Ω Art & Letterpress Gifts Ω __________________________________________________________________ On this page you will find art portfolios, limited edition greeting cards, poetry under glass, & broadsides of classic writing or novelties which have all been printed from metal type and/or from metal engravings. When metal is pressed into quality stock on an antique press, a sense of depth renders the experience all the more satisfying. __________________________________________________________________ "A great love goes here with a little gift. . ."--Theocritus __________________________________________________________________ ≈Portfolios≈ __________________________________________________________________
CHOREOGRAPHY BERTSCHMANN is a portfolio of six original drawings by Harry Bertschmann, printed from metal engravings in a collector's Facsimilie Edition. Limited to 250 signed and numbered copies. Portfolio was designed by the artist. Bertschmann's work hangs in public and private collections in the U.S. and Europe, including the Carnegie International Museum. Text is handset in 12 pt. San Serif metal type. This fine portfolio is printed letterpress on 65 lb. Tomohawk cover stock. Size: 11-1/2" x 17-1/2". $125. per full set + $12.50 to pack carefully and ship. _______________________________________
TREES, by Alfred P. Ingegno, Jr., is a portfolio of six drawings of imaginatively rendered trees shown in widely diverse perspectives. The drawings are printed letterpress from metal engravings on 11"x17" 80 lb. Mohawk Vellum, Cream White. Ingegno's paintings and drawings have been featured in many one-man and group shows in the U.S. and Europe. Each piece of art is signed and numbered in an edition limited to 200 copies. $95. per portfolio, which is encased in a handsome folder. Plus $12.50 to pack and ship. _____________________________
______________________________________ ≈Letterpress-printed Gifts≈ _______________________________________________________ Limited Edition Greeting Cards Songs of Christmasis a series of four original handprinted and trimmed cards each featuring a classic Christmas Carol: "Silent Night," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "Good King Wenceslas," and "Hark the Herald Angels Sing." Printed on quality stocks using antique presses, with handset metal type decorated by hand. These numbered Limited Edition holiday greeting cards with ivory envelopes are a gift unto themselves. Four cards of each style for a total of sixteen cards: $25. Two or more sets: $20. per set. Packing & shipping one set $7.50, P/S on two sets: $9.00.
Seasons Under Glass Four Seasons of Poetry, a series of handset, hand- printed art on heavy framing stock, one for each season, using an antique engraving to depict the particular season along with an excerpt from a classic seasonal poem by William Blake, Emily Bronte, Robert Browning, and John Greenleaf Whittier. Each piece is presented in a simple wooden glassed-in frame, with artwork printed in a color appropriate to the particular season. Framed cards are priced at only $17.50. singly or $60. for the set of four, a savings of $10. 5"x7". Specially framed edition of all four prints on one board, signed by printer: $40. Packing/shipping one full set: $12.50. One large frame containing all four seasons available at $30. + $7.50 for shipping and packing. PayPal Button is set up for full set of four. If individual purchases are preferred, please call (607) 746-7453 for credit cards.
Birch Brook Broadsides This series of handset, hand-printed letterpress BBP Broadsides has been printed on handsome cover stocks in runs of only 300 to 750 copies. Suitable for framing, as keepsakes, or as attractive personal gifts. Currently in our list of broadsides are these:
~"Canoe," a poem as graceful as its namesake, by Harry Smith, with handcolored art by Trish Romano, and printed on sparkling gold-green handmade paper. ~"How to Open a Book," from an early grade-school primer. ~"Thanksgiving in Vermont in the 1890s," a delightful reminder of old holiday traditions in New England. ~"The Beach," a beautifully descriptive piece of the shorescape from Henry David Thoreau's Cape Cod. ~"Thanksgiving Proclamation," delivered by Connecticut Governor Wilbur L. Cross in 1936. ~"Psalm Twenty-Three," that inspiring Biblical favorite. ~"What a Piece of Work is a Man," from Hamlet by William Shakespeare. ~"The Poet's Garden," by Mary Belle Campbell, is indeed a garden of visual delights. (Other Broadsides are planned for the future.) $4.00 each, plus $2.50 for packing and first-class postage. Set of all eight broadsides may be purchased for $25., plus $5.00 for packing/shipping.
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