Haiku and tanka by Michiko Oishi, translated with Judith Chalmer, with notes on the text and author and translator notes. The 51 poems in this collection are presented in Japanese and English. The text is set in Legacy Sans and Kozuka Mincho Pro and printed letterpress on Hahnemuhle Gutenberg. The title pages of the seven sections of the collection are each printed on a different color of Hahnemuhle Bugra in matching inks. The covers are Barcham Green Hayle depicting a snow field in an acrylic wash. The book is bound in the Japanese retchoso style and housed in a folder covered in stained tyvek.
ISBN 978-0-9821242-4-6 7.5 x 7.5 inches. 74 pages. April 2012. Limited to 100 signed and numbered copies. $150