Poe, Edgar Allan. [Linda Landers] : Israfel



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London, Spoon Print Press, 2006, Limited Edition. Wrappers, Folio 13" - 23" tall, pp. Wrappers with jacket with jacket decorated with collage of printed elements making an image of the angel Israfel with music coming out of his mouth, the jacket has a little finger soiling around its margins and light wear to its edges, title page printed in blue and red, the next page has an image of a quill pen with the name Israfel signed, the next is an image of a braid of hair tied with a treble clef, the next page is an image of an angel playing a lute and on the facing page is an image of a lute the centre of which opens to reveal the text of Poe's poem, on the verso is an image of a boy standing on a star and pointing to the heavens and the facing page has a repeat of the image from the front of the jacket, following that is the colophon where an angels wing made of embossed paper lifts up to reveal the limitation, this being copy No.2 of an edition of 14, the colophone is signed by the artist. The images are linocuts printed in rich reds yellows and blues.