Since its founding in 1974, Meadow Press publications have been printed
letterpress from metal types on mouldmade and handmade papers with
emphasis on hand techniques and special attention to high standards in craft
and to harmony of design and text. Each copy is hand sewn and hand
bound. Bookcloths are natural finish. All copies are signed.


HSHawai'i One Summer  Eleven magical autobiographical prose sketches and a foreword written by award-winning author Maxine Hong Kingston during one summer in Hawai'i. Four landscape woodcuts in brilliant color by Deng Ming-Dao, one a 22-inch fold-out. The title and initials are handlettered by John Prestianni and printed in warm red. Set in Times New Roman types on natural Korean Kozo. The sides are covered with purple, red and yellow paste papers. 75 copies in a special exposed-sewn binding structure designed by Betty Lou Chaika with a red cloth slipcase. 75 copies casebound. 66 pages. 9 x 12 inches tall. Special binding/slipcase $450, Casebound $350.  View Hawai'i One Summer special binding


BCBlank Country  Twenty poems in Debora Greger's tightly woven, strongly crafted style with a fold-out lithograph by Madel Greger. 130 copies printed in black, indigo and green with Dante and Castellar types on Frankfurt cream and tan Nideggen papers. The innovative binding has an indigo cloth spine and printed Fabriano Roma sides over Museum boards. 34 pages. 7 x 12 inches tall. $85.  View Blank Country


SNShaving at Night  Dark humor and haunting pain combine in the subtle poetry of Charles Simic. Three woodcuts in Helen Siegl's vigorous style in dark blue, one repeated on the front cover. 200 copies are printed on white Frankfurt paper with Spectrum types, poem titles in orchid.Casebound over Davey boards with a dark blue cloth spine and printed gray Fabriano Roma sides. 32 pages. 6 x 9 1/2 inches tall. $60View Shaving at Night


ASA Sky Empty of Orion  Fifteen poems by Laura Jensen expressing solitude and wonder with a drawing by Janice Mae Schopfer in violet, sky blue, tan and silver. 130 copies in Centaur, Arrighi and Goudy Open types on white Lana Laid. Bound in Skycraft marbled paper sides and a blue-gray cloth spine over boards. 28 pages. 5 1/2 x 10 inches tall. $50. View A Sky Empty of Orion


SSensing  Eight poems by poet Sandra McPherson with a woodcut of a mimosa branch on the title page. Set in Janson Linotype and printed on cream Ingres Antique. 100 copies are casebound over boards with a blue cloth spine, Fabriano endsheets and paper sides hand marbled in blue, blue-gray and violet. 100 copies sewn into light blue Gainesborough paper covers. 25 pages. 8 1/2 x 8 1/3 inches tall. (Casebound out of print) A few paperbound copies left. Paperbound $20.  View Sensing casebound


IMImagine a Moment  Three short stories by Robert Pope, soliloquies on solitude, pregnancy and a photo of a 1913 nude reproduced in the book. Three woodcuts in terra cotta, one on the cover. Titles in brown. Printed in Garamond types on flecked Gutenberg Laid. 120 copies casebound in gray cloth; 80 copies in gray Canson paper covers. 36 pages. 6 5/6 x 10 1/3 inches tall. Casebound $40, Paperbound $30.  View Imagine a Moment


PPassages  Stephen Vincent's poems focus on parenting and children from the viewpoint of the father. Two monoprints of children drawn by Phyllis Rockne. 75 copies are on tan Ingres Antique with Spectrum types in sepia and warm red. Casebound in full red Crescent paper over boards. 12 pages. 5 x 8 inches tall. A few copies left. $35.  View Passages


AGA Garland of Iowa Songs  Harry Oster, editor. Traditional folk songs of midwestern ethnic groups, three with musical scores. 200 copies on tan Nideggen in Palatino and American Uncial types. Deep blue Canson paper covers with light green endsheets. 24 pages. 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches tall. A few copies left. $35.  View A Garland of Iowa Songs


Order type specimen, books, and broadsides: All orders payable in advance by check to "Leigh McLellan," except institutions and booksellers. (Sorry, credit cards orders are not taken.) California residents add appropriate sales tax. Add $4.00 postage for one copy, $2.00 for each additional copy, shipped book rate, insured. Booksellers' discount: 1-4 copies: 25%. 5-9 copies: 30%, 10 or more copies: 35%.

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Leigh McLellan • San Francisco, California USA

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