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Found Treasures, Spring 2014 @ Pitt Special Collections: Bird and Bull Press

This library guide is an overview of the Special Collection's exhibit, "Found Treasures," a selection of works that represent major fine and private presses held by Special Collections.

About Bird and Bull Press

  • American private press created by Henry Morris in 1958, Newtown, PA.
  • More than 75 fine press books printed.
  • Majority of titles devoted to history of printing and paper making.
  • University of Delaware Special Collections is the home of the Bird and Bull Press Archives.
  • Henry Morris retired in 2013.

Forty-Four Years of Bird and Bull

From Forty-Four Years of Bird & Bull: A Bibliography, 1958-2002. Newtown, Pa.: Bird & Bull Press, 2002.

Founder, Henry Morris

Henry Morris at work, from the University of Delaware Special Collections.

John Depol

From John Depol: A Portfolio of His Wood Engravings. Newtown, PA: Bird and Bull Press, 2012.

JOHN DEPOL: A PORTFOLIO OF HIS WOOD ENGRAVINGS.

 

JOHN DEPOL: A PORTFOLIO OF HIS WOOD ENGRAVINGS.

 

JOHN DEPOL: A PORTFOLIO OF HIS WOOD ENGRAVINGS.

Examples of Japanese Paper

From Japonica: A Study and Appreciation of the Art of Japanese Paper. By Henry Morris. Bird and Bull Press, 1981.

Additional Resources