Items from the Bibliographical Checklist of the First Thirty Years

The Stinehour Press 

A Bibliographical Checklist of the First Thirty Years

Selected and Compiled by David Farrell
Published by Meriden-Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont, 1988

 


No. 1

Thoreau MacDonald's Drawings for Dartmouth
With notes by Ray Nash

 

Designed and printed by Roderick D. Stinehour at the Graphic Arts Workshop,
Dartmouth College, May 1950

4.75 x 3.5 inches; sixteen pages including five tipped-in illustrations on Japanese tissue. Two hundred copies; untrimmed and handsewn by Elizabeth Stinehour into a light brown paper cover.

This is the first entry inThe Stinehour Press, A Bibliographical Checklist of the First Thirty Years, which describes 1,006 publications printed at The Stinehour Press from 1950 to 1979. 

 

No. 47

The Stuyvesant Staircase, Ayrault House, Newport. Privately printed, 1956.

8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches; 12 + [2] pages, illustrated with a collotype plate printed by the Meriden Gravure Company. 150 copies printed on untrimmed paper; handsewn into brown paper cover. Designed by Roderick Stinehour. The pattern paper used to wrap the cover was designed by Elizabeth Friedländer (1903 - 1984), who designed a number of patterned papers for the Cuwren Press in the late 1940’s.

 

No.  80

 
Stinehour_Press_Merry_Christmas_1958
 

A few Paragraphs on Printing inVermont... By Roland E. Robinson. Lunenburg, Vermont
The Stinehour Press, Christmas, 1958

Excerpt from Vermont:  A Study of Independence  (1897)

6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches; 8 pages. 200 copies printed for friends of the Press; handsewn into printed blue paper cover.
 An early Christmas keepsake from the Stinehour Press. Envelope addressed by Rocky Stinehour. 
 

 

No. 205

Grand
By Tennessee Williams. New York, New York, House of Books, Ltd., 1964

First Edition. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches; 34 pages. 300 copies signed by the author; bound in yellow cloth over boards.

 

No. 251

Jan Van Krimpen:  A Perspective on Type and Typography, by John Dreyfus. 
Printed for Gallery 303, New York, 1965

9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches; 20 pages. 300 copies saddle wire stitched into white paper cover. First appeared in Printing and Graphic Arts, VII, 4 (1959); here printed for the Heritage of the Graphic Arts lecture series. Designed by Roderick Stinehour.

 

 

No. 375

Philip Hofer as Author and Publisher

Introduction by Ray Nash. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard College Library
Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, 1968

10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches; 64+ [2] pages; illustrated; bibliography. 500 copies bound in printed gray paper and red quarter cloth over boards. Designed by Roderick Stinehour.

 

No. 570

The Visions of Mary

Edward Tyler with wood engravings by Gillian Tyler.

9 1/4 x 7 inches; 26 pages. 350 copies bound in beige paper over boards. Designed by Roderick Stinehour.
Lunenburg, Vermont; Privately printed, 1972.

 

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Printing as a Way of Life

There are many paths to finding God; typography is one of the better ones.

Roderick Stinehour, from the Introduction by John Kristensen 

 
Printing as a Way of Life, Rocky Stinehour & The Stinehour Press by Elton Wayland Hall
 


Printing as a Way of Life, Rocky Stinehour & The Stinehour Press
by Elton Wayland Hall

Inquiries may be addressed to Scott Vile:  scott@ascensiuspress.com


Click here to read the interview with Rocky Stinehour published in the Cöos County Democrat.

Stinehour Press Ephemera

Our luxuries and our daily bread

Making Books  by Robert H. Ross. Photographs by Tony King. Printed by the Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont. View of the Stinehour Press buildings.

Making Books, by Robert H. Ross, with photographs by B. A. King
Eight pages with letterpress cover; 11 7/16 x 8 3/8; handsewn. Printed by the Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont. Reprinted from the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, April, 1980.

 

Preparation of Copy for The Stinehour Press and The Meriden Gravure Company

 

Press sheet of two-color letterpress printed bookplate for the J Paul Getty Trust.
Design and lettering by Christopher Stinehour.

 

Announcement cards for lectures given on or at the Stinehour Press