OUT-OF-PRINT BOOKS

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Poem by Sandra Alcosser; etchings by Michele Burgess. Text on Arches watercolor paper, hand dyed by Merilyn Britt. Etchings printed in several colors by the artist on Kitakata. Bound by the artist in custom made Cave paper and housed in a tray case covered with rust-dyed linen made by Sonja Jones. 11 1/2" x 7 3/4". Edition of 30. 2004.

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Eleven poems by Chard deNiord; eleven etchings and paintings by Michele Burgess. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin on Gampi paper. Etchings printed in two colors on Gampi by the artist. Paintings in gouache on Twinrocker paper. Bound in leather and painted paper by Lisa Van Pelt. Housed in a clamshell box made by Sonja Jones and covered in hand woven cotton from Guatemala. 11 3/4" x 8 3/8". Edition of 30. 2015.

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Six-stanza poem by W. D. Snodgrass; six hand tinted, soft-ground etchings by DeLoss McGraw. Hand set by Sue Williamson in Caslon 540 and printed letterpress by Bill Kelly on six folios of Rives Heavyweight paper, with four additional letterpress sheets. Etchings printed by Bill Kelly on BFK Tan paper. Unbound, housed in a clamshell box covered in cloth printed with an etching by the artist. 6 1/4” x 4 3/8”. Edition of 50. The first book of the Press. 1985.

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Poems by Emilio Adolfo Westphalen; etchings by Fernando de Szyszlo on Alcantara paper. Text hand set in Centaur and Arrighi in both English and Spanish and printed letterpress by Hal Truschke. Etching printed in several colors by Derli Romero. Bound by Claudia Cohen and David Brock in paste paper over boards with an etching mounted on the cover. Enclosure made of handmade paper. 10 1/2” x 7 1/4”. Edition of 45. 1992.

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Poem by Martha Serpas; hand colored etchings and cast bronze sculpture by Michele Burgess. Text set in Gill Sans and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin on Anna Amalia paper. Etchings printed and colored on Gampi paper by the artist. Bound by the artist with Sonja Jones and Miya Hannan in linen printed with an etching. Walnut slipcase/sculpture stand made by James Renner. 9 3/4" x 7" x 9". Edition of 30. 2011.

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Writings and woodcuts by Bill Kelly. Type set in Kabel and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin on Sekishu and Twinrocker handmade papers. Woodcuts printed by the artist, Michele Burgess, and Nelle Martin. Bound by Sonja Jones in hand painted linen and housed in a chitzu. 9 1/2" x 22 1/2" Edition of 50. 2013.

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Poems by François Cheng; aquatint etchings by Michele Burgess on Gampi paper. English and French text set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Etchings printed by the artist and Alvin Buenaventura. Bound by Claudia Cohen in vellum, with a chitzu of Moriki paper. 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”. Edition of 30. 2003.

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Poems by Peter Everwine; etchings and pochoirs by Bill Kelly on Twinrocker paper. Etchings printed by the artist and Michele Burgess. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin and Michele Burgess. Bound by Sonja Jones in hand dyed linen with pochoir on the cover, housed in a clamshell box made by Mark Tomlinson. 11 1/2" x 8 5/8". Edition of 40. 2003.

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Six poems, six drypoints, and one pochoir by Bill Kelly. Text hand set in Bulmer type and printed letterpress by the artist in two colors on Rives paper. Hand bound by Michele Burgess in a concertina style of vellum and paste paper made by the artist. 7" x 4 5/8". Edition of 30. 1997.

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Poems by Li He; cover relief and relief prints by Ian Tyson on Kozo-shi and Moulin da Gué papers. Text hand set. Both type and images printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Unbound in a linen chemise and housed in a cloth covered box made by Sonja Jones. 11 1/8" x 11 1/8". Edition of 30. 2005.

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Essay and poem by Sandra Alcosser; drypoints by Michele Burgess on Twinrocker paper. Typography designed by Merilyn Britt. Text hand set and printed letterpress. Bound by Claudia Cohen with a chine collé drypoint over boards. Drypoints printed by the artist and Nelle Martin. Silk enclosure with a watercolor by the artist mounted on the inside. 11 3/4" x 11 1/4". Edition of 30. 2001.

