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Will Carter and the Rampant Lions Press.

Frances Collingwood

Will Carter and the Rampant Lions Press.

by Frances Collingwood

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carter, Will.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRampant Lions Press.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 57
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19846656M

    The Rampant Lions Press book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. "Printed in by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press"--Colophon. "The present text is based on the first edition, the few errata in which have been silently corrected. But it incorporates some alterations made by the author at a later date"--Page ix.

    Contains 21 specimen sheets, and prospectuses produced at the Rampant Lions Press; three sheets serve as title page, introduction and colophon, Also, 4 leaves of photographs with a wrapper folder "Some carvings in slate" by Will Carter.   Carter printed the book jointly with his son Sebastian, who joined the press in In , Sebastian received the American Printing History Association individual laureate award for ‘a distinguished contribution to the study, recording, preservation or dissemination of printing history’. via History of Rampant Lions Press.

    Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge, Title page + 4pp intro + 21 examples (most on single sheet) + 1p colophon, celebrating the work of the Rampant Lions Press. Limited to 'an edition of about five hundred copies'. All contained in card folder. Folder little torn (at fold) and little faded/s. London: Clover Hill Editions, Quarto. 30, 5 pp. One of 80 copies, printed by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press on Barcham Green handmade paper, watermarked Clover Hill. Illustrated with ten wood engravings by David Jones, this title is considered by many to be the artist's most important work. According to Hodnett in Five Centuries of Book Illustration, it was with The Chester Play.


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Will Carter and the Rampant Lions Press by Frances Collingwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Rampant Lions Press was founded by Will Carter, and published its first book in Will’s son Sebastian joined the Press full-time in Over the years the Press built up a reputation as one of the leading fine presses in the world.

Sebastian retired at the end ofand closed the workshop. About this Item: Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge, Burgundy buckram copper gilt, DW, square 8vo., 47, (1) pages. One of copies designed and printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press from Octavian and Placard types on suede Abbey Mills laid paper.

Inscribed by "Michael" (presumably the author) in Founded by Will Carter inthe Rampant Lions Press in Cambridge, England, established itself as one of the leading letterpress workshops in the decades after the Second World War. Will was joined by his son Sebastian in the s, and the business became known worldwide for.

"Sebastian Carter studied English Literature and Fine Arts at Kings College, Cambridge, and then worked with publishers and design studios in London, and the Trianon Press in Paris, before joining his father Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, which he later ran until Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects.

Publisher: Oxford University Press Print Publication Date: Print ISBN Published online: Current Online Version: eISBN:   The Rampant Lions Press imprint, born in a back bedroom inwas reborn in the sub-basement of the house which they rented for a peppercorn from Magdalene College, Cambridge.

About this Item: Rampant Lions Press, Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardback, quarter bound in cloth with paper covered boards. [] pp. Illustrations and samples. Number 44 of a limited edition of copies. With a checklist of books printed at the Rampant Lions Press to the rear.

A showpiece of Sebastian Carter’s work at the Rampant Lions Press. Like The Rampant Lions Press Miscellany of ten years before, which was produced jointly with his father, it is a mixture of completed and projected work, and some pieces done just for the fun of it.

Many of the Press’s more unusual types are shown, a number of wood. Rampant Lions Press: A Printing Workshop Through Five Decades - Catalogue by Sebastian Carter; Will Carter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Cambridge: Sebastian Carter, Special edition, limited.

Hardcover. Large quarto, cloth, separate portfolio of samples, both in cloth. search books. Advanced Search The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America.

Browse by. Category; Bookseller; Recently Listed; Learn about buying from ABAA Members > Rampant Lions Press: A Narrative Catalogue. Hardcover Cambridge. by Carter. The Rampant Lions Press Miscellany [Will & Sebastian Carter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Will & Sebastian Carter.

Get this from a library. The Rampant Lions Press: a printing workshop through five decades. [Sebastian Carter; Will Carter; Rampant Lions Press.; Fitzwilliam Museum.]. Designed and printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge on paper mould-made by T.

Saunders at Wookey Hole, Somerset and bound by Mansell, London, Laid in exhibit card from Book Club of California. Typographical note by Will Carter: p. [21] a discussion of Frederic Warde's Vicenza italic Rating: % positive. The Rampant Lions Press Miscellany. [with a checklist of books printed ] by RAMPANT LIONS PRESS.

CARTER, Will and Sebastian. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at found: The Rampant Lions Press, p. [2] (founded by Will Carter; joined by Sebastian Carter, his son, in the s.

Originally in Cambridge, England; now in Over, England (a village near Cambridge); produces letterpress books). The Rampant Lion Press closed in Will also designed two typefaces, Klang on his own and Octavian in conjunction with David Kindersley.

This retrospective of Will's work, includes a copy of Carter’s Caps - a publication that is held in the Crafts Council archive, a letterpress book of alphabet letters, with captions in Octavian typeface.

The Rampant Lions Press: A Narrative Catalogue [Sebastian Carter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Rampant Lions Press: A Narrative CatalogueAuthor: Sebastian Carter.

Rampant Lions Press: A Printing Workshop Through Five Decades - Catalogue [Sebastian Carter, Will Carter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. He founded the Rampant Lions Press in after visiting the Oxford University Press. Will Carter published his first book inand officially turned the Rampant Lions Press into a business in in Cambridge following a stint in the Navy during World War II.The Maker’s Voice: Sebastian Carter.

A new Crafts Council interview for the First Decade project. In this interview, the scholar, publisher and book designer Sebastian Carter talks about running the Rampant Lions Press founded by his father Will Carter in (the workshop closed in ) and the processes of printing, letterpress and designing a book.This collection contains items related to the Rampant Lions Press and its owners Will and Sebastian Carter.

The collection is comprised of materials printed by and about the Rampant Lions Press, including pamphlets advertising books in print, lecture announcements, prospectuses for books for sale, and copies of page proofs for a book about Will Carter, and other printed ephemera.