Mick Guffan -- Spoor Beast. Sick Fly 5.
General information: 6"/150mm wide x 300mm/12" tall. Handsewn at the Sick Tangerine workshop. Recycled 350gsm Cairn Almond stiff card covers; front cover has 'Sick Fly' signature and corresponding number in the series hot foil stamped in black ink. 100gsm Heritage Book White and 85gsm Fabriano Bio Prima Off-White text paper;
130gsm Pamela Smith Brown & Gold French Shell marbled endpapers (one side only).
These endpapers have traditional marble patterns delicately executed by hand in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 20 pages.
A small selection of poems, some previously unpublished, from the late Mick Guffan (1953-2006). Each copy includes a scrap of paper with Guffan's signature (one of only 42 such scraps found at his bedside). 'The nasty business of being human is ever in his thoughts.' (Trevor Reeves, Southern Ocean Review). Some of these poems first appeared in Outlaw, The Penniless Press, etc.
12 numbered/signed copies