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Le Morte D'Arthur, Riccardi Press

Fine & Small Presses

Eaves Press Collection

 

Description

Examples of twentieth century printing from the Eaves Press, a small press operated by the Boulder Book Arts League.

Status

Uncataloged.

Size

1 box and 1 oversize folder.

Access

Cards are filed in the Special Collections Main Entry File as items are received. There is also a collection level entry under Eaves Press.

Provenance

Donated to Special Collections by the Book Arts League. Special Collections normally receives a copy of every major Book Arts League project.

 

(Goldman) Samuel Goldman Collection

 

Description

Nineteenth and twentieth century American and British small and fine press books, plus several examples of fore-edge painting, mostly British.

Status

Uncataloged. A bibliography of the Nonesuch Press books in the Goldman Collection is available here.

Arrangement

By press, with each press subarranged by author or illustrator. Books with fore-edge paintings are grouped at the end of the collection in main entry order.

Size

668 v.

Access

Separate card file, and cards for items by printer in the Printer/Publisher file. Most items have cards in the Special Collections Main Entry File.

Provenance

Given to Special Collections by Samuel Goldman in 1977.

 

Limited Editions Club Collection

 

Description

Books published by the Limited Editions Club from 1929 to 1992, plus ephemera issued by the club.

Status

Partially cataloged.

Arrangement

By author, and subarranged by title. Club brochures are in no discernible order.

Size

27 shelves (386 titles).

Access

Separate card file arranged by main entry, and cards in the Special Collections Main Entry File. There are records in the online catalog. The call number for these items is the collection name, and cards in the Norlin Shelflist are filed by main entry.

Provenance

Formed from gifts of Sam Goldman, Mr. and Mrs. Vollintine and possibly others.

 

Press at Colorado College Collection

 

Description

Books and ephemera from the Press at Colorado College.

Status

Uncataloged.

Size

2 boxes plus 1 folder.

Access

No separate files for this collection. Some items have cards in the Special Collections Main Entry File, some do not.

Provenance

Purchases or gifts from the Press at Colorado College at various times.

 

(Richardson) Eugene Richardson Printing Ephemera Collection (MS 295)

 

Description

The Eugene Richardson Printing Ephemera Collection consists of published works and printing ephemera of private presses. The majority of the presses are American, but there is at least one European house. The collection also contains material from commercial companies involved in the printing trade, serial publications about the trade, private press directories, and miscellany collected by Eugene Richardson. Most of the collection dates from the second half of the twentieth century.

Status

Arranged and described, not cataloged.

Arrangement

Arranged into five series and alphabetically within each series: I. Material from Print and Type Companies; II. Material from Private Presses; III. Serials; IV. Private Press Directories; V. General Miscellany.

Size

8.5 linear feet (21 boxes), plus 1.6 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 notebook) of unprocessed additions.

Access

Printed finding aid kept with the collection and in the collection file. Click here for electronic version.

Provenance

The collection was probably purchased from Hamill & Barker in 1987. Eugene Richardson formed this collection except for the material on the Caxton Club, which seems to have come from other sources. Other material has been physically added to this collection but it has not been arranged and described.

 

Small Presses Ephemera

 

Description

Twentieth century ephemera, mostly advertising, from small American presses.

Status

Uncataloged.

Arrangement

In folders in a file cabinet, grouped by Press, with one press per folder.

Size

1 file drawer.

Provenance

Sent to Special Collections by the presses as advertising.

 

(Smith /Vale) Walter W. Smith Vale Press Collection

 

Description

Books and ephemera connected with Charles Ricketts, owner and printer of the Vale Press. The collection contains imprints of many presses, not just Vale.

Status

Uncataloged.

Size

 

137 v. (69 titles) plus ephemera.

Access

Separate card file arranged by main entry; cards in Special Collections main entry file.

Provenance

Given to Special Collections by Walter W. Smith in November, 1984.