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Series I. Adam and Eve, 2003
Original monotypes, pastels, photocopies, etc. Extra Epson monotype prints, mostly final; including cut outs, etc. (see also Box 2)
Cutting templates (board), cutting master (photocopy)
Templates for cutting Epson monotypes
Printer masters: text pages
Masters: concertina spines
Masters: for Afterward printing
Early trials of Muybridge Epson prints (see also Box 2)
Concertina spine pages (some folded)
Removed from Flat Box 1: templates, photocopies
Early trials of Muybridge Epson prints: Eve leaping: sketches, transparencies, etc.
Prototype bindings (one with concertina spine)
Page designs: refinement of page size and color; mock-ups
Work notes, club paper (notebook, disbound); includes sketches, research, photocopies, correspondence, etc.
Early design alternatives: notes and mock-ups (see also Flat Box 1 and Box 3)
Early design alternatives: mock-up cover and paper
Early set: posted, folded sheets
Early set: page mock-ups
Afterward (3 sets, one bound)
Templates for Muybridge figures: cutting patterns: Eve top 1-5
Templates for Muybridge figures: cutting patterns: Adam top 1-5
Templates for Muybridge figures: cutting patterns: Adam bottom 6-9
Templates for Muybridge figures: cutting patterns: Eve bottom 6-9
Series II. Andromeda Imagined, 1998
Design notes: diagram for layout of pages, assembly notes, punching diagram for cut-out stars, guide for trimming concertinas, correspondence with printers, binders, and die cutting company
Research materials and notes; includes research paper as presented to the club, 1998
Prospectus and photographs
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Helvelius star chart 1690
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Backer's star chart, 1710
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Diagram
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Durer's star chart, 1515
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Apian's star chart, 1540
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Farnese atlas, 400 B.C.
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Vienna mss, 1440
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Cabrarola ceiling, 1575
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Pegasus (the magic horse)
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Big Dipper, pointer stars diagram
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Perseus (the hero)
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Cassiopeia
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Andromeda (the daughter)
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Cetus (the sea monster)
Star Atlas charts overlays diagram: Cepheas (the king)
Prototypes: cover, pages
Star chart designs (2 folders)
Printers' camera ready art for text and Hevelius image
Extra printed pages (no monotyping)
Series III. Anotaciones, 2001
Barry Lopez – Mendoza Vega: masters, photocopies, transparencies, etc.
Tobacco plant drawings and monotypes
Tobacco plant inkjet monotypes cover
Tobacco plant inkjet monotypes and small trials
Parc Office at Xerox: photocopy of photograph, landscape
Book layout and design
Pictorial background: photocopies, magazine pages, photographs, etc.
Barry Lopez: text originals (photocopies); including correspondence with Lopez
Barry Lopez: design correspondence
Cigar label stamps: templates, photocopies, etc.; includes miscellaneous templates
Extra color photocopy versions
Book project: binding and cover materials: paper samples, etc.
Book project: book masters: layout versions, matrix for page layout, etc.
Book project: design notes: sketches, photocopy of Balzac's handwriting, etc.
