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Inky Fingers
April 8, 1994 - June 17, 1994

works by small & fine presses

organized by  Brian  Hannon

 
Libretto
(1993) Artist: Typography students.
Manifold Tales
(1993) Artist: Typography class. Tyvek folded binding.
Lynne  Avadenka
Uncommon Perspective of M.E.J. Colter, The
(1992) Letterpress printed on hand made paper. 16 printed pages. Accordion and pamphlet binding.
Meg  Belichick
Frosting
(1991) Paper, board and caulk.
Susanna  Bergtold
Counting
(1994) Printed by Earl Kallemeyn, Kallemeyn Press, bound by Nicholas G. Yeager. Letterpress printed in three colors.
Helen  Buttfield
Flatfishes of the Hudson River Estuary, The; Owls of the Hudson River Estuary; Terns of the Hudson River Estuary; L'Etat de Fourire: Various Island Postal Services; L'Etat de Fourire: Mirages de Mer
(1993) Author and artist: Helen Buttfield. Watercolor, color laser prints, letterpress printing. Number of pages vary depending on each book. Hand sewn bindings with soft covers.
Marylee  Bytheriver
Beans
(1991) Author and artist: Marylee Bytheriver. Letterpress with linoleum block prints.
Carolee  Campbell
Sol y Los de Abajo, El
(1992) Author and artist: Jose Montoya. Letterpress with wood type on title page. Modified accordion binding.
Margarita Becerra  Cano
Satanic Loves
(1994) Letterpress printing, photographs, handmade paper, mixed media.
Martha  Carothers
#2 Capital Letters
(1992) Author: Beatrice Warde; born and died, 20th century. Laserprinter, bound in cloth covered boards.
Good War, Bad Peace
(1991) Letterpress, LaserWriter, pencil and hand-stamping. Bound in cloth covered boards.
Maureen  Cummins
Song of Songs
(1991) Unknown author, illustrated by Maureen Cummins. Letterpress with hand-colored woodblock prints. Accordion bound into purple covers of Japanese silk.
Guy  Davenport
Lark, The
(1993) Printed by Barry Magid/Dim Gray Bar Press, Author & Artist: Guy Davenport. Letterpress with illustrations. Case binding with illustrated Sekishu dust jacket.
Barbara  de la Cuesta
If There Weren't So Many of Them You Might Say They Were Beautiful
(1992) Author & Artist: Barbara de la Cuesta. Tom Tolnay of Birch Brook Press cast the type for this book on a Monotype system and printed it on 80 lb. Mohawk Vellum Text in Black Marvel ink. Linocuts are printed in Superior Sepia. A V-45 Miehle vertical was used for the text. Type on the cover was set by hand and printed on a 10" x 15" Chandler & Price.
Elsi Vassdal  Ellis
Selected Discourses Regarding War and Peace
(1993) A collection of quotes illustrated by Elsi Vassdal Ellis. Linoleum cuts, zinc cuts, letterpress with lead and wood type. Non-adhesive binding using a German Medieval chain stitch.
Dikko  Faust
Picture Alphabet
(1993) Art by E.K. Smith & Dikko Faust, and K1 students from PS 234. Letterpress with wood type, metal type and styrographs.
Travelog Map & Guide
(1994) Artist: E.K. Smith & Dikko Faust; Illustrator: Jessie Hartland. Letterpress with photo engravings and hand set type. Bound folded in wrapper.
Fiona  Garrick
Mr. Bear's Song
(1994) Author and artist: Fiona Garrick. Letterpress printed, hot metal type, copper engravings, archival papers, and hand marbled endpapers. Handbound in leather with a slipcase.
Christine  Le Goff
Poet in Cuba
(1992) Text by Rene Depestre. Handmade paper and museum board. Case binding.
Jim  Lee
Alchemical Lion
(1991) Text by Jesse Glass. Letterpress, offset and silkscreen printed with woodcuts. 10 panels. Co-published with Brandywine Workshop.
Angela  Lorenz
Bologna Sample
(1992) Lithograph, watercolor, cord handle. 4 folding sheets of card, 8 pages of text. Bound to appear as a decorator's sample book.
Pandora's Hieroglyphic Primer
(1992) Silkscreen and handcolored on cotton, buttons sewn on. Bound with a safety pin.
Jim  Machacek
Lizards
