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Artist's Books
about Achill Island
(and Ireland)





PATRICIA BYRNE & FRANTICHAM
"ACHILL COLONY"


Poetic reflections by Patricia Byrne based on her five year experience
of researching the Colony in Achill
with photographs and illustrations by Franticham.

Laser printing.
Hard cover - Hand bound - Thread binding
15x22 cm - 52 pages
May 2021
150 numbered copies
35 euros - 40 US $ - 32 GBP



PETI BUCHEL
"Achill in Winter - Sketches"


Laser printing on Verona bulky 100 gr.
Hard cover - Thread binding
14x16 cm
44 pages
May 2021
150 numbered copies
32 euros - 38 US $ - 30 GBP



RENÉ BÖLL
"CILLÍNÍ"


CHILDREN'S BURIAL GROUNDS IN ACHILL
Photographs, paintings, watercolours and poems

44 pages
14 x 16 cm, hard cover, hand bound
Limited edition of 150 numbered copies.
April 2021
32 Euros / 36 US $ / 30 UK Pds




Alet Kortenoeven
"BROWN-BLACK FUEL"


Installations, poems & photographs
made during 2 residencies in Achill Island
Laser printing.
Hard cover - Chinese binding


March 2021
150 numbered copies
50 euros - 60 US $ - 43 GBP




Manchán Magan & Antic-Ham
"Sea Tamagotchi"


Manchán Magan embarked upon a journey along the coast roads of Mayo, Donegal,
Sligo and Galway, seeking out forgotten sea words, maritime terms and coastal customs.
This book contains 38 sea words in Gailic he selected
and drawings, collages and photographs by Antic-Ham.

'Sea Tamagotchi' is a project for Galway2020, European City of Culture.

Laser printing.
Hard cover - Hand bound with thread binding
14x19 cm - 44 pages
December 2020
150 numbered copies / 4th edition
32 euros - 38 US $ - 30 GBP



Con Mönnich
"Mayo 1974"


B&W photographs taken in Castlebar, Westport and Newport in 1974
Laser printing on Mohawk Soft White 118 gr
Hard cover - Thread binding
14x16 cm
44 pages
December 2020
150 numbered copies
32 euros - 38 US $ - 30 GBP



Franticham
"SHOP FRONTS AND PUBS FROM THE WEST OF IRELAND"


20 different screenprints
25 x 35 cm
170 gr. Sirio Ivory paper
2020 - 2021
20 numbered copies
price each: 50 euros - 60 US $ - 43 GBP




ACHILL ISLAND SCREEN PRINTS
Screenprints by Francis Van Maele and Antic-ham
2017, 44x55 cm - 176 gr. Mohawk Via Vellum brown
price each: 70 euros / 85 US $ / 60 UK pds


PETI BUCHEL
"The Burren - Sketches"


Laser printing on Verona bulky 100 gr.
Hard cover - Thread binding
14x16 cm
44 pages
November 2020
150 numbered copies
32 euros - 38 US $ - 30 GBP



Antic-Ham
"Cottages on Achill Island - Polaroids"


Polaroid photos of Irish cottages on Achill Island, West of Ireland
Laser printed
14 x 19.5 cm - 44 pages
June 2020
169 numbered copies
25 euros - 29 US $ - 23 GBP





ANTIC-HAM
"My Days with People on Achill Island"

Drawings

Antic-Ham is making drawings every day since 2013
A selection of stories about people of Achill island from her picture diary 2014-2020
20 x 14.5 cm - 72 pages
2020, 169 numbered copies
27 euros




Con Mönnich
"Achill 1974"


B&W photographs taken in Achill in 1974
Laser printing on Mohawk Soft White 118 gr
Hard cover - Thread binding
14x16 cm
44 pages
Mayo 2020
150 numbered copies
32 euros - 38 US $ - 30 GBP



PETI BUCHEL
"Achill Sketches"


Laser printing on Verona bulky 100 gr.
Hard cover - Thread binding
14x16 cm
44 pages
April 2020
150 numbered copies
32 euros - 38 US $ - 30 GBP



KEVIN GALLAGHER
"The apprentice from Drogheda
John Boyle O'Reilly"

A poem written during a stay in 2019 at the Heinrich Böll Cottage.
A facsimile of a collage of poems using a typewriter on white paper
and old photographs on a vintage blanc writer's journal from Folens.

