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Shanty Irish Pigpen by Kaite Murphy

This brief family history "is dedicated to all the Murphys and all the underdogs." It begins in County Wexford, Ireland and ends in Omaha, taking a family from "Shanty Irish" to "Lace Curtain Irish." Printed from Bembo & Stymie Condensed type on Lana Royal. The wrapper is Moriki paper. Illustrated with four linocuts by the author/printer. 11 pp. 25 copies. 7 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches. 2000. $25.


 Glinkerglank: The Story of a Sound

story by Sharon Nelson

illustrated by Danile Lenz, o.s.b.

The text of this Dr. Seuss-like story for the young and old was hand set in Bembo type with sound words set for emphasis in Bondoni Shaded, Lydian and Cancellersca Bastarda. The story is illustrated with woodcuts and linocuts printed in blue and orange. Text and cover papers are Rives BFK. 40 copies. 7 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches. 14 pp. 40 copies. 1999. $35.00



Adam After the Garden

a poem by Jason Ranek

Two intaglio prints accompany the text of this poem which was printed from Perpetua type, all on Rives BFK. The accordion folded text is sewn into card covers wrapped in Thai reversible Unryu. 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches. 6 pp. 1999.



A Book of Lists by Monica Brasile

These nine lists were compiled and illustrated by UNO book arts student, Monica Brasile. Hand set in Optima, Joanna, Waverly, and Bembo italic type, the lists and lino cuts were printed on Biblio paper and sewn into Sudare Olive wrappers with a cut flap for closing. The graduated pages are sewn at the bottom of this long list-shaped book. 8 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches. 19 pp. 24 copies. 1999. $29.00


Big Truck Hunting by Doug Kiser

Thirteen poems illustrated and printed by the author. Doug has used photos and linocuts to illustrate his writing. Printed from Cloister Old Style, Typewriter, Joanna Italic and Romulus types on Howard Felt paper. Two sections are sewn on either side of a concertina guard into covers of Indian Rag and Tea covers. A three-color print is sewn to the guard in the center of this book. 23 pp. 9 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches. 60 copies. $27.00



Hey Baby, When Do You Get Off?

by Missy Peterson
illustrated by Mary Harrington

The featured poem, a response to the title question often asked of waitresses, is accompanied by two quotations about waitressing and food. Illustrated with three linocuts of apples and two photoengraved reproductions of Coornhert's 1551 engraving "Eve Offering Adam the Forbidden Fruit." Printed from Scotch Roman and Goudy type on Indian tea paper with green and red inks and some hand coloring. The edition of 50 copies was produced in two states: menu, with the pages cut and inserted into a protective bi-folded menu holder; or bi-folded as one sheet (as shown here) and inserted into an acetate envelope. 6 pages. 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches. 1995.

$30.00/menu $25.00/envelope



Artfeast: An Anthology by 7 Women

poems by Susan Aizenberg, Erin Belieu, Coreen Dwyer, Terri Glenn, Andrea Lang, Pilar & Rosa Toney

Fourteen poems printed on Rives heavyweight from Bembo and Romulus Open type. Cover and linoleum illustration were printed blind. The nonadhesive sewing is based on a model by Hedi Kyle. This book was presented in March of 1990 at Artfeast, a multimedia event organized by Tanzlust, Inc, with assistance from the UNO Women's Resource Center and funded in part by the Nebraska Arts Council. 29 pp. 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. 150 copies. 1990.



 Annex 22: An Anthology of Omaha Poets

Selected, edited and printed by Mel Bohn

This collection includes poems by Frederick Zydek, Gail Tremblay, Dave Niclkin, David Wyatt, Philip Boatright, John McKenna, Robert Coleman, Ben Graber, Patrick Worth Gray, Karen Sampson, and Max Levy with and introduction by Lorraine Duggin. Printed from Goudy Modern and Romulus Open types on Gutenberg Laid paper. 85 pp. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 100 copies. 1981. $30.00

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