Considering the Poppy

Considering the Poppy
Considering the Poppy Considering the Poppy
  • Armitage, Simon
  • Daunt, Chris
  • Published by Andrew Moorhouse, Rochdale
  • New / Hardback/ Quanitity available: 0
  • ISBN: ----

  • Price: £675.00
2014. This is a beautiful presentation edition of this now out of print book. Hardback, size: h:10.5" x w: 6.5", full brown leather binding, poppy motif leather inlays on front cover; housed in a suede lined solander box and is limited to just 7 copies, numbered I to VII; this one is number 2.

The book has seven poems, including 'Considering the Poppy', by poet, Simon Armitage, commissioned by the BBC to coincide with the centenary of the start of World War One and a BBC documentary charting the lives of seven people caught in the conflict; Simon Armitage's poems connect with these stories and are complemented by original b&w wood engravings by Chris Daunt, printed from the blocks by John Grice of Evergreen press onto Zerkall paper. Signed by Chris Daunt & Simon Armitage. All editions of the book are now out of print. This is a fine book, in all respects; highly recommended.