2021 Submissions

Two Trick Pony Press

Two Trick Pony Press. Sarah Scarr, 300 James I Harrison Junior Parkway East, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405, U.S.A. Tel: +1 5714 427 771. Website: sarahscarr.com

Sarah Scarr and Sophie Strohmeier. Gay and Lesbian Studies. 2021. 30 pp. 254 × 165 mm. Poliphilus on Zerkall and Masa with ten drawings by Sophie Strohmeier interpreted typographically by Sarah Scarr. Printed on a Vandercook No. 4 proof press. 45 copies in printed paper-covered boards, leather endbands and spine-label, price $350.00. Four of the illustrations are fold-outs, two incorporating direct prints from fishnet stockings.


Seymour Press

Seymour Press. C. B. Sherlock, 25 Seymour Avenue SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, U.S.A. Tel: +1 612 554 3833. Website: www.cbsherlock.org

Honoré de Balzac. A Day Elsewhere: Chateau Laréole. 2021. 18pp. 235 × 305 mm. Caslon Old Style on BFK Rives with seven chine collé illustrations by C. B. Sherlock. Printed on a Vandercook No. 4 press. 18 copies, the sheets loose in a paper wrapper in a leather-covered clamshell box, price $1500.


The Old School Press

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

Hugh Rutt. Making Paper at Abbey Mills. Edited by Martyn Ould. 2021. 63 pp. 205 × 273 mm. Romulus on Basingwerk Parchment and Abbey Mills. Printed on a Western proof press. 65 copies in quarter cloth with patterned paper-covered boards, spine-label, price £85. The mill manager’s description of the process of making paper from esparto grass in the 1920s, with a selection of mid-century texts printed on eleven different colours of Abbey Mills laid papers.


Tudor Black Press

Tudor Black Press. Hugh Macfarlane, 9 Rue de Frontenay, Lion de Marnes, Marnes,Deux Sevres 79600, France. Tel: +44 (0)780 586168. Website: www.tudorblackpress.co.uk

Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The Blessed Damozel. 2020. 27 pp. 170 × 250 mm. Caslon Old Face. Printed on an Albion hand press press. 40 copies: 35 on Somerset Book, in quarter vellum with blue hand-made paper-covered boards, spine- and cover-labels, in a slip case, price £145; five on Margaux Timotee hand-made paper, in full blue leather, not for sale. The bindings were executed by the printer.


The Reading Room Press

Reading Room Press. Miles Wigfield, Coneygar Lodge, Quenington, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5BZ, England. Tel: +44 (0)1285 750662. Website: www.thereadingroompress.com

Simon Brett. Thirty More Years: Bookplates 1990–2020. 2020. 52 pp. 263 × 190 mm. Perpetua on Zerkall with 34 wood-engravings by Brett. Printed on an Albion hand-press. 190 copies in quarter dark green cloth with patterned paper-covered boards, £75.00. The cover-paper is a repeat pattern based on one of Brett’s wood-engravings. The first 100 copies are accompanied by an extra tipped-in bookplate, signed by the artist.


Hirundo Press

Hirundo Press. Caroline Saltzwedel, Woldsenweg 18, Hamburg 20249, Germany. Tel: +49 40494546. www.hirundo.eu

Caroline Saltzwedel. Querschnitt durch die Schwarze Kunst. 2020. 36 pp. 145 × 210 mm. Gill Sans and Futura on translucent Enduro Ice with six double-page panoramas and a plan composed of printer’s ornaments and rules by Salzwedel. Printed on a Heidelberg cylinder press. 120 copies: 110 sewn into printed red card covers and translucent printed paper wrappers, price €50; ten copies printed on double-size leaves (145 × 420 mm) attached together with book-screws, in a grey cloth-covered portfolio, with additional prints and a proof of one of the images. Price on application. The text (in German) is confined to the wrappers, title-page and colophon. The pages mostly bear elevations and a plan of the interior of the printroom in the Museum of Work in Hamburg (where Caroline does her letterpress printing), printed in multiple shades of grey. The book is intended to document an institution whose future is at risk.


Wigtown Press

Wigtown Press. Helen Morley, 13 Bank Street, Wigtown, Nr Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 9HR, Scotland. Tel: +44 (0)1988 402802. Website: www.helenmorley.org/

Mark Vernon Thomas. Raven Sits. 2020. 4 leaves (concertina-folded). 260 × 200 mm. Baskerville on Zerkall with two acrylic-engraving (one on the cover) by Helen Morley. Printed on a Cropper Minerva treadle press. 50 copies sewn into printed card covers, price £40.


Bonnefant Press

Bonnefant Press. Hans van Eijk, Pastoor Pendersstraat 21 Banholt, 6262 PB, Netherlands. Tel: +00316 1105 7971.

John Audelay. De Quinque Sensus. 2019. 8 pp. 205 × 135 mm. Wilhelm-Klongspor-Schrift on J. B. Green ‘Chilham’. Printed on a Korrex Nürnberg press. 36 copies sewn into paper covers, price €20. The first in a series of pamphlets showing types designed by Rudolph Koch.

John Clare. The Crow Sat on the Willow. 2020. 12 pp. 205 × 135 mm. Claudius on J. B. Green ‘Chilham’ with with a drawing by Rigby Graham printed from a line-block. Printed on a Korrex Nürnberg press. 36 copies sewn into paper covers, price €25. Issued in a series of pamphlets showing types designed by Rudolph Koch.

William Cowper. On My Dog. 2020. 16 pp. 205 × 135 mm. Koch Antiqua on Gampi. Printed on a Korrex Nürnberg press. 36 copies sewn into brown paper covers, price €25. Issued in a series of pamphlets showing types designed by Rudolph Koch.


The Fork and Broom Press

Fork and Broom Press. Annette C. Disslin, Oppenweher Str. 9, Stemwede, NRW D-32351, Germany. Tel: +49 176 46 10 50 26. Website: www.forkandbroompress.net

William Wordsworth. Three Sonnets. 2020. 20 pp. 290 × 200 mm. Garamond on Hahnenmühle and Satogami Japanese hand-made with three linocut background blocks by A. C. Disslin. Printed on a Grafix proof press. 15 copies in full green cloth, in a translucent dust-jacket, €80. The linocuts are printed in ‘fading’ colours behind the text. The book was printed to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Wordsworth’s birth.


Cordes Press

Cordes Press. Dr Kevin Cordes, 45 Cuckoo Hall Lane, Edmonton, London N9 8DH, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 (0)7789084209. Website: www.cordespress.com

Simon Casimir Wilson. Lust Poem. 2020. 63 pp. 235 × 160 mm. Lawrence Sans on Hahnemühle and Zerkall with a three-colour woodcut by Ralph Kiggell. Printed on Albion and Arab presses. 100 copies in quarter pink leather with yellow cloth-covered boards, price £150.