USC Fine Arts Press broadsides

Herbals

Herbals from the Lena and Jack Pincus Collection is a limited edition broadside produced for an exhibition honoring the Lena and Jack Pincus collection of herbals held at the University of Southern California’s Doheny Memorial Library. Issued from the USC Fine Arts Press, Los Angeles, 1989.

Features a replication of an original sixteenth-century woodcut from Commentaires on the Six Books of Dioscorides (Pierandrea Mattioli, 1563/65), one of two that were restored and proofed at the Press.

Designed by Gerald Lange. Hand set in ATF Caslon 540 Italic and letterpress printed in two colors (pale green and light cream) on German Etching Black mouldmade acid-free paper.

13 by 21 inches. This is one of 200 copies from the edition. $125.


Cervantes: Don Quixote and Sanchez

Cervantes: Clasico y Contemporaneo, is a limited edition broadside produced for an exhibition and symposium held at the University of Southern California’s Doheny Memorial Library. Featuring an image of Don Quixote and Sanchez reproduced from an original watercolor of Enrique Herreros.

Designed by Gerald Lange. Hand set in ATF Caslon 540 and letterpress printed in three colors on Magnani Incisioni White mouldmade acid-free paper.

Issued from the USC Fine Arts Press, Los Angeles, 1989. 13-1/2 by 21-1/2 inches. This is one of 200 copies from the edition. $125.


Henri Matisse

Selected Modern Illustrated Books, is a limited edition broadside printed for an exhibition of books selected from the Irene and Paul Beigelman Collection held at Doheny Memorial Library. Illustrated with a hand-colored replication of a linoleum engraving by Henri Matisse originally cut for Martin Fabiani’s edition of Henri de Montherlant’s Pasiphae.

Designed by Gerald Lange. Hand set in Ludwig & Mayer’s very rare foundry metal typeface Domino and letterpress printed in two colors of black on Magnani Incisioni White mouldmade acid-free paper. Issued from the USC Fine Arts Press, Los Angeles, 1991.

10-1/2 by 16-3/4 inches. This is one of 75 copies from the edition. $125.