OAK KNOLL FEST XX PORTFOLIO.
- New Castle, DE: (Oak Knoll Press), 2018.
- large 4to
- cloth covered boards, silk ties
Price: $225.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 133287
Limited to 80 numbered copies, of which 53 are available for sale. Of the 37 printers at Oak Knoll Fest XX, those who contributed broadsides to this portfolio celebrating fine printing and the book arts include: Pied Oxen Printers, Elies Plana, Richard Minsky, Wesley Tanner, Ninja Press, Deep Wood Press, Boss Dog Press, Old School Press, Lead Graffiti, Clinker Press, Lark Sparrow Press, Russell Maret, Incline Press, Midnight Paper Sales, Solmentes Press, & Walking Bird Press. Introduction by Tim Murray, Librarian and Head of Special Collections at the Morris Library, University of Delaware.
Since 1994, Oak Knoll Fest has been a destination for printers, scholars, collectors, librarians, and booksellers to congregate in historic New Castle, Delaware. What began as a yearly venture during the first weekend of October, Oak Knoll Fest eventually became a biennial event in 2010. Each Fest has has a theme: 2010 was on "The Importance of Artists' Books," 2012 was "Fine Press Books in the 21st Century," 2014 was "Buying and Selling Fine Press Books," and 2016 was "Text and Inspiration for Fine Press Titles." this year's theme is titled "Bringing It on Home," which celebrates the history and importance of fine press book fairs. The Fest in 2018 was from October 5-7.
David Sellers of Pied Oxen Printers designed and printed the title page, Introduction, and colophon (in addition to his own broadside), using Canal Papers made by La Papeterie Saint-Armand. Types used are ATF's Garamond 459, Edwin H. Denby's proprietary, & Stephenson Blake's Fry's Ornamented. The broadsides are housed in a lovely portfolio bound by Campbell-Logan Bindery of Fridley, Minnesota.