Letterpress Editions & Ephemera

From Dutch Poet Press — Vanitas and Sheets of Linen — Coming Soon!

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Vanitas

Poetry by Robert Perry

Handmade boxed edition of "Memento Mori," poem and platinum photo print on single leaf; "Articles of Faith," a book of poems; an accordion-fold book of related imagery.

Design by Robert Perry. Printing by Mike Day, JP-Graphics, Santa Clara, California; Mark Knudsen, Elmwood Press, Campbell, California; and Linda Stinchfield, Turtlesilk Press, Los Gatos, California. Platinum photo printing by Allen McKinney, Hayward, California. Binding by Don Drake, Dreaming Mind, Castro Valley, California.

 

Available early 2016. Inquire here.

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Sheets of Linen

Poem by Robert Perry

Handmade edition of three-stanza poem with watercolor bound in a linen-covered book with Japanese-stab binding, inspired and informed by the View of Haarlem with Bleaching Grounds by Jacob van Ruisdael, c1665, Mauritshuis, The Hague [left].

Design, watercolor painting, and binding by Robert Perry

Printing by Mike Day, Long Day Press, Sunnyvale, California

Available early 2016. Inquire here.

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Poems on the Spot

Poetry by Robert Perry

Handmade edition of twelve poems, requested and typed “on the spot” with a 1948 Royal typewriter at the Book Arts Jam of Bay Area Book Artists at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California in 2010, with illustrations and coptic binding.

Design by Robert Perry and Mike Day.

Printing and linocut and digital photo polymer plate illustration by Letterpress Printing class in Studio 1801 at Foothill College (Mike Day).

Binding by Book Arts class in Studio 1801 at Foothill College (Kent Manske).

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Vier Seizeonen (Four Seasons)

Poem by Robert Perry

Broadside edition of four-stanza poem printed with digital photo polymer plates by Robert Perry for Letterpress Printing class of Mike Day, Studio 1801, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California in 2008.

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Beware the Ides

Design by Robert Perry

March in collaborative calendar broadside edition of 2010: Year of the Tiger, printed with metal and wood type and digital photo polymer plate on flame-singed paper by Robert Perry with Letterpress Printing class of Mike Day in Studio
1801 at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California in 2010.

image and poem page spread 

Beautiful Dream (Belle Rêve)

Poem and Linocut Illustration by Robert Perry

Page spread in collaborative handmade edition of New Orleans Then and Now printed with metal type and linocut block by Robert Perry with Letterpress Printing class of Mike Day, Studio 1801, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California in 2009.

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