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Cummington Press.

Harry Duncan

Cummington Press.

by Harry Duncan

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Written in English

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    Paginationp. 221-36
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21466596M

    autumn use. This book, an implicit memorial to Katharine Frazier, is a resourceful and remarkable book printed in the most difficult cir­ cumstances. It stands with the best of other private press books of. Job (except Blake’s), and was the first Cummington book to be chosen by the American Institute of Graphic Arts for its Fifty Books. Paul Engle (Octo – Ma ), noted American poet, editor, teacher, literary critic, novelist, and playwright. He is perhaps best remembered as the long-time director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and as founder of the International Writing Program (IWP), both at the University of Iowa.

    The Meeting Places of the Colors – Cummington Press Book Arts / Fine Press, Poetry $ A Ceremony Somewhere Else. Passage Work Book Arts / Fine Press, Poetry, Small Press $ heavy jars by Anselm Hollo – copy #1 Book Arts / Fine Press, Poetry, Small Press $ About this Item: Cummington Press, Cummington, Mass., First edition. Octavo. 53 pages. One of copies. Original paper boards with a zodiac design on upper corners slightly rubbed.

    Omaha: The Cummington Press, Private Press. Hardcover. Octavo. of copies. Gray/brown boards. Small red symbol printed on front board. Printed by Harry Duncan from Joanna type on Strathmore Brigadoon paper. 32 pages. PRI/ Fine. Book Publishers in Cummington on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Book Publishers in Cummington, MA.


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Cummington Press by Harry Duncan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The works of the Cummington Press are thought to be amongst some of the best examples of hand-pressed books in modern America. A signed copy of poet Robert Lowell's Land of Unlikeness Cummington Press.

book Cummington is worth easily $, whereas Wallace Stevens Notes Towards a Supreme Fiction (one of only 80 copies) could be worth $ Scope and Contents The Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection covers the fine arts presswork of Harry Duncan () under the Cummington Press imprint, as well as examples of Duncan's work while at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, under the Abattoir Editions imprint.

The collection includes books, galley proofs, prints, drawings, engraved copper plates, carved wood. The Cummington Press was the school press of the Cummington School of the Arts and was founded by the school’s director, Katharine Frazier.

Frazier passed away inthe same year the book was published. The Press paid tribute to Frazier in the book’s colophon. The press moved from Cummington to Rowe, Massachusetts, in After Williams was killed in a car accident inDuncan moved to the University of Iowa to teach and to continue printing books under the Cummington Press name.

He bought a large house in West Branch, Iowa, and there established his press. Valentines to the Wide World Mona Van Duyn ( ) Iowa City: Cummington Press, First edition PS A V3 Born in Waterloo, Iowa, Mona Van Duyn grew up in the small town of Eldora, Iowa (pop.

3,) where she read voraciously and secretly wrote poems in her school notebooks from grade school to high school. Cummington Press books feature a spare, classical style that had a strong influence on later Midwestern fine printing.

Duncan moved to the University of Nebraska Omaha in and until his retirement in he printed books under the Abattoir Editions imprint, returning to the Cummington Press imprint from until his death in Harry Duncan (né Harry Alvin Duncan; 19 April Keokuk, Iowa – 18 April Omaha, Nebraska) was a hand-press printer, author, librettist, translator, and publisher under his imprint the Cummington was known for publishing early works by Robert Lowell, Tennessee Williams, Wallace Stevens, Allen Tate, Marianne Moore, William Logan, Stephen Berg, and Dana Gioia.

The Cummington Press Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by Harry Duncan (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Learning Store. Shop books, stationery, devices and other learning essentials. Click here to access the store.

Special offers and product promotions Author: Harry Duncan. The Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection covers the fine arts presswork of Harry Duncan () under the Cummington Press imprint, as well as examples of Duncan's work while at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, under the Abattoir Editions imprint.

The Cummington Press, Massachusetts, was founded by Katharine Frazier and Harry Duncan in ; it grew out of the Cummington School of the Arts where a group of students took up letterpress printing in Frazier oversaw all phases of the printing process untilwhen ill-health forced her to give up active involvement in printing and.

The Book and Other Poems. Rowe: Cummington Press, First edition. 8 pp. Front cover detached, as frequently encountered, else near fine in sewn wrappers with pasted-on cover label. One of copies. US$25 Add to Cart TATE, Allen. CHRIST AND THE UNICORN. West Branch: The Cummington, First edition.

Stapled wrappers. 1/ copies. Very. The participants in the school, led by Duncan, made their first attempts to operate the press fromand by had completed the first book under the Cummington Press imprint, an edition of whaling letters titled Incident on the Bark Columbia.

The Cummington Press records and Harry Duncan papers now available for research in MARBL [Part 1 of 2] Posted July 1, By Amy E. Elkins, former Manuscript Processing Graduate Assistant, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Library (MARBL) Harry Duncan was a printer of fine press books, professor of book arts, and manager of the Cummington.

CHRIST AND THE UNICORN. by [CUMMINGTON PRESS]. TATE, Allen. [CUMMINGTON PRESS]. TATE, Allen. CHRIST AND THE UNICORN. An address delivered on June the 23rd,at the Third International Congress for Peace and Christian Civilization West Branch, Iowa:: Cummington Press, First edition, limited to copies.

A few faint, light spots to bottom edge of front cover, very. The Cummington Press records and Harry Duncan papers now available for research [Part 2 of 2] Posted July 8, By Amy E.

Elkins, former Manuscript Processing Graduate Assistant, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Library (MARBL). : The Lovemaker: One of copies printed in Plantin and Mistral types and printed lithographically on Corsican paper.

Laid into the book are two printed slips from the Academy of American Poets sinalling that this book was the Lamont Poetry Selection for the year - a high honor.

The book is in fine condition in a dust jacket that shows sunning to the spine and two short tears at. Paperback; Publisher: Cummington Press; First Edition edition () ASIN: BIXXLLC Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3, in Books (See Top in Books)Author: Robert Mezey.

Cummington Press. Book design. Printing. Hammer, Victor, -- ; Typografie. User lists with this item UNO Faculty Collection ( items) by castma updated Confirm this request.

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if. The books were printed by a range of fine presses with Nebraska connections including the Cummington Press, Gibraltar Editions, UNO’s Abattoir Editions, Buttonmaker Press, as well as UNO student presses.

During this sesquicentennial year of statehood the topics of many of the books on display are especially apt. Visitors will enjoy the work. Cummington Press records and Harry Duncan papers, Manuscript Collection No.

2 Citation [after identification of item(s)], Cummington Press records and Harry Duncan papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University. Processing. Cummington Press. Privately printed books. Massachusetts -- Cummington.

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Linked Data. More info about Linked Data \n \n Primary Entity\/h3>\n.Limited/Numbered. The Book of Job From the King James Bible with Wood Engravings by Gustav Wolf/ and a Note by Alfred Young Fisher. Cummington, Massachusetts: The Cummington Press. First Edtion. Number of 4to., 73 profusely illustrated numbered pages plus two pages of Manufacturer: Cummington Press.By Mary L.

Richmond, Published on 11/01/ Keywords. Cummington Press, Katherine Frazier, Printing, Rainer Maria Rilke.