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Mesostic Tea (one)

Alec Finlay

A collection of mesostic poems on the properties of tea varieties.
rockY Ambient taNg laCed witH minerAls (Yancha)

Published: 2009
Publisher: Slack Buddha Press
Format: 32pp, paperback, colour




Mesostic Tea (for two)

Alec Finlay

Painted, spoken (number 19, 2009)
Published: 2009
Publisher: Richard Price
Format: 20pp, paperback, b/w








Journey to the Lower World

Marcus Coats
edited by Alec Finlay

A shamanic performance by Marcus Coates, after a traditional Siberian Yakut ritual. Edited by Alec Finlay, the book features a DVD by Marcus Coates, photographs by Nick David and writings by Mark Wallinger and JJ Charlesworth.

Published: 2005
Publishers: platfrom projects, morning star publications, Film London
Format: 96pp, col
our, with DVD
ISBN 0954683161


Irish (2)
Alec Finlay, Guy Moreton, Zoë Irvine, Tim Robinson

Artist book with audio-CD. A walk in Skjolden and Rosro. Paul Celan's poem 'Irisch' (with five translations of the poem into English, and a translation into Irish Gaelic) overlaid onto photographs of the path to the Wittgenstein hut in Norway; accompanied with an essay by Tim Robinson describing a walk in Connemara.

Published: 2002
Publisher: morning star publications, SPACEX, BALTIC
Format: 28pp, paperback, colour, with CD
ISBN 978-0-95276-695-7





Chicago
Sol LeWitt

Published: 2002
Publisher: SPACEX, morning star publications
Format: 20pp, paperback, colour
ISBN: 0950751685



Perches
Hans Waanders

Published: 2001
Publisher: morning star publications, Pont La Vue, Grizedale and Sixtus editions
Format: 57pp colour, hardback, colour
ISBN – 9076667055


Selected Walks 1979 – 1996
Richard Long

Published: 1999
Publisher: morning star publications, The Centre for Artists Books
Format: 24pp, paperback, colour
ISBN 978-0-95276-698-8


Windroses
Zoë Irvine

Published: 1999
Publisher: morning star publications
Format: 24pp, paperback

Rainbow Walking
Texts by Hamish Fulton, walking artist

Published: 1999
Publisher: morning star publications, Crawford Arts Centre
Format: 32 pp. paperback
ISBN: 0906272653

By Air & Sea
Zoë Irvine

Published: 1999
Publisher: morning star publications
Format: 20pp, paperback

St Kilda Waulking Song
Will Maclean, Valerie Gilles, William Gillies

Published: 1998
Publisher: morning star publications, art.tm
Edition of 400 copies, including 26 signed and lettered by the artist and poet.
Format: 29pp, paperback, colour

Windhosen
Zoë Irvine with drawings by David Shrigley

Published: 1998
Publisher: morning star publications with Crawford Arts Centre Edition
Format: 24pp, paperback.

Fiesta
Zoë Irvine

Published: 1998
Publisher: morning star publications
Format: 20pp, paperback
{awaiting image} Postmarks from The World of Donald Evans

Published: 1997
Published: morning star publications
Format: 11pp, hardback, colour
Edition of 102 copies

Carmichael’s Book
Alec Finlay

A Homage to Alexander Carmichael’s Carmina Gadelica.

Published: 1997
Publisher: morning star publications, Artbook
Edition of 500 copies
Format: 81pp, hardback, b/w
ISBN:0952766906

Irish
Sol Le Witt, Paul Celan, Pierre Joris, Harry Gilonis, Jerome Rothenberg, Edwin Morgan Anselm Hollo, Nualla Ni Dhomhmaill.

