Crossley-Holland, Kevin & Ackroyd, Norman (Illus.) ~ Moored Man – Poems of North Norfolk : The Deluxe Signed Issue With A Numbered Colour Etching Signed By Norman Ackroyd
Enitharmon Press, London : 2006
The sole UK printing published by Enitharmon Press, London in 2006. The BOOK is in Fine condition. The deluxe issue, of which only 90 copies were printed (plus a further twenty-five hors commerce), each numbered and signed to the limitation page by both the poet and the Royal Academy artist (this being number '75'). Full cloth lettered in gold at the spine with an Ackroyd coloured inset to the upper board. The title page is printed in black and purple. Twenty-four poems accompanied by twenty-six etchings and watercolours, including ten striking double-spread presentations, many in colour. The original ETCHING, which accompanies this deluxe edition is present and is in Fine condition. It is titled ' Overy Marshes'. This etching has been numbered ('75/90'), dated ('06') and signed by Norman Ackroyd in pencil to the lower margin. The etching has a loose tissue guard and is laid into a wallet-type envelope, the whole housed in the original publisher's board slipcase which is in near Fine condition. A very handsome production.