Laser printing on Verena bulky 100 gr.
14.5 x 20 cm - 32 pages
April 2020 - 150 numbered copies
22 euros - 26 US $ - 20 GBP



FRANCIS VAN MAELE
"THIS ALSO IS THE WEST"

Photographs of closed shops and pubs,
- 14 x 16 cm limited edition book.
- Laser printing.
- Thread binding.
- Hard cover - 52 pages
- 150 numbered copies.
- February 2020
- price: 33 euro / 28 GBP / 40 $US




FRANCIS VAN MAELE
"ACHILL SHEEP"

Laser printing on Mohawk Soft White 118 gr.
Hand bound
11 x 11 cm
40 pages
Hardcover
2019
150 numbered copies
18 euros - 22 US $ - 16 GBP




MARDO McNULTY and SHAUNA GILLIGAN
"DUALITY"


Laser printing on Verona bulky 90 gr.
Hard cover - Thread binding
14 x 19.5 cm
36 pages
August 2019
150 numbered copies
25 euros



JOHN GREENING
"ACHILL ISLAND TAGEBUCH"

24 Sonnets written during a stay in 2018 at the Heinrich Böll Cottage.

Polaroid image transfers by Franticham.
Laser printing
20 x 15 cm - 44 pages - hardcover
February 2019, 150 numbered copies
35 euros - 45 US $ - 30 GBP




"BÖLLS' ACHILL"

Photographs taken by Heinrich Böll and his family
in the 50's and 60's
during their holidays in the West of Ireland

44 pages
14 x 16 cm, hard cover, hand bound.
Limited numbered edition of 150 copies.
April 2017
32 Euros / 36 US $ / 30 UK Pds.



"DESOLATION ISLAND"

Windswept barren landscapes and abandoned cottages and sheds.
The poetry of emptiness and loneliness.

Photographs taken by Francis Van Maele in Achill Island
with Automatic Land and SLR680 Polaroid cameras,
and using mostly expired films.

44 pages, 14 x 16 cm, hard cover.
Inkjet printing on superfine 118 gr. Mohawk.
Limited signed edition of 150 copies.
32 Euros / 36 US $ / 28 UK Pds.



PETER ARNDS
"A RARE CLEAR DAY"

Poems and paintings from Achill Island

Works made during a stay at the Heinrich Boell Cottage.
Laser printing - hand bound
15 x 19 cm - 44 pages - hardcover
2014, 150 numbered copies
35 euros - 45 US $ - 30 GBP




FRANCIS VAN MAELE
"THE AMETHYST HOTEL - THE LAST DAYS"

Photographs and ephemera

Photographs taken inside the hotel in 2013
before the planned destruction of this historic place.
Prospects, price lists and invoices from the 70's
found inside the hotel have been inserted.
Laser printing - hand bound
11.5 x 20.5 cm - 48 pages - hardcover
2014, 75 numbered copies
45 euros - 55 US $ - 40 GBP




ANTIC-HAM
"PICTURE DIARY IN ACHILL ISLAND"

Drawings

Antic-Ham is making drawings every day since 2013
Here is a selection of drawings from Achill Island
from April to June 2013.
Inkjet printing - hand bound
20 x 15 cm - 48 pages - hardcover
2014, 169 numbered copies
35 euros - 45 US $ - 30 GBP




ANTIC-HAM
"Achill Sheep Story"

Drawings

Antic-Ham is making drawings every day since 2013
selection of story about sheep in Achill island from picture diary 2014-2017
18 x 13 cm - 28 pages
2017, 169 numbered copies
18 euros




ANTIC-HAM
"Slievemore Mountain Achill Island - Polaroids"

Polaroid Photographs

Polaroid photographs using different cameras and expired films from Slievemore mountain in Achill island
14 x 10 cm - 40 pages
2019, 169 numbered copies
18 euros




MIKE ABSALOM
"SCORPION MONTH"

Poems and Linocuts

Inkjet printing - hand bound
20 x 15 cm - 44 pages - hardcover
2013, 150 numbered copies
35 euros - 45 US $ - 30 GBP




"ACHILL ISLAND POLAROIDS"
Photographs taken by Franticham
in Achill Island, off the West Coast of Ireland,
with various SX-70 type Polaroid cameras from the seventies,
and using PX 70, 100, 600 and 680 from the Impossible Project.
2011, 60 pages, 15x21 cm.
Inkjet on superfine 118 gr. Mohawk.
Hand bound limited signed edition of 169 copies.
35 Euros / 45 US $ / 30 UK Pds.



