INLAND PRINTERS: THE FINE-PRESS MOVEMENT IN CHICAGO, 1920-45.
Rossen, Susan F. (editor)
- Chicago : The Caxton Club 2003
- small 4to.
- stiff paper wrappers, smythsewn: drawn-on, hinge-scored cover; trimmed flush
- 40 pages.
- ISBN 1584561017 / Order Nr. 73697
- Price: $ 15.00
Full color catalogue written for the Caxton Club exhibition: Inland Printers: The Fine-Press Movement in Chicago, 1920-45 ; at Columbia College in Chicago; held January 15, 2003. Features writings of 12 Caxtonians including: John P. Chalmers, Robert A. Cotner, Kim Coventry, Celia Hilliard, Thomas J. Joyce, Arthur H. Miller, Frank J. Piehl, Susan F. Rossen, Michael Thompson, and James M. Wells. An Introductory essay written by Paul F. Gehl. Over 40 Illustrations detailing the history of the private fine-press movement in Chicago. Includes information on the Private Press of Will Ransom, the Trovillion Private Press, and the Pony Barn Press.
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VARIATIONS AND QUOTATIONS
by Ritchie, Ward
First edition, limited to 50 copies.An interesting production from this great designer and printer. Contains one line quotes from a variety of famous people including Lawrence Clark Powell, Ernest Hemingway, and William Addison Dwiggins. Each is complimented by an abstract illustration of blocks and squares printed in a variety of colors. Signed by Ward Ritchie on the colophon, and by Joe D'Ambrosio at the foot of the rear pastedown. Spot on front cover.