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Paper Lenses letterpressed book

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Letterpress printed book of short stories and original photography.

Contains 4 black and white photographs, hand-printed in a darkroom. Each photograph is accompanied by a series of colour plates, and very short stories connected to the image. 48 pages in total. Link stitch binding.

As the books are letterpressed, there are imperfections in the text. But this makes them unique.

Each book is numbered, as part of a small run of 48 books in total.

The stories are my own fiction, not published anywhere else.


So she has begun taking secret trips to the sea by herself. She goes early in the morning, when there are only fishermen and some surfers to see her. She wears leggings and long sleeves, and she wades in to her chest, till she cannot really stand up any longer because the waves buffet her. She never learned to swim. But she only wants to be in the sea, to be surrounded completely by it, so she doesn’t miss the swimming. Each time she does this, the thought comes into her head that she might drown, and inexplicably her heart races with a desire for her own demise.


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Paper Lenses letterpressed book

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  • Materials: paper, linseed ink, fibre paper
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