Thursday, May 11
Jess, detail from Alternative cover for O!, 1959.
"This site started in 2003 [with much thanks to Denise Enck] as a way to catalog the printing and publications of verdant press, and later parenthetical press, then some collaborative work. Since then it has 200501aevolved to focus primarily on the printing and publications of the small and independent presses of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. It started with Cleveland and d.a. levy and has slowly expanded to include San Francisco and to a larger extent California as well as other lesser-known but no less important folks and their work. The site now is meant as a starting point and a checklist for reference, further reading, and research…"