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1. The Kallima Butterfly
The Kallima Butterfly title page

Photographs of The Kallima Butterfly book by John D. Wagner

Three poems and a photogravure by John D. Wagner. 8 pages. 29 x 20 cm. 80 copies. Quartus Series. December 2021.

Handset in Centaur; text in 16 point. Book design and title-page calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Velké Losiny handmade Prague paper printed dry on a 219 Vandercook Press in black and green at Sandy Tilcock’s lone goose press in Bisbee, AZ; photogravures pulled by Sandy Tilcock and John D. Wagner. Handbound in cloth over boards, with accompanying folder, by Jace Graf at Cloverleaf Studio in Austin, TX. Publisher Emeritus Gabriel Rummonds oversaw the project.

isbn: 979-8-9850899-0-5

$180.00

In Progress

2. Uncle Umberto’s Orchard
Uncle Umberto’s Orchard
Uncle Umberto’s Orchard

A short story and two lithographs by Frederic Tuten. 38 pages. 33 x 23 cm. 120 copies, numbered in the press and signed by the author/artist (of which 20 will be special-edition copies, with a third lithograph laid in, and numbered in Roman numerals). Press Book Series. September 2022.

Set in Monotype Walbaum by Michael and Winifred Bixler in Skaneateles, NY; text in 14D. Calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Papeterie Saint-Armand handmade paper from Montreal, Canada, printed dry on a 219 Vandercook Press in black and burgundy at Sandy Tilcock’s lone goose press in Bisbee, AZ. Handbound by Jace Graf at Cloverleaf Studio, Inc., in Austin, TX. Publisher Emeritus Gabriel Rummonds designed the book and oversaw the project.

Out of Print

An introduction and seven poems in English and a Spanish translation of Sara Teasdale’s poem “When I Am Not with You” by Richard Rummonds. 16 pages. 20 x 14.5 cm. 35 copies. Keepsake Series. Quito: 1966.

Hand-set in Stempel Optima with Optima Bold display; text in 12-point small face. White T.H. Saunders handmade wove watercolor paper printed dry on a Superior vertical platen press in black and brown. Bound at the press; stapled into kraft paper wrappers.


Seven short stories by Richard Rummonds; compiled and annotated by Gabriel Precio [Richard-Gabriel Price Rummonds]. With a linecut of a pen-and-ink drawing by Allen Tate. 84 pages. 20 x 15 cm. 32 copies. Keepsake Series. Buenos Aires: July 1967.

Machine-set at Pia Sociedad de San Pablo in Linotype Simoncini Aster with New Caslon figures; text in 10 point. White Canson Ingres machine-made laid paper printed damp on a Replex proof press in black and terra cotta; linecut printed in black. Bound by an unidentified binder in quarter cloth with paper over boards.

A dream narrative and twenty linocuts by Barton Lidicé Benes; with a foreword by Emily Hahn. 21 French-folded sheets. 33.5 x 25.5 cm. folded. 150 copies. Portfolio Series. New York: 1970.

Hand-set in Bauer Helvetica Light with Helvetica Light display; text in 18 point; foreword machine-set at Haber Typographers in linotype 12 point Helvetica. White Strathmore Chroma moldmade wove paper printed dry on a Vandercook 17 proof press in black and olive-green; title page and linocuts printed dry on a Washington handpress. Laid loose in a paper-covered box.

Images and Footsteps text pages

A poem in nine stanzas by Paul Zweig. With five etchings by Berta Moltke. 28 pages. 33 x 25.5 cm. 200 copies. Press Book Series. Verona: June 1971.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point. Sized white Fabriano Umbria handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; etchings editioned in black by Luciano Cristini. Bound by Alessandro Galvagni in quarter oasis morocco with paper over boards.

Ten poems in Italian, French, English, and Latin by Max [Paolo] D’ Arpini and ten aphorisms in Italian by Bruno Corridori. With a linocut by Ger van Dijck and a woodcut by Mirek [Miroslav Zahradka]. 52 pages printed on rectos only. 24 x 17 cm. 80 copies. Gift without PWP imprint. Verona: July 1971.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 14 point. Unidentified yellow machine-made laid paper printed dry on a Washington handpress in red; linocut and woodcut printed in black. Bound by Alessandro Galvagni in paper over boards.

