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Celebration

celebration letterpress miniature book from hestan isle press

‘Dark is yonder town, Dark are those within, You are the brown swan going in among them.’

In the nineteenth century, Alexander  Carmicheal collected from the Scottish Highlands, songs, prayers, poems, stories and spells.

They were published as “Carmina Gaedelica” in eight volumes in Gaelic.

“Celebration” is an ancient wedding song (in English) from his collection and makes a beautiful and unique Wedding gift for the 21st century.


Letterpress printed in red and brown with a decorative cover.

The First edition of 30 is sold out. This second limited edition of 20 copies is printed on Saunders Waterford paper. 
Size 40 x60 mm.       20 pages.

 

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