The Old Print Shop

Type Faces, Design and Prints by John Ross.

  • ARTIST: John Ross

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione and High Tide Press, New York.


    DATE: 2007.


  • DESCRIPTION: Edition 20. Accordion folded and attached into gray cloth binding with an embedded sculpted book front in the form of a printing frame. 35 pages profusely illustrated. <BR><BR> A wonderful artist book, with slipcase in matching gray cloth. Size 12 3/8 x 11” (31.4 x 27.9 cm).. John Ross is widely recognized as one of the most famous artists using collagraph printing technique as an expressive medium. <br><br> From the Colophon: <BR> "This collection of faces, made from type, was produced at the High Tide Press print shop in East Hampton, N.Y. and at the Tipoteca Italiana Foundation in Cornuda, a town in the Veneto province of Italy. The enormous quantity of type and presses at the Tipoteca made this an ideal place to assemble this project. <BR> The binding was produced by James DiMarcantonio of the Hope Bindery in Pawtucket, R.I. The linotype composition for the introduction and the colophon was set by Kent LeFebvre of Signs Plus in Holyoke, Mass. The Majority of the paper used was Fabriano Rosaspina in several weights. . ."<BR><BR>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in ink on the colophon page and numbered "15."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.