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Title: Regis and Donna Graden Printing Ephemera CollectionAdd to your cart.

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Arrangement:

I. Keepsakes

II. Broadsides

III.Chapbooks and Pamphlets

IV. Illustrations, Prints, and Photographs

V. Brochures and Leaflets

VI. Correspondence

VII. Cards and Invitations

   1.) General Invitations and Cards

   2.) Book Club of California Invitations

   3.) The Zamorano Club Invitations

   4.) Business Cards

VIII. Menus and Programs

IX. Bookmarks

X. Periodicals and Newsletters

   1.) periodicals

   2.) Newsletters

   3.) Clippings

XI. Catalogs

XII. Printing Artifacts

   1.) Printed Items about Printing

   2.) Printing Artifacts

XIII. Miscellaneous

XIV. Framed Items

XV. Miniatures

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection is divided into fifteen series: Keepsakes, Broadsides, Chapbooks and Pamphlets, Illustrations, Prints, and Photographs, Brochures and Leaflets, Correspondence, Cards and Invitations, Menus and Programs, Bookmarks, Periodicals and Newsletters, Catalogs, Printing Artifacts, Framed Items, and Miniatures. Materials come from not only Regis Graden's Nut Quad Press, but also the Grabhorn Press, Grabhorn-Hoyem, Arion Press, Clinker Press, John Henry Nash, Blackwood Press, Black Vine Press, Año Nuevo Press, Lone Goose Press, Quail Hill Press, Sagebrush Press, Pequeño Press, Hill and Dale Press, Anchor & Acorn Press, and many others.

The Keepsakes series consists of various formats including leaflets, chapbooks, and broadsides printed to commemorate events such as joint meetings of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs, and other special occasions.

The Broadsides series consists of posters printed to advertise events, as well as for artistic purposes, many printed letterpress.

The series of Chapbooks and Pamphlets includes chapbooks and shorter pamphlets printed by various presses. Subjects include poetry, speeches reprinted as booklets, and various other topics that have been printed and bound in a paper cover.

Illustrations, Prints, and Photographs is a small series of mainly engraving prints done by fine presses, including four original John De Pol wood engravings, a highlight of the collection.

Brochures and Leaflets includes leaflets printed at fine presses to announce upcoming publications, leaflets printed by paper and type companies to advertise their wares, as as well as brochures and guides from museums.

Correspondence includes letters from May Morris and the Luther Burbank Society.

Cards and Invitations includes invitations to private sales, holiday greetings from different presses, invitations to presentations, and postcards. The subseries for The Book Club of California and the Zamorano Club are arranged chronologically.

Menus and Programs contains the the beautifully printed programs and menus created for the meetings of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs, American Printing History Association meetings, and other celebrations.

Bookmarks is a small series, of letterpress bookmarks, primarily produced by Andre Chaves at the Clinker Press.

Periodicals and Newsletters is divided into three subseries. The first containing periodicals, the second newsletters from presses and associations, and the third consisting of clippings from newspapers and signatures from bound periodicals, as well as incunabula… for some reason.

Catalogs are arranged into three subseries, each with catalogs of different types. The first consists of catalogs from sales, presses, and exhibitions. The second consists of directories, listing fine presses and contact information for members of the American Printing History Association, and the third subseries includes catalogs of type specimens in the form of both books and single sheets.

Printing Artifacts is broken down into two subseries, the first consisting of printed industry materials such as instructional manuals, and the second subseries consisting of items used in the physical process of printing such as moveable type.

Miscellaneous consists of only two items, the diary of Benjamin Franklin Kopf from 1912, an affidavit from 1879, and a digital recording of the oral history of printer Richard J. Hoffman.

Framed Items consists of incunabula from the mid 15th century, a leaf from the Kelmscott Chaucer, a collection high light, mounted and framed, other interesting printed items, as well as portraits of printers with their presses.

Miniatures consists of items, mostly books that under five inches,  the majority were produced by Monsignor Francis J. Weber at the Junipero Serra Press, Robert E. Massmann at the Art Press, and John Lathourakis at the Tabula Rasa Press. Many were printed as keepsakes for the Miniature Book Society Grand Conclaves. Subjects range from biographies of printers, California history, and religion.

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Regis and Donna Graden Printing Ephemera Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.


