The Spiral Press [1926-1971]
Compiled by Philip N. Cronwett
- Page Count: 196
- Size: 6 x 9 inches
- Format: Casebound
- Publication Date: September 2002
- Price: $55
- ISBN: 0-9715687-3-1
JOSEPH BLUMENTHAL, founder of the Spiral Press, designed and printed for Robert Frost, W. H. Auden, Pablo Neruda, William Carlos Williams, Robinson Jeffers and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This activity underscores the significance of the Press to American letters and cultural history. Institutions counted among the Press? clients include The Metropolitan Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, The Morgan Library, The Grolier Club and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The Press? work is widely cherished and collected. This book is the most complete bibliography of the Spiral Press yet produced, and features a checklist of over 600 items including the Press? monographs, pamphlets, exhibition catalogs and all publications relating to the printing arts. It is an important reference tool for libraries and book collectors, as well as literary and printing history scholars.
More than two dozen reproductions of Spiral Press pages. Printed in additional colors where appropriate. 4 tip-ins of reproductions of Spiral Press work.
Philip N. Cronenwett is Rouner Special Collections Librarian at Dartmouth College.
Originally published in English