(1992) Book featureing original alphabet sentences set in 18 pt. Gil Sans in one directin and 14 pt. Litho Roman in the other, with engraved illustrations. The cover image comes from a passage on the natural history of reptiles found in a Czechoslovakian textbook inherited from the Machacek grandfather.
Mikhail  Magaril
Lina Tsipin Poems
(1994) Poems by Lina Tsipin, artist: Mikhail Magaril. Cyrillic language text letterpress printed with photo engravings. Accordion binding with leather covers.
Barry  Magid
Lark, The
(1993) Printed by Barry Magid/Dim Gray Bar Press, Author & Artist: Guy Davenport. Letterpress with illustrations. Case binding with illustrated Sekishu dust jacket.
Ruth  McGurk
Numbering the Days of Eternity
(1994) Artist: Ruth McGurk. Letterpress and colored pencil. Non-adhesive long stitch binding.
David  Moyer
Towers
(1992) Author and artist: David Moyer. Letterpress with wood engravings.
Denise  Mullen
Loxahatchee, Everglades, Florida
(1992) Author and artist: Denise Mullen. Letterpress with polaroid transfer photos. Embossed leather bound accordion fold binding.
Bonnie  O'Connell
Anti-Warhol Museum, The
(1993) Author and artist: Bonnie O'Connell. Printed offset. Star shaped concertina binding with reverse fold inner concertina. Co-published with Nexus Press.
Nebraska
(1991) Author: Ron Hansen; Artist: Karen Kunc; Cover art, head and tail pieces: Bonnie O'Connell. Letterpress with multiple color woodcuts. Two section pamphlet stitch binding.
Richard  Pardee
Happy Accidents
(1993) Author and artist: Richard Pardee. Intaglio, relief, collograph, chine colle, photo engravings, wood and metal type on handmade paper.
Sarah  Plimpton
Sun in the Road, The
(1990) Author and artist: Sarah Plimpton. Aquatints and letterpress. Loose pages housed in a box.
Robin  Price
John Donne: a fragment
(1993) Author: John Donne, born 1572, died 1631. Artist: Robin Price. Letterpress with monotype prints. Accordion style binding over boards.
Nina M.  Schneider
Street of Crocodiles
(1990) Text by Bruno Shulz, died c. 1942, designed and printed by Nina Schneider, title page illustration by Jean Butterfield. Letterpress printed. Linoleum cuts and foundry type. Single signature binding with dust jacket.
Carol  Schwartzott
Blind Men and the Elephant, The
(1994) Author: John Godfrey Saxe; born 19th century; Artist: Carol Schwartzott; Printed by: Anthony Amendola. Hand-colored paper. Deluxe edition with wooden box.
Genie  Shenk
Lizards
(1992) Book featureing original alphabet sentences set in 18 pt. Gil Sans in one directin and 14 pt. Litho Roman in the other, with engraved illustrations. The cover image comes from a passage on the natural history of reptiles found in a Czechoslovakian textbook inherited from the Machacek grandfather.
Esther K.  Smith
Picture Alphabet
(1993) Art by E.K. Smith & Dikko Faust, and K1 students from PS 234. Letterpress with wood type, metal type and styrographs.
Travelog Map & Guide
(1994) Artist: E.K. Smith & Dikko Faust; Illustrator: Jessie Hartland. Letterpress with photo engravings and hand set type. Bound folded in wrapper.
Steven  Stankiewicz
Trains
(1993) Etching, hand bound.
Tom  Tolnay
If There Weren't So Many of Them You Might Say They Were Beautiful
(1992) Author & Artist: Barbara de la Cuesta. Tom Tolnay of Birch Brook Press cast the type for this book on a Monotype system and printed it on 80 lb. Mohawk Vellum Text in Black Marvel ink. Linocuts are printed in Superior Sepia. A V-45 Miehle vertical was used for the text. Type on the cover was set by hand and printed on a 10" x 15" Chandler & Price.
George A.  Walker
Acrophony
(1991) Handmade paper, board, letterpress printing, woodcuts, linocuts, and compact disc. Housed in a box.
James  Wintner
Specialist
(1993) Text by Robert Sheckley, illustrations by Susanna Bergtold, letterpress printing by Jerry Kelly, etching by Nathan Kanovsky. Letterpress and die cut with line cut engravings. Photoetched aluminun cover.

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