Book project: monotypes: preparatory and final versions
Broadside project: design notes
Broadside project: color photocopy version
Broadside project: monotypes, various
Broadside project: finished broadsides
Broadside project: broadside text pages
Master text and design notes (see also Clouds & Dreams)
Research and essay re: navigation
Portrait drawings: Max Ernst
Portrait drawings: Dali
Portrait drawings: De Chirico
Portrait drawings: Picasso / Miro
Portrait drawings: Yves Tangvy
Portrait drawings: Andrew Breton
Portrait drawings: Man Ray
Portrait drawings: Magritte
Miscellaneous patterns and matrices
Photographs of clouds (see Flat Box #6 for color photocopies of clouds)
Photographs and color photocopies of clouds
Loose patterns, art
Series VII. Dancing with Amelia, 2000
Early book design alternatives
Early book design alternatives
Early book design alternatives
Cover design trials
Cover design trials - laser cutting experiments
Cover design trials - laser cutting experiments
Original drawings and monotypes
Production materials - text masters
Production materials - registration masters
Historical airplane design form
Cover design trials - preliminary cut-outs
Amelia handwriting examples
Die cut for cutting airplane shape (wood backed)
Extra pages for small version
Trade edition mock-up
Prospectus design and samples
Series VIII. Degas Dancing, 1991
Design notes: various diagrams, pencil drawings, invoice, and paper samples
Typographic layout - alternative formats, masters, alternative papers
Research and early drafts of texts; including research paper entitled "Degas Lesson Book" and additional narrative entitled "Dancing Lessons"
Production materials and extra pages - labels
Monotypes: young Degas; includes photocopies made in conjunction with residency at Xerox PARC Tech Museum (2000)
Monotypes: Degas and streetcar
Monotypes: Degas dancing
Monotypes: Degas sitting
Monotypes: Degas walking
Series IX. Flaubert & Louise, 1988
General background: correspondence with Limestone press, guest list for dinner party, permissions from publishers and authors (including note from Julian Barnes, 1988), invoices, expense records, prospectuses, etc.
Text and background: typescript for letterpress and Steegmuller translation.
Early trials - Five Roses: etchings, transparencies
Images: Rose and Pruning Shears
Images: Chateaubriand's Grave
Images: Louise's Flower
Images: The Epistolary Relationship
Images: The Last Letter
Early trials - Flaubert's Rose: etchings, transparencies
Early trials: etchings from life drawing (nude with window, Pradier's studio)
Series X. Fresnel's Tower, 1997
General notes: design notes, correspondence with bookbinder, fabric samples
Box components: box design notes, partial matrix, label designs
Cover components: design notes, photocopies, transparencies, cover matrix, early cover trials and mock-ups, two trial books (cover and text block), book labels
Text block components: notes on text, text trials, end-sheet matrix, preliminary text version, layout with registration marks, mock-up text block with notes, reject text blocks, extra final text blocks
Photogravure trials: inking notes, trial proofs (17; two with notes and hand coloring)
Separator cards: extra materials for separator cards, design matrix, receipt, design notes, masters for text layout, extra small card
Related supplemental materials - limited edition print: limited edition photogravure with exhibition announcement from Dorothy Weiss Gallery.
Cylinder design notes; includes matrices for cylinders and warps
Design ideas for external cylinder wraps: photocopies of various lighthouse drawings (at various sizes), copies cut out and placed on layouts with notes
Exterior cylinder wraps: extra photocopies on painted paper, etc.
Design notes for clouds: magazine pages, transparencies, transparency tracings, original drawings
Original monotypes for clouds (cylinder interiors): night sky, high sky, low sky, ocean, etc.
Interior cylinder wraps: extra uncut color photocopies of cloud monotypes, some mis-cuts and odd sizes
Original drawings: preliminary
Original drawings: photocopies without text
Original drawings: photocopies with text
Garden layout, early text and design trials
Original India ink drawings (twenty; seven final images)
Design notes: first version: layout details
Text and image for second version
Extra pages: images and work overlays
Design notes: Early layouts; Image design ideas with photos and color photocopies; Final book design notes
Text edits: A. Early versions. B. Final versions
Paste up original page spreads with photos
Photo layouts - two page spreads with color photographs and music notation comparing Bradner and Hobson images.
Music notations, preliminary (5A) and final (5B) - reproduction of Chopin and Impromptu.
Cover and binding design
Prototypes - three versions of book, dummy
Color photographs - photographs of original monotypes and final page versions.
