Haein Song

Light / Folds
Pain Memory
Marking Colour
A Brief History of...


The Fragments of Parmenides
The Botanical City
Ornamental Digressions
Hungry Bibliophiles
Interstices & Intersections
Perpetua and Felicity
In Principio
La Prose du Transsibérien Re-creation
Dickinson's Selected Poems
Bram de Does
Russian Modernism
Beckett's Trilogy
The Songlines
Linear A to Linear Z
A Bend in the River
Mr. Palomar
Journey Round My Room
The Myth of Sisyphus
Romeo and Juliet
The Periodic Table
The Trial
Gogol's Collected Stories
Brush Up Your Shakespeare
Just So Stories
Le Grand Meaulnes
Don't Look Now


Three Plays of the Absurd
Nine Books of the Absurd



A Brief History of... by Haein Song

Designed and Printed in 2009
Bound in 2011
139 x 153 x 14 mm

A book containing a simple (possibly non-existence) story by printers' ornaments.
From simple to decorative, small to large, forwards and backwards, giving and taking, opening and closing, offering and withdrawing of shapes...

Text typeset and letterpress printed in two colours - black and red. Contemporary bradel binding with natural goatskin spine. Blind hand tooled on the front cover. Cloth-bound, suede-bound and leather-bound editions are available.
Limited edition of 9.