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Tumbling Blocks for Pris and Bruce

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1996
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Newark, VT: Janus Press, 1996. Van Vliet, Claire. 26ff. One of 200 copies signed by Claire Van Vliet, the designer, and Audrey Holden, the assembler. A miniature cut-out alphabet in an alternating accordionfold, made of overlapping and interlocked pieces of multicolored, figured, and textured papers, using the offcuts from one of Van Vliet's patchwork-quilt books. Produced in honor of… Read more
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Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1983. Oblong 12mo. 64pp., + (14)ff. One of 350 copies. An interesting, historic account on marbling taken from the Journal of the Franklin Institute of 1829. Minor toning to spine, some edgewear, else near fine in marbled boards, backed with gilt-stamped blue morocco. (Bird & Bull Bibliography A37).
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$140.00
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Don Quixote [and] Die Novellen

by Cervantes, Miguel de

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Published
1908
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$6,500.00

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Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1908. Czeschka, Carl. Five small octavo volumes. xvi, 498; (v), 573; (v), 582; xvi, 453; (iii), 383pp. One of 100 copies. Three volumes of the set are devoted to Don Quixote, leaving the other two to Cervantes' novellas. Each receives a matching—save for the text—double-page title spread of a black and blue floral and paisley Sezesion… Read more
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Woven and Interlocking Book Structures from the Janus, Steiner and Gefn Presses

by Van Vliet, Claire and Elizabeth Steiner

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Published
2002
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Newark, VT: Janus Press, 2002. Quarto text volume, plus sixteen 32mo. samples. 142pp.; samples variously paginated. One of 200 copies, signed by Claire Van Vliet. A trade copy of Van Vliet and Elizabeth Steiner's how-to manual on creating non-adhesive book structures is accompanied by miniature models of each of the techniques described therein, executed by Audrey Holden. The models… Read more
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The Left-Handed Punch

by Fisher, Roy

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Published
1986
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Guildford: Circle Press, 1986. King, Ronald. Small folio. (36)pp., french-fold. From an edition of 80 copies, this one is designated "A.P." Signed by the illustrator, Ronald King, and the poet, Roy Fisher. Illustrated in color with numerous photo-collage vignettes, seven tableaux from drawings, and twelve movable puppet designs by King. The puppets alone, according to the prospectus, required 120… Read more
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Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

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Published
1936
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$1,000.00

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London: George G. Harrap and Co, 1936. Gooden, Stephen. Large octavo. 314pp. One of 525 copies. Gooden's illustrations, reproduced with copper plates, grant a certain sumptuous realism to Aesop's fantastical tales. From the portrait of Aesop on the title page to the near-dozen engravings and seven-line initials throughout, Gooden's engravings offer a depth of detail that captures the personification… Read more
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Power Trip

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2015
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$550.00

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Claremont, CA: Scripps College Press, 2015. Square small octavo. Accordion-fold, with eight separate contributions from the student-artists inserted at regular intervals. Each contribution is printed on distinctly colored metallic Stardream paper—pink, teal, lavender, and crimson among them—and features unique illustrations and design elements, such as fold-outs, unregimented typography, and clever cuts and folds. Created by the students in the… Read more
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Easthampton, MA: Warwick Press, 1995. Blinn, Carol J.. Three volumes: 32mo., 24mo., and small 8vo. (7); (4); (12)pp. Caesarean is one of 120 copies, featuring the titular poem by Peter Fallon, who founded Ireland's Gallery Press. Signed by Blinn and Fallon. Bound in wrappers with paper label to upper cover. Night Flight is one of 200 copies of Blinn's… Read more
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Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

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Published
1968
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London: R. Alistair McAlpine Publishing Limited, 1968. Frink, Elizabeth. Oblong octavo. (110)pp. One of 250 copies, signed by the artist, Elizabeth Frink, on the front flyleaf, and with the stated four additional original lithographs bound in at the rear. Throughout, Frink's lithographed illustrations bring lightness to what appears at first to be a heavy, lush production. With all the… Read more
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Marbling at the Heyeck Press