Five short prose pieces in Italian and five multicolor linocuts by Mirek [Miroslav Zahradka]; English versions by Gabriel Rummonds. Seven sheets in folio. 20 x 22 cm. folded. 81 copies. Portfolio Series. Verona: January 1972.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; Italian text in 16 point; English text in 12 point. White C.M. Fabriano moldmade wove paper, tinted blue by the artist and the printer, printed damp on a Washington handpress in dark blue, ochre, violet, orange, red-violet, and olive-green; linocuts printed in two shades of blue, ochre, violet, gold, red-violet, and olive-green. Laid loose in a portfolio made by Guerrino Bertaso; marbled paper over boards.

A ballad in Italian by Pier Paolo Pasolini. With nine etchings, one each by Giuseppe Banchieri, Giovanni Cappelli, Agenore Fabbri, Quinto Ghermandi, Walter Piacesi, Mario Rossello, Ernesto Treccani, Ada Zanon, and Giuseppe Zigaina. 12 sheets in folio. 45.5 x 32.5 cm. folded. 172 copies. Commission without PWP imprint. Printed for Edizioni Verona (Verona). Verona: February 18, 1972.

Hand-set in Nebiolo Garaldus with Garaldus display; text in 16D. White Magnani handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and red; etchings by Banchieri, Cappelli, Piacesi, and Treccani editioned in black by Luigi Pradella; those by Ghermandi, Zanon, Zigaina editioned in black by Franco Sciardelli; and those by Fabbri (in black and vermilion) and Rossello (in black) editioned by Giorgio Upiglio. Laid loose in a chemise made by Alessandro Galvagni; quarter vellum with paper over boards.

Some Things from Jack title pageA letter and three poems by Jack Spicer; with an introduction by Richard Rummonds. With a linocut by Mirek [Miroslav Zahradka]. 12 pages. 25.5 x 16.5 cm. 91 copies. Keepsake Series. Verona: Spring 1972.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 14 point. Sized white Fabriano Umbria handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and maroon; linocut printed in black. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

Ten poems in Italian by Antonino Gammaro. With two etchings by Piero Mancini. 30 pages. 28 x 19 cm. 99 copies. Commission with PWP imprint. Printed for the author (Verona). Verona: September 1972.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point. White Fabriano Imperiale handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; etchings editioned in black by Giuseppe Bussola. Bound by an unidentified binder in quarter morocco with Varese paper over boards.

Four poems in Italian by Alessandro Mozzambani. With a multicolor screenprint by Rodolfo Arico and a lithograph by Bernard Cohen. Six sheets in folio. 51 x 35 cm. folded. 50 copies. Commission with PWP imprint. Printed for Galleria La Città (Verona). Verona: October 1972.

Hand-set at Ruggero Olivieri in Monotype Garamond with Garamond display; text in 24D italic passed through the stick. White Magnani moldmade wove paper printed dry on a Washington handpress in black and brown; screenprint editioned by Luigi Berardinelli; lithograph editioned in red by Bud Shark. Laid loose in a chemise made by Ennio Caloi; cloth over boards.

A poem by Gabriel Rummonds. With an etching by Brooks Walker. 8 pages. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. Six copies. Gift without PWP imprint. Verona: December 1972.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display: text in 16-point italic. Ivory Amatruda moldmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; etching editioned in sepia by Giuseppe Bussola. Bound at the press; sewn into French-folded, marbled kraft paper covers.

Three poems in Veronese dialect and a glossary by Antonino Gammaro. With an etching by Giordano Zorzi. 8 pages. 25.5 x 16.5 cm. 140 copies. Commission without PWP imprint. Printed for the author (Verona). Verona: Christmas 1972.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light type with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point. Sized white Fabriano Umbria handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and green; etching editioned in black by Giuseppe Bussola. Bound at the author’s home; sewn by the printer and Nini Gammaro into stiff paper wrappers.

