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  • Collection: UWM Book Arts

A Day on the Norma A

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A compilation of experiences on the Norma A over several summers

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Joe Friebert

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"This handprinted limited edition folio is a personal, insightful and sometimes poignantly humorous testimony to a respected colleague." -- Leaf [3].

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Cattle Drive '76

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The 6th folio-book to come from the Red Door Studio. Printed directly from the wood blocks by the hand rubbing process on Tablean, Technical Paper Corporation ... Protective sheets, Strathmore Pastel, Strathmore Paper Company. Cover box designed and…

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Edge of the Sea: Sketches of Downeast Maine

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A portfolio of woodcuts with the text devised as excerpts from a diary, inspired by a trip to Maine

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Washington's Dilemma ; Sackcloth & Butternut, 1775-8

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Illustrations of soldiers' uniforms accompanied by letters George Washington wrote during the war years.

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Little Ezukvuk

Third limited edition book produced at the Red Door Studio, inspired by the author's association with the King Island Eskimos in Nome, Alaska

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The Bear that Woke Too Soon

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"Second in a projected series of limited edition books printd by the Red Door Studio ... The illustrations for this edition were printed from the original woodcuts on a Gordon Platen Press. The text has been hand set in Spartan types and has been…

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Little No Name: Word and Picture

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"This book is about the petroglyphs on the cliffs at Vantage, Washington. It is not an attempt to tell why but how they were put there."

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Paradise Lost; A Poem

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"Designed and printed by Christopher and Anthony Sandford, Francis Newbery, and Owen Rutter ... All the titling and the type used belong to the Golden Cockerel fount designed for the Press by Eric Gill and cut by Caslon, the Poem being in the…

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Paradise Lost : A Poem in Twelve Books

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"This text...has been set in type from a copy of the second edition...1674... The plates and illustrations were designed and engraved on wood by D. Galanis. The title-page & initial letters were designed by Anna Simons. One hundred and ninety-five…

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