Published: 1997
Publisher: morning star publications, Peninsula, Ormeau Baths Gallery
Edition of 500 copies
Format: paperback, colour
ISBN: 0952766914

Paladra E Hilo Word & Thread
A threaded book by Cecilia Vicuña, translated by Rosa Alcala. Photographs by Cecilia Vicuña on the Chibcha rail, Pogata (1981). Edited and designed by Alec Finlay

Published: 1996
Publisher: morning star, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Format: 24pp
 
Pocketbooks

Mackerel & Creamola: stories and recipes

A collection of Ian Stephen’s linked short stories with recipe-poems, illustrated with Children’s drawings. Mackerel & Creamola draws on Stephen’s deep knowledge of the Hebrides, sea lore, and his experience as a sailor. With a foreword by Gerry Cambridge and a CD featuring stories and a dash of harmonica. Edited by Ian Stephen and Alec Finlay.

Published: 2001
Publisher: morning star publications, Polygon, An Tuirean, Taigh Chearsabhagh
Format: 208pp, paperback
ISBN 0748663029


The Libraries of Thought & Imagination: An anthology of bookshelves

An anthology of books and bookshelves edited by Alec Finlay, gathering an imaginative selection of contemporary writing and artists inspired by books, bibliophilia and libraries. Edited by Alec Finlay.

Published: 2001
Publisher: morning star publications
Format: 208pp, paperback
ISBN 0748663002


Unravelling the Ripple

Book artist Helen Douglas’ beautiful and striking portrait of the tideline on a Hebridean island. Published in full colour, Unravelling the Ripple unfolds as a ingle image that flows through the textures and rhythms of sand, sea-wrack, rock and wave, to reveal dynamic sensual and imaginative depths.

Published: 2001
Publisher: morning star publications, Polygon
Format: 208pp, paperback
ISBN 0748663002


Wish I Was Here

An anthology representing the diversity of cultures, languages and dialects in contemporary Scotland, edited by Kevin MacNeil and Alec Finlay, with an aeolus CD.

Published: 2001
Publisher: morning star publications, Polygon
Format: 208pp, paperback
ISBN 0748662812


Atoms of Delight: an anthology of Scottish haiku

An anthology of Scottish haiku and short poems, edited with an introduction by Alec Finlay and a foreward by Kenneth White. Includes epigrams, proverbs, three, two and one-line poems, and one-word poems.

Published: 2000
Publisher: morning star publications, Polygon
Format: 208pp, paperback
ISBN 0748662758

Love For Love: an anthology of Scottish poets in love

Anthology of love poems, edited by John Burnside and Alec Finlay, with an introduction by John Burnside.

Published: 2000
Publisher: morning star publications, Polygon
Format:
200pp, paperback
ISBN 0748662766

Wild Life

Walks in the Cairngorms; recording fourteen seven-day walks made by Hamish Fulton between 1985 and 1999, Wild Life includes an interview with the artist by Gavin Morrison and an Aeolus CD. Edited by Hamish Fulton and Alec Finlay.

Published: 2000
Publisher: morning star publications, Polygon, Peacock (Aberdeen), Edinburgh Printmakers
Format: 208pp, paperback
ISBN 0748662812


Grip

A new collection of darkly humorous drawings by David Shrigley, Grip is the largest collection of Shrigley’s work published to date and includes 16 colour illustrations and an Afterword by Patricia Ellis. Edited by Alec Finlay and David Shrigley.

Published: 2000
Publisher: morning star publications, Polygon, Redstone Press
Format: 208pp, paperback
ISBN 0748662389




Distance & Proximity


The first collection of Scottish poet Thomas A. Clark’s prose poems. Distance & Proximity includes the ever-popular ‘In Praise of Walking’, as well as a number of previously unpublished poems, accompanied by the suggestive textures of Olwen Shone’s photographs. Edited by Thomas A. Clark and Alec Finlay.

Published: 2000
Publisher: morning star publications, Polygon, Taigh Chearsabhagh, National Galleries of Scotland
Format: 128pp, paperback
ISBN 074866288x

Green Waters: an anthology of boats and voyages

An anthology of Boats & Voyages, edited by Alec Finlay; featuring poetry, prose and visual art by Ian Stephen, Ian Hamilton Finlay, and Graham Rich.

Published: 1998
Publisher: morning star publications, the Pier Arts Centre, Polygon, Taigh Chearsabhagh
Format: 96pp, paperback, colour illustrations
ISBN 0952766922
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