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[Series 1: Keepsakes],
[Series 2: Broadsides],
[Series 3: Chapbooks and Pamphlets],
[Series 4: Illustrations, Photographs, and Prints],
[Series 5: Brochures and Leaflets],
[Series 6: Correspondence],
[Series 7: Cards and Invitations],
[Series 8: Menus and Programs],
[Series 9: Bookmarks],
[Series 10: Periodicals and Newsletters],
[Series 11: Catalogs],
[Series 12: Printing Artifacts],
[Series 13: Miscellaneous],
[Series 14: Framed Items],
[Series 15: Miniatures, 1906, 1937, 1972-2004],
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Series 15: Miniatures, 1906, 1937, 1972-2004Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Three Blank Books, n.d.Add to your cart.
Three 1"x2" hard bound blank books with bookmarks inside cardboard stand. Sticker on bottom "Il Papiro, Made in Italy"
Item 2: "Important Titles"  by John Peter Lathourakis, Tabula Rasa Press, 1992Add to your cart.
Two 2.2x2.25" quarter bound books listing titles of blank books "Printed in an edition of 200 copies signed and numbered. This is copy number 91" second copy is numbered 148
Item 3: A Bibliography of California's Miniature Mission Books by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1993Add to your cart.
2x2.25" book, 40 pages. Junipero Serra Press. "The type used in this book is Gilliard. Printed letterpress and bound by Tabula Rasa Press in an edition of 125 copies" unnumbered. Two copies.
Item 4: "Weber's 100: Miniature Books Written or Edited by Msg. Francis J. Weber, 1969-1994", 1994Add to your cart.
2.5x3" catalog with paper cover. "Keepsake for Miniature Book Society, Ottawa… Presented by Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles." Two copies, one signed
Item 5: Bibliography of The Ash Ranch Press, Est. 1984, 1993Add to your cart.
3"x2.5" clothbound 40 page miniature. "Photocomposed at Valley Graphics by Robert R. Cole, Jr. using 8 point Cochin and Cochin Italic. Printed at International Graphics on Mohawk Tomahawk Paper. Handbound by Donald Brandy. Marble endpaper design by Diane Mauer. Designed and produced by Rebecca Saady Bingham for the Miniature Book Society, Inc., in an edition of 500 copies." Two copies
Item 6: "Autographs of Miniature Book Publishers", 1983Add to your cart.
Two 3"x2" single leaves held together with a rubberband between plastic covers. "Tamazunchale Press, Newton, 250 copies" hand numbered 188 and 203. Two copies
Item 7: Százévs A Typographia, 1970Add to your cart.
1.75"2.5" hardbound book celebrating the 100th anniversary of "Typographia," the official newspaper of the Hungarian Union of Printing, Paper and Press Workers, and reproduces a collection of the most interseting articles that have appeared in the paper over the last 100 years. In Hungarian, Russian, English, French, German, and Spanish. Introduction by Kimmel Emil.  "Atheneaum Nyomda, Budapest"
Item 8: "The Plantin Press" by Frank Irwin, with Illustrations by Joseph Powell, 1978 AprilAdd to your cart.
2x2.25 in. Book bound in white leather. "This edition is limited to 325 copies of which this is number 101" hand numbered and signed. "The text for this book was set by hand in 6 pt. Bulmer Roman typ and printed at The Hillside Press... Hand Bound by Hugo Grummich at the Cincinatti Bindery, Inc.
Item 9: Autobiography of William M. Cheney, an Auck Autobiography, 1967Add to your cart.
2.5"x3" cloth bound book. Also includes "How to Print in One Easy Lesson," Photographs by Grant Dahlstrom, September 1955. "Printing by W.M.C., Lithography and paper by George Kinney of the Castle Press. Frontispiece: A slate cut by david Kindersley. Binding by Bela Blau. Published by Dawson's Book Shop
Item 10: "The Suppressed Portraits of W.M. Cheyney" Charleston, 1998Add to your cart.
Two 2.4x2.8" booklets with paper cover "…issued for the Miniature Book Society 16th Grand Conclave. Mary Helen and Glen Dawson"
Item 11: Edward H. Bohlin: Saddle Maker for the Star, 1895-1995, Designed and Edited by John T. Reynolds, 1995Add to your cart.

3"x4" leather bound book inside cardboard holder. Contains tribute by Walter H. Danielson, Swedish Consul Emeritus, given June 2, 1980. Signed by John T. Reynold, Danielson, and Lillian Bohlin Pinkerton, Mariana Blau, and Regis Graden. "Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Edward Helge Bohlin, May 12, 1995. Centennial Silver Edition, Limited to 100 copies of which this is Copy No. 64"       

"The type used throughout is Garamond.  The paper is Mohawk Superfine. This book has been printed letterpress by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press in San Fernando. All editions have been bound by Mariana Blau in her bookbindery in Los Angeles."

Item 12: "Portraits of Some Famous Printers" Drawn by Herschel Logan, 1992Add to your cart.
2x2.75 in. Clothbound book. "This edition is lmited to 150 copies as a keepsake for the 1992 Joint Meeting of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs. Sponsors are Zamorano Club members: K, Chinn, R Hart, J. Lorson, M. Nunn, S. Robinson, J.R. Selmer, and Msgr. F.J. Weber… Design by Vance Gerry, printing by Patrick Reagh; and binding by Bela Blau."
Item 13: "Glen Dawson: A Bookman Turns 80" by Thomas F. Andrews, 1992 JuneAdd to your cart.
2x3" booklet with papercover, "of this keepsake, 300 copies were printed by Patrick Reagh Printers, Glendale. Designed by Scott Freutel and bound by Ruth Hoffman. Composed in Monotype Baskerville types" Two copies, one signed Tom Andrews
Item 14: "William Randolph Hearst" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1992Add to your cart.
1.5x2.5 in clothbound, 28 pages. "150 copies printed by John Lathourakis at the Tabula Rasa Press."
Item 15: "Stanley Morison, Man of Letters" by Beatrice Warde, Fleece Press, 1967Add to your cart.

2x2.5 in. yellow and white striped clothbound book inside blue cloth covered case. "Printed by Simon Lawrence, Seckar House, Seckar Lane, Woolley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire"                                                                           

"This obituary of Stanley Morison first appeared in The Sunday Times of October 15th, 1967..."                                                                                                                                       

"240 copies... were printed by hand and bound by Smith Settle. The typefaces were all introduced during Morison's career."

Item 16: "Jane Grabhorn, Printer", n.d.Add to your cart.

2x2.75 in. clothcound, 26 pages. "The Rather Press, Oakland, California"                                           

"The paper is Warren's Olde Style, the type is Centaur with Arrighti titling… done in an edition of 150 copies, of which this is no. 127" hand numbered.

