Walt Whitman's Faces by Barbara Henry
linocut, letterpress, printed by Harsimus Press
7 1/2 x 10 7/8
A new interpretation of Whitman's poem "Faces" (1855) is presented as a printer's specimen, exhibiting a variety of typefaces reflecting their uses in our literate environment. Set up by hand in foundry type and illustrated with images of the poet cut in linoleum. 50 copies are available hand-bound in paper and 30 specials are casebound in quarter leather and printed paper-over-boards.