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EPHEMERA FOR THE CHESTNUT PRESS

Thaw, by Edward Thomas. Printed in 2019 on an Albion Press, handset in 22pt Dante Italic type, in black and silver ink, on three paper stocks (115 x 160mm). The edition is limited to only: 8 copies on Irish Hand Made paper from the Salvage Press, 32 copies on white Kozo Cho Junpaku from Sennelier (Paris), and 43 copies on Zerkall paper from John Purcell.

Edward Thomas Thaw

MOBY DICK EXTRACTS FOR THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY

Printed in 2019, for the Bodleian Library, on an Arab Press, in Albertus type, in blue and grey ink, on Somerset paper from St Cuthbert's Mill (320 x 420mm). Featuring a line-block illustration by Garrick Palmer. The edition is limited to 35 copies.

Moby Dick Melville Garrick Palmer

SHOW OF HANDS: EXHIBITION

Printed in 2019 for the Michael Turner Albion Press Room at Bath Spa University, on an Albion Press, in Argentine, Runic, Thorowgood, Edina, Mosaic and Caslon Old Face type,  on antique laid paper (316 x 190 mm) and Abbey Mills Greenfield. 

Show of Hands Exhibition
Show of Hands Exhibition

TERM CARD FOR THE CAMBRIDGE BIBLIOPHILES

Printed in 2019, for the Cambridge Bibliophiles, on a Columbian Press from 1862, in the Historical Print Room at Cambridge University Library, in Brook type from the Eragny Press, designed by Lucien Pissarro, and Lettres Ornees, on watermarked Abbey Mills Greenfield paper.

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CURWEN PRESS: PATTERN PAPERS

 

Printed in 2018 on an Albion Press, in 72pt Festival type, on 400gsm BFK Rives paper (420 x 300mm). Featuring original Curwen Press pattern papers from a disbound copy of A Specimen Book of Pattern Papers (1928). The edition is limited to 16 numbered copies only.

Curwen Press pattern papers

Q&A PRINTWEEK MAGAZINE

Invited to a Q&A for Printweek magazine in 2018.​

Printweek magazine

OXFORD FINE PRESS FAIR 2018

Showcasing the latest editions at the 2018 Oxford Fine Press Fair.​

Oxford Fine Press Fair 2018

ARTICLE FOR DOUBLE DAGGER MAGAZINE

A tongue-in-cheek Diary of the Press published in Double Dagger magazine in 2017.​

Double Dagger Nomad Letterpress

THE HOGARTH PRESS: CENTENARY EXHIBITION

For the Museum of English Rural Life

Printed for the Hogarth Press: Centenary Exhibition for the Museum of English Rural Life, in 2017 on an Albion Press, in Dante type, cast for the Curwen Press, on 310gsm Hahnemühle German Etching (417 x 293mm). Featuring Hogarth Press covers printed by giclée. The edition limited to 34 numbered copies only.

Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press

EDITION PRINTED FOR THE CHESTNUT PRESS

The Fallow Deer at the Lonely House by Thomas Hardy 

(Chestnut Press, 2017)

 

A poem by Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928), first published in 1922.

 

Printed for the Chestnut Press in October 2017 on an Albion Press, in the first letterpress use of Romanée MA Open, roman and italic, Mark Askam’s digital rework of Jan van Krimpen’s Romanée, in pale blue-grey and black ink, on cream Bunkoshi Japanese handmade paper (125 x 85mm). Featuring a digitally drawn silhouette of a Fallow Deer stag by Askam. Bound in a pale blue-grey handmade paper cover made by Twelve by Eight Press. (4pp).

 

The edition was limited to 30 copies only (Special Edition numbered i-vi, printed with silver ink, and the Ordinary Edition numbered 1-24).

Thomas Hardy The Fallow Deer

SHAKESPEARE'S SONNET FOR THE BODLEIAN 

Printed in 2016, for the Bodleian Library in Oxford, on an Albion Press from 1827 at the Historical Print Room at Cambridge University Library, in 18pt Golden Cockerel type, and 12pt Joanna, cast at the Whittington Press, both designed by Gill, in blue and black ink, on watermarked ‘Holland’ 130gsm thin Imitation Japanese vellum from T.N. Lawrence (313 x 479mm). Featuring a line-block illustration by Lettice Sandford. In the library's collection shelfmark Rec.a.36.

Lettice Sandford and the Golden Cockerel Press

ephemera for the oxford guild of printers

Printed in 2015 on an Albion Press for the Oxford Guild of Printers, at the premises of I.M. Imprimit, in 24pt Abbey Text, gifted in part from the Quarto Press, and 16pt Centaur, cast at the Whittington Press, on dampened 170gsm Zerkall paper (146 x 208mm). Featuring a linocut by Mark Arman in celebration of his Workshop Press. The edition was limited to 200 copies only (numbers 81-200 for the Oxford Guild of Printers ephemeral exchange).

© ST JAMES PARK PRESS 2020