Artist, author and film-maker and Cornish resident Andrew Lanyon produced a small letterpress edition of this book nearly 10 years ago.
There are now only 20 remaining of the edition of 200.
Andrew’s books have been critically acclaimed, and his witty treatment of Paul Spooners automata in this book make it a real treasure.
‘Such a marriage of the cerebral and the practical in the composition and production of books is a rare thing today’ Dr Chris Ridgway
Review of ‘Xan Xi Drinks the Sea’ – ‘Hybrid myth/models that transgress the rules of day to day sense’.
For those of you who enjoy the process, here is a film that Andrew made of the letterpress printers Denis and Anthony Stevens of St Ives Cornwall.