Haein Song

Light / Folds
Pain Memory
Marking Colour
A Brief History of...


The Fragments of Parmenides
The Botanical City
Ornamental Digressions
Hungry Bibliophiles
Interstices & Intersections
Perpetua and Felicity
In Principio
La Prose du Transsibérien Re-creation
Dickinson's Selected Poems
Bram de Does
Russian Modernism
Beckett's Trilogy
The Songlines
Linear A to Linear Z
A Bend in the River
Mr. Palomar
Journey Round My Room
The Myth of Sisyphus
Romeo and Juliet
The Periodic Table
The Trial
Gogol's Collected Stories
Brush Up Your Shakespeare
Just So Stories
Le Grand Meaulnes
Don't Look Now


Three Plays of the Absurd
Nine Books of the Absurd



Fleischman on Punchcutting
The Steadfast Tin Soldier of Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem

Bound in 2018

Spectatorpers 1994 & 1992
Designed, hand set and letterpress printed by Bram de Does
263 x 189 x 15 mm / 14.5 mm

Full leather binding in light brown (Fleischman...) and blue grey (The Steadfast...) goatskins with hand tooling in various colours. The colour of the leather was chosen to go with the colour for the initials (drop caps) used in each book. Leather joints and doublures. Hand sewn silk headbands.

Both books are designed and printed by Bram de Does, a well-known Dutch type and book designer, and are set in rare types which cannot be found in digital forms. The design of the binding is inspired by two typefaces used in each book and Bram de Does' celebrated work 'Kaba Ornament' which has his researches on endless combinations of patterns, ornaments and borders. The selected punctuations marks (pilcrow, dagger, section sign, brackets, dash...) and numbers are used to create patterns and playful movement of the shapes.

Private Collection, Ireland