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Press Ephemera Collection


  • Prospectus, Chocorua by Richard Eberhart.

Necessity Press

  • Broadside, "Signature" by Ron Seitz

Nees, Susan

  • Prospectus, Ash Cakes and Sweet Water: A Suite of Wood Engravings by Susan Nees.
  • Announcement, Ash Cakes and Sweet Water: A Suite of Wood Engravings by Susan Nees.
  • Prospectus, Rural Route 2: Eight Wood Engravings of Family Farm Life by Susan Nees.
  • Susan Nees short bio paragraph.

Never Mind the Press

  • Never Mind the News newsletter, fall/winter 2003-2004.
  • Keepsake card, "Serene. Repeat as Needed." Signed and numbered 194/198, Alisa Golden.
  • Announcement, Critical Opalescence, 2004.
  • Letter signed Alisa Golden.
  • Announcement, Earthwords.
  • Postcard with picture of Pencil Turns by Alisa Golden.
  • Catalogue, 1998-1999.
  • Announcement, The Golden Beak, 1998.
  • Catalogue, 1997-1998.
  • Announcement, The Lending Library: The Mirror BusinessThe Local Desk, and Fish Cake, 1996.
  • Never Mind the News newsletter, Fall 2003.
  • Catalogue, 1999-2000.
  • Announcement, Lizard's Snake Suit, 1996.
  • Catalogue, 1996-1997.
  • Catalogue, 1995.

New York Public Library

  • Prospectus, Father Abraham by William Faulkner.

Nightowl, Press of the

  • Broadside, Quotation from Hokusai, 1975.
  • Prospectus, The Compositor as Artist, Craftsman and Tradesman by Alexander Lawson with wood engravings by Joseph Sanders.
  • Prospectus, Recognizing the Angel, poems by Mary Ann Coleman with illustrations by Margaret Agner.
  • List of Limited Editions.

Ninja Press

  • Announcement, Walking by Henry David Thoreau.
  • Announcement, The Real World of Manuel Rios Córdova by W.S. Merwin.
  • Announcement, XXIV Short Love Poems by Bruce Whiteman.
  • Announcement, Emerson & Thoreau/Spirit & Matter.

Nomadic Press

  • Announcement, Grand Canyon Poems by Dean Stover

Nottingham Court Press

  • Prospectus, Birds, Beasts & Flowers, 1981.
  • Prospectus, The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens, facsimile of first 1846 edition.
  • Prospectus, In Memoriam, by Alfred Lord Tennyson, facsimile of the Lincoln manuscript.
  • Price list, June 1981.
  • Catalogue No. 3.

Occasional Works

  • Announcement, How Words See: Some Twentieth-Century Poems about Works of Art, 1998.
  • Announcement, Still Life and Other Poems by Julian Bell, 1987.
  • Announcement, Thirteen Views of Santa Barbara by Edgar Bowers, 1989.
  • Two lists of books in print, n.d.
  • Prospectus, Twelve Poems by Eamon Grennan, 1988.
  • Announcement, Sunday Collection, n.d.

Officina Bodoni

  • Announcement, The Alphabetum Romanum by Felice Feliciano of Verona, 1961.

Officina Brindabella

  • Booklet, Brindabella Press: The Name Regained and Other News, 1992.
  • Prospectus, Iris in Her Garden: Eight Stories by Barbara Hanrahan, 1991.
  • Prospectus, Smiling in English, Smoking in French: A Journal by Geoff Page, 1987.
  • Prospectus, The Idyll Wheel: Cycle of a Year at Bunyah, New South Wales, April 1986 – April 1987 by Les A. Murray with wood engravings by Rosalind Atkins, 1989.
  • Prospectus, The Palace with Several Sides: A Sort of Love Story by Christina Stead with wood engravings by Mike Hudson, 1986
  • Prospectus, The Sea Poems of Kenneth Slessor with wood engravings by Mike Hudson, 1990
  • List, Publications from 1973 to 1989 of the Officina Brindabella with a note on the beginnings of the press, 1989.
  • Prospectus, Untold Lives: A Sequence of Poems by Rosemary Dobson with a wood engraving by Mike Hudson, 1992

Oxford University Press

  • Booklet, The Fell Types: What Has Been Done In and About Them, by Harry Carter, 1968.