Monotypes: Old Shoes and Rug: ghost and counter-proof
Monotypes: Pillows and Rose: ghost
Monotypes: Straw Hat in Sun: ghost
Monotypes: Lamp and Books: ghost
Monotypes: Shirt on Chair: ghost and counter-proof
Monotypes: Rose in gardens
Series XIII. Leonardo Knows Baseball, 1990
Book Design Notes: design and layout notes, registration guides, and production cost estimate
Correspondence and 10 trial proofs for aborted project at Limestone Press
Text Masters and Trials: formatting and layout proofs for the text of the book, print trials, mockup dummy book of text layout only
Labels: trials for cover labels on a variety of papers, proof colophon, proofs of actual cover labels; extra spine labels
Book Dummy: accordion book dummy made with Xerox images
Plate Design Notes: various newspaper and magazine clippings of baseball players in motion
Plate I - Batter: Soft Ground Etching Materials - transparency, actual soft ground etching drawing, 6 trial proofs with notes
Book Prospectus with prospectus text proof
Plate I - Batter: Monotype Materials - monotype inking notes; 7 photocopy trials on various painted papers; 3 monotype trials
Plate II - Pitcher: Soft Ground Etching Materials - inking notes, registration notes, 4 trial proofs with notes, 1 trial proof on large sheet
Plate II - Pitcher [Throwing]: Monotype Materials - photos of monotypes, 4 photocopy trials on painted paper, 5 monotype trials (3 on large sheets, 2 cut down)
Plate III - Sun [Shadow/Fielder]: Soft ground etching Materials - inking notes, 4 trial proofs (one on large sheet), 5 trial proofs on page layout (four with text)
Plate III - Sun: Monotype Materials - photo of monotype, photocopies, Original Drawings (sketch, original drawing, and tracing), 3 monotype trials
Plate IV - Run Home: Soft Ground Etching Materials - inking notes, registration matrix, original drawing and photocopy, 6 trial proofs with notes, 7 additional trial proofs (one on large sheet), 4 trial proofs on page layout with text
Plate IV - Run Home: Monotype Materials - inking notes, 3 photocopy trials on painted papers, 3 monotype trials
Plate V - Umpire: Soft Ground Etching Materials - inking notes, transparencies, registration matrix, 5 trial proofs with notes, 1 additional trial proofs on large sheet
Plate V - Umpire: Monotype Materials - photo of monotype, 4 photocopy trials on painted paper (one with pastel & charcoal drawing), 6 monotype trials
Plate VI - Catch (cover for trade edition only): Monotype Materials - photo of monotype, transparencies, photocopies; Original Drawings (sketch, original drawing, and tracing); 3 photocopy trials on painted papers; 4 monotype trials
Descriptive memo detailing project; preliminary draft and final version
Design materials - Parting Shot: Boston Light charts; cut out shapes and references; color photocopy trials.
Design materials - The Roar: Maninicus charts; cut-out of figure and references; color photocopies trials
Series XV. Magritte's Buckets, 1995
Design notes-Materials, invoices, fabrication notes, production photographs, sketch book drawings and 3/16/95 production drawing
Final Production Patterns and Masters - typography, sample paper and photo copy transparencies
Small Bucket Working Materials-Including monotypes and layout patterns
Production Pieces-Extra labels and scroll papers
Bucket Wrap Materials-Color photo copies and monotype ghosts.
Prototypes - sample boxes and sample handle materials including bamboo and copper.
Series XVI. Man Ray's Kiss, 1995
Small Book Design
Accordion Structure - patterns and samples, text, typography
Man Ray's Kiss Titles
Lips and Placement Patterns. Monotypes, etc
Extra Accordion Assembly Materials
Typography - layouts, trials, handwritten final type
Series XVII. The Mappist, 2006
Pencil Images (Barry's Pencils): original monotypes, ghosts and digital print variations; digital photographs (Barry's writing studio).
Corrugated Cover: design notes and cutting instructions; cutting jigs.
Design Notes: sketchbook notations, assembly diagrams and sample papers.
Correspondence: permission letter from Barry Lopez, printing instructions, etc.
Typography: proofs and correspondence with Les Ferriss.
