22 pages (105mm x 148.5mm)

HAZARD PRESS BOOKS
Hazard Press loves the whole process of producing a book, from writing and taking photographs, to sourcing the card, to printing and assembling, and finally numbering the editions with a rubber stamp.
 



 

IN RETAIL

Twelve poems inspired by working part-time for a high street chemist. The binding of each book contains a found shopping list.

22 pages (105mm x 148.5mm) including tracing paper cover. B/W laser print. Japanese binding. Edition of 100, with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.


TARMAC

Five poems about roads
and travelling, and where the
M4 ends. Each book has a unique cover made from a vintage postcard.

16 pages (74.25mm x 105mm) including found-postcard cover. B/W laser print. Japanese binding. Edition of 100, with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

 

GELYNION (just a few left!)

A book made for Gelynion: The Enemies Project in Wales featuring collaborative poems by poets Nia Davies, Joe Dunthorne, SJ Fowler, Eurig Salisbury, Zoe Skoulding and Rhys Trimble.

8 pages (74.5mm x 105mm). B/W laser print and coloured foil. Edition of 60, with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

In Retail (sample poem).pdf   Tarmac (sample poem).pdf
 
         



 

WOW BOW WOW WOW
(Edition Sold Out) 

Memories from fans of seeing the band Bow Wow Wow overprinted onto vintage posters. Two A4 sections of the poster stock have been used, one set is decorated with silver foiling, the other with gold (the text remains the same).

8 pages (74.5mm x 105mm). B/W laser print and coloured foil on trimmed original posters. Edition of 18 (9 gold, 9 silver).

FRAGMENTS OF T. COWARD'S CULTURAL LIFE (1953-1983)

Each book is made from the salvageable remnants of a water-damaged collection of historic theatrical and exhibition catalogues. Every cover and page is unique to each book.

About 24 pages (105mm x 148.5mm) including card cover. Japanese binding. Edition of 20, with the number hand-stamped on the cover slip.


SIX ERs BEHIND BARS

A concertina-fold book containing six original vintage UK postage stamps (each featuring the image of Queen Elizabeth II) threaded into the pages.

8 pages (37mm x 54mm). B/W laser print and coloured foil with six original used stamps. Edition of 100, with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

     

 
 

ME AND MY DOG AND SHERLOCK HOLMES

An A6 pamphlet containing reproductions of pages where I appear in an actual Sherlock Holmes story.

12 pages (105mm x 148.5mm) including cover. B/W laser print. Pamphlet binding. Edition of 100, with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

Inside pages 

 

TWELVE TILL TALES

An A6 pamphlet containing twelve true micro-stories of life working part-time for the local village shop. A sort-of companion to IN RETAIL.

12 pages (105mm x 148.5mm) including cover. B/W laser print. Pamphlet binding. Edition of 100, with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

Twelve Till Tales (sample tale).pdf
 

I CAME HOME WITH A FOREIGNER SATURDAY NIGHT

An A6 pamphlet inspired by a cartes de visite bought in a charity shop. A note written in pencil on the back of the photograph of a handsome young man becomes Found poetry.

8 pages (105mm x 148.5mm) including cover. Colour laser print. Pamphlet binding. Edition of 100, with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

Inside pages

         

 
 

CARDIFF ANTIQUES

Photographs of the handwritten information/warning signs in a Cardiff Antique Centre.

12 pages (105mm x 95mm). Colour laser print. Pamphlet binding. Edition of 100 with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

Inside pages

 

CARDIFF CHICAGO

Strippers, drags shows, Mr Contests and community events - vintage photographs of the 1980s gay scene in Chicago.

12 pages (105mm x 95mm). Colour laser print. Pamphlet binding. Edition of 100 with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

Inside pages 

 

CARDIFF CRACKS

Photographs of Cardiff Bay pavements, inspired by the song The Girl From Tiger Bay written for Dame Shirley Bassey by Manic Street Preachers.

12 pages (105mm x 95mm). Colour laser print. Pamphlet binding. Edition of 100 with the number hand-stamped on the reverse.

Inside pages