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  • Collection: UWM Book Arts

A Book of Saints and Wonders

"Two hundred copies of this book have been printed upon paper made in Ireland, and published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats at the Dun Emer Press, in the house of Evelyn Gleeson." -- Colophon.


Poems by Thomas Parnell, Selected by Lennox Robinson

"Printed on paper made in Ireland, and published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats"--Colophon


Ten Artists: Ten Years

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


Paradise Lost; A Poem

"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…


Paradise Lost : A Poem in Twelve Books

"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…


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.