A Flock of Scarlet Doves
Memorial Day 2005.
Delmira Agustini, A Flock of Scarlet Doves. translated by Valerie Martinez. (8
7/8" x 5 7/8") 150 copies of this book were set up by hand and
printed from Joanna types on Iyo Glazed, a Japanese, hand-made paper. The book
is bound between cloth-covered boards, with a gilt spine, at Campbell Logan
Bindery in Minneapolis, MN. Lino-cuts for the book were designed and printed by
noted artist Adrián Tió, who is currently Director of the School of Art at
Northern Illinois University. Valerie Martinez’s translations and critical
introduction offer us the musicality and poetic importance of Agustini’s
Title page from A Flock of Scarlet Doves.