Small Elegies

W. S. Merwin; illustrated by Peter Koch
Berkeley: Editions Koch, 2011

Small Elegies consists of eight poems by W. S. Merwin and six relief prints from wooden type by Peter Rutledge Koch. Fore & aft sections illustrated with antique star maps. Printed in an edition of fifty copies on vintage Carta di Amalfi and hand set in 12d. Romulus Romein & Cursief types cast for the press by Joh. Enschedé & Zonen, Haarlem. Bound at the press in specially painted 100% cotton rag St. Armand paper.

The following poems are printed in the book:
By Dark
Night With No Moon
Good Night
Invisible Trail
At the Bend
Into the Cloud
A Ring
Another Dream of Burial

A special limited edition of 50 broadsides of the poem GOOD NIGHT was printed in 2006 from hand-set Romulus types and signed by the printer and the poet. 8 1/4 x 19 inches printed in three colors.

Book; 40 pp.    5.5 x 9.5 inches   50 copies.