Pronto Soccorso text pagesA miscellany consisting of a preface in English by Gabriel Rummonds; a prose poem in French by Jacques Vernière; a poem in French by Alitché [Laure Vernière] together with an Italian translation by Isa Covre; and a memoir in Italian by Maurizio Bergamini. With an intaglio print by Pucci De Rossi and a tipped-in photogravure of a photograph of De Rossi by Guido Trevisani. 16 pages. 29 x 20.5 cm. 120 copies. Gift with PWP imprint. Verona: March 1973.

Machine-set at Ruggero Olivieri in Monotype Bembo with Bembo display; text in 14D roman and 12D italic. Ivory Amatruda moldmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; intaglio print editioned in red by Olaf Idalie and Golda Fishbein; photogravure printed in black on white coated paper at the Istituto Salesiano San Zeno. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

Seven Saxon Poems title pageSeven poems in Spanish and a foreword and author’s notes in English by Jorge Luis Borges; English translations of the poems by Alastair Reid and Norman Thomas di Giovanni; with a printer’s note and acknowledgments in English by Gabriel Rummonds. With eight blind-embossed ornaments by Arnaldo Pomodoro. 40 pages. 39 x 29 cm. 120 copies. Deluxe Book Series. Verona: December 7, 1974.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point; title-page lettering by Golda Fishbein. Cream Richard de Bas handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and terra cotta. Dies of Pomodoro’s ornaments engraved by Fabio Ambrosi and blind embossed by Renzo Pavanello. Bound by Marcello Fornaro in quarter vellum with vellum over boards.

7 Saxon Poems box and cover
Seven Saxon Poems text pages

A poem by Jack Spicer; with a postscript by Gabriel Rummonds. With two etchings by Ariel [Parkinson]. 8 pages. 33.5 x 24.5 cm.114 copies. Quartus Series. Verona: December 1974.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 16D. Michelangelo (white) Fabriano Roma handmade laid paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; etchings editioned in brown by Luciano Cristini. Bound at the press; sewn into covers made by Marcello Fornaro; cloth over boards.

Three Poems of PassionThree poems by C.P. Cavafy [Konstantinos Petrou Kabaphes] translated from the Greek into English by Edmund Keeley and George Savidis; with a foreword by Gabriel Rummonds. With two intaglio prints of pen-and-ink drawings by Ger van Dijck. 12 pages. 29 x 19. 5 cm. 97 copies. Keepsake Series. Verona: May 1975.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point. Cream Richard de Bas handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; intaglio prints editioned in olive-green by Luigi Pradella. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

Geographie du Regard text pagesSix poems in French and three in English by Laure Vernière; with an afterword in English by Gabriel Rummonds. With a two-color wood engraving by Jacques Vernière. 48 pages. 19.5 x 29 cm. 71 copies. Press Book Series. Verona: April 1976.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 16D. Cream Richard de Bas handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and brown; wood engraving printed in black and brown. Bound by Mario Rigoldi in quarter vellum with marbled paper over boards.

Notes on the Plain Wrapper Press and its pressmark by Gabriel Rummonds. With two halftones of photographs by Lauren Fishbein and Gabriel Rummonds. 12 pages. 13 x 9 cm. 84 copies. Exchange. Printed for the Society of Private Printers (Pinner, Middlesex, England). Verona: May 1976.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 9D. Cream Richard de Bas handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; halftones printed offset in black on white coated paper by an unidentified printer. Bound at the press; sewn into marbled paper wrappers.

Emperor’s Lion coverA short story by Cora C. Fletcher [Richard Rummonds]; with a postscript by Gabriel Rummonds. With an etching by Fulvio Testa. 8 pages. 33. 5 x 24. 5 cm. 71 copies. Quartus Series. Verona: August 1976.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point. Michelangelo (white) Fabriano Roma handmade laid paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; etching editioned in dark green by Luciano Cristini. Bound at the press; sewn into covers made by Marcello Fornaro; marbled paper over boards.

