Bluish-gold silk boards with vignette of knotted rope stamped in gilt. 19 pages, illustrated. Fold-out of blue, green, gold and white design tipped in an page p. Includes index and table of contents. "this hardcover bound journal was conceived as a response to a residency in and around the archipelago of Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean as part of the Arctic Circle 2013 Summer Solstice program. it is produced in tandem with a year-long scholarship for advanced studies in the book arts at the Center for Book Arts in New York. it is printed from polymer plates made by Boxcar Press with hand-carved woodcut on somerset book weight radiant white paper and contains a hand-carved woodcut foldout on hand marbled paper with letterpress date markers, all printing and binding was done at the Center for Book Arts in New York. all drawings are original and by the artist. all writing is by the artist except where noted. this is number 2 in an edition of 15. c2013"--Colophon
Signed by artist in black ink below colophon.