Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

Illustrated by Corinne Jones

By Wallace Stevens

978-1-936205-82-0 Hardcover - Limited Edition
12 x 14 x 0 in
26 pp. 13 woodcut images.
Pub Date: 08/01/2012


  • Hardcover - Limited Edition $1200.00 y


Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird is a double accordian style book built into a clam shell box constructed with mahogany, black walnut, Japanese silk over boards with a bas relief copper sculpture forming the top cover of the box. The book unfolds from the center with six sheets moving to the left and seven sheets to the right and may be displayed closed, partially unfolded, or completely on a shelf or table.

The images are printed from relief plates based on drawings by Corinne Jones made with black chalk over full color renderings in direct response to each of the poems. This book was printed on Rives BFK cover weight paper using 16 and 24 pt Lutetia types by hand on a Vandercook Universal III press and bound at the LaNana Creek Press, Nacogdoches, Texas.


Published by Stephen F. Austin University Press