Laura Wait — In the Garden
(Laura Wait) In the Garden. Text, illustrations and binding by Laura Wait. Akimbo Arts Press. [Steamboat Springs. Colorado.] 2004. 24 leaves. 15.25″ x 11.5″. Six full spread woodcuts, with a seventh at the back endpaper which is a repetition of one of the illustrations in the book. These vary in the edition, so there are six different black/tan endpapers. Handcoloring allows each copy to be a slightly different variant. Printed in wood type on pages with a collotype background and then toned with acrylic washes. Green leather spine with gold stamped title. Boards are wood covered in rubbings from the woodcut blocks. Black cloth dropback box lined with dark green Japanese paper, and with paper title label. One in an edition of 50 copies signed by the artist. Fine.