Billy Childish: Vipers Tongue Press POETRY BOOKS with WOODCUT covers

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  • Doggrel
  • Fire
  • Match


On the occasion of the exhibition of paintings by Billy Childish
they wanted the devil but I sang of god
neugerriemschneider, Berlin
11 j
uni- 20 august 2022
we have published these three books of poetry on Childish’s own imprint Vipers Tongue Press


Chatham Doggrel
There Was Fire in the Mountains
Poems to the Match That Ignites

Inners printed on unbleached recycled paper, bound in saddle stitched (stapled) Japanese paper with original woodcut cover and hand stamped titles and insignia.

21 x 15 cm in saddle stitched (stapled) wraps.

Each title in editions of 52 split into 3 issues of 13 denoted by a different colour Vipers Tongue stamp on the back.
Issue 1(A) is only available from the neugerriemschneider gallery in Berlin. Issues 2(B) and 3(C) are available here on a first come first serve basis.

All signed and numbered on the back by the artist/author.

As above but bound in laser printed sugar paper covers.

Editions of 300 of each title
Numbered and stamped on the back.

Please allow 2 weeks for delivery

* unless we decide to do it again again.

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Chatham Doggerel WOODCUT EDITION, There Was Fire in the Mountains WOODCUT EDITION, Poems to the Match That Ignites WOODCUT EDITION, Chatham Doggerel READERS EDITION, There Was Fire in the Mountains READERS EDITION, Poems to the Match That Ignites READERS EDITION