Item 17: Francis J. Weber: The Monsignor of the Archives by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr., 1983Add to your cart.
2x2.25" quarter bound book, 38 pages. "Two hundred and fifty copies were printed on Lana Laid Rag paper by Roger Hilleary at Monterey, California. Bembo types were handset and printed with a 1900 Chandler & Price pilot press owned by Edward Petko, M.D.. The binding is by Bela Blau and illustrations by Anthony F. Kroll"
Item 18: "Dean of Microbibliophiles" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1993Add to your cart.
2.2x2.5" hardbound book, 30 pages. "The type used for this book is 8 point Galliard. Printed and bound by Tabula Rasa Press in an edition of 125 copies of which this is no. 48"
Item 19: "Following Bernhardt Wall" by Francis J. Weber, 1974Add to your cart.
1.8x2.4" quarter bound book, 20 pages. Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles. "200 copies. Printing by Wm. M. Cheney. Intaglio reproductions by Tony Kroll." signed by the author and Tony Kroll
Item 20: "Bela Blau: Bookbinder, 1914-1993", 1993Add to your cart.
1.6x2" hardbound books, 32 pages. "Ninety copies of this book are issued as a keepsake for the Zamorano Club, August 1993. Design and printed letterpress by Patrick Reagh. Bound by Mariana Blau" two copies, one cloth bound, one leather bound. Cloth bound copy is signed by Glen Dawson.
Item 21: "A Birthday Memoir" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1984Add to your cart.
1.5x1.8" quarter bound book, 20 pages. "Printed by Patrick Reagh & bound by Mariana Blau, Los Angeles" three copies signed by Mariana and Bela Blua
Item 22: "Dirk Cable, Bookseller: Reflections on the Man and His Bookshop" by Thomas F. Andrews, 2003Add to your cart.
2.25x3.5" booklet with paper cover, 26 pages. "This tribute is published to mark the third anniversary of Dirk Cable's Death. April 2, 2000"    "Regis Graden, Printer" 4 copies
Item 23: "Fine Printing and the '80's" by Edward Petko, 1980Add to your cart.
2.25x2.75 in. Hard cover. ""100 copies have been printed on Urabec-Hoffman all-rag handmade paper. Designed and printed by: Jack M. Conway, Michael Druyen, Richard Hoffman, Ruth Hoffman, David Moise, Tom Parker, Edward Petko, Gary Marc Remson, John Urabec, Clyde Stoneman, Gregory Zarcoff, Ethan Lipton"
Item 24: "Charter of the Heart of the Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming"  with introduction by David Perkins and illustrations by Irving Block, 1983Add to your cart.
3x2 in. hardbound. "This first letterpress edition… is limited to 300 numbered copies, and 26 lettered copies hand-colored by the artist, all of which were signed by the artist… Designed and printed by Patrick Reagh, Printers for the Santa Susana Press. This is number 31"
Item 25: "Type Specimens: 6 pt. and Under" by Jane W. Roberts, 1987Add to your cart.

From insert; "(Old-Time Printing) Fitzwilliam, NH. 2 15/16 x 2 5/16. 10 pp. Letterpress, pictorial printed wrappers. 90 copies."                                                                                                   

Colophon: "Stock is Midtec Lithofect Suede and Anony cover. Printed two pages up on a Golding Official Sidelever No. 3"

Item 26: A Boston Cordial, 1981Add to your cart.

1.75x1.75 in. "Illustrations, titles page calligraphy, and illumination by E. Helene Sherman. Typography and binding by R.E.M."                                                                         

"Published by Robert E. Massmann. New Britian, Connecticut. Prinnted at Art Press"

Item 27: A Latin Abecdarian by Juniper von Phitzer, 1998Add to your cart.

2.8x2.5" hardbound book displaying the Latin alphabet. " MBS Conclave XVI Keepsake."

Colophon: " Handset and printed. Wood, 72 point; Pagoda bold, 18 point; Schoolbook, 6 point; illustrations Antique and New Cuts. Printing Completed on this 24th of August 1984"

