New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2017. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover, cloth spine over paper-covered boards. 264 pages. The Privately Printed Bible is the first book to offer a broad survey of the history of private and fine press printings of biblical texts. Author Ronald Patkus focuses on English-language examples from the United Kingdom, Ireland, and North America, and includes more than 500 works in his study. He begins with the late nineteenth century... READ MORE
A bibliography by Ronald D. Patkus with commentary by the artist.
Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 2013. 8.5 x 11 inches. paperback. 80 pages. A bibliography by Ronald D. Patkus with commentary by the artist. Shirley Jones, printmaker, etcher, published poet, and self-taught letterpress printer, founded the Red Hen Press imprint in 1983, though she has been publishing artist's books to critical acclaim since 1975. This bibliography celebrates the Press's thirtieth anniversary, and serves as an accompaniment to exhibitions of Shirley Jones's books taking place at Vassar... READ MORE