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  • Collection: UWM Book Arts

The Faerie Queene Disposed into Twelue Bookes Fashioning XII. Morall Vertues

"Printed at the Ashendene press, at Shelley House, Chelsea,in the county of Middlesex, by C.H. St J. Hornby assisted by I. Jenkins, compositor, and G. Faulkner, pressman ... The text ... is, with some few very minor alterations, that edited for the…


The Prologue to The Canterbury Tales

"This book has been hand-set and printed letterpress in Monotype Plantin series 110 at Seven Corners Press, Guildford and at Charles Mitchell Ltd., Woking. The original stencils for the prints were prepared by the artist and printed at Loddon…


The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted

"This facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer has been printed for The Basilisk Press, London, by The John Roberts Press in Clerkenwell and completed on the 31st day of December 1974 ... The paper has been specially made at Saint Cuthbert's Mill at Wells…

The Confessions of St. Augustine

"The eighth of this Thirtieth Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club ... The twenty-four full-page color illustrations have been painted by Edy Legrand; four of thse have been printed as endpapers... The book has been designed by…

De Civitate Dei Libri XXII

Gothic letters without catchwords or pagination. Two- to eight-line spaces with guide letters left for initials.



"This book has been designed and produced by the author in response to a border crossing into the United States of America."--P. [2] of cover.


A Weak Sense of Direction

"A Weak Sense of Direction is an abstract exploration of the journey of traveling by bicycle. There exist several similarities in riding a bike and experiencing art in a book format. While both can be experienced in a distinctly linear manner, one…

Waterfalls of the Mississippi

"Printed in the following limited edition at Gaylord Schanilec's studio in the Mississippi River Valley above Stockholm, Wisconsin. It is composed of Garamond type and hand-printed on Zerkall paper using a Vandercook press. Each image is printed in…


The Wandering Book Artists' Collaborative Broadsides

13 broadsides by various artists, along with a pamphlet by Peter and Donna Thomas


Tourist / Refugee

Based on photographs taken at a former tourist hotel in Tʻbilisi, in the Republic of Georgia.