"DON'T LOOK BACK"
Photographs by Francis Van Maele
from deserted cottages in Achill Island
taken between 2004 and 2011
14 x 20 cm - 72 pages
2011, laser printing, 75 numbered and signed copies
50 euros - $60 US - 45 Pds UK



"WALTER'S DOOLIN - PUB DRAWINGS BY WALTER SCHROEDER"
Drawings in O'Conner's, McGann, McDermatt's, the Roadside Tavern
or one of the other pubs in Doolin, Lisdoonvarna or Kilfenora.
Inkjet printing
12 x 17 cm - 44 pages - hardcover
2010, 150 numbered copies
35 euros - 45 US $ - 30 UK Pds



JOHN F. DEANE
"ACHILL : THE ISLAND"

Poems from Achill born JOHN F. DEANE
with contributions from artists from Achill, or residing in Achill
ANTIC-HAM - RENE BOELL - RONAN HALPIN - MARY LAVELLE-BURKE
AMANDA MAC MAHON - JOHN MC HUGH - MARGO MC NULTY - MARGARET MORRISSON
INGE SCHULZ - WILLEM VAN GOOR - FRANCIS VAN MAELE
size 15 x 21 cm - Rives BFK vellum 210 gr.
40 pages - in plexiglas slipcase - Inkjet and laser printed
April 2009, 150 copies numbered and signed by the author
Price: 95 euros - 130 US $ - 85 Pd St



FRANCIS VAN MAELE
"DUGORT, ACHILL ISLAND"

B/W photographs from Dugort taken between 2004 and 2007 in Dugort
56 pages, black and white
on ivory 150 gr. paper
hard cover 14 x 17 cm
2007, digital printing
40 euros - 50 US $ - 35 GBP



FRANCIS VAN MAELE
"ACHILL SHOPS"

Photographs of the last familly owned small country shops in Achill.
A world soon of the past.. here too.
An artists' book by Francis Van Maele.
Laser printing
10 x 25 cm - 100 photographs - 34 pages
hard cover - ring bound
2006, 69 signed copies
35 euros -32 UK Pds - 50 US$



FRANCIS VAN MAELE
"LEAVING IT ALL BEHIND"

Photographs of insides of abandoned cottages in Achill Island
An artists' book by Francis Van Maele.
Laser printing
10 x 25 cm - over 100 photographs - 34 pages
hard cover - hand bound
2006, 69 signed copies
35 euros -32 UK Pds - 50 US$



FRANCIS VAN MAELE
"THE GREAT WESTERN TRACTOR CLUB"

Photographs from old tractors still in use in Achill Island
An artists' book by Francis Van Maele.
Laser printing
13 x 17 cm - over 100 photographs - 40 pages
hard cover
2006, 69 signed copies
35 euros -32 UK Pds - 50 US$



ANTIC-HAM
"ACHILL SIGNS"

photographs of 43 signs in Achill Island, Ireland
B&B, shops, pubs etc...
2009, 69 copies, Inkjet printing, 15 x 20 cm
35 euro / 50 $ / 30 UK pds


ANTIC-HAM
"SLIEVEMORE MOUNTAIN"

Photographs taken from the Slievemore mountain in Dugort in August 2006.
Achill Island, Ireland. 2007, 169 copies, 10.5 x 14 cm

Available again at the end January.
15 euro / 20 $ / 10 UK pds





ACHILL POSTCARDS


A set of 9 offset printed postcards.
Photographs by Francis Van Maele & Antic-Ham

10 Euro / 8.50 UK Pds / 13 US $


ACHILL POLAROID GREETING CARDS.


A set of 6 Polaroid greeting cards 13.5 x 18.5 cm.
Photographs by Francis Van Maele & Antic-Ham
Polaroid photographs with expired packfilms.
Inkjet printed on archival paper.
With white blank inner page and red envelope.

24 Euro / 20 UK Pds / 30 US $


ACHILL LINO CUTS GREETING CARDS.


A set of 5 lino cuts greeting cards 13.5 x 18.5 cm.
Lino cuts by Michael Absalom and Antic-Ham
Inkjet printed on archival paper.
With white blank inner page and red envelope.

20 Euro / 17 UK Pds / 25 US $


ACHILL SCREEN PRINTS GREETING CARDS.


A set of 7 screen prints greeting cards 13.5 x 18.5 cm.
Screen prints by Francis Van Maele & Antic-Ham
Inkjet printed on archival paper.
With white blank inner page and red envelope.

28 Euro / 24 UK Pds / 33 US $