Z’roah. Roni Gross, 427 East 6th Street 2W, New York, NY, USA. Tel: +1 212 677 4157. Website: https://ronigross.com.
Elsbeth Pancrazi. The Valley. Z’roah. 2019. 17 pp. 229 x 152 mm. Grotesque, Modern No. 20 on Somerset with 16 illustrations from polymer plates and cut foam pressure printed shapes, with the addition of colored pencil by Peter Schell. Printed on a Vandercook 219. 15 copies. Accordion bound by Uriel Cidor in orange japanese cloth with a meandering inset channel of green cloth, with box of same green cloth with a silver hot stamped title, price $850; 10 copies in envelope made by Roni Gross from green St. Armand paper, with 9 unbound prints/with text, price $350. A series of six poems described by the poet as “meditations on loss, a breadcrumb trail through the territory of grief. Each poem, comprised of two stacks of short lines, invites multiple readings and provokes reverberations of phrase and feeling.” Written in two columns, which can be read across both or down each, designed and set to clue the reader into the multiple possibilities.
Boss Dog Press. Don Rash, 50 Burke St Plains, PA, USA. Tel: +1 570 239 8643. Website: http://donrashfinebookbinder.com.
Don Rash. Fritz Eberhardt’s Finishing Tools and Technique. Boss Dog Press. 2021. 51 pp. 220 x 158 mm. Aldus (digital) on University of Iowa handmade Chancery paper with 19 digital images printed on Japanese paper and tipped in. Printed on a Washington hand press. 80 copies: 70 in full decorated paper (Payne’s Gray and off white) over boards with ochre goat leather edges at head and tail, gold stamping on front and rear boards, spine title stamped in gold, price $375; 10 in sheets for binders, price $275.
Peter and Donna Thomas. Peter Thomas, 260 15th Ave Santa Cruz, CA, USA. Tel: +1 831 475 1455. Website: http://members.cruzio.com/~peteranddonna/.
Peter and Donna Thomas. Evidence: Overruns and Ephemera. Peter and Donna Thomas. 2021. One 8-page pamphlet, two 4-flap portfolios (one with sample pages from the authors’ printed books, one with ephemera) in archival clamshell storage box with printed label. 406 x 305 mm (16 x 12 in). Centaur and gothic wood type on white handmade paper. Printed on a Vandercook. 30 copies: pamphlet stitched into blue handmade paper cover, portfolios made of blue handmade paper; copies 1-10, $975; 11-20, $850; 21-30 $625. A limited edition portfolio created to complement The Legacy Press’ recently published trade book: Peter and Donna Thomas: Bibliography, 1974-2020. The number of items per box ranges from 72 down to 46.
Rooksmoor Press. Katie Beard, The Nook Rooksmoor, Woodchester Stroud, Glos., UK. Tel: +44(0)7791 887 515. Email: email@example.com. Website: https://www.rooksmoorpress.co.uk.
Christopher Smart. Jeoffry: The Poet’s Cat. Rooksmoor Press. 2021. 8 pp. 318 x 218 mm mm. Monotype Caslon on Zerkall with one hand drawn line illustration by Katie Beard. Printed on a Swissproof 40 hand press. 200 copies hand sewn with red thread, with printed Conqueror envelope, price £12.