Republic of San Serriffe: 1986. 4.5"x 6" Single small broadside sheet. Another piece of printing ephemera from the Bird & Bull Press of Henry Morris. This is a banknote printed by hand on both sides by Morris for his mythical kingdom of San Serriffe. Printed in two colors with a very interesting calligraphic border. READ MORE
Images & Broadsides
Granted by Parliament, during the last Ten Years, in aid of the Annual Grant to the British Museum, for the purpose of buying any Library of Books, or Collection of MSS;--distinguishing the Amount and Date of each separate Grant, and the Name of the Library or Collection, for which each Sum was granted.
)London: House of Commons, 1818). broadside (13 x 8.25 inches). Granted by Parliament, during the last Ten Years, in aid of the Annual Grant to the British Museum, for the purpose of buying any Library of Books, or Collection of MSS;--distinguishing the Amount and Date of each separate Grant, and the Name of the Library or Collection, for which each Sum was granted. Statement of £ 8000 granted by Parliament for the purchase of books... READ MORE
A facsimile from the Library of Congress.
(Washington, DC: Library of Congress), n.d. 4to. self paper wrappers. (4) pages with broadside facsimile loosely inserted. A facsimile from the Library of Congress. One page of text by James Gilreath. Facsimile is one of two known copies of this broadside. Broadside is loosely inserted in a pocket in folder. READ MORE
N.P. n.p. n.d. broadside, 4 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches. Rubbing of Newton's name from his gravestone. According to an accompanying post-it note, the rubbing may date to the 1980s. Newton was buried at a cemetery near Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Creased and lightly stained. READ MORE
N.P. William J. Wilkinson, n.d. broadside (10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches) mounted at top to stiff paper backing. Broadside printing of an extract from C. Stower's The Printers' Grammar; or Instruction to the Art of Printing (1808). Set up and printed by hand by William J. Wilkinson. Color ornamament. Slight spotting in upper corners from mounting. READ MORE
broadsides (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). unpaginated. A small collection of broadsides, praising the work of Everett R. Currier. "The examples here shown do not by any means indicate the entire range of his work. They have been selected simply because they lend themselves well to this particular grouping." (from the title broadside). This is followed by ten examples of Currier's work, including an order of service, advertising posters, letters, etc. Folded in half... READ MORE
N.P. n.p. 1891. broadsides. John Sloan (1871-1951) was forced to drop out of school at the age of 16 due to the mental breakdown of his father. He got a job as a cashier at Porter and Coates, a local stationery store where he met A. Edward Newton, a fellow employee. When Newton established his own stationery business in 1890, he hired Sloan. Sloan designed greeting cards and calendars, and etchings which were used in... READ MORE
N.P. n.p. n.d. 8vo. broadside, (9 1/4 by 5 1/4 inches). An anonymous poem, entitled "The Blind." With printed text at top, "The writer humbly prays that he to whom this may be presented, will keep it, and give something in return." Evidently handed out by a blind person seeking donations. Text of poem surrounded by decoration. Pencilled notation subtracting 1768 from 1838 on back. Foxing. READ MORE
Designed by Anne Edwards for Park Phipps and George C. Domke.
Chicago, IL: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1937. broadside (21 3/4 x 16 7/8 inches). Designed by Anne Edwards for Park Phipps and George C. Domke. Printed in blue and light yellow. Pieces missing along bottom edge. READ MORE
St. Paul, MN: Bookslinger Editions, 1983. small folio. 21 broadsides in cloth clamshell box with label on front cover. A collection of 21 broadsides with poetry or prose, each signed by the author. Most limited to 70 or 90 numbered copies. Many illustrated. Brochure on the Writer's Reading Series laid in. Printed by the Toothpaste Press. Clamshell box sunned at edges. READ MORE
New York: Typophiles, 1996. broadside (12 x 6 inches). An announcement of the Typophile meeting featuring Robin Price as the speaker. Printed by hand by Bowne & Co. for the Typophiles and with a woodcut by John DePol printed in red ink. Foldmark. READ MORE
New York: Typophiles, 1997. broadside (11 x 7 inches). An announcement of the Typophile meeting featuring Stephen Heaver as the speaker. Printed by hand by Bowne & Co. for the Typophiles and with a woodcut by John DePol printed in blue ink. Foldmark. READ MORE
N.P. Delaware Department of State, Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, State Archives, n.d. oblong broadside with printed label at bottom. Facsimile of the original document signed by the Delaware delegates agreeing to the Federal Constitution. Foxed. READ MORE