Guild of Book Workers Newsletter
Number 108
October 1996



The Heyeck Press, 25 Patrol Court, Woodside, ca 94062; tel: 415/851-7491; fax: 851-5039; e-mail:, is offering the following for sale:

The Book of Summer, poems by Frances Mayes, drawings by Connie Okada, edition of 90 bound in hand marbled silk. 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. Slipcase. $295.

Suminagashi-zome, trans. by Kyoko Muecke, 3 wood engravings by Rik Olson, 12 samples marbled by Robin Heyeck, bound in silk broadcloth, slipcase. Edition of 600. An important historical account of Japanese marbling. $650.

Sources, a long poem in 23 parts by Adrienne Rich. Quarter leather binding with Heyeck hand marbled paper boards, edition of 300, $225.

Herbal, poems by Honor Johnson, illustrated, hard cover bound with French marbled paper, edition of 200, $140.

Oak Knoll Press, 414 Delaware St., New Castle, DE 19720; ph: 301/328-7232; fax:328-7274, toll free: 1-800-996-2556, have just published :

American Book Design and William Morris, by Susan Otis Thompson, with a new foreword by Jean-Francois Vilian. Hardcover, illus., 318 pp., 1996. Price : $49.95 + shipping, Order # 44930, ISBN 1-884718-25-6. Paperback ed., Price: $34.95 + sh., Order #44931, ISBN 1-884718-26-4. Available worldwide from Oak Knoll except in the U.K. Available in the U.K. through the British Library, which has also published it.

Note: Two books listed amongst Publications in the August issue of this Newsletter are both available from Oak Knoll Books:

Women Bookbinders 1880 - 1920, by Marianne Tidcomb (Hardcover, illus., 208 pp, 1996. $58 +s&h, order # 43766-F4)

Off the Deckle Edge: A Papermaking Journey Through India, by Neeta Premchand (Hardcover, 1996, 576 pp. $75, order # 42509-F4; paperback: $49.95, order # 42510-F4).