John S. Fass & the Hammer Creek Press by Jackson Burke

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Published by David R Godine .

Written in English

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  • Biography: general,
  • Typography,
  • Publishing Industry And Trade,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Language,
  • Techniques - Printmaking,
  • Art / Graphic Design,
  • Journalism

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsAveve Cohen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8687559M
ISBN 101567920861
ISBN 109781567920864

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John Stroble Fass (Aug - J ) was an American graphic designer and a printer of fine press books. Fass designed books for the leading American publishers of limited edition books. Collectors of private press books also remember John Fass for the handcrafted books he printed on a tabletop printing press in his one-room apartment at the Bronx YMCA.

Condition: John S. Fass & the Hammer Creek Press book. 36pp. of text and 16pp. of color plates. First Trade Edition. octavo, cloth. Godine, "John Fass and his work at the Hammer Creek Press are practically unknown today except to a small group of devoted cognoscenti. Unlike Rogers, Updike, or Dwiggins, Fass was essentially a private printer, working alone at his own pace.

Above: John's brother-in-law Clarence Wert, along the Hammer Creek. (Clarence was a printer at the Lancaster Press, and was married to John's sister Esther.) L ancaster County was a muse to John Fass' creativity, and the Hammer Creek was a symbol of that inspiration.

Foreword / Aveve Cohen --The private press of John Fass / Eugene M. Ettenberg --The Hammer Creek Press of John S. Fass / Jackson Burke --A checklist of the Hammer Creek Press / Herman Cohen. Other Titles: John S. Fass and the Hammer Creek Press: Responsibility. Above: Little books about Lancaster County by John Fass.

Hand-printed in his room at the Bronx YMCA. "The Hammer Creek Press" My new website about John Fass is now online, here. John Fass is Lancaster County's great claim to fame in the world of the 20th century book design and private press. John S. Fass and the Hammer Creek Press. With a bibliography by Herman Cohen.

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Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more. Names Fass, John S. (John Stroble), b. (Printer) Angelo, Valenti, (Illustrator) Hammer Creek Press (Publisher) Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: New York Publisher: The Hammer Creek Press Library locations.

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Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: New York Publisher: The Hammer Creek Press Library locations Rare Book Division. 11 JOHN S. FASS (). The Hammer Creek Press type specimen book. Number 22 of copies. Paper binding. New York 12 SAMUEL A. JACOBS (). Christmas Tree, E.E. Cummings.

Half cloth binding. Published and printed by S.A. Jacobs, New York 17 RAY NASH (). PaGA, Printing & Graphic Arts, The Stinehour. Today John Fass is best known for the little books he printed on a tabletop press in his one-room apartment in the Bronx YMCA, during the s and s.

Fass named this press the Hammer Creek Press, for the stream which flows near Lititz. The Fass papers include numerous books from the Hammer Creek Press. Also included are photographs of Fass. George Macy (–) was an American publisher. Career. George Macy was born in New York City in Inhe founded Macy-Masius, which was sold to the Vanguard Press in Inhe founded the Limited Editions Club, publishing finely illustrated books that were limited to copies and signed by the author or artist.

November – December John De Pol, who turned 80 years old inhas spent his careers with books. From working as a printing production assistant in the s he developed friendships among the proprietors of many of America’s finest private presses: John Fass of The Hammer Creek Press, John Anderson of the Pickering Press, Arthur Rushmore of The Golden Hind Press.

The Book of Jonah. [Bronx:] The Hammer Creek Press, Attached handmade paper over card, illustrated dust jacket. One of 40 copies. Printed by John S. Fass on a small hand-press at his one room apartment in the Bronx YMCA.

Sandy Hook, CT: Chiswick Book Shop, 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (12) pages. Extract from the Fall newsletter of the Chiswick Book Shop (XXVII:4). Includes a checklist of the publications of the Hammer Creek Press. Black and white photograph of John S. Fass of the Hammer Creek Press. READ MORE about QUARTERLY NEWS LETTER.

Price: $ Hammer Films to Adapt Cherie Priest's Boneshaker for the Big Screen and Cross Creek and co-financed by Exclusive and Cross Creek. From the Press Release: John Hilary Shepherd, a.

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Hammer Films and Cross Creek have joined forces to bring an adaptation of Cherie Priest’s Boneshaker to the screen. If am not familiar with the book, but the film is described as being a steampunk mix of Jules Verne and Resident sounds like an epic movie and I am glad to see Hammer doing some cool movies like this and The Woman in Black.

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