MY LOG & DIARY, 1994-2005.
Interspersed with anecdotes and observations on book collecting, printing, private presses and other bookish matters.
Limited to 160 numbered copies printed by hand on Arches Mouldmade paper by Henry Morris at his Bird & Bull Press in Dante types composed by Michael and Winifred Bixler and bound by the Campbell-Logan Bindery. The sometimes hilarious, sometimes sad but always amusing log kept by Henry Morris while printing and writing his private press books. Filled with tipped-in color photographs and other ephemera. Learn about Waterlow & Sons and their specimen books, Gaylord Schanilec, Bernard Middleton, Dard Hunter (I, II, and III), the mythical kingdom of San Serriffe and Karli Frigge's marbling with samples (and yes, even a mention or two of Bob Fleck). With prospectus.
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> PRIVATE PRESS & FINE PRINTING, TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
> UNITED STATES, PENNSYLVANIA
> BIRD & BULL PRESS
> MORRIS, HENRY
> FRIGGE, KARLI
> MIDDLETON, BERNARD C.
> HUNTER, DARD
> FLECK, ROBERT D.
Books of related interests - -
> Morris, Henry, FORTY-FOUR YEARS OF BIRD & BULL. A BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1958-2002.
> Bachaus, Theodore, THE BOOKSELLERS OF SAN SERRIFFE.
> Voorn, Henk, HENK VOORN TO HENRY MORRIS, SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE, JUNE 1967--JULY 1981.
KATALOG DER KUPFERSTICHE MARTIN SCHONGAURERS
by Lehrs, Max
First edition. Volume 5 from the important series: Geschichte und Kritischer Katalogue des Deutschen, Niederländischen und Französischen Kupferstichs im XV. Jahrhundert. Martin Schongauer (1450-1491), is thought to be one of the most important and innovative early printmakers. Includes a biography of the artist and a detailed catalogue of the printmaker's work, and later copies. With illustrations of the various watermarks used by the German master. Bookplate on front pastedown indicates that this book came from the reference library and stock of H. P. Kraus.