2020 Submissions

Susan Allix

Susan Allix Fine Press Artists Books. Susan Allix, 19 Almorah Road, London N1 3ER, England. Tel: +44 (0)207 359 2949. www.susanallix.com

Acanthus Etcetera: 26 Flowering Plants: Histories and Qualities of Chosen Plants by Botanists, Herbalists and Poets … 2020. 107 pp. 380 × 280 mm. Various typefaces on 26 different papers with 53 prints by Susan Allix (22 etchings, seven linocuts, two combined linocuts and etchings, a collage, a photograph and 20 paintings and drawings printed digitally, many in colour). Printed on Albion, Vandercook and Hunter-Penrose etching presses. 14 copies (two being artist’s proofs) in three-quarter leather with painted paper-covered and inlaid boards, price £2900. A selection of plant-descriptions, from Acanthus to Zinnia, arranged alphabetically with ‘illustrative drawings and interpretative prints’ by the artist.

 

Atlantis Press

Atlantis Press. Michael Daniell, 1 Wolvercote Court, Wolvercote Green, Oxford OX2 8AB, England. Tel: +44 (0)1865 510378. E-mail: michaeldaniell51@gmail.com

Benedicite. 2019. 12 pp. 150 × 240 mm. De Roos on Mohawk Superfine. Printed on a Columbian press. 30 copies sewn into paper wrappers and card covers, cover-label, price £10. The canticle from the 1662 Book of Common Book, with a two-page introduction.

 

Gibraltar Editions

Gibraltar Editions. Denise Brady, 5050 Pratt Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68104, U.S.A. Tel: +1 402 250 4926. www.gibraltareditions.co

Lindsey Anne Baker. This is Bad: Poems. 2019. 58 pp. 230 × 120 mm. Bulmer on pale green Neenah Letterpress with a linocut by Kim Darling. Printed on a Vandercook No. 4 proof press. 95 copies sewn into black hand-made paper covers, cover-label, price $50.

 

Greenboathouse Press

Greenboathouse Press. Jason Dewinetz, Box 1551, Vernon, British Columbia V1T 8C2, Canada. www.greenboathouse.com

Marcus Aurelius. The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Sort Of. Translations (sort of) by Jason Dewinetz. 2020. 32 pp. 222 × 158 mm. Hannibal and Garamont on Khadi handmade. Printed on a Vandercook 15-21 proof press. 55 copies sewn with leather thongs into Bhutanese paper covers, price $300.

 

Lone Goose Press

Lone Goose Press. Sandy Tilcock, 309 Black Knob View, Bisbee, Arizona 85603, U.S.A. Tel: +1 541 953 7364. lonegoosepress.com

Catherine Woodward. Opening the Mouth of the Dead. 2017. 28 leaves (concertina-folded). 300 × 160 mm. Computer-set in Egyptienne and Post Antiqua on Somerset Book with numerous drawings (some in colour) by Margot Voorhies Thompson and an etching by Perri Blitz, all printed from line blocks. Printed on a Vandercook 219 proof press. 59 copies in printed paper-covered boards, in a cloth-covered clamshell box, price $1750.

 

Midnight Paper Sales

Midnight Paper Sales. Gaylord Schanilec, W11469 Schanilec Lane, Stockholm, Wisconsin 54769, U.S.A. Tel: +1 952 529 6950. www.midnightpapersales.com

Gaylord Schanilec. Bokeh: a Little Book of Flowers. 2020. 65 pp. 210 × 130 mm. Poliphilus on Velké Losiny hand-made and Zerkall mould-made with eight multicolour wood-engravings. Printed on a Vandercook Universal 3 proof press. 119 copies: 80 in full cloth, spine- and cover-labels, in a cloth-covered slip-case, price $780; 26 in quarter vellum with Pamela Smith marbled paper-covered boards, with a separately-bound proof of one of the wood-engravings, together in a solander box, price $2500. Copies were bound by Craig Jensen, Keri Schroeder and Marc Hammonds at Booklab 2.

 

Ninja Press

Ninja Press. Carolee Campbell, 5040 Noble Avenue, Sherman Oaks, California 91403, U.S.A. Tel: +1 818 906 9971. www.ninjapressbooks.com

Gaylord Schanilec. Departure. 2019. 24 pp. 300 × 165 mm. Walbaum on Barcham Green and Japanese hand-made with digital reproductions of details from a colour wood-engraving by the author. Printed on a Vandercook proof press. 78 copies sewn into hand-made paper covers, cover-label. 70 copies for sale, price $575.

 

Old School Press

Old School Press. Martyn and Angela Ould, Cliff Edge, Beer Hill, Seaton EX12 2QD, England. Tel: +44 (0)1297 24689. www.theoldschoolpress.com

Peter Davidson. At Nightfall on the Shortest Day. 2020. 13 pp. 235 × 150 mm. Fournier on Batchelor hand-made and John Purcell Archival Esparto Inlay with a wood-engraving by Paul Kershaw. Printed on Western and Albion presses. 60 copies sewn into hand-made paper covers, price on application.

Martyn Ould and Jim Nottingham. Michael Burghers: Oxford Engraver. 2020. 45 pp. 275 × 215 mm. Van Dijck on Abbey Mills and Rives BFK with eight copper-engravings by Burghers. Printed on a Western proof press (the engravings on a rolling-press). 48 copies in full cloth, with a spine-label, price £125.

 

Starshaped Press

Starshaped Press. Jennifer Farrell, 4636 N. Ravenswood #103, Chicago, Illinois 60640, U.S.A. Tel: +1 773 728 6359. www.starshaped.com

Jennifer Farrell. Respiration. 2019. 16 pp (concertina-folded). 180 × 125 mm. Numerous types on Fabriano Tiziano decorated with typographical arrangements. Printed on a Chandler and Price treadle-press. 50 copies in printed red paper-covered boards, price $250. A folded concrete poem, based on the Black Star song Respiration, with a separate folded sheet bearing the original lyrics and notes by the author.

 

Tudor Black Press

Tudor Black Press. Hugh Macfarlane, Lion de Marnes 79600, France. www.tudorblackpress.co.uk

William Allingham. A Lay of Leadenhall. 2020. 16 pp. 380 × 240 mm. Caslon Old Face on Zerkall with linocuts by Hugh Macfarlane. Printed on an Albion press. 25 copies laced in the Japanese manner into quarter cloth with cloth-covered boards, cover-label, price £55.