New York: Jonathan A. Hill, 1983. tall 12mo. paper wrappers. 41, (3) pages. First edition, one of 300 numbered copies printed by Henry Morris at his Bird & Bull Press (Heaney B27). With a biographical sketch of Sandars and Lyell. READ MORE about SANDARS AND LYELL LECTURES, A CHECKLIST WITH AN INTRODUCTION
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(Claremont, CA): Scripps College Press, 2016. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xvi, 255+(1) pages. The Scripps College Press has been making collaborative student books for thirty years, publishing one edition each semester for a total of sixty editions. This new bibliography includes all the books produced by the students in the Typography and the Book Arts class, devoting four pages to each book and showing several photos of each. The accompanying text by Kitty Maryatt... READ MORE about SIXTY OVER THIRTY: BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS PRINTED SINCE 1986 AT THE SCRIPPS COLLEGE PRESS
(Brattleboro, VT): McPherson, 1983. large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (v), 89+(1) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 750 copies in lusterkote covers. Designed by Bruce McPherson and printed on Mohawk Superfine paper. Founded and operated from 1964 to 1974 by Richard C. (Dick) Higgins, a member of the Fluxus group in New York and a student of John Cage, this was one of the first publishing houses to devote itself to "artists' books"--integral artworks... READ MORE about SOMETHING ELSE PRESS, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Hamburg: Hauswedell & Nolte, 2000. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 122 pages. Auction sale catalogue devoted to the works of this German private press person. Illustrated. READ MORE about SAMMLUNG ALBERT SPINDLER, TYPEN-DEUTSCHE PRESSENDRUCKE SEIT 1945
West New York, NJ: American Printing History Association, 2002. 8vo. cloth. xvi+(i), 175+(1) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 1000 copies, set in Baskerville and Bulmer types on Mohawk Superfine paper. Designed by Jerry Kelly. A checklist of 619 monographs, most pamphlets, all exhibition catalogues, and all publications relating to the printing arts. Omitted are most ephemera, as well as dust jackets printed for other publications, and most holiday greeting cards, with the exception... READ MORE about THE SPIRAL PRESS (1926-1971), A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST
New York: American Printing History Association, 2002. 8vo. cloth. 196 pages. While preparing an exhibition to accompany the 1997 Dartmouth Book Arts Summer Workshop, "Joseph Blumenthal and the Spiral Press," Mr. Cronenwett discovered that there was no standard bibliography of The Spiral Press. Since that time, Mr. Cronenwett has exhaustively researched and examined the holdings of many collections to compile this checklist of more than 600 items. The bibliography lists the press's monographs, pamphlets, exhibition... READ MORE about THE SPIRAL PRESS (1926-1971), A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST
(New York, NY: The Spiral Press, 1968). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 38 pages, illustrations. Limited to 1000 copies. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Royal Library, Brussels, and the Meermanno-Westreenianum Museum, The Hague, 1968, of books and ephemera designed and printed by the Spiral Press, 1926-1968. Introductory commentary by Joseph Blumenthal. Illustrated. READ MORE about THE SPIRAL PRESS
Ditchling: Ditchling Press, 1979. 8vo. paper wrappers. (viii), 43 pages. First edition. The press is known for using many of Eric Gill's illustrations and devices. READ MORE about CHECK-LIST OF BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, BROADSHEETS, CATALOGUES, POSTERS, ETC. PRINTED BY H.D.C. PEPLER...
With an introduction by Roderick Stinehour.
Vermont: Meriden-Stinehour Press, (1988). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxi, 300 pages. With an introduction by Roderick Stinehour. First edition, limited to 1200 numbered copies. A checklist of the printed works produced by this fine press in the first thirty years. Contains an interesting introduction on the origins of the press and is well-illustrated, with many of the title pages shown in two colors. READ MORE about THE STINEHOUR PRESS, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST OF THE FIRST THIRTY YEARS
With an introduction by Roderick Stinehour.