Emperor’s text pages

A short story by Anthony Burgess. With a linecut of an ornament and eight multicolor screenprints by Joe Tilson. 44 pages. 38 x 28 cm. 86 copies. Deluxe Book Series. Verona: October 1977.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 16D; title-page lettering and calligraphic elements in the text by Golda Fishbein. White Fabriano PWP handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and brown; screenprints editioned by Christopher Prater, Kelpra Studio. Most copies bound by Carol Joyce in leather over boards.

Will and Testament box and cover
Will and Testament title page

A poem in Italian by Antonino Gammaro. With four linecuts derived from woodcuts by Hans Holbein, the Younger. 4 pages. 19 x 14 cm. 140 copies. Commission without PWP imprint. Printed for the author (Verona). Verona: Christmas 1977.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 16D. White Fabriano Imperiale handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; linecuts printed in blue. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

Some Things from Jack title pageA recipe for raspberry trifle verified by Anthony Burgess. With a linecut of a pen-and-ink drawing by Fulvio Testa. One French-folded sheet. 24 x 15 cm. folded. 180 copies. Keepsake Series. Verona: Christmas 1977.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 16D italic. White Fabriano Esportazione “GF” handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; linecut printed in red. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

Printers’ mottos from Sebastian Gryphius (Latin), Christopher Plantin (Latin), Geofroy Tory (French), Mark Flynn (English), Theodore Martens (Latin), and Aldus Manutius (Latin); printed with specimen alphabets of Spectrum type. One French-folded sheet. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. folded. 70 copies. Gift without PWP imprint. Verona: September 1978.

Hand-set in Enschedé Spectrum with Spectrum display; text in 10D, 12D, and 14D roman and italic. Ivory Amatruda moldmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and brown. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

A preface, 30 poems, a prose piece, and notes in Italian by Vittorio Sereni. With seven multicolor lithographs by Ruggero Savinio. 88 pages. 30.5 x 22 cm. 130 copies. Commission without PWP imprint. Printed for I Cento Amici del Libro (Milan). Verona: Spring 1979.

Hand-set in Enschedé Spectrum with Spectrum display; text in 14D; title-page lettering by Golda Fishbein. White Fabriano Esportazione “GF” handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; lithographs editioned by Giorgio Upiglio. Bound by Alessandro Galvagni in soft paper covers.

Two poems in Italian by Andrea Zanzotto; English translations of the poems and a postscript in English by Beverly Allen. With two multicolor etchings by Joe Tilson. 20 pages. 38 x 25.5 cm. 150 copies. Press Book Series. Verona: October 1979.

Hand-set in Enschedé Spectrum with Spectrum display; text in 14D; title-page lettering by Golda Fishbein. White Fabriano PWP handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and green; etchings editioned by Giorgio Upiglio. Bound by Giuseppe Rossi in cloth over boards.

Circhi e Cene title page
Circhi e Cene text pages

La Donna con la Bocca Aperta artA story in Italian by Luigi Santucci; English translation by Gabriel Rummonds. With a three-page multicolor screenprint by Emilio Tadini. 48 pages plus a foldout leaf. 30. 5 x 22 cm. 110 copies. Press Book Series. Verona: May 1980.

Hand-set in Enschedé Spectrum with Spectrum display; text in 14D. White Fabriano handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and orange; screenprint editioned by Luigi Berardinelli. Bound by Carol Joyce in limp vellum.

