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  • Collection: UWM Book Arts

Waterfalls of the Mississippi

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"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…

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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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U.S.F.S. Mules

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"This is the 26th limited edition book to come off the Red Door Studio Press"--Colophon.

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Tourist / Refugee

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

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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted

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"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 Wandering Book Artists' Collaborative Broadsides

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

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The Trek

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"This is the twenty-first limited edition book to come from the Red Door Studio in a series created and developed by Danny." -- Colophon.

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The Prologue to The Canterbury Tales

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"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…

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The Other Place

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"Limited edition portfolio of 16 prints by American artist Bob Erickson and Northern Irish artist Keith Wilson with a poem by William Lawlor. Each artist made images that explore and investigate the natural environment in and around the other's home.…

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The Nameless Dead

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"The pictures for this book were taken in Khiva and Bukhara, Uzbekistan in 2000 ... The typefaces were designed specifically for this book and consist of a sans serif captioning face, a serifed text face, an italic, small caps, and…

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