Eat Book

26 unnumbered pages, one a fold-out. 24.5 x 34cm. Text by Katharine Meynell, nine linecuts by Susan Johanknecht and six duotone photographs by Susan Johanknecht and Katharine Meynell. Text hand lettered Bodoni-style by Susan Johanknecht, recipes handwritten by Alix Meynell. Rives BFK paper printed offset in brown and black at Expression, London and letterpress note as part of colophon in silver at Janus Press, Vermont. Linecuts printed letterpress at Book Works, London by Susan Johanknecht and silver fork printed by Claire Van Vliet on etching press at Janus Press. Binding of split boards covered with South of the Thames plaster mixed with acrylic and vellum spine, wrapped in linen napkin with linen tie. Bound by Susan Johanknecht at Gefn Press and Linda Wray at Janus Press. Co-published with Janus Press, Vermont & London 1990, 150 numbered copies


Exhibited at:
Text as Inspiration: Artists’ Books and Literature
National Gallery of Art. July 30, 2011 – January 29, 2012