Passions in Print: Private Press Artistry in New Mexico

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Moving through five historic periods, this book weaves the colorful story of New Mexico's book artists and their dedication to a timeless craft. From the work of nineteenth-century printers to the illustrated books created by Santa Fe and Taos art colonists in the 1920s and 1930s to contemporary printings spawned by creative-edge book artists, t profiles twenty-nine presses and artists including Gustave Baumann, Willard Clark, and Linnea Gentry.

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Pamela S. Smith is the former director of the Press of the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she designed and printed award-winning limited edition letterpress books for nearly thirty years. She is an adjunct faculty member at the College of Santa Fe, where she teaches classes in the book arts.



Richard Polese began his book career as apprentice with Jack Rittenhouse at the Stagecoach Press in Santa Fe some forty years ago. Today he runs his own private press, Ocean Tree Books, and is the executive director of the New Mexico Book Association.

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