow and blue on a single sheet of sheun xuan scroll paper, folded concertina-style. Bound in boards of maroon cloth, with a silk ribbon wrap-around tie, hand-printed washi paper cover title.

    Presented in a hand-made glazed wood-frame cabinet with brass closures and fixings.

    Theory of Colour was Highly Commended at the Meffan Museum and Art Gallery Winter Exhibition ~ 2016.

    Also available in pamphlet form ~


  • Contain Symphonies of Yellow

    Contain Symphonies of Yellow 2016

    978-0-9928099-5-9

    Limited edition of 24 copies, 220 x 300mm, ff. 26 (including two title-pages). Screen-printed by hand in white tint on various coloured backgrounds, signed and dated by the author on an endpaper. Loosely wrapped in shoji paper, and contained, Japanese-style, in a binding of maroon cloth with Fabriano Ingres grey endpapers, bone fastenings, and hand-printed shoji paper cover title; hand-printed place-marker loosely inserted.

    Individual texts have been awarded literary prizes including Locks ~ a prize-winning poem in the Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2016.

    It was a search for Artificiality. A temporary gesture

    £750


  • White Porcelain Bowls

    White Porcelain Bowls

    978-0-9928099-3-5

    Limited edition of 24, 220 x 300mm, ff. 26 (including two title-pages) of poetic text. Screen-printed by hand in white tint on various coloured backgrounds, signed and dated by the author on an endpaper. Loosely wrapped in shoji paper, and housed, Japanese-style, in a binding of maroon cloth with Fabriano Ingres grey endpapers, bone fastenings, and hand-printed shoji paper cover title, hand-printed place-marker loosely inserted.

    Each fascinating monochrome is emphasised by white, and white, in turn, in this book becomes interesting. Then, an accurate measure from each monochrome is added to white – an ink is created – the text is written, being born of, being part of, the image upon which it is now printed. Fixed. The White Porcelain Bowls are filled with Symphonies of Yellow. Look closely. Look again. Look again. Look for longer…

    Individual texts have been awarded literary prizes ~ Redline Book Festival Dublin, 2013, 2014. Troubadour International Poetry Award. White Porcelain Bowls was exhibited at the Royal


Barbara A Morton 2022