Lyricards

 

Lyricards are cards with lyrics, i. e. large size cards with poems - resembling a framed picture.

 

In this series you will find English and German poetry by known authors like Thomas Hood or Heinrich Heine.

Texts are hand set from metal type and typography and design resemble a framed picture using old letterpress ornaments. Some cards will be printed multicolour, all are printed on a handdriven proofing press.

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Papers choosen are strong, structured and always with a natural surface. Each card comes with an envelope. The card's size ist 15x22 cm. Every card is a limited edition

Friedrich Rckert

Es hat sich gegen die Liebe die Vernunft ermannt ... (German)

 

Metal type: Bernhard Sch”nschrift

blue
red
red and black

 

 

 

Albert von Schlippenbach

In der Ferne (German)

 

Metal type: Straáburg

blue
yellow
yellow and green

 

 

 

Detlev von Liliencron

Glckes genug (German)

 

Metal type: Brgerschaftsfraktur

blue

 

 

 

James Thomson

Gifts (English)

 

Metal type: Diskus

blue
yellow
yellow and green

 

 

 

William Dunbar

Of the Changes of Life (English)

 

Metal type: Trajanus

blue

 

 

 

Thomas Hood

Song (English)

 

Metal type: Trajanus

blue

 

 

 

Thomas Hood

Song for Music (English)

 

Metal type: Rhapsodie

yellow
yellow and green
red and purple
brown

 

 

 

Otto Julius Bierbaum

Freundliche Vision (German)

 

Metal type: Stahl

blue
red

 

 

 

 

Ludwig Tieck

Zeit (German)

 

Metal type: Post-Antiqua

blue

 

 

 

Heinrich Heine

Garten (German)

 

Metal type: Quick

red

 

 

 

Ludwig Uhland

Heimkehr (German)

 

Metal type: Legende

red
red and purple

 

 

 

John Boyle O'Reilly

A White Rose (English)

 

Metal type: Rhapsodie

red and purple
red and black

 

 

 

Bret Harte

What the Bullet Sang (English)

 

Metal type: Trajanus

two shades of brown

 

 

 

Walter Savage Landor

Finis (English)

 

Metal type: Quick

two shades of brown

 

 

 

Joseph von Eichendorff

šber Wipfel und Saaten (German)

Metal type: Parlamentsfraktur

two shades of brown

 

 

 

Gottfried Herder

Lied des Lebens (German)

Metal type: Vend“me

yellow
yelloe and green

 

 

 

Friedrich Rckert

Ganz oder gar nicht (German)

Metal type: Liturgisch

red and purple

 

 

 

Sir John Davies

Man (English)

Metal Type: Jaguar

red and black

 

 

 

Thomas Lovell Beddoes

Dream Pedlary (English)

Metal Type: Amati

red and black

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Card with envelope Euro 5,-
Multicolour card with envelope Euro 6,-

 

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