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The Yellow Barn Press: a history and bibliography
Yellow Barn Press, Council Bluffs, Ia 2001 - First edition, one of 175 copies (this, the binder Greg Campbell's copy, Campbell-Logan Bindery, and out-of-series); folio, pp. 140; 22 color plates, 58 illustrations, many of them John DePol's wood engravings, text in 14-point Perpetua, an Eric Gill design; quarter black Oasis goat skin with a DePol pattern paper over boards, leather spine label, cloth clamshell box; fine. Neil Shaver began his Yellow Barn Press in Council Bluffs, Iowa in the 1960s, but it wasn't until 1979, after having studied printing with Harry Duncan, that the press produced its first book. Throughout the eighties and nineties, the press continued to publish titles noted for their quality of design and high craftsmanship in production, in particular, books of poetry and books about book or books about printing such as the successful Elbert Hubbard: William Morris's Greatest Imitator, American Iron Hand Presses, and John DePol: A Celebration. Included are a history and comments by Neil Shaver. Original prospectus laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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