The Old Print Shop

On Liberty and Justice. 16 Philosophers.

  • ARTIST: John Ross

  • PUBLISHER: Published by High Tide Press, East Hampton, NY,


    DATE: 1992.


  • DESCRIPTION: Edition 40. Table of contents; Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Rene Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Baruch Spinoza, John Locke, David Hume, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Henry David Thoreau, W. E. B. DuBois, Bertrand Rusell, Hannah Arendt, John Rawls. The woodcuts were printed by John Ross from his original blocks on a Vandercook 219 proving press. The text type is Simoncini Italian Garamond set by Linotype by Norman Cordes of Glen Rock, New Jersey and printed by John Ross. Printed at the East Hampton print shop of the High Tide Press. Forty pages with original prints throughout. <br><br> The end papers are woodcuts and type, inside pages include an additional 17 woodcuts by John Ross, plus text printed title page. John Ross is widely recognized as one of the most famous artists using collagraph printing technique as an expressive medium. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Inscribed "7/40" and dated April 1992. Signed in ink on the colophon page. Bound in dark blue cloth with matching slip case.

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.