THE FIRST SET, SELECTED EPHEMERA 1974-1994. Pentagram Press.
THE FIRST SET, SELECTED EPHEMERA 1974-1994.
THE FIRST SET, SELECTED EPHEMERA 1974-1994.
THE FIRST SET, SELECTED EPHEMERA 1974-1994.
THE FIRST SET, SELECTED EPHEMERA 1974-1994.
THE FIRST SET, SELECTED EPHEMERA 1974-1994.

THE FIRST SET, SELECTED EPHEMERA 1974-1994.

Minneapolis, 1994. Approximately 185 printed examples from the first 20 years of this fine press. A wonderful collection of greeting cards, invitations, announcements, letterheads, bookmarks, and broadsides. Housed in three cloth clamshell cases with printed paper labels, all within a stepped cloth slipcase (8 1/2 x 14 x 11). Fine. Item #2512

One of only 20 sets. Michael Tarachow's fine letterpress printing is especially notable for his colorful combinations of Granjon arabesques. The small (4 x 5) case holds a printed button, musical scroll in a canister, and the greeting for 1992--an alphabet & images in a printed bag. The larger (6 x 8 1/2) case contains a large quantity of small keepsakes, announcements, & greetings. The largest (10 x 13) case holds about 20 larger broadsides, a dozen envelope-size broadsides, 16 letterheads (some with envelopes), several booklets, business cards, and a few book marks & bookplates.

Price: $950.00

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