Published by Oak Knoll Books, New Castle, DE, 2003
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10 x 15 inches. cloth portfolio with paper cover label containing 33 letterpress printed posters. Limited to only 125 sets of which 94 are for sale. Issued in celebration of Oak Knoll Fest X, held in New Castle on October 3-5, 2003. The thirty-three broadsides display a broad range of design and printing methods. Organized by Graham Moss, each private press printer chose their own text and design scheme. The presses include: Aardvark, Alembic, Barbarian, Bird and Bull, Bombshelter, Celtic Cross, Editions du Silence, Fleece, Gwasg Gregynog, Harsimus, Incline, Inky Parrot, Kat Ran, Lark Sparrow, Lone Oak, Midnight Paper Sales, Ninja, Old School, Michael Peich, Perpetua Press, Pre Nian, Robin Price, Rampant Lions, Shanty Bay, Sherwin Beach, Tern, Walking Bird, Warwick, Whittington, Woodside, and Yellow Barn. The portfolio was designed by Campbell-Logan Bindery, and the title page and colophon were printed with type cast by Theo Rehak. Included are "The Apple Orchard" by Dana Gioia, excerpts from Daniel Berekley Updike's "The Practice of Printing," C.P. Cavaky's "Awaiting the Barbarians," Hansard's Typographia, W.S. Merwin's "To the Book," "Ten Rules for Tea," "How to Dun a Deadbeat Book Customer," and quotes from James Carr and Oliver Goldsmith. Also features the Jane Lydbury engraving "Dr Donne's Devotions Disturb'd." A few copies of these have folded corners from shelving and moving over the years. cloth portfolio with paper cover label containing 33 letterpress printed posters. Bookseller Inventory # 75147

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Title: OAK KNOLL FEST X 2003

Publisher: Oak Knoll Books, New Castle, DE

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Private Press

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Oak Knoll sells, publishes and distributes books in the fields of: Bibliography, Book Collecting, Book Arts, Books about Children's Books, Book History, Bookplates, Book Trade, Forgery, Censorship, Libraries, Publishing, Bookbinding, Book Design, Book Illustration and Graphic Arts, Marbling, Color Printing, Printing and Printing History, Papermaking and Paper Specimens, Typography and Typeface Specimens, Private Press Books and Fine Printing. Oak Knoll Books (Cedar Lane Inc dba Oak Knoll Books) 310 Delaware St New Castle DE 19720 orders@oakknoll.com 302-328-7232 Robert D. Fleck Oak Knoll is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and thus affiliated with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. These organizations stand for professionalism in the world of books so look for these logos when buying books.

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