"Soft ground and hard ground are the etching techniques I have
used almost exclusively in this book. It is also, I think, an appropriate
title for a book written for and about women -- or rather, about
the experience of being a woman."
Soft Ground, Hard Ground & a Little Light Relief with Shirley
Croyden, Surrey: Red Hen Press, 1989.
Twelve poems and prose pieces by Shirley Jones, accompanied by
twelve of her color etchings
Hand-set and printed by the artist in 18-point Perpetua type on
Barcham Green hand-made paper
Bound by Jen Lindsay,
Copy 7 of an edition of 40.
Signed and dated in pencil.
Graphic Arts Division