Pacific Editions

Announcement, Andromeda Imagined, 1999.

Palabra Press

  • Author List and addenda, 1988.
  • Announcement, Colonel Heros von Borcke's Journal, 1981.

Pemberton Press

  • The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky by Stephen Crane, 1978.

Penmaen Press

  • List, books in print, 1980.
  • The Bookmark newsletter, February 1980.

Pennyroyal Press

  • List of titles, 1980.
  • Letter from Heritage Book Shop, Los Angeles, California to Special Collections, May 8, 1999
  • Announcement, The Holy Bible (issued by Heritage Book Shop)
  • Bio of Barry Moser (issued by Heritage Book Shop)
  • Letter from Pennyroyal Caxton Press to Special Collections, December 16, 1998
  • Prospectus, The Holy Bible, 1998
  • Greeting card with reprinted letter from William Morris, 1980
  • Announcement, Exhibition of Centenary edition of Huckleberry Finn, 1985
  • Letter from Blackwell's to Special Collections signed Jack Walsdorf, April 23, 1981
  • Postcard, Solar in Fyfield Manor near Oxford
  • Postcard, 14th-century manor house at Fyfield, near Oxford
  • Letter to subscribers signed Jeffrey Dwyer, October 28, 1985
  • Prospectus, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, 1985
  • Prospectus, Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
  • Letter, "Dear Friends," signed Barry, June 21 1985
  • Memorandum to "Pennyroyal Friends," signed Jeffrey Dwyer, June 25, 1985
  • Prospectus, Bestiaire d'amour by Richard de Fournival
  • Letter to subscribers signed Jeff Dwyer, February 2, 1986
  • Prospectus, Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, 1985
  • Prospectus, Huckleberry Finn, 1985
  • Letter to subscribers signed Jeffrey P. Dwyer and Elizabeth O'Grady, n.d.
  • Prospectus, Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Prospectus, Above the Oxbow: Selected Writings by Sylvia Plath, Catawba Press (distributed by Pennyroyal Press)
  • Prospectus, The Robber Bridegroom by Eudora Welty, 1987
  • The Pennyroyal Lectures and list of titles
  • Six from Moser list of titles
  • Folder containing prospectus and news releases for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll with illustrations by Barry Moser (University of California Press)
  • Letter from J.P. Dwyer, Inc., February 9, 1983
  • Memorandum to Institutional Pennyroyal Friends from Jeffrey P. Dwyer, April 5, 1986
  • List, Barry Moser's Wood Engraving Blocks (with photocopies of the blocks)

Pentagram Press

  • Greeting card, June 21, 1990.
  • Prospectus for a work by Andrea Markov, 1990.
  • Keepsake, "Types are designs used as symbols.", 1988.

Perishable Press Limited

  • Bibliography for the Perishable Press
  • Prospectus for book no. 123, Art in America by Bobby Byrd, illustrated by David McLimans
  • Prospectus for book no. 126, Nullity by Kenneth Bernard
  • Prospectus for book no. 124, Whitman Sampler by Richard Wiley with woodcuts by Jim Lee, 1999
  • Announcement, Whitman Sampler selected for inclusion in The American Institute of Graphic Arts 50 Books/50 Covers of 1999 exhibition
  • Leaflet with text beginning "On page 27 of Nullity."

