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11 items from the Bird & Bull Press.

Morris, Henry.

Published by Bird & Bull Press [1978?98], Newton, PA, 1978
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Eleven promotional pieces: prospectuses and other ephemera (including two sheets of printing-themed wrapping paper!) from the small Newtown, PA, press famed for its fine printing, particularly on the subjects of book arts and printing history. This collection of Bird & Bull items offers a nice overview of a variety of the press's favored fonts, illustration styles, and subject matters ? and of proprietor Henry Morris's sense of humor as well. The gathering comprises: Bibliophilic, Typographic and Politically Correct Bijoux. That's a wrap! [1996]. Nos. 2 & 3. [1] f. each. (folded); Chinese Handmade Paper. [1986]. [4] pp.; Chinese Decorated Papers. [1987]. [1] f.; The Etching of Figures. [1998]. [4] pp. (specimen laid into some copies of Dard Hunter & Son; this example including the mysterious "yellow image"); The First Fine Silver Coinage of the Republic of San Serriffe: The Bird & Bull Press Commemorative 100 Coronas. 1988. [4] pp.; Numismata typographica. [1992]. [1] f.; The Private Press-Man's Tale. [1990]. [1] f.; Swine Print. [1978]. [4] pp.; Three Early French Essays on Paper Marbling 1642?1765. [4] pp.; Trade Tokens of British and American Booksellers & Bookmakers. [1989]. [4] pp. 11 items, varying sizes; illus. Items clean and unworn. Swine Print with crease from previous folding. An attractive, interesting gathering of uncommon ephemera. Bookseller Inventory # 31235

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Title: 11 items from the Bird & Bull Press.

Publisher: Bird & Bull Press [1978?98], Newton, PA

Publication Date: 1978

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