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excerpted from William Blake's Songs of Innocence
Printed at the Center for Book Arts in an edition of 39 by Letterpress II students, under the supervision of Barbara Henry, Master Printer. Each of 9 folios is letterpress printed, hand-colored, and collated in a St. Armand wrapper
Benjamin D. Rinehart, Creating Books & Boxes
A great beginner's guide to making books and boxes by instructor Benjamin Rinehart. Each book is signed by Ben!
Library Journal Review in the February 15th Issue: "This is a book of basic bookbinding and box-making techniques by academic artist and instructor Rinehart. Step-by-step projects include some of the most popular types of books and boxes made by hobbyists. The detailed instructions include line drawings, and both a brief section on surface decoration and a gallery of works by other artists are included. Although there are other specialized books on this topic with more extensive projects, this is a good basic selection for public libraries." - Candy
Walt Whitman, I Sing the Body Electric
excerpted from Leaves of Grass
Printed to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first edition of Leaves of Grass. Fifty copies were printed by Barbara Henry's Letterpress II class, May 2005.
John Keene, Seismosis
Printed from photopolymer plates on Permalin Dove Gray and Vanilla Antique papers with Aurora covers. The text was set in Lucida. Drawings by Christopher Stackhouse; lithography of images by David Lantow; letterpress printing by Sara Parkel with assistance by Roni Gross and CBA interns. Edition of 150.
Barbara Mauriello, Making Memory Boxes: Box Projects to Make, Give, and Keep
This quirky and beautiful book teaches collectors and crafters how to build their own personal boxes to store favored keepsakes. The book features tips and tricks to ensure accurate measuring, cutting, and gluing. Barbara Mauriello is an artist and conservator who has a bookbinding studio in Hoboken, New Jersey. She teaches bookbinding and boxmaking at the International Center of Photography, The Center for Book Arts, and Penland School of Crafts. Rockport Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Cyril W. Beaumont, The First Score
This is a reprint of an account of the foundation and development of the Beaumont Press and its first 20 publications. Nicholas T. Smith, Publisher. Cloth covered boards with dust jacket.
Betty Bright, No Longer Innocent: Book Art in America 1960-1980
Adele Slaughter, What the Body Remembers
“Ultimately the body alone- taste, touch, freed of untrustworthy affect -takes on the responsibility for creating a viable home, a liveable I…” Ms. Slaughter has earned an MFA from Columbia University, worked as a teacher to recovering addicts, homeless people, high school dropouts and hospital patients.
William Shakespeare, CXVI
An edition of 40 set in Janson & Verona type. Printed letterpress on Indian & Kakali papers, this handsewn edition incorporates traditional codex and concertina structures.