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Three copies for sale in one month

By coincidence, three copies of the Chaucer are coming up for sale next month (December 2015).

(1) Swann, on 1 December (lot 140), will be offering a quarter-linen copy in a modern clamshell case, with an estimate of $45,000–$60,000. 213 more words

Geoffrey Chaucer

Four Color Printing and Document Shares: Obtaining The Greatest Blend

Four-color printing is an all-too-common view for you. You can observe catalogs, brochures, vibrant publications, and cards, which are choked with shades.

Four- process printing is just a… 468 more words

Business Cards

A Small Collectible Book by George R. Stewart

Take Your Bible in One Hand… was a special, limited edition book published by the Colt Press in 1939.  Stewart was interested in the life of William Thomes, who wrote about Mexican California (sometimes factually, sometimes with imagination), but it’s not clear why this short but oversized finely printed book was published by Colt.  250 more words

American History

Mastering The Art of Printing

Non members can sign up for this class by clicking here. Members must sign up in-store.


A portrait of Robert Catterson-Smith

Tom Riedlinger has recently sent us a scan of this portrait of Robert Catterson-Smith, a pastel painting by T. Murray Bernard Bladon in about 1920. It was for many years owned by the Central School of Arts and Crafts in Birmingham and is now in the Jenden/Riedlinger Collection. 136 more words

Geoffrey Chaucer

William Harcourt Hooper

Tom Riedlinger has very kindly sent us this photograph and brief obituary of W. H. Hooper, who was Morris’s chief wood-engraver; they appeared in the… 106 more words

Geoffrey Chaucer