Hand Images: preliminary digital photographs, trials and transparencies
Landscape Images: digital photos, monotypes and transparencies
Labels: water symbols, Jack Ranch labels (and location jig), topographic labels and magnetic North labels [not used]
Concertina Design: master concertina fold directions
Extra Production Materials: hand transparencies, landscape transparencies and USGS essay.
Bogotá Maps: Library of Congress copies
Prototypes and display copies (4 folders, 1 prototype, 1 display copy)
Series XVIII. The Near Woods, 2006
Design and assembly notes: working notes, binding details and jigs; prospectus design.
Trial Etchings for Walking Bear: transparencies and proofs
Digital Prints and Proofs: small walking bear, small standing bear, large bear (“Dream Bear”; 4 final images/one proof), cover Image (from Bancroft Library) 5 copies.
Monotypes and Working Drawings: Standing Bear, Walking Bear and Bear Mouth (not used in edition)
Trial Etchings for Walking Bear: copper plates
Trial Etchings for Standing Bear: copper plate and 2 proofs
Book Cover Prototypes and Trials: 4 prototypes
Labels and Extra End Papers: spine labels, title page labels, misc. small bear prints and extra end papers
Design Notes: a. Design drawings and diagrams; narrative detailing possible design layout and bibliography. b. Chronicle Book design description and related notes
Research Files (files of biographical information about each of following): Napoleon/Josephine, Flaubert/Louise, Chopin/George Sand, Henry Miller/Anais Nin, Degas/Cassatt, Rodin/Camile Claudel, Pierre Curie, Madame Curie, Man Ray/Lee Miller.
Image Design (files relating to portraits and graphic elements for each): Napoleon, Josephine, Flaubert, Louise, Chopin, George Sand, Degas, Cassatt, Man Ray and Lee Miller.
Image Design (files relating to portraits and graphic elements for each): Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Rodin, Camile Claudel, Pierre Curie, Madame Curie.
Chronicle Book proofs
Prototypes and progress proof photographs Disassembled book pages (possible display copies.)
Map research and details: including copyright clearance from Library of Congress, November 1993.
Series XX. Poems from the Heart, 2004
Book design notes: early prototypes, layout, notes on assembly time and photos.
Heart Sculpture design notes: painted images
Book prototypes: prototypes, extra cover images and sales display card
Matrixes: cover, scoring board for cover and label placement
Poems for transfer to altered books: camera ready copy
Altered book with poems used on sculpture (see also Flat Box 23)
Altered book with poems used on sculpture
Series XXI. R.O.W., 2006
R.O.W. general: research material, correspondence, estimates and design notes.
Small drawings: original tracing paper drawings, proofs (some by Kay Bradner and some by Charles Hobson.)
R.O.W. small texts: texts as designed for window openings in the printed pages.
Extra pieces and parts: small drawing cutouts and tabs for window images
Patterns and matrixes: patterns and jigs used for assembling the edition.
Extra pages, proofs and drafts: extra pages, extra page proofs, trial cover materials, cover drawings by Kay Bradner and extra hinges.
Trial slipcase/chemise with cleat (artifact)
Series XXII. Seeing Stars, 2001
Chronicle Books box design
Design proposal #1: original design proposal July, 1999. Sports figures and draft of text.
Design proposal #2: second proposal to Chronicle Books November, 1999, including box design.
Correspondence and design proofs with Chronicle Books; including page proofs, color checks. October 2000-March 2001
Project research: historical astronomy including research at Stanford's Green Library, photographs and photocopies.
Early prototypes): two trial prototypes, one with sports figures, and 2nd proof from Chronicle Books.
Star cut cards: early versions and final
Drawings and outline drawings: early versions and final. (see also Box 26.1)
Inkjet monotypes of constellations: figures for booklet
Star cut cards: color proofs
Star charts: versions for Chronicle Books
Drawings and outline drawings: early versions and final
Series XXIII. Shipwreck Stories, 1996
Maritime charts: experimentations, designs with shipwreck icon and photocopy masters for printing on hand colored paper and copies of final maps.