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Prose poem by Marie Luise Kaschnitz (translation by Lisel Mueller); digital prints by Michele Burgess on film and Gampi paper. Text hand set in Spectrum and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin, printed on Stonehenge paper. Bound by Michele Burgess in silk matka over boards. Hand painted slipcase made by Nelle Martin and Sonja Jones. 13 3/4" x 11 5/8". Edition of 30. 2010.

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Ten etchings and four hand painted woodcuts by DeLoss McGraw; selected text by John Steinbeck, Gary Soto, Woody Guthrie, and others. Type hand set and printed by Bill Kelly. Introduction by Dave Hickey. Unbound in a hand painted tray case. 12 1/4" x 14 3/4". Edition of 40. 1989.

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Prose poem ("Without Death") by Marie Luise Kaschnitz (translation by Lisel Mueller); twenty-five etchings by Michele Burgess on Rives and Gampi papers. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Etchings printed by the artist. Album binding in English buckram cloth. Tray case covered in Maharam fabric and cloth made by Sonja Jones. 12" x 10 3/8". Edition of 30. 2010.

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Poems by Jerome Rothenberg; relief and intaglio prints by Ian Tyson on custom made Twinrocker and Kozo handmade papers. Text hand set in Bembo and letterpress printed along with the reliefs by Nelle Martin. Leporello binding in Cave Paper housed in a hand painted, linen covered tray case with a sculpture mounted on the cover made at Brighton Press. 6 1/16" x 14 7/8". Edition of 40. 2008.

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Ten-stanza poem by W. D. Snodgrass; ten hand tinted, soft-ground etchings by DeLoss McGraw. Introduction by Constance Glenn. Fourteen letterpress pages handset in Caslon 540 and printed letterpress by Bill Kelly on Rives Tan paper. Unbound, housed in a clamshell box covered in cloth printed with an etching by the artist made by Nanci Kelly. 10 3/8" x 16 3/4". Edition of 30. 1985.

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Poem by Peter Everwine; twelve-page woodcut by Bill Kelly on Seichosen and Twinrocker papers. Text hand-set in Bembo and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Woodcut printed by the artist. Leporello binding in hand painted paper over boards and Twinrocker Walnut paper, housed in a silk-covered clamshell box made by Sonja Jones. 6 7/8" x 25 3/4". Edition of 35. 2005.

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Five poems and four translations by Janet Lewis; nine hand painted woodcuts by DeLoss McGraw. Text hand set in Garamond and printed letterpress by Bill Kelly in gray ink on Rives Heavyweight paper. Unbound, housed in a clamshell box covered with hand painted linen made by David Brock. 22 1/8" x 7 5/8". Edition of 45. 1990.

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Nine poems by C. G. Hanzlicek; etchings by Olda Prochazka on Rives paper. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress in two colors. Bound by David Brock in paste paper over boards and by Claudia Cohen in cloth printed with a Curwen pattern. Slipcase. 15 5/8” x 11 3/4”. Edition of 55. 1995.

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Ten poems by W. D. Snodgrass; ten hand painted etchings by DeLoss McGraw on Arches and Rives papers. Text hand set and printed letterpress in eleven colors by Bill Kelly. Unbound in a tray case covered with a hand painted etching. 11" x 12 1/2". Edition of 50. 1989.

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Poems, photographs, drypoints, woodcut and pochoir by Bill Kelly on Arches, Sekishu, and Cave papers. Images printed by the artist. Text hand set and printed by Nelle Martin. Bound by Claudia Cohen in paste paper over boards with a photoengraving mounted on the cover. Enclosure made of Cave paper. 9 3/8" x 6 3/4". Edition of 30. 1999/2000.

