The Laugharne Poems



Llandogo, Monmouthshire: Old Stile Press, 2003.

Poems by Dylan Thomas wood engravings and drawings by John Petts. Preface by Lynn Hughes. Designed, typeset and printed by Nicolas McDowall to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Dylan Thomas. Number 63 of 250(276) copies set in Gill’s Joanna type and printed on Somerset Book paper. 8.5 X 9.75 ins. 58 pp. Quarter sea-green leather with pictorial paper covered boards after a drawing by the artist. Binding by the Fine Bindery, Wellingborough. Silver spine titling. Bottom edge uncut. 21 wood engravings by John Petts printed from the wood as well as 9 drawings by the artist printed from polymer blocks. Petts completed these wood engravings in 1988 for Lynn Hughes’ Golden Grove Press but the book was not published as the Press went into liquidation. Petts was never paid for the engravings. A fine copy in cloth covered slip case with photograph of Dylan Thomas at Laugharne inset on upper cover.

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