MOLDER OF AMERICA.
Clark, Bryon H.
From The Minds of Men series, Volume V. This is actually a twin story, first one being a tale of William Holmes McGuffey, and his start of the McGuffey Readers. Second it covers many details of the publishing of these books. Illustrated. Jacket chipped.
More On This Subject - -
> PUBLISHING HISTORY, NINETEENTH CENTURY
> PUBLISHING HISTORY, TWENTIETH CENTURY
> UNITED STATES
> HISTORY OF READING
> MCGUFFEY, WILLIAM HOLMES
Books of related interests - -
> Pratt, John Barnes, PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS; SIXTY YEARS OF BOOK PUBLISHING
> Bacon, Cleveland Frederick, COLLEGE LITERATURE AND JOURNALISM.
> Weber, Carl J., HARDY IN AMERICA, STUDY OF THOMAS HARDY AND HIS AMERICAN READERS.
WHERE THE CROSSING HAPPENS.
Limited to 38 numbered copies. Where the Crossing Happens. Compiled and edited by Peter and Donna Thomas. A portfolio of 13 broadsides with words or poems from poets in residence at the fourth session of Naropa Universitys Summer Writers Workshop in 2008, printed by Peter and Donna Thomas and their students at the Universitys Press during the Thomass class The Word Made Flesh (well actually paper).
The dowel spine portfolio binding (developed by the Thomases and described in their book More Making Books by Hand) is decorated with a unique acrylic print (made indirectly from metal type) measures 6.75 tall by 5.25 wide. The binding has two pockets holding 15 letterpress printed broadsides (13 signed by poets, one title page, one colophon signed by all printers). 32 letterpress printed in different type faces on a differently colored sheets of Canson Mi Tientes Paper. Six copies on Peter Thomas's handmade paper.
Poets included in collection: Sawako Nakayasu, Ilya Kaminsky, Rikki Ducornet, Forrest Gander, Anna Moschovakis, Bob Holman, Anne Tardos, Dodie Belllamy, Steven Taylor, Brian Evenson, Kevin Killian, Raymond Federman, Pierre Joris.