Signed by Juniper von Phitzer

Item 28: "Letterpress Printing" by David Clifford, 2004Add to your cart.
3x3" hardbound book in sleeve. "Printed and bound by David Clifford at Black Stone Press in Vancouver. The paper is Reg Lissel's handmade HM text. The binding, in arches, is based on Claire Van Vliet's Gospel of Mary structure. The edition is 50 numbered copies and 36 lettered... This is copy 14" hand numbered
Item 29: "Aizome Gami: Indogo Dyed Japanese Paper", 1992Add to your cart.
1.75x2.5 in. leaflets with samples of paper. The Alembic Press, Oxford. "150 copies handset & printed for Miniature Book Society Conclave X… by Claire Bolton, Oxford, England. Paper from Fuji Paper Mills, Tokushima, Japan" two copies
Item 30: "Tapa from Tonga: Conclave XI", 1993Add to your cart.
1.5x2" folded leaflet, with sample of tapa. "Peter and Donna Thomas"
Item 31: "MBS Conclave XII", 1994Add to your cart.
1.5x2" folded leaflet with quote and woodcut. "Peter and Donna Thomas"
Item 32: "Kipling. MBS Conclave 13", 1995Add to your cart.
1.5x2" folded leaflet with quote and woodcut. "Peter and Donna Thomas"  two copies
Item 33: "South Carolina", 1998Add to your cart.
Two 1.5x2" folded leaflets with quote and woodcut. "Peter and Donna Thomas"
Item 34: "Paper Potpourri" by Karen Stahlecker, 1995Add to your cart.
Two 1.5x2" paper booklets with blank plant based pages. "MBS keepsake. Conclave XIII"
Item 35: "Gutenberg to Printers Through-out the World: by the President of the Swiss Gutenberg Museum, Delivered before the Fourth International Printers Congress at Utrecht" The Black Cat Press, 1937Add to your cart.
2x2.75" booklet, 4 pages, stapled. "This is the first in a series of typographic keepsakes printed by Forgue & Roth , Printers… is set in the Linotype version of the original Caslon type and used in combination with Goudy Text and Lombardic capitals designed by Frederic Goudy. 500 copies have been printed on Rothenberg paper imported from the Zerkall mill in Germany. Vasari [is] used for the cover... Design and typography by Norman W. Forgue"
Item 36: "The Persea Tree"  Persea Press, n.d.Add to your cart.
2x3" pamphlet with paper cover giving information about the Persea Press
Item 37: "On Books" by Lawrence Clark Powell, 1992Add to your cart.
3x2.8" 4 page pamphlet with paper cover "The Bronte Press, Mantene, IL"
Item 38: "Queen Mary's Miniature Library" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1992Add to your cart.
2x2.75" hardbound book, 18 pages with gold fore edge. "This book, printed on Letterpress by Roger Pennels, is set in 11 point Bembo type. Printed on 100 pound English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 250 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California"
Item 39: "Minibibliophilia" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1979Add to your cart.
2x2.75" quarter bound book, 32 pages. Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, California. "250 copies reprinted from Hoja Volanta numbers 136 and 137 by Grant Dahlstrom at The Castle Press, Pasadena."
Item 40: "On Reaching a Hundred" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1994Add to your cart.
2.25x2.8" cloth bound book, 16 pages. "Designed and printed at The Castle Press of Pasadena, this book is issued in a press run of 150 copies. It was bound by Roswell Bookbinders of Phoenix" two copies.
Item 41: "The Devil's Printer", 1987 July 1Add to your cart.
2.5x3in. "Drawing, text, and lino block by DL Kent. 150 copies printed at Susannah Kent's Tarantula Press"
Item 42: "Win, Place, and Show or The Fund Raising Jack", 1967Add to your cart.
1.75x2 in., paper bound in paper sleeve. "Miniatures Gift Edition… Design, Typography and binding by Robert E. Massmann. Illustrations by C. Ernest Massmann. Printed at Art, Press New Britain"
Item 43: "Mr. Woolworth" author unknown, 1994Add to your cart.

2x2.25 in. paper booklet. "Press Oe Ward Schori"                                                                           

"This booklet was printed for Miniature Book Society"

Item 44: "What Men Know About Women" by A. Mann, 1983Add to your cart.
1.5x2" stapled paper booklet. "Spartanburg, Kitemaug Press"
Item 45: "A Riddle", 1995Add to your cart.
1.5x2 in. paper booklet. Gray Goose Press. Signed by Jeanne Goessling
Item 46: "She Crab Soup", 1998Add to your cart.
1.75x2.2" paper pamphlet with paper cover giving a recipe for a crab soup. "Frank J. Anderson spent part of his life making 150 copies of this book at the Kitemaug Press"  two copies
Item 47: "Father was a Dictator" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1972Add to your cart.

3.2x2.25" hardbound book, 18 pages with gold fore edge. "The Library of Congress Catalog Number is 81-71367. Reprinted from The Tidings. June 16, 1972."             

"Three hundred and fifty copies of this book have been printed by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California. Designed and printed by Francis Braun."

Item 48: "Random Thoughts and Memories" by Fritz Scholder, 1979Add to your cart.
2.25x2.75 in. Quarter bound. Arc Press, Scottsdale, Arizona. "The trade edition of this book is limited to five hundred copies printed at The Stinehour Press"
Item 49: I, The Scurvy by Dickie Migraine, 2001Add to your cart.
2.5x3" hardback book with dust jacket, and plastic case in which it was issued "Lorson's Books & Prints and The Weather Bird Press. Fullerton. "50 copies printed and bound by Allwyn O'Mara" Signed by Vance Gerry and Allwyn O'Mara.
Item 50: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, 2003Add to your cart.
2x2.5 in. book bound in blue leather. "The Miniature Classics Library" Del Prado Publishers. Printed in Spain. ISBN: 84-8372-788-9
Item 51: "Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie" by H.W. Longfellow, 1906Add to your cart.
1.5x2 in. Leather bound book with gold fore edge. Henry Frowde. Bjou edition. "Oxford: Horace Hart, Printer to the University"
Item 52: "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost, 1993Add to your cart.

2.75"x2" paper booklet with 8 pages. "Tabula Rasa Press, Seattle, Washington"

Colophon: "This book was hand-set in 8 pt. Bembo, printed on Lana Laid paper, & bound in a piano hinge binding by Anne Suruda in an edition of 300 copies" hand numbered and initialed 272/300