A short story by Franz Kafka translated from the German into Italian. 8 pages. 25.5 x 17.5 cm. 160 copies. Keepsake Series. Verona: June 1980.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 16D. White Fabriano PWP handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and blue­gray. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

Six poems in Italian by Giuseppe Ungaretti; English translations of the poems by Marcus Perryman and Peter Robinson; with a note in English on printing bilingual editions by Gabriel Rummonds and Alessandro Zanella. 12 pages. 29 x 19.5 cm. 120 copies. Keepsake Series. Verona: Summer 1980.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; Italian text in 16D; English text in various sizes. Fifty copies on cream Richard de Bas handmade wove paper and 70 copies on white Fabriano PWP handmade wove paper, both printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and brown. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

Wooings coverFive poems by Brendan Gill. With a linocut ornament by Fulvio Testa. 8 pages plus a laid-in errata leaf. 28 x 22.5 cm. 155 copies. Quartus Series. Verona: Summer 1980.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point. Toned British Parchment Substitute handmade wove paper printed dry on a Washington handpress in black and light brown. Bound at the press; sewn into covers made by an unidentified binder; decorated paper over boards.

Wooings title page

Cantata de BomarzoAn introduction in English and a libretto in Spanish consisting of three narratives and three cantos by Manuel Mujica Láinez; English translations by Gabriel Rummonds. With seven multicolor etchings by Luciano De Vita. 40 pages. 40 x 27.5 cm. 83 copies. Press Book Series. Verona: April 26, 1981.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point; title-page lettering by Golda Fishbein. White Wookey Hole handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black; etchings editioned by Cataldo Serafini. Bound by Mario Rigoldi in quarter leather with decorated paper over boards.

A libretto consisting of three narratives and three cantos by Manuel Mujica Láinez translated from the Spanish into Italian by Francesco Tentori Montalto. 12 pages. 27 x 20 cm. 130 copies. Keepsake Series. Verona: April 1981.

Hand-set in Enschedé Spectrum with Spectrum display; text in 14D. White Wookey Hole handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and orange. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

An essay in 22 numbered sections by John Ruskin translated from the English into Italian by Amerigo Guadagnin. With a two-color screenprint adapted from a sketch by Ruskin. 24 pages. 32.5 x 23.5 cm. 400 copies. Commission without PWP imprint. Printed for Cartiere Fedrigoni & C. (Verona). Verona: October 1981.

Machine-set at Ruggero Olivieri in Monotype Dante; text in 16D; title photographically enlarged from 36D Dante. White Fedrigoni Scaligera machine-made laid paper printed damp on an Albion handpress in black; title screenprinted in sanguine by Luigi Berardinelli; screenprint editioned in warm gray and sanguine by Berardinelli. Bound at the press; sewn into covers made by an unidentified binder; decorated paper over boards.

A poem in eight parts by John Fuller. With a wood engraving by Garrick Palmer. 16 pages. 24.5 x 17 cm. 130 copies. Commission without PWP imprint. Printed for Anthony Baker, Gruffyground Press (Ladram, Sidcot, Winscombe, Somerset, England). Verona: November 1981.

Hand-set in Enschedé Spectrum with Spectrum display; text in 14D. Michelangelo (white) Fabriano Roma handmade laid paper printed damp on an Albion handpress in black and green. Bound by the publisher; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

The River text pagesA poem in seven stanzas by Paul Zweig. With a multicolor etching by Roger Selden. 20 pages. 27 x 20 cm. 120 copies. Press Book Series. Verona: February 1982.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 16D; title-page lettering by Anita Karl. White Wookey Hole handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and red; etching editioned by Giorgio Upiglio. Bound by Giovanni De Stefanis in quarter leather with decorated paper over boards.

A suite of ten poems in Spanish by José María Martín Triana and Wallace Stevens’s poem “Final Soliloquy of the Interior Paramour” in English; English translations of Martín Triana’s poems by Alastair Reid; with an author’s note translated from the Spanish into English by Gabriel Rummonds. With five etchings by Leo Lionni. 32 pages. 34.5 x 21.5 cm. 90 copies. Press Book Series. Verona: Spring 1982.

Hand-set in Olivieri Monotype Dante with Dante display; text in 16D. White Magnani handmade wove paper printed damp on an Albion handpress in black and blue; etchings editioned in black by Luigi Berardinelli. Bound by Giovanni De Stefanis in quarter leather with vellum over boards.