Vermont: Meriden-Stinehour Press, (1988). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxi, 300 pages. With an introduction by Roderick Stinehour. First edition, limited to 1200 numbered copies. A checklist of the printed works produced by this fine press in the first thirty years. Contains an interesting introduction on the origins of the press and is well-illustrated, with many of the title pages shown in two colors. Signed by Roderick Steinhour on half-title. READ MORE about THE STINEHOUR PRESS, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST OF THE FIRST THIRTY YEARS
(Lunenburg, VT): Stinehour Press, (1999). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 65, (3) pages. Bibliography of Stinehour Press. Full color illustrations and excerpts from the books. Examples of brochures tipped-in. Printed on Mohawk Superfine, Mohawk Vellum, and Warren's Lustro Dull using Zapf Renaissance roman type with hand-lettered initials. READ MORE about PAGES FROM THE PRESS, THE STINEHOUR PRESS
Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Library, 1975. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Prefatory comments by Roderick Stinehour. Commemorates the 25th anniversary of the press. Descriptive information about the press's publications with color illustrations. Christmas greeting laid in. READ MORE about TWENTY-FIVE BOOKS OF THE STINEHOUR PRESS: TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF THE STINEHOUR PRESS
La Crosse: Sumac Press, 1993. square12mo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Limited to an edition of 100. Schanilec 197. Set in ATF Bulmer on Warren's Olde Style text paper. Berestoke handmade wrapper. Printed for Hyde, a literary scholar, and with his notes. READ MORE about THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM JAMES HYDE
La Crosse: The Sumac Press, 1977. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (20) pages. Limited to 270 copies printed by Emerson Wulling. Introduction followed by bibliographical descriptions of 28 items printed by Phelps, many at his Voyageur Press. READ MORE about CHECK LIST OF PRIVATE PRINTINGS
La Crosse: Sumac Press, 1972. 12mo. paper wrappers. (12) pages. Limited to 190 copies. Four page note followed by bibliography. READ MORE about PRESS PRETERITE: V, A CONTINUATION OF THE SUMAC PRESS BIBLIOGRAPHY
N.P. Sunflower Press, 1992. 16mo. cloth, illustrated label on front cover. unpaginated. Limited to 20 copies on Mohawk paper, 30 numbered copies on Frankfurt paper of which this copy is one. Signed by the author on colophon. A history of the press's publications from 1960 to 1992, including information about limitations, size, and information about binding. Illustrations from previous Sunflower books. Folder on back pastedown includes brochure about items omitted from the text and a list of all publications. READ MORE about L' HISTOIRE D'UN TOURNESOL
New Castle, Delaware and Oxford: Oak Knoll Press and The Bodleian Library, 2010. 6 x 9 inches. Hardcover, dust jacket. 160 pages. Set up in 1968, John Fuller's Sycamore Press published some of the most influential and critically acclaimed writers of the past half-century. Operating from a garage, the press published established authors, such as W. H. Auden, Philip Larkin and Peter Porter, as well as promoting young poets, including James Fenton and Alan Hollinghurst... READ MORE about JOHN FULLER & THE SYCAMORE PRESS: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC HISTORY
With introduction by B. H. Newdigate.
San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1975. 8vo. vinyl covering. xxvi, 238 pages. With introduction by B. H. Newdigate. Reprint of the 1928 first edition. With much biographical information. READ MORE about A SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PRINCIPAL MODERN PRESSES, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE IN GREAT BRITAIN AND...
Iowa City: University of Iowa, 1982. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 23-43. Separate reprint of an article in Books at Iowa. Being an article and a checklist of this American private press founded in 1970. 65 items full described. READ MORE about THE TOOTHPASTE PRESS; A CHECKLIST
Francestown, NH: Typographeum, 1989. 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. 41, (3) pages. Limited to 150 copies, hand printed and bound by R.T. Risk. A revised and expanded version of an article that appeared in the AMERICAN BOOK COLLECTOR, May 1987. A fascinating survey of this neglected author's life and works by one of his most enthusiastic collectors. Comments on the correspondance between the two and also contains a useful checklist of Hanley's publications. Four black-and-white... READ MORE about JAMES HANLEY: A BOLD AND UNIQUE SOLITARY
Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paper, Typography, Printing, Binding, & Illustration to Exemplify, 11 December 1977 - 15 January 1978
Peterborough, NH: The Sharon Arts Center, (1977). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. not paginated. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paper, Typography, Printing, Binding, & Illustration to Exemplify, 11 December 1977 - 15 January 1978. A catalogue of the exhibition of fine paper, fine printing, typography, fine binding and fine illustration. Hand-printed by R.T. Risk at the Typographeum on paper supplied by the Monadnock Paper Mill of Bennington. Dust jacket slightly worn. READ MORE about THE ART OF THE BOOK