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Quire. A Poetry [Literary] Tract. No. 1 to No. 20

Quire. A Poetry [Literary] Tract. No. 1 to No. 20

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Quire. A Poetry [Literary] Tract. No. 1 to No. 20

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Minnesota City, MN: The Last Press, 2023. Each issue printed letterpress from Bembo, Perpetua, or Lutetia on handmade paper in editions of circa 60 to 100. Various paginations. 20 vols. Quarto and smaller. Fine. Each issue printed letterpress from Bembo, Perpetua, or Lutetia on handmade paper in editions of circa 60 to 100. Various paginations. 20 vols. Quarto and smaller. Stylish and beatifully printed series of literary tracts (prose or poetry, with subtitle varying accordingly), from Chad Oness and the Last Press.
Comprising: No. 1, Shakespeare; no. 2, poems by James Boyd White; no. 3 poems by Kim Roberts; no. 4, four poems by Pamela McClure; no. 5, All the While by Christopher Buckley; no. 6, three poems by Lynette Reini-Grandell; no. 7, poems by Donald Revell; no. 8, five poems by Catherine Abbey Hodges; no. 9, six poems by Christopher Howell; no. 10, Sweet-Williams, a miniature story, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman; no. 11, six prose poems by Mark Jarman; no. 12, two poems by Christine Kitano, engraving by Ladislav Hanka; no. 13, The Mask of Andreas Germer; no. 14, Six Golden Shovels after Galway Kinnell's 'Prayer' by Katrina Roberts, image by Gary Young; no. 15, The Visit, a story by Maureen Aitken, color vignette on title page; no. 16, five poems by Maurya Simon, with cuts by Ladislav Hanka in red or blue; no. 17, Anna Leahy; no. 18, Mai'a Williams; no. 19 Qx, by Mark Valentine; no. 20, Sex Coffee, by Desiree Cooper.

The issues are usually a single trifold sheet; The Mark of Andreas Germer is an original ghost story by the late Ron Weighell as a sewn chapbook with an engraving by Ladislav Hanka.

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Title
Quire. A Poetry [Literary] Tract. No. 1 to No. 20
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Various paginations. 20 vols. Quarto and smaller
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Each issue printed letterpress from Bembo, Perpetua, or Lutetia
Publisher
The Last Press
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Minnesota City, MN
Date Published
2023
Keywords
Private Press | Poetry
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