OAK KNOLL FEST 1995.
OAK KNOLL FEST 1995.
OAK KNOLL FEST 1995.

OAK KNOLL FEST 1995.

(Private Press).
  • New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1995.
  • 10 x 15 inches
  • cloth portfolio with paper cover label containing 17 letterpress printed posters

Price: $300.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 42561

Limited to only 65 sets of which 46 were for sale. Issued in celebration of Oak Knoll Fest, held in New Castle on October 7, 1995. Each private press printer was given the same text to incorporate in a poster celebrating this private press book fair. They added their own design concepts and illustrations and chose their own type and paper. Posters were included by the following participants: Alembic Press, Ascensius Press, Bird & Bull Press, Bowne & Co., Caliban Press, Endgrain Press, The Hill Press, Larkspur Press, Midnight Paper Sales, The Old Stile Press, Out of the Woods Press, Pentagram Press, Perpetua Press, Previous Parrot Press, Stephen Heaver, Stone House Press, and Whittington Press. With some stunning uses of color. Posters show wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec, John de Pol, and Peter Foster; an engraving by Gwenda Morgan; a woodcut by Stan Dobbin; and a linoleum cut by Gregor Campbell. Also features a quote from Merce Dostale.

Spine of the cloth portfolio shows minor sunning. The broadside by the Caliban Press is foxed, which is often the case. Else a fine copy.