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Short story by Dylan Thomas; seventeen woodcuts by James Renner. Thirty-two letterpress pages set in Monotype Emerson and printed letterpress by Bill Kelly in two colors on Rives Heavyweight paper. Thirty-six chapter numbers designed by the artist. Bound by Nanci Kelly in printed cloth over boards with a wraparound image, hand painted by the artist. Slipcase. 9 7/8" x 6 7/8". Edition of 94. Deluxe edition of 20 includes bound volume and all seventeen woodcuts hand printed on Kitakata paper. 1988.

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Three poems by Juvenal Acosta; two chine collé etchings and three motif etchings by Derli Romero. Hand set in Goudy Bold and printed letterpress by Bill Kelly on Johannot paper. Etchings printed by the artist. Bound concertina style between boards covered with Moriki paper and Arches Black. Closed: 9 13/16" x 7 7/8". Open: 48 1/2" x 7 7/8". Edition of 55. 1990.

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A one-act play by Stephen Metcalfe; nine woodcuts by Julia Talcott. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed on Rives paper along with the woodcuts by Hal Truschke. Yellow Ingres antique endpapers printed with a decorative woodcut by the artist. Quarter bound by Klaus Rotzcher in paper over boards, printed with a woodcut by the artist; cloth spine. 9 1/4" x 7 1/4". Edition of 30. 1992.

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Five-stanza poem by Nancy Willard; five chine collé drypoints by Michele Burgess. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Hal Truschke on seven loose folios of Nideggen laid paper, each hand painted with a blue green water motif. Drypoints printed by the artist. Unbound in a clamshell box made by Jill Jevne. The box is covered with Moriki paper printed with a drypoint by the artist. 6 3/4" x 9 15/16". Edition of 25. 1992.

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Drypoints, embossing, and holographic text handwritten by Robert Cremean printed on Arches 88 paper. Title and colophon pages hand set in Bembo and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Etchings and embossings printed by Michele Burgess. Unbound in a linen covered tray case made by David Brock. 21" x 17". Edition of 28. 1994. Seven deluxe copies of the book are contained in a handmade wooden slipcase inset with one of the seven scribed copper plates and bas reliefs used in printing the edition.

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Poems by Bill Kelly; paintings and photo intaglios by Michele Burgess on Gampi paper. Text hand set in Gill Sans and printed by Nelle Martin. Etchings printed  by the artist. Hand printed binding housed in a chitzu covered in Japanese silk made by Sonja Jones. 10" x 7 1/2". Edition of 30. 2006.

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Ten poems by Nancy Willard and ten panoramic photographs archivally printed by Eric Lindbloom. Text was hand set in Romulus and printed letterpress on Twinrocker Willow Creek paper by Alvin Buenaventura. Bound by Claudia Cohen, who also created the paste paper for the cover. Housed in a cloth covered enclosure. 11 1/4" x 24". Edition of 15. 2000.

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Faith Ringgold's autobiographical text is paired with nine hand painted etchings, each with multicolored pochoir borders printed in linen. Text set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Stenciled borders printed by Nelle Martin. Bound by David Brock and housed in a painted clamshell box with fabric inlays. 9 1/2" x 7 7/8". Edition of 30. A deluxe edition of 15 books includes a hand sewn quilt bearing the nine original prints, which are painted and stenciled by hand. 1995.

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Poems by Mary Julia Klimenko; Eight hand painted etchings by Manuel Neri on Saunders Waterford paper. Type hand set and printed by Bill Kelly. Etchings printed by Michele Burgess and Bill Kelly and hand painted and torn by the artist. Unbound in a silk tray case printed with an etching made by David Brock. 21 1/2" x 16 1/2". Edition of 25, each copy includes one artist's proof etching. 1991.

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Poem by Nancy Willard, hand painted collages by Michele Burgess on Gampi papers mounted on Cave "Skin" paper. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Bound by Lisa Van Pelt in leather and paper. Tray case covered in hand woven linen. 16" x 13". Edition of 15. 2016.

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Poems by Sandra Alcosser; etchings and collagraphs by Michele Burgess on Roma, Lana, and Japanese papers. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Alvin Buenaventura. Etchings printed by the artist. Bronze casting by Fire Arts Foundry. Unbound in a vellum cover. Housed in a slipcase with a cast bronze sculpture mounted on it made by David Brock. 9 5/8" x 7 3/8". Edition of 35. 1997.

