BURNING BOOKS CLASSICS
Burning Books Press offers a selection of classic English and French poetry, in limited editions of 100. Burning Books Classics are hand-cut and individually-assembled artist’s books. Each volume of classic poetry is signed and dated by the artist upon completion.
"Hand-cut and individually-assembled visual poetry chapbooks in color."
TO HIS COY MISTRESS, by Andrew Marvell
TO HIS COY MISTRESS
A love-struck Elizabethan poet yearns for his deliciously unapproachable love. Text by Andrew Marvell; illustrated by David Drum. 49 pages, 4.5 x 6.5. Cut paper and mixed media, boxed, with bells attached. Signed, numbered and dated by artist. Limited Edition of 100.
LUX, by Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo’s startling hymn to revolutionary freedom, penned in a moment of fervent hope during the French Revolution. French text by Victor Hugo. English translation and illustrations by David Drum. 26 pages, 4.5 x 6. Limited Edition of 100, signed, numbered and dated. $495.00
SAILING TO BYZANTIUM, by W.B. Yeats
SAILING TO BYZANTIUM
William Butler Yeats’s bittersweet journey to the dreamy edge of history. Illustrated by David Drum. 27 pages, 5.5 x 8.5. Signed, numbered and dated by artist.
Limited Edition of 100.
BAD BLOOD, by Arthur Rimbaud
Arthur Rimbaud’s harrowing prose poem of madness and despair, translated into English and illustrated by David Drum. Mixed media, 18 pages, 10 x 13, lapis lazuli, beads. Limited Edition of 100, signed and dated by artist. $345.00
SNOWY EVENING, by Robert Frost
Robert Frost’s classic meditation on life, captured in a moment of melancholy silence on a snow-swept New England night. Illustrated by David Drum. 20 pages, 6 x 9.
Limited Edition of 100, signed, numbered, and dated by artist. $325.00