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Books about the Printing, Paper, and Bookbinding Arts

Out-of-Print titles

Paper and Threshold

The Paradox of Spiritual Connection in Asian Cultures


Dorothy Field


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 Paper & Mediums

Study Collection


compiled by

Cathleen A. Baker



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Cathleen A. Baker  •  John DePol

Endgrain Designs & Repetitions:

The Pattern Papers of John DePol

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

The Legacy Press, 2000


Edition size: 130; signed by both authors; 10.5 x 5.75 inches; 164 pages; 5 tipped-on color specimens of previously published pattern papers; letterpress-printed by hand on Mohawk Superfine paper from photopolymer plates; Diotima typeface. Binding by Gray Parrot; quarter black cloth with pattern-paper sides; paper label on spine, red endbands.


“Book” is reproduced under license © Estate of John DePol

Note: This title is now available in an offset-printed edition. Click here for more information.

Jennifer Futernick

One Curve of Sugar

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

The Legacy Press, 1998


Edition 100; 34 pages, 9.25 x 5.75 inches. Letterpress-printed on Mohawk Superfine; illustrations by Larry Lou Foster; binding-meant-to-fall-apart (Bugra); signed by the author, illustrator, and printer.


Original price: $35.00


Gaius Catullus

“Carmen 1”

  Tuscaloosa, Ala.

  The Legacy Press, 1998


  Edition 50; French fold; unfolded: 9 x 12 in. Letterpress-printed on Mohawk Superfine  with papyrus pop-up elements; signed by printer.


  Original price: $5.00




Cathleen A. Baker

The Story of Blue Betsey

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

The Legacy Press, 1997


Edition 30; 12 pages, 8 x 5.5 inches. Letterpress-printed on Mohawk Superfine; linocuts and hand-applied color; pamphlet binding (Roma); signed by author/printer.


Original price: $25.00

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