Journey to Portugal
was authored by one of New Zealand’s most eminent poets, Michele Leggott MNZM, who was the New Zealand Poet Laureate from 2007 and 2009. The book was designed by Gretchen Albrecht CNZM. Her chine collé images are executed by Elizabeth Steiner, in collaboration with the artist. Other images and text are letterpress printed by Tara McLeod on an Asbern cylinder press.
The paper is 290gsm mould made Tiepolo.
The Poems are set in 12pt Helvetica linotype by Longley Printing Co. Ltd and the binding is by Design Bind Ltd.
There are 10 remaining copies of the book from an original edition of 100 copies signed by the artist and poet.