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FOR A SONG
16.5 X 16.5cm

Seven love poems with seven etchings and relief prints by Natalie d'Arbeloff. NdA Press 1980. Limited edition of fifteen copies plus one special copy bound in vellum. The text was engraved with a power tool on metal plates.

Copies 1-5: black ink on Japanese Hodomura heavy white wove paper, hand-bound in natural goatskin.
Copies 6-10: white ink on black Arches, hand-bound in black suede.
Copies 11-15: etchings printed in burnt sienna and black on Barcham Green white wove paper. Hand-bound in natural goatskin.
The books are held in handmade velvet-lined drop-back boxes.

All seven poems and etchings (from Copies 11-15) begin here

Public Collections
The Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

The Harry Ransom Library, Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin.
The National Art Library at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

 Black suede binding

FOR A SONG   (Copy No.7)

Black suede-binding with blind-embossed vellum panels set into front and back covers. Grey suede doublures. The book is held in a cloth-covered drop-back box lined with brown velvet.

Poem No. 6, EVERYTHING IN MY LIFE, in its white-on-black version is shown below.

 

 

 

Everything in my life...

Entire content © copyright Natalie d'Arbeloff 1980