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Hand painted wood construction and hand relief prints on Seichosen paper by James Renner designed by Michele Burgess. Text hand set in Gill Sans and printed by Nelle Martin. Coptic binding housed in a cloth covered clamshell box with a woodcut mounted on the cover made by Sonja Jones. 6 1/2" x 11 1/4". Edition of 20. 2007.

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Forty autobiographical woodcuts by Harry Sternberg on Kitakata and Gutenberg papers. Bound by David Brock covered in Richard de Bas paper with silk spine and printed with a woodcut by the artist. Text hand set in Bodoni and printed letterpress by Hal Truschke along with the woodcuts. Housed in a plexiglass slipcase. 13 1/4" x 10 5/8". Edition of 40. Deluxe edition of 40 includes all 40 woodcuts spoon printed on Okawara paper and signed. 1991.

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Poem by Nancy Willard printed in two colors on antique English Whatman paper; seven multicolor drypoints by Michele Burgess on Rives paper. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Alvin Buenaventura. Drypoints printed in three colors by the artist. Unbound and housed in a painting fragment. Silk enclosure with bone clasps made by Claudia Cohen. 10 1/8" x 7 5/8". Edition of 20. 2001.

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Twenty-one poems by Mary Julia Klimenko; one original mixed-media drawing and five photolithographs by Manuel Neri on Arches, Sudare, and Japanese papers. Text hand set in Romulus and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Introduction by Frances Mayes. Lithographs printed by Don Farnsworth at Magnolia Editions. Bound by Claudia Cohen in hand tooled leather. Linen tray case. 15 1/2" x 11 3/4". Edition of 55. 1992.

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Poems by Ruth Stone; etchings by Michele Burgess on handmade Twinrocker paper. Text hand set in Spectrum. Etchings printed in two and three colors by the artist. Woven-strap vellum binding enclosed in a watercolor painting. Housed in a cloth-covered box made by Lisa Van Pelt. 9 1/2" x 11". Edition of 40. 2012.

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Prose poems by Peter Everwine; chine collé etchings with pochoir by Bill Kelly. Text hand set in Romulus and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Etchings printed by the artist. Bound in paste paper by Michele Burgess. Tray case covered in hand woven cotton made by Sonja Jones. 18" x 13". Edition of 30. 2010.

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Poems by Nancy Willard. Etchings by Michele Burgess, woodcuts by Bill Kelly, silverprint photographs by Eric Lindbloom. Type hand set in Centaur and Arrighi and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin on Twinrocker paper. Etchings printed by the artist and Chelsea Herman. Loose folio triptychs housed in a tray case designed by Lisa Van Pelt. 18" x 14 1/8" x 2". Edition of 30.

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Poem by Nancy Willard; drypoint engravings and chine collé etching by Michele Burgess. Paper color and design by Merilyn Britt. Bound by Claudia Cohen in natural dyed silk and Japanese paper. Twenty-seven colors compose the edition palette, derived from tree leaves, needles, twigs, buds, roots, berries, and catkins. Archivally hand dyed, each book is unique in its combination of colors. 11" x 5". Edition of 25. Deluxe copies include a separate suite of the five drypoints and a sample of every paper color. 1999.

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Poem by Marie Luise Kaschnitz (translated by Lisel Mueller); hand painted lithographs by Michele Burgess on Gampi and Twinrocker handmade papers. Text hand set in Bembo in English and German and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Lithographs printed by the artist and Garrett Takiguchi Accordion bound by Michele Burgess and Miya Hannan in linen with hand painted print on the cover. Hand painted tray case made by Sonja Jones. 10 3/4" x 7". Edition of 30. 2009.

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Poem by Sandra Alcosser in response to six etchings by Michele Burgess. Text hand set in Romulus and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin on Mulberry paper. Etchings printed on Fabriano paper by the artist and Alvin Buenaventura. Bound by Mark Tomlinson in Japanese stab binding in silk. Cloth enclosure. 44" x 31". Edition of 10. 2001.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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