Original drawings for photogravures
Photogravure proofs and final photogravure: Salvage; Ship at Cliff (two versions)
Design and Research: binder with historical summaries, research notes and drafts of stories and alternative stories. Club paper for March 11, 1996.
Prototypes: including alternative page sizes and alternative layouts in black and white
Binding Notes: including templates and assembly instructions and labels
Typography: early layouts, camera ready art and notes to printer
Vellum tests and Mylar
Cut Outs for tracing figures: various kinds of transparency and vellum for overlays with figures
Letters from Stockfleth's grand-daughter, Charmetta Mann: February 7, 2000 and May 11, 2008; includes genealogy, photocopies of photographs, clipping.
Photogravure proofs: Brother Jonathan
Prospectus: labels, design notes, assembly notes and photocopy masters. (see also Flat Box #28)
Photogravure proofs and final photogravure: Lightning and Sunken Sails, Liberty Ship
Page proofs: typography (two complete sets, mixed)
Prospectus: design notes, assembly notes and photocopy masters
Series XXIV. A Supper in Montmartre, 1985
Etching proofs-preparatory and final versions, six pencil drawings, one proof from plate #1, and six proofs from plate #2.
Bancroftiana Newsletter April 1986: article on A Supper in Montmartre (2 copies)
Additional artist proofs and final prints: one final prints on book paper 12 1/2” x 10”; six artist proofs on various handmade papers and in various sizes; one final print on book paper 10” x 21 1/2”
Text/typography layout notes: page proofs done at Bancroft Library; variations; paper alternatives, labels
Series XXV. Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes, 2002
Design notes including various assembly instructions
Correspondence and permissions: letters requesting and granting permission to print with Billy Collins
Prototype structures: five early design versions and prototypes
Prototyping materials: buttons, hooks; Seam binding, elastic thread
Cover design: binder estimates, sample papers, hinges
Feathers and button experiments/scans
Templates: hinging and monotype placement. (see also map folder #29)
Monotype designs: four monotypes and ink jet proofs and hand coloring information.
Templates: hinging and monotype placement
Extra letterpress typographic pages
Series XXVI. Three Kisses, 2004
Design notes: including preliminary working materials from Arch
Prototypes: three versions of book dummy
Materials for Arch Design Project: sample postcards, envelopes and design instructions
Monotype-"Last Kiss"/Smooch: first impression and ghost and digital proofs
Production Materials; including monotype print-outs, postcard kisses, spine labels, excess hinges and past-ins, accordion pages
Title Page: layout and final versions
Prospectus Design File and Materials
Matrices: guides for cover, accordion and embossing guides
Matrices: guides for cover, accordion and embossing guides.
Design notes: photographs, text of poem and diagrams
Typography: title page and sample printing
Monotypes: trials, four ghosts (two with hand coloring) and two counter proofs.
Image design: pencil drawing, monotype key line on Mylar, folding matrix and reference photographs
Series XXVIII. The Writer, 2004
Design notes, general; includes sketchbook pages, correspondence with binder, letterpress layouts
Permissions: correspondence with Richard Wilbur and publisher; New Yorker article, Nov. 22, 2004
Page proofs: letterpress proofs and unbound page proofs
Polymer plates, typography
Labels, titles and placement patterns for large book
Inkjet monotype experiments: final image of starling in large book for vellum print
Flipbook design experiments and layout
Starling flight monotypes and experiments: original monotypes, hand colored inkjet prints and transparencies
Flight sequence: experiments and bird cutouts (2 folders)
Flipbook layout and cover
Vellum trials and extras
Large books folding jig for inside cover
Series XXIX. Writing on the Body, 1999
Binding materials, spine and cover board matrix, matrix for cover paper
Preliminary text layout
Laser prints of drawings used in WOB
Preliminary dummy with Xerox and laser prints
Project notes/correspondence with binder and printer
Sample paper and fabrics: sample fabrics: sample book cloth with silk-screen 13" x 2"; cover paper hand painted with Degas photocopy (3 copies)
Xerox end paper proofs (9 copies)
Silk-screen end papers (4 copies)
Thank you letter from Jack Stauffacher dated 11/18/99.