Item 53: "An Original Leaf from Birch Bark Poems Written & Printed by Charles F. Lummis, Chillicothe, Ohio, C. 1884", 1992 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
2.5x3" folder containing a leaf. "Presented by Glen & Mary Helen Dawson and Wallace & Corry Nethery to The Miniature Book Society Conclave X" two copies
Item 54: "Chicago" by Carl Sandberg, 1993Add to your cart.
2x2.75" sewn booklet with paper cover. Lorson Books & Prints. "200 copies designed and printed by Vance Gerry and printed by Patrick Reagh"
Item 55: "Chicago" by Carl Sandberg, 1993Add to your cart.
2x2.5" booklet in paper cover designed to look like a city skyline. Twin Heart press. ""Cover design and and bindings by Sandra Grace. This is a keepsake number 1 for the "Grand Conclave" XI of the M.B.S. in Chicago, IL…. As a gift edition"
Item 56: "The Passing of the Backhouse" by James Whitcomb Riley, 1993Add to your cart.
2.5x2 in. quarter bound book. "This book was printed letterpress on 60 lb. Warren's Eggshell Paper using handset Bembo types. It was made at Bookhaven Press by Pall Bohne, who also drew the illustrations… now issuyed in a limited press run of 150 copies by Junipero Serra Press in San Fernando, Valifornia." Includes Riley postage stamp from 1940. Two copies
Item 57: "For a Miniature Bibliophile, A Keepsake for MBS Conclave XVL" by Alden Jacobs, 1998 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
2x3" stapled 12 page booklet with paper cover of exceprts selected by Alden jacobs about book collection
Item 58: "Haiku Hypothesis" by Yoshio Matsuda, n.d.Add to your cart.
3x2.5" paper bound booklet. Fore edge of paper has decorative origame design. "Pequeno Press, Bisbee, AZ"
Item 59: "Gay Myths", 1993Add to your cart.
3x1.75" booklet with fold out pages sewn in plastic cover. ""For all the marchers missed when the park service ran out of fingers and toes. Editions. Verplanck NY" signed Ed Hutchins. Min. Book Soc.
Item 60: "Tales of the Wayside Inn" in pen drawings by E. Helene Sherman, 1975Add to your cart.
3.25x3" paper bound booklet. "Published by Robert E. Massman, New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press"
Item 61: "Historic Boston-Lexington Concord" in pen drawings by E. Helene Sherman, 1975Add to your cart.
3.25x3" paper bound booklet. "Published by Robert E. Massman, New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press"
Item 62: "1993", 1993Add to your cart.
19x11 cm. unbound calendar inside box. "This keepsake is for the Miniature Book Society, Conclave XI, Chicago 1993, from Ralf Quast, Germany, and from Dussa Verlag, Germany" Calendar is in German. Each month has a watercolor print
Item 63: "Garden", 1995Add to your cart.
Two 2.3x2.3" folded papers with color prints, in sleeve. Signed Carol Schwartzolt
Item 64: "Water, Earth, Air, Fire", 1995Add to your cart.
1.5"x2" accordion folded booklet in colorful cover with song lyric decorations inside. "Nancy Leavitt and Suzanne Moore, 1994… Persea Press, Stillwater, ME." two copies
Box 15Add to your cart.
Item 1: "One-of-A-Kind Topical Miniature Stamp Albums" by Robert E. Massmann, 1992Add to your cart.

2.25x1.75 in. booklet with two Disney stamps inside papersleeve. "Keepsake of Eloise and Robert Massmann for M.B.S. Grand Conclave X, San Diego 1992"                                               

"Label designed and executed by C. Ernest Massmann. Hand colored by Eloise C. Massmann. Overall design, typography, and binding by Robert E. Massmann. 150 copies"

Two copies

Item 2: Consumer Rationing in Wolrd War Two by Robert E. Massman, 1979Add to your cart.

2"x1" 2 minitaures, one Consumer Rationing in World War Two, and replica of War Ration Book with genuine ration stamps. Hand number 479. Inside trifold inside sleeve.                                                                                         

"Printed at Art Press"                                                                                           

"Publsihed by R.E.M., New Britian, Connecticut. Limited to 500 copies"

Item 3: "Have a Match?" by Robert E. Massmann, 1988Add to your cart.

2.2x1.75" matchbox inside which is a matchbook inside of which there is a .75x1" book. "300 copies."

"Concieved and Executed by R.E.M., New Brittany, Conn., Printed at Art Press"

Item 4: "Paper", 1996Add to your cart.
Nine 2x2" pieces of sparkly paper, signed, inside envelope. "This keepsake puzzle was printed at the Scripps College Press on the occasion of the Guild of Book Workers 16th Annual Standards Seminar October 17-19, 1996. A limited edition of 200 copies were printed letterpress on Rives BFK by the Typography Class instructed by Kitty Maryatt. This is copy number 72" (hand numbered). When put together, puzzle has qoutes reproduced from A Collection of Paper Samples from Hand Papermills in the United States of America by Peter and Donna Thomas.
Item 5: "Actual Zane Grey Logo", 1992Add to your cart.
2.5x3 in. leaflet, 4 pages unbound. "A keepsake for MBS Conclave X. San Diego, California… From Altadenans Anthony Kroll, Edna Smith"
Item 6: "John, Tom, and James", 1994Add to your cart.
1.75x2.5 in. leaflet. "keepsake for the conclave XII, Lorson's Books. Gerry Fecit"
Item 7: "A Few Words About Books", n.d.Add to your cart.
1.75x2 in. paper booklet with paper cover. "Miniature Book Conclave XIII, a keepsake from Allwyn O'Mara… The Tortoise Press is a letterpress printery specializing in miniature and artist books… John Robinson
Item 8: "Small Pleasures", 1992Add to your cart.
2.5x2 in. 12 page paper booklet by the Gray Goose Press. "A Keepsake for the Miniature Book Society Conclave X from Jeanne Goessling"
Item 9: "MBS 1993 Conclave Keepsake", 1993Add to your cart.
2.75x1.75" two boards connected by accordion folded paper with list of books produced by Pequeno Press for 1993, had pop-up features
Item 10: "Miniature Book Society Grand Conclave XIV", 1996Add to your cart.
2.5x3" board with qoute by Pierre-Simon Fournier. Piece of minature moveable type attached. "Iron Bear press"
Item 11: Futura Press Coupon, 1992Add to your cart.
3x2.25 in. gray fibrous paper with paper inside stating "David Wing and Allwyn O'Mara of Futura Press… welcome members of the Miniature Book Society…"
Item 12: "Grand Conclave XIII", 1995Add to your cart.
2.75x3" program of events, stapled booklet with paper cover. "Presented as a Keepsake by Regis and Donna Graden. Nut Quad Press, San Fernando , California"
Item 13: "Miniature Book Society Conclave XVI", 1998Add to your cart.
1.75x2.5" program for conclave in Charleston South Carolina, 8 pages, stapled.
Item 14: "The William Andrews Clark Memoral Library Announces a Retrospective Showing of Printing by William M. Cheney", 1981Add to your cart.
2x2.75" stapled pamphlet, letterpress printed
Item 15: "Keepsake of Eloise and Bob Massmann for M.B.S. Conclave XV", 1997Add to your cart.
3x2.5" isoceles trapezoid shaped paper booklet inside paper sleeve. ""Typography by Richard A. Massmann. Design, laout, and fabrication by Robert A. Massmann. 150 copies.
Item 16: "Things You Should Know About Canada" by Robert E. Massmann, 1994Add to your cart.
2.5x1.5 in booklet in the shape of Ontario. "Typography by Richard A. Massmann, Design, layout, and binding by R.E.M. 150 copies." In an envelope which says "Keepsake of Eloise and Robert Massmann for M.B.S. Grand Conclave XII"
Item 17: "The Other Ottawas" by Frank J. Anderson, 1994Add to your cart.

