The Light Of The Leaves. Screenprints by Jan Hendrix (1999)

Author: Seamus Heaney

Book ID: 66590

Price: 5,750.00

The Light of the Leaves. Poems in English with Translations into Dutch by Jan Eijkelboom and Spanish by Pura Lopez Colome. With original screen-prints, many double-page, by Jan Hendrix. Mexico City: Imprenta De Los Tropicos/Banholt: Bonnefant Press, 1999. First Edition, Limited Issue. Two Volumes. Fine set, housed in collector’s solander box.

Limited Numbered Edition of  70 Copies Signed by the Author and Artist (numbered 1-63; with seven copies printed ‘as Personam.’) 

One volume containing poems, translations and four sets of full-page screen prints, one silver foil, the others black & white. Signed by the Author and Artist; bound in quarter cloth with natural white Japanese paper sides, small screen-print to centre of upper cover. The other volume with ten prints, reduced to 7×11 cm on a silver background, bound in printed black paper wrappers, signed by the artist. 

Contains ten poems by Seamus Heaney, followed by their translations. The Dutch artist Jan Hendrix, explores in his work how the relationship between place, space and time affect landscape.

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