An ode in Italian by Alessandro Manzoni; German translation by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; with an introduction in Italian by Giuseppe Fontana. 16 pages. 28 x 19 cm. 120 copies. Commission without PWP imprint. Printed for Verba Edizioni (Milan). Verona: Spring 1982.

Italian text hand-set in Olivieri Monotype 16D Dante with Dante display; German text machine-set at Ruggero Olivieri in 12D. White Fabriano PWP handmade wove paper printed damp on an Albion handpress in black and burnt-orange. Bound at the press; sewn into covers made by an unidentified binder; decorated paper over boards.

Prima Che Tu Dica “Pronto” text pagesA short story in Italian by Italo Calvino; English translation by William Weaver. With four multicolor woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi. 32 pages. 30.5 x 19 cm. 75 copies. Press Book Series. Cottondale: Spring 1985.

Hand-set in Berthold Post Mediaeval with Post Mediaeval display; text in 16D. White Magnani handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and blue; woodcuts printed by Antony O’Hara and John Coleman. Bound by Craig Jensen in quarter leather with decorated paper over boards.

Seven Aspects of Solitude text pagesA miscellany consisting of an introduction, an excerpt from a letter, and six poems in English by Gabriel Rummonds; with an anonymous line of graffiti in Italian. 16 pages. 26.5 x 19 cm. 275 copies. Keepsake Series. Cottondale: Summer 1988.

Hand-set in Bixler Monotype Walbaum with Walbaum display; text in 14D. Softwhite Mohawk Superfine machine-made wove paper printed dry on an Albion handpress in black and olive-green. Bound at the press; sewn into stiff paper wrappers.

EX OPHIDIA BOOKS

A foreword, 16 prose pieces, and an afterword by John Hollander. With a dry point and 16 offset reproductions of multicolor drawings in various mediums by Saul Steinberg. 44 pages. 21.5 x 26 cm. 140 copies. Commission without Ex Ophidia imprint. Printed for the Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York). Cottondale: 1983.

Dal Vero coverMachine-set at Mackenzie-Harris in Monotype Van Dijck with Van Dijck display; text in 16 point passed through the stick; title-page lettering by Golda Laurens. White Mohawk Superfine machine-made wove paper printed dry on a Washington handpress in black and blue-gray; offset reproductions printed by Village Craftsmen; dry point editioned in black on white moldmade paper by Maurice Payne. Bound by Carol Joyce in quarter vellum with cloth over boards.

Fourteen poems by Lewis Thomas. With eight etchings by Alfonso Ossorio. 36 pages. 37 x 25 cm. 120 copies. Commission without Ex Ophidia imprint. Printed for the Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York). Cottondale: 1984.

Hand-set in Bauer Horizon Light with Horizon Light display; text in 16 point; title-page lettering by Ken Williams. White Fabriano PWP handmade wove paper printed damp on a Washington handpress in black and warm gray; etchings editioned by Sylvia Roth and Roberto DeLamonica at Hudson River Editions. Bound at the press; leaves joined accordion style; paper over boards.

Atlantic Crossing title pageTwenty-two journal excerpts by John Cheever; with a foreword by Susan Cheever. 24 pages. 30.5 x 19 cm. 90 copies. Press Book Series. Cottondale: 1986.

Machine-set at Michael Bixler’s Press and Typefoundry in Monotype Walbaum with Walbaum display; text in 14D, passed through the stick; title-page lettering by Golda Laurens. Tan Richard Johnson handmade wove paper printed damp on an Albion handpress in black, ochre, and orange. Bound by Craig Jensen in Morocco over boards.

Journeys In Sunlight text pagesSix poems by Dana Gioia. With three etchings by Fulvio Testa. 28 pages. 33 x 20.5 cm. 90 copies. Press Book Series. Cottondale: 1986.

Hand-set in Berliner Monotype Dante with Dante display; text in 14D. White Magnani handmade wove paper printed damp on an Albion handpress in black; etchings editioned in black by Cary Wilkins and Gabriel Rummonds at Richard Zoellner’s atelier. Bound by Craig Jensen in quarter Morocco with marbled paper over boards.