Perpetua Press

  • Prospectus, George Bernard Shaw: Eight Interviews by Hayden Church
  • Prospectus, From Snow to Snow by Robert Frost with photographs by B.A. King

Petrarch Press

  • Announcement, Duino Elegies by Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Announcement, The Gettysburg Address, 1988
  • Announcement, The Ascent of Mount Ventoux: A Letter from Petrarch with a wood engraving by John DePol, 1989

Pickering Press

  • Keepsake, "A Franklin Calendar for Printers." Lanston Monotype Machine Company. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956. Printed by John Anderson: The Pickering Press.
  • Announcement, "You are invited to attend the 4th annual book arts workshop…" 1984
  • Booklet, "Types," 1956

Plain Wrapper Press

  • Plain Wrapper Press Newsletter: One. From Richard-Gabriel Rummonds. Verona, Italy, December 1974.
  • Keepsake, "A Street Scene in Verona," 1978

Platen Press

  • Keepsake, "Some events relating to the English typefounder of the early seventeen- hundreds, and an opinion by him." Printed for distribution among The Typophiles by The Platen Press, Orinda, California, 1948.

Polyglot Press

  • Keepsake, "Four Monometer Poem Bookmarks," 1978
  • Keepsake, "Some Doubts in Translating," Arthur Graham, 1973
  • Broadside, "A Printer's Progress" by A. Graham

Pony X Press

  • Notepaper, "Join the Knot Hole Gang…"
  • Broadside, "Marshall White welcome to the Pony X Press," framed
  • Arrow Amateur nos. 1, 36, 48, 61, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 81, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87

Posthorn Press

  • List of titles for the Posthorn Press.

Prairie Press

  • "A Keepsake for the Typophiles of New York and Friends of Carroll D. Coleman, George M. Dashe, Norman W. Forgue." Black Cat Press and Prairie Press, 1938.


  • Keepsake, Benjamin Franklin's letter to his sister Jane, 1970.
  • Card, "Christmas Greeting to the Friends of the Printery," 1979.
  • Card, "How Santa Claus Came to Sir Slason," n.d.
  • Card, "Best Wishes for the Holiday Season," with "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost, 1983.
  • Card, "The Printery wishes you a healthy and prosperous 1979," with "The Rubricator's Notes."
  • Keepsake, William Morris and the Sailor, 1978.
  • Prospectus, Shaking Hands with Immortality: Encomiums for Vincent Starrett, 1886-1974, 1975. 2 copies.
  • Keepsake, "London and Its Neighbourhood of Printers, 1658," 1975. 2 copies.
  • Keepsake, "A Prognostication and Of the Future State of North America," 1975. 2 copies.
  • Broadside, "The Selkirk Grace," 1970.
  • Card, "Christmas with Washington Irving," 1984.
  • Broadside, "The Hardship of Accounting," n.d.
  • St. Louis Gazette vol. 1, no. 1 (January 13, 1976).
  • Announcement, The Coquettish Doll by Eugene Field, n.d.
  • Keepsake, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost, 1983
  • Keepsake, "A Prognostication," 1975
  • Keepsake, " London and its neighborhood of printers," 1975
  • Keepsake, "Christmas with Washington Irving," 1984
  • Keepsake, "The Mississippi: November 7, 1837," 1986
  • Keepsake, "How Santa Claus Came to Sir Slason," 1980
  • Card with note from Kay Michael Kramer, 1979
  • Newsletter, St. Louis Gazette, vol. 1, no. 1, January 13, 1976

Pyracantha Press

  • Announcement, Puella by James Dickey, 1985.
  • Announcement, The Last Baron of Arizona by Joanna Halpert Kraus, 1985.
  • Prospectus, Venus and Adonis by William Shakespeare, 1984.
  • Announcement, The Warrington Poems by Alberto Ríos, 1989.
  • Prospectus, PETRIfied forEAST, 1994.


  • Prospectus, The Geography of Home: 40 Original Prints by Elizabeth Sanchez, Gary Young and Gene Holtan. Text by Gary Young

Quelquefois Press

  • Postcard announcement, Wind/Call Yourself Nothing by Mary Louise Laird
  • Announcement, One-Handed Basket Weaving: twenty poems by Jelaluddin Rumi with illustrations by Mary Laird
  • Hamill, Sam. Review of One-Handed Basket Weaving by Jelaluddin Rumi from Bookways, January 1994.
  • Van Vliet, Claire. Review of Snaketrain/Freightrain: A Poem in Four Parts by Joe Napora, Bookways July 1992.