This broadside was hand-set in Garamond type, with a Jenson ornamental initial. It was printed on a 1920 Chandler & Price printing press. Three hundred copies were printed on Somerset paper with deckle edge. Numbered, and signed by the author.
Lee Smith has been a voice of the south for decades. She has been a generous mentor to many gifted writers. She has been a dream to collaborate with on this broadside. Her genuine voice, sense of humor, and giving spirit shine through in this excerpt. Her recent works include Dimestore: A Writer’s Life (2016) , and a novella, Blue Marlin (2020). She lives in North Carolina. www.leesmith.com
Print size: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2
Mounted: 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 (Temporary mount with photo corners, on black mat board.
Paper: Somerset with deckle edge at bottom
Typeface: Garamond text, with Jenson initial.
Color: Black and red on warm white.