Article from Nob Hill Gazette article re: Jack Stauffacher, March 1999
Excerpt from magazine Typographie, Oct. 1997 about Meridien typeface
Prospectus: Prospectus master materials and design matrix; Prospectus insert; Digital photos; Prospectus
Degas handwriting and Mylar for etching overlays
Typographic page proofs and corrections
Blank typographic page proofs (15)
Subseries B. Proofs and Plates
Subjects and Indexing Terms
#1 Mystery, 3 plastic sleeves with 2 trial proofs and 3 plates, plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate #13; Trial Proof; Photogravure Gradient Strip
Alternate Plate #12
Alternate Plate #11; Trial Proof; transparency and Kodalith; color notes and inking note
#2 Proportions, 4 plastic sleeves containing 9 trial proofs, 3 trial plates and 1 final plate plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate #3: 2 Trial Proofs: transparency and 2 Kodaliths; color notes and inking notes
Alternate Plate #4: 3 Trial Proofs; color notes and inking notes
Alternate Plate #1: 2 Trial Proofs
Alternate Plate #2: 2 Trial Proofs; Photogravure Gradient Strip; color notes and inking notes
#3 What Use, 6 plastic sleeves with 8 trial proofs and 5 plates, plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate Unnumbered: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #2: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #13A: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #15: Trial Proof; Photogravure Gradient Strip
Plate #14 (unnumbered on plate): Trial Proof; color notes and inking notes
3 Trial Proofs: transparencies and 2 Kodaliths; color notes and inking notes [NO PLATE]
#4 Turning, 5 plastic sleeves with 4 trial proofs and 4 plates, plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate #18A: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #18: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #17: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #16: Trial Proof; Photogravure Gradient Strip
Transparencies and 2 Kodaliths: color notes and inking notes [NO PLATE]
#5 Again, 8 plastic sleeves with 6 trial proofs and 6 plates, plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate #26A: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #26B: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #26: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #25: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #24: Trial Proof; color notes and inking notes
Alternate Plate #26C: Trial Proof
transparencies and 2 Kodaliths: etching notes [NO PLATES]
color notes and inking notes [NO PLATES]
#6 Contour, 5 plastic sleeves with 4 trial proofs and 4 plates plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate #22: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #22A (unnumbered on plate): Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #23: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #23: Trial Proof
transparencies and Kodalith: color notes and inking notes [NO PLATES]
#7 Essential, 4 plastic sleeves with 2 trial proofs and 3 plates plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Trial Proof #9: transparencies and Kodalith; color notes and inking notes [NO PLATE]
Alternate Plate #9A: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #10: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate Unnumbered
#8 Artifice, 2 plastic sleeves with 2 trial proofs and 2 plates plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate #5: Trial Proof; transparency and Kodalith; color notes and inking notes
Alternate Plate #6: Trial Proof
Alternative Image A, 3 plastic sleeves with 3 trial proofs and 3 plates plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes.
Plate #21: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #20: Trial Proof; transparency and Kodalith
Alternate Plate #19: Trial Proof; color notes and inking notes
Alternative Image B: 6 plastic sleeves with 5 trial proofs and 5 plates plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate #29B: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #29A: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #29: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #28: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #27: Trial Proof
transparencies and Kodaliths: color notes and inking notes [NO PLATE]
Alternative Image C, 4 plastic sleeves with 3 trial proofs and 3 plates plus transparency, color notes, and inking notes
Plate #7: Trial Proof; Photogravure Gradient Strip; color notes and inking notes
transparencies and Kodalith [NO PLATE]
Alternate Plate #8A: Trial Proof
Alternate Plate #8: Trial Proof