Item #8293 17 ITEMS FROM THE BIRD & BULL PRESS. Bird, Bull Press.
17 ITEMS FROM THE BIRD & BULL PRESS
17 ITEMS FROM THE BIRD & BULL PRESS
17 ITEMS FROM THE BIRD & BULL PRESS
17 ITEMS FROM THE BIRD & BULL PRESS

17 ITEMS FROM THE BIRD & BULL PRESS

Newton, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1970-1998. Unbound. Near Fine binding. Item #8293

Seventeen promotional pieces: prospectuses and other ephemera. The gathering comprises: Bibliographic, Typographic and Politically Correct Bijoux. That's a Wrap! [1996], Nos. 2 & 3 [1] f. each. (folded); Chinese Handmade Paper. [1986]. [4] pp.; Chinese Decorated Papers. [1987]. [1] f.; The Etching of Figures. [1998]. [4] pp.; The First Fine Silver Coinage of the Republic of San Serriffe: The Bird & Bull Press Commemorative 100 Coronas. [1988]. [4] pp.; Numismata Typographica. [1992]. [1] f.; The Private Press-Man's Tale. [1990]. [1] f.; Swine Print. [1978]. [4] pp.; Three Early French Essays on Paper Marbling 1642-1765. [1987]. [4] pp.; Trade Tokens of British and American Booksellers & Bookmakers. [1989]. [4] pp.; Gordon Craig's Paris Diary 1932-1933 [1982]. [4] pp.; Communicated by F. M.: Irresistible Bits No. I (1987]. Broadside, folded and mounted; Louis Herman Kinder and Fine Bookbinding in America. [1985]. Broadside, trifold; Proceedings at a Meeting of the Vat Papermakers in 1853 [1970]. Broadside, trifold; Private Presses of San Serriffe [1980]. Broadside, folded; and finally, A small folded business card, Bird & Bull Press. All items are clean and bright and unworn. Swine Print and Paris Diary with central crease from folding.

An attractive, interesting gathering of uncommon ephemera by this small but important private press famed for its fine printing, particularly on the subjects of books arts and printing history. This collection of Bird & Bull items offers a nice overview of a variety of the press's favored fonts, illustration styles, and subject matters--and of the proprietor Henry Morris's sense of humor as well.

Price: $250.00

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