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Maret, Russell

Overview
Works: 87 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Artists' books  History  Fiction  Manuscripts  Bibliography  Folklore  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Poetry 
Roles: Printer, Author, Designer, Illustrator
Classifications: PA3827.P8, 882.01
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Visionaries & fanatics : type design & the private press by Russell Maret( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Russell Maret explores the future of the private press and the division between the private press and the fine press. The fine printer, often a commercial outfit, leaves proportion, legibility, and craftsmanship as secondary principles, where as the private press printer is possessed with an irrepressible need to make books, containing characteristics of iconoclasm and reverence. Richly illustrated with color images, the book was designed by Russell Maret and printed in an edition of 500 copies at Peter Koch Printers. The cover was printed from antique wood and metal types in the Koch collection."--Oak Knoll website
AEthelwold etc : twenty-six letters inspired by other letters and non-letters and little bits of poetry by Russell Maret( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mediaeval in Padua by Russell Maret( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Russell and Annie through the mediæval city of Padua as they hunt for inscriptions (and the occasional meal). Delight at the multitude of variant forms, the calligraphic whimsy, and sculptural skill of a hand full of anonymous artisans who together, across centuries, map a transition from the improvisational joie of Romanesque lettering to the highly ornamental Round Gothic epigraphic style. The book is printed on Mohawk paper using my rendition of Baskerville's Great Primer typeface and embellished with drawings of letters, a seven color map of Padua, and 16 pages of photographic plates. Number 1 in the series Swan and Hoop
Interstices & intersections : thirteen Euclidean propositions by Russell Maret( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated edition of thirteen propositions from Heath's translation of Euclid's Elements of Geometry with Maret's personal prose commentary on geometry, literature, and letterforms
Pressed for time : a descriptive bibliography of the work of Russell Maret by Nina M Schneider( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary exploration of the work of printer and typographer Russel Maret. Compiled by Nina Schneider with notes by Maret and includes essays by Mark Dimunation (Chief of Special Collections of the Library of Congress), and Paul F. Gehl (Newberry Library). Includes facsimiles and typographic examples. Printed in letterpress
Specimens of diverse characters by Russell Maret( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little river by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman inscription on Santi Giovanni e Paolo al Celio by Russell Maret( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a close look at the magisterial c.1150 inscription on the porch of Santi Giovanni e Paolo al Celio in Rome. Though typically consigned to the dark fringes of Roman lettering, the inscription on Giovanni e Paolo offers a refreshingly non-Imperial articulation of Roman-ness in the lively variety of its 133 letters. The text is set in the first versions of my Texto Portuguez and Lisboa Italic types and printed on Mohawk paper. Embellished with a transcription and translation of the inscription, drawings of letters, a map of Rome, and photographs of every letterform. Number 2 in the series Swan and Hoop
Alchimie du verbe : assembling : CODEX 2015( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Jonah( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of The Book of Jonah is hand-set in Nicolas, a typeface designed by Russell Maret, and printed on a special making of Twinrocker Handmade Paper. The translation is that of the King James Bible. The type formes are inked in migrating shades of blue ink, conceived as a visual descent into and eventual reprieve from darkness over the course of the text. The book measures eleven inches wide by ten inches tall and is bound by Nancy Loeber. Eighty copies were printed in advance of October, 2012. Author includes long summary in description of book at this link: http://russellmaret.com/books-in-print/the-book-of-jonah
Prometheus bound by Aeschylus( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest of the