Three Truly New Books from Incline Press

Contrary to my last post, these items truly are recent (or soon to come) productions from Incline Press:

The first is a retelling of Aesop’s fable of The Miller, His Son & Their Ass, which unfortunately doesn’t have a website and, more unfortunately, is sold out. The Incline website indicates that “Copies may still be available from Oak Knoll Books in the US and Collinge & Clark in London or Bruce Holdsworth Books in St Leonards on Sea — all are on the web.” If you’re bummed about this, become a subscriber and never miss out on another Incline book!

Next up is Sunspots: Poems by Ray Greenblatt with a tri-tone linocut by Bert Eastman. From the description:

We thought these poems deserved special treatment, so we’ve selected hand-made paper imported from India, purchased bright new founts of 16 point Weiss Italic type from the Bauer Foundry in Barcelona Spain for hand setting, and asked Bert Eastman to make us a tri-tone linocut after a marble relief of the sun in the Archaeological Museum at Bergama in Turkey. Beyond that, the poems are reliant on their language for adornment and illustration.

We are sewing the tri-fold leaves in an unglued binding with golden Irish linen thread onto yellow ribbons which tie to keep the book closed. It is then slipped into an archival manilla chemise with a title-label.

The edition is of 100 copies only and costs £45.00 including delivery or £36.00 for unsewn sheets.

Sunspots Illustration
Last is a printing of the first Justin Howes Memorial Lecture delivered by James Mosley, Handmade Type: Thoughts on the preservation of typographic materials:

Three hundred and fifty copies of this lecture have been printed on Zerkall Butten paper using Monotype Caslon cast by Harry McIntosh at Speedspools. The title-page border uses 19th-century Figgins ornaments recast by Stevens Shanks in the 1960s.

The book is two sections, 24 pages, 10 x 6 inches, and cased in stiff card with a square spine.

£3.00/$5.00 from each book sold will be donated to the Justin Howes Memorial Lecture fund.

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