by Heyeck, Robin

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Published
1986
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Woodside, CA: Heyeck Press, 1986. Quarto. 65pp. One of 150 copies, signed by Robin Heyeck. With twenty-eight mounted specimens, thirteen of which are large sheets measuring 6 3/4 by 4 7/8 inches. With a bibliography of marbling projects by the Press. Bound in quarter gray morocco with patterned paper covers. Fine, in a rather pristine slipcase.
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Easthampton, MA: Warwick Press, 2000. Blinn, Carol J.. Small octavo. (9)pp. One of 140 copies signed by the two poets, the printer, Carol Blinn, and Jack Kelleher, who organized the reading in Cummington, MA that brought Hall and Wilbur together. Designed, illustrated, and letterpress printed by Blinn at the Warwick Press to commemorate the two poets reading their work… Read more
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Easthampton, MA: Warwick Press, 1986. Lyons, Robert. Two small octavo vols. 30; (13)pp. From Stripper to Publisher is one of 125 copies, signed by Blinn and the photographer, Robert Lyons, and with a special multi-colored colophon inscription stating, "A little extra color for Hugh's copy with lots of love from Carol." On Becoming Three & Thirty is one of… Read more
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Easthampton, MA: Warwick Press, 1989. Blinn, Carol J.. One12mo. volume and one small 8vo volume. (68); 12pp. A Fowl Letter Book is one of 225 copies signed by the author/artist/printer, Carol J. Blinn. A Poultry Piece is one of 250 copies, likewise signed by Blinn. The pair exemplify Blinn's whimsical adoration of ducks and fowl, the former volume being,… Read more
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Once Upon a Time. Book Two and Book Six

by Fitzenmeyer, Frieda

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Published
1992
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Easthampton, MA: Warwick Press, 1992. Blinn, Carol J.. One square 48mo. volume and one small 8vo. volume. (13); (14)pp. Both are limited to 125 copies and signed twice by Carol Blinn, who writes under the pseudonym of Frieda Fitzenmeyer. Blinn also llustrated the books with detailed, hand-colored images throughout. Book Two narrates Sipper the duck's emergence from a two-dimensional… Read more
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The Declaration of Independence

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Published
2010
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$2,500.00

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NY: Limited Editions Club, 2010. Frank, Robert. Folio. 37pp. One of 500 copies, signed by the photographer, Robert Frank, and David Armitage, who contributed the Afterword, with a frontispiece photogravure of Frank's "Jay, New York" (1954). Frank's photograph, on its surface, captures the nostalgia and pride characteristic of 1950's America. A massive American flag blankets most of the scene,… Read more
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Boston: Bromer Booksellers & Gallery, 2021. Octavo. 160pp. A catalogue of over 100 items pertaining to social justice, identity, and equality. The collection, which includes artists' books, fine press, original art, and posters, represents over a century of responses from book artists to oppression and its impact. It gathers a diverse array of artists to comment on a similarly… Read more
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Night Lake

by Valentine, Jean

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Published
1992
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Lewisburg, PA: Appletree Alley, 1992. Plotkin, Linda. Octavo. 45, (3)pp. One of 150 copies, signed by the illustrator, Linda Plotkin, at the colophon. Four of Plotkin's illustrations punctuate Valentine's poetry. Composed of highly saturated colors abstractly cast over dark backgrounds, the images reflect and enhance the surges of anxiety, love, and nostaglia that characterize much of Valentine's verses. Bound… Read more
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Five Journals. Together with: a variant proof copy

by Wright, Charles

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Published
1986
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NY: Red Ozier Press, 1986. Octavo. 39pp. One of 100 copies. Signed by Wright at the colophon. Five of Wright's long, stream-of-consciousness poems draw the reader along narrative landscapes rippling with scenic and emotional power. Printed in black with headers in light and dark blue. Bound in blue paper wrappers with titling in black. Together with a variant proof… Read more
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C-S, The Master Craftsman: An Account of the Work of T. J. Cobden-Sanderson

by Strouse, Norman H.

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Published
1969
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Harper Woods: Adagio Press, 1969. Folio. 54pp. With a Preface by Strouse and a Note by the Printer, Leonard F. Bahr. From an edition of 329, this is one of seventy-five copies with a Bible leaf on handmade paper and a quarto leaf on vellum. In this copy, the paper leaf is from the Apocryphal Book of Tobit, and… Read more
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Choix de Vivre

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2008
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(Claremont, CA): Scripps College Press, 2008. Square octavo. (58)pp. One of 90 copies, signed by all the student involved in the creation of the book, which is a collaborative final project for their fall 2008 Typography class at Scripps College. Linocuts throughout in a range of colors. Under the direction of Kitty Maryatt, whose signature appears below her preface,… Read more
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