2x2.5" paper pamphlet with paper cover. Colophon: "This book was designed, typeset, printed and bound by Frank J. Anderson. Set in 8 point Garamond type. Kimberly-Clark Classic Laid paper and Van Son ink. Edition of 150 copies, of which 150 were keepsakes of the MBS Grand Conclave XII..."

Two copies

Item 18: "The Ferris Wheel" by Frank J. Anderson, 1993Add to your cart.
2.2x2.6" booklet with paper cover. Spartanburg, Kitemaug Press. "150 copies f this book have been produced by Frank J. Andrson as a keepsake of Grand Conclave XI of the Miniature Book Society"
Item 19: "The Islands of Lake Erie" Mauritom Press, n.d.Add to your cart.
2.6x3" pamphlet with paper cover. "A keepsak for Conclave XII, Ottawa, Ontario. Set in original Old Calson 9 on 10. Paper is Southworth Parchment Deed"
Item 20: "Malefic Exotica Vols. 1 and 2", 1998Add to your cart.

2x2.25" triangular shaped booklet inside paper sleeve. "Typography by Richard A. Massmann. Illustrations by C. Ernest Massmann. Hand coloring by Eloise and Robert E. Massmann. Design and production by Robert E. Massmann."                                                       

"Limited to 200 copies..."       

"keepsake of Eloise and Bob Massmann for M.B.S. conclave XVI" Two copies

Item 21: "Tiny Meditations in a Fair City" by Juniper Von Phitzer, 1996Add to your cart.
2x2.35" boards with accordion folded paper between them. "Grand Conclave XIIII" Juniper Von Phitzer Press
Item 22: "The Six Presidents I Have Served" by Thomas F. Andrews, 2001Add to your cart.

2.25x3.25" booklet with paper cover. "Historical Society of Southern California"

"Regis Graden, Printer"

Six copies, one inscribed to Regis Graden from Thomas F. Andrews. One marked that it contains faults and errors, one has a dirty cover.

Item 23: "A Personal Memoir: Wendell Willkie" by Msgr. J. Francis, 1993Add to your cart.

2.5x2.75 in. hardbound book. "This book was designed, printed and bound by Susan Acker and Mary McDermott at the Feathered Serpent, San Rafael, California, in an edition of 125 copies. No. 28"

Hand numbered and signed. Includes Wendell Willkie postage stamp.

Item 24: "Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States: A Personal Memoir" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, n.d.Add to your cart.

1.75x2.5" quarter bound book, 14 pages. "The typeface used for this book is Caslon. The paper is Mohawk Softwhite Acid Free Text. Designed and printed letterpress at Nut Quad Press. Bound by Mariana Blau"

Includes extra Earl Warren stamps

Item 25: "Knute Rockne: All American" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1988Add to your cart.
2x3" hard bound book, 18 pages, gold fore edge. "This book, printed Offset by H.J. Viney set in 8 point Baskerville type, leaded 1 point between lines. Printed on 100 gms English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 260 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California"
Item 26: "America's Painter: Norman Rockwell" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1983Add to your cart.

2.2x3" hardbound, 14 pages book with gold fore edge. "Three hundred copies of this book have been printed by Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando. California. Library of Congress Catalogue card 74-52149. Designed by Francis Braun."

Includes commemorative Norman Rockwell stamp issued in 1972. Two copies

Item 27: The "Replanting" of Frederick by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1994Add to your cart.
2.25x2.5" quarter bound book, 20 pages. "The type in this book is Poetica Chancery I. Printed on acid free paper in an edition of 125 copies. Printed at Tabula Rasa Press, Seattle." unnumbered.
Item 28: Three signatures from a book of "America's Pledge of Allegiance" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, Nut Quad Press, 1992Add to your cart.

2.25x3"

"This keepsake is printed to Commemorate the Joint Meeting of The Zamorano and Roxburghe Clubs"

Includes business card of Donna Graden.

Item 29: "America's Pledge of Allegiance" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1992Add to your cart.

