Sixteen Poems in Verse and Wood
Boston: Impressions Workshop, The Cricket Press, 1965. Hardcover. Number 59 of 150 copies signed by the poet and the illustrator. A lovely book with George Lockwood's evocative woodcuts and wood engravings, all carved and engraved by hand. The poems by Bockes were written for the prints. George Lockwood (1929 - 1969) was a poet and printmaker who studied under Leonard Baskin and taught at several colleges. He was married to writer Margaret Lockwood with whom he founded the Impressions Workshop in Boston. . Bound in stab-sewn brown paper-covered boards with a cream paper title label affixed to front cover and title to cream spine. Beautiful burgundy marbled endpapers. Printed on fine Venezia paper. Accompanied by a 45 rpm record of Bockes reading his poems, housed in a rear pocket. Missing slipcase. In near fine condition. Measures 9.5 x 10 inches. Unpaginated [about 32 pages] PRI/072022. Near Fine.