Circus and An Animal Anthology bindings by Bristol Bound


The Peacock Press, 25 x 30 cms

Eight poems especially written by Gael Turnbull with hand printed typography and hand pulled screen printed illustrations on double folded Zerkall paper. The end papers are also screen printed. The binding is cloth with a gold tooled title on the spine. It was selected as one of the best books published in 1985 by the National Book League and exhibited by them in London and at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The edition of 45 is numbered and signed by both the poet and the artist.


Hanborough Books, 15 x 22 cms

Laser printed onto Zerkall paper with an illustrated board cover in a signed edition of 98 copies, with 12 numbered in Roman numerals in an especially designed box.

An Animal Anthology

The Peacock Press, 23 x 25 cms

A Collection of 22 familiar and lesser known poems on a common theme to be enjoyed by all ages. It was designed and made for the artist's daughters when they were young. The illustrations and endpapers are hand pulled screen prints, the typography is hand printed with especially designed screen printed initial letters for each poem printed onto double folded paper, with a cloth binding and a gold tooled title on the spine. Published in 1984 in a signed and numbered edition of 100 it is in the permanent collection of the V&A Museum, London.