2.25x2.9" hardbound booklet. "This keepsake is printed to Commemorate the Joint Meeting of The Zamorano and Roxburghe Clubs"

"Handset and Printed Letterpress using Times New Roman and Caslon Type. Printed on Mohawk Superfune text in an edition of 225 by Regis Graden. Nut Quad Press, San Fernando"

Item 30: "San Diego: The City and the Saint" by Francis J. Weber, 1992Add to your cart.
Two 1.75x2.25" booklet with paper cover. Monterey, Hilleary and Petko. ""…keepsakes at the Grand Conclave X of the Miniature Book Society, San Diego…  Bookman types, Neenah Classic Paper, and a C&P Pilot press were used by Roger Hilleary"
Item 31: "San Francisco 1969" Editions, 1996Add to your cart.

2.25x2.75" accordion folded booklet with cut out view of San Francisco. "Keepsake for Conclavw XIV Miniature Book Society… Offset printed at Community Press"

Signed Edward H. Hutchins

Item 32: The First Museum of Los Angeles by Doris and Jerome Selmer with an editing by Cheryl Barton-Klyver, 1993Add to your cart.
2.75"x3" quarter bound hardback. "200 copies were printed and bound at Bookhaven Press, Alta Loma, California, using handset Bembo type and printed on 60 lb. Warren's Eggshell paper. It was completed in Augusr=t of 1993 for a private publishing venture by Doris and Jerome Selmer of Srcadia, Calif." Includes etching by Cheryl Barton-Klyver, hand numbered 48/100
Item 33: "Farmer's Market" by Francis J. Weber, 1991Add to your cart.
2x3 in. green leatherbound book with goldleaf foredge. "printed on Letterpress by Roger Pennels, is set in 8 point Baskerville type, leaded 2 points between lines. Printed on 100 pound English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 300 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California."
Item 34: California Miscellany, Volume 1, 1992Add to your cart.

2.75"x2.5" clouthbound book. "Produced for EC press by Rebecca Saady Bingham in honor of the Tenth Conclave of the Miniature Book Society, Inc. held September 4-7 1992 in San Diego, California. Edition size is 200, of which 150 were given as keepskes at the Conclave."

Two copies

Item 35: The Serra Landing Monument by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1985Add to your cart.
1.5x1.5" quarter bound book. "Two hundred copies were printed on an 1860's Columbian press by Roger Hilleary. Times New Roman types and Simpson Sundance text paper were used. Msgr. Weber us Executive Secretary of the Sierra Bicentennial Commision, the official logo of which was engraved and printed by Anthony F. Kroll. It was designed by Ernest Marquez."
Item 36: Angels Flight: A Los Angeles Funicular Railway by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1988Add to your cart.
2.2x2.6" quarter bound book, 21 pages with foldout black and white photo of the funicular railway and a ticket in the back. "200 copies printed by Richard J. Hoffman, Van Nuys" signed by Regis Graden and Francis J. Weber
Item 37: "Hollywood" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1981Add to your cart.
2.2x3" hardbound book in red leather with gold fore edge, 19 pages. "Three hundred copies of this book have been printed by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California. Title page by Anthony Kroll. Designed by Francis Braun" signed by Francis J. Weber
Item 38: "The Magic Kindgom" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1985 AugustAdd to your cart.

2x2.75" hardbound book in blue leather, 12 pages. "350 copies printed by Patrick Reagh and bound by Mariana Blau, Los Angeles" 

copy of postage stamp commemorating Walt Disney, issued in in 1968, used as frontispiece. Two copies

Item 39: "The Rose Parade" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1995Add to your cart.

2.25x3" quarterbound book in red and green cloth. "Presented as Keepsake, Miniature Book Society"   

"Presented as a keepsake by Mariana Blau, John and Margaret Class, Michele Crahan, Glen & Mary Helen Dawson, Regis & Donna Graden, Ruth Hoffman, Mel Kavin, James & Joan Lorson, Barbara Raheb, David Reichert, Jerry & Doris Selmer, Edna Smith, Hugh & Jean Tolford, Francis Weber."           

"Printed in an edition of 150 by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press and Bound by Mariana Blau"

Item 40: "Los Angeles: A Bicentennial Salute" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1981Add to your cart.
2.15x3" hardbound book, 28 pages, gold fore edge. "Five hundred copies of this book have been printed by Junipero Serra Press, San Buenaventura, California. Designed by Francis Braun"
Item 41: "Los Angeles International Airport" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1988Add to your cart.

2.2x2.8" hardbound book, 16 pages with gold fore edge. "This book printed on Letterpress by Roger Pennels, is set in 8 point Baskerville type, leaded 2 points between lines. Printed on 100 pound English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 250 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California"

Includes US Airmail stamp and tag for a checked bag at LAX

Item 42: "Nation's Christmas Tree" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1989Add to your cart.

2x2.8" hardbound book in green leather with gold foredge, 18 pages. " printed Offset by H.J. Viney, set in 8 point Baskerville type, is leaded 1 point between lines. Printed on 100 gms. English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 200 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California"

Two copies

Item 43: "Ellis Island" by Francis J. Weber, 1991Add to your cart.
2.25x2.9" hardbound book with gold foredge, 16 pages. "printed on Letterpress by Roger Pennels, is set in 8 point  is set in 8 point Baskerville type, leaded 2 points between lines. Printed on 100 pound English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 300 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California" signed by the author.
Item 44: "Remember Pearl Harbor!" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1992Add to your cart.
2x2.75" hardbound book in dark green leather with gold fore edge, 22 pages. "This book printed on Letterpress by Roger Pennels, is set in 11 point Bembo type. Printed on 100 pound English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 250 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California" two copies
Item 45: "Mont-Saint Michel" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1996Add to your cart.
3x2.25" cloth bound book, 18 pages. MarMichel Press, Los Angeles, California. "Typefaces used in this book are Berkeley Oldstyle & Rhapsodie. The paper is Mohawk superfine. Designed and printed letterpress by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press. Bound by Earle Gray Bookbinding Company. This book is published in an edition of 500 copies." signed by the author
Item 46: "The First Mass in California" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1999Add to your cart.

