limited editions

unstable edge cover   unstable edge-centre

ratas 08: unstable edge – limited edition – SOLD OUT
a collaboration between artist Marian Crawford & writer Francesca Jurate Sasnaitis
to coincide with the exhibition The Unstable Image
at SASA Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia, 29 March to 22 April, 2016
hand-set in 10pt Imprint and hand-printed on Velata Avorio 140gsm
artwork includes the cover-image etching and
centre-page relief print on transparent Kozu ‘light’
in an edition of 30, signed & numbered

© Crawford, Marian & Sasnaitis, Francesca Jurate
ISBN 978-0-9924048-5-7

The past draws you

in collusion with land
thoughts as heavy as concrete

leave seaweed stranded
in the wake of tides

where seagulls pitch
on wind-beaten wings

salt stings


printed page front printed page back printed page p.2

ratas 06: The Printed Page – limited edition AU$55
text and palimpsest by Francesca Jurate Sasnaitis
Published to coincide with the event ‘The Printed Page’, a demonstration of letterpress printing, with floor talk by Vicky Reynolds, at the State Library of Victoria, 4 June 2015. Generously supported by the Print Council of Australia, Monash Art Design and Architecture, and the printers Marian Crawford and Greg Harrison.
set by hand in 10 pt Imprint
hand-printed on hand-cut Zerkall 145gsm paper
hand-stitched, 8 pages, edition of 30 signed and numbered
ISBN 978-0-9924048-3-3

FJS reads The Printed Page

13 seasons cover

ratas 02: THIRTEEN SEASONS (in one day) – OUT OF PRINT
13 observations or hi-koo-ee (a cross between haiku and a greeting)
by Francesca Sasnaitis
4 bird illustrations by Louise Jennison
limited edition of 50 copies, signed and numbered
16 (text) pages, 10.5 x 15 cm, hand stitched
set in 8 pt Prestige Elite Std
printed on 115gsm Stephen Swiss White
first published in Melbourne VIC, May 2011

gravelly views001 gravelly views003

ratas 01: gravelly views – OUT OF PRINT
poems, photographs and cover illustration by Jurate Sasnaitis
limited edition of 26 copies, signed and numbered
recycled brown card cover, 16.2 x 11.2 cm, stamped by hand
washi endpapers, 16 internal pages, A5 size, hand stitched
set in 8 pt Prestige Elite Std
printed on 115 gsm Stephen Swiss White
originally published to celebrate the birthday of the author’s mother
in February 2010