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Saint Francis of Assisi's
Canticle of the Creatures -

H - 12" w - 7"
Printed on Somerset Book

Nine two-color linocuts
(two with additional hand coloring)

New English translation by the artist

Typeset in Monotype Garamond and Marathon by Chip Coakley at the Jericho Press, Alexandria, VA

Bound at the Campbell-Logan Bindery in Fridley, MN

2023, Edition of 10.


Artist Books
Canticle of the Creatures page:

Artist Books
In The Beginning
The Canticle of the Sun
The Canticle of the Creatures
              This limited-edition letterpress edition of Saint Francis of Assisi's Canticle of the Creatures was created in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Anglican Center in Rome's John Moorman Library, named for the major Franciscan scholar and ecumenist, Bishop John Moorman.

Click to view "Canticle of the Creatures", Turning the pages

Click to view Making "Canticle of the Creatures", Vita Poetica, Winter, 2024