2x2.5" quarter bound book, 22 pages. "Eighty copies were printed on a C&P pilot press by designer Roger Hilleary and Dabid Salinas, Gand-set Perpeptua types and Neenah Classic Laid paper were used" hand numbered 48. Second copy numbered 61.

Includes Cabrillo commemorative stamp "issued in 1992, designed by Ren Wicks and printed by The Press of J.W. Fergusson & Sons"

Item 47: "Via Crucis" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1997Add to your cart.
2.25x2.8" quarter bound book, 18 pages. MarMichel Press, Los Angeles, California. "The typeface used in this book is Weidemann. The paper is Mohawk Superfine… published in an edition of 250 copies. Designed and printed by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press. ound by Marianna Blau"
Item 48: "Our Lady of the Angels" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 2000Add to your cart.
2x2.3" quarer bound book, 18 pages. MarMichel Press. "The typefce used for this book is Caslon. The paper is Acid Free Text. Designed and printed by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press. Bound by Mariana Blau"
Item 49: "The Franciscan Crown Rosary and the City of Los Angeles" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1998Add to your cart.

2x2.75" quarter bound book, 18 pages. MarMichel Press, Los Angeles, California. "Dedicated to Francis C. McGarry, 1899-1971"                                                                             

"The typeface is Slimbach. The paper is Hammermill Cream White Acid Free Text. Designed and printed letterpress by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press. Bound by Mariana Blau in an edition of 500 copies."

Item 50: "Saint Brendans" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1993 MarchAdd to your cart.
2x3 in. clothbound, upsidedown. Opuscula Press, Bradenton, Florida. ISBN 0-912009-27-0"One-hundred twenty-five copies of this miniature book have been published…Body type face is Helvetica Extended, display face is Engravers Roman, and type size is 7.5 point."
Item 51: "The Shroud of Turin" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1999Add to your cart.
2.25x2.75" cloth bound book, 22 pages. MarMichel Press, Los Angeles, California. "The typeface ued for this book is Gilliard. The paper is Mohawk Softwhite Acid Free text. Designed and printed letterpress by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press. Bound by Mariana Blau. Limited to 500 copies." Signed.
Item 52: "The Veil of Veronica: A Personal Memoir" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 2004Add to your cart.
2.2x3.2" cloth bound book, 28 pages. El Camino Real Press, Mission Hills, California. "150 copies designed and printed Letterpress by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press, Oceanside, California"
Item 53: "Pope John Paul II at San Fernando Mission" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1988Add to your cart.
2x3" hardbound book, 24 pages with gold fore edge. "Four hundred copies of this book have been printed by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California. Designed by Roger Pennels"
Item 54: "The Holy Grail" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1990Add to your cart.
1.75x2.5" hardbound book, 14 pages with gold fore edge. "printed Offset by Henry Law in 8 poiny Baskerville type, is leaded 1 point between lines. Printed on 100 gms English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 200 copies by the Junipero serra Press, San Fernando, California."
Item 55: "Ecclesial History" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1992Add to your cart.
2.2x2.8" leather bound book, 16 pages with gold fore edge. "This book printed on Letterpress by Roger Pennels, is set in 8 point Baskerville type, leaded 2 points between lines. Printed on 100 pound English book paper, it is issued in a limited press run of 250 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California"  Two copies, each with a different stamp from the Vatican.
Item 56: "The Last Supper" by Msgr. Francis J. Weber, 1998Add to your cart.
2.9x2.3" cloth bound book, 14 pages. "Designed and printed at The Castle Press of Pasadena, this book is issued in a press run of 400 copies. It was bound by Rowell Bookbinders of Phoenix." two copies. One signed. Includes extra stamp.
Item 57: "Silver Jubilee Memoir (1959-1984)" by Msg. Francis J. Weber, 1984Add to your cart.
2x2.75 in. book bound in red leather, 18 pages. Includes Easter 1968, Guyana South America 5 cent stamp. "printed on letterpress by Francis Braun , set in 8 point Baskerville type, leaded 2 points between lines. Printed on 100 pound English book paper, issued in a limited press run of 350 copies by the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, California." signed
Item 58: "John Carrol and the Vernacular Liturgy" by Francis J. Weber, 1991Add to your cart.
2.25x2.25 in. book, quarter bound with gold cover. Includes postage stamp issued by the Vatican City in 1989. "Mostly Perpeptua types were used in composing this miniature book, of which one hundred and thirt-five copies were printed on Neenah Classic paper. Roger Hilleary used a Chandler and Price Pilot press from the 1990s. The drawing of the cathedral as done by Elizabeth Hilleary. This is copy number 68"
Item 59: The Holy Bible, n.d.Add to your cart.
1.25x1.75x1.25 in. Leatherbound.
Item 60: Common Prayer and Hymns, Ancient and Modern, n.d.Add to your cart.
Two 1.75x2 in. red leather bound books inside red leather basket with metal plate. Common Prayer: " Oxford, Horace Hart, Printer to the University" Hymns: "London: William Clowes and Sons, Limited"

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