Limited Edition. Softcover. 325 copies, 40 copies are available for general sale.
44 pages. The transcript of a talk given by the late Sue Allen at the Society of Printers Annual Meeting 2002. Well-illustrated with 38 color plates of Whitman's cover art. Design by Sue Allen.
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- The Book Cover Art of Sarah Wyman Whitman
A talk given on May 1, 2002 by Sue Allen - 2013
- Percy Grassby | 1882 – 1972
An Outsider Inside Boston’s World of Print by Marcus A. McCorison - 2012
Limited Edition. Softcover. 225 numbered copies, 175 reserved for the Society, 10 copies are available for general sale.
McCorison provides the only scholarship to date on wood engraver Percy Grassby. Well-illustrated with 27 color plates. Design by Roderick Stinehour.
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- Printing Office Collection
Books assembled by Roderick Stinehour during his years at The Stinehour Press - 2010
Published by the Society of Printers & Stinehour Editions of Lunenburg Vermont
Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1oo copies for the SP, less than 40 copies remain for sale.
An exhaustive list of 1,320 books which influenced and informed their owner Roderick “Rocky” Stinehour, and were available for the enjoyment and edification of the staff of the legendary scholarly press of Lunenburg VT.
- In the School of Baskin
Three Essays by Bruce Chandler, Lance Hidy, and Barry Moser - 2008
Limited Edition. Hardcover, black cloth, gilt spine, with blind deboss of Gehenna pomegranate on front. 200 copies, a limited number remain.
Chandler, Hidy, and Moser, all respected typographers, printers, and illustrators write about the influence the publisher, sculptor, designer, and illustrator Leonard Baskin had on their development as artists.
Beautifully printed letterpress by Darrell Hyder at Sun Hill Press. With orginal illustrations, and a tipped on stamp of Baskin by Lance Hidy.
- The SP Century
edited by Scott-Martin Kosofsky
Co-published by the Boston Public Library, in association with Oak Knoll Press - 2006
1st Edition. 268 pages. Abundently illustrated in color and b/w. Ten original essays celebrating the formative personalities and history of the SP written by scholar and practitioner members. Hardcover, black cloth, gilt spine, inset logo on front, no dust jacket as issued. Unprinted endpapers.
- Strings Attached
Dorothy Abbe, Her Work and WAD by Anne C. Bromer
Co-published by the Boston Public Library - 2001
Limited to 500 copies, fewer than 25 copies remain for sale.
Profusely illustrated in color and b/w. The story of Abbe's contributions to printing, book design, typography, photography, writing and teaching. The book covers her early years as a book designer at several university presses, her life in the household of William Addison and Mabel Dwiggins, the joint publishing venture between Abbe and Dwiggins, as well as her self-taught venture into portrait and landscape photography, and the publication of her two important texts: The Dwiggins Marionettes and Stenciled Ornaments.
Designed by John Kristensen at Firefly Press, and text printed letterpress by Dan Keleher at Wild Carrot Press.
- T. J. Lyons: A Biography and Critical Essay
by Al Gowan - 1987
1st Edition. Illustrated biography of Tom Lyons, famously known as a printer & collector of 19th Century ornamented type faces.
Indispnsible for anyone interested in decorated types, the lore on amassing one of the largest collections in the world, and how to sell a collection, yet never have it leave your shop...
Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt ornament on front in glassine as issued. With letterpress printed tip-on of oversized ornamented business card.