New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2006. 6 x 9 inches. hardcover, quarter leather binding w/ slipcase. 104 pages. This book, limited to an edition of 300 copies, tells the story of Edward Seymour and his firm, The Fancy Paper Company. This British company manufactured marbled and other decorated (fancy) papers for the bookbinding and related industries from about 1919 to 1971. With eighteen illustrations showing their methods and copies of correspondence, and twenty tipped-in... READ MORE
2 parts in a larger clamshell box.
Newtown, Pennsylvania: Bird & Bull Press, 2002. large 4to. quarter morocco with Japanese cloth sides, leather spine label, Japanese cloth portfolio, cloth-covered clamshell box, leather spine label. 99 pages plus unpaginated inserts. 2 parts in a larger clamshell box. Printed in an edition limited to 150 numbered copies (Leaf Book - Chalmers 225). The third volume of the Bird & Bull bibliography, providing entries from 1988-2001 (A46-A66 plus B and C items) and complements the... READ MORE
New York: The Grolier Club, 1997. 8 x 11 inches. paperback. 142 pages. Published to coincide with the opening of the Grolier Club exhibition "K.K. Merker: Serving the Muse. Stone Wall Press &Windhover Press 1956-1996" March 4-May 3, 1997. This bibliographical study of K.K. Merker and the subtle beauty of the books produced at his Windhover and Stone Wall presses covers books, pamphlets, occasional pamphlets, and ephemera. Contributors include Harry Duncan, Dana Gioia, and K.K.... READ MORE
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2018. 5.75 x 8 inches. cloth spine over paper-covered boards. 144 pages, 17 tipped-in marbling swatches. Josef Halfer practiced and taught marbling roughly three centuries after the craft had appeared in Europe, at a time when paper marbling was in decline and being replaced by mechanically-produced substitutes. However, his innovations coincided with recent advances in chemistry, biochemistry and bacteriology, and he was able to apply those recent advances to... READ MORE