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  • Collection: UWM Book Arts

The Foragers

"A Memory Palaces production by Lane Hall, including aphorisms, exercises and textual fragments from The Elementary Spelling Book, Noah Webster (1829). Images from field collection, specimen scans and foraging."--Colophon.


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 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…

The Bicycle Diaries : One New Yorker's journey through 9-11

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Richard Goodman, like many New Yorkers, was on his way to work. As he crossed Madison Avenue, he looked south to see one of the World Trade Center Towers 'bellowing smoke.' He wrote, 'I could set my position in…


The Bear that Woke Too Soon

"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…


The Alder

A homage to poet and book artist William Everson


Ten Artists: Ten Years

"A commemorative folio of graphics to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the School of Fine Arts, 1963-1973"--Case cover.;



In slipcase ; Bound in quarter leather over bare wooden boards, lapped case binding ; White leather spine with tooled title lettering in gold

Sugaring Fever

"This is the sixteenth limited book-folio to come from the Red Door Studio. The text is handset in 14 point Spartan Black. The title is a woodcut designed by the artist-author. The text is printed on Rives Lightweight 100 percent rag mouldmade paper.…


Standing Place

"I take students to New Zealand every two years, and in doing that have made good friends at a Maori Marae, which is a tribal meetinghouse. This is the story of their parents. Ned Nathan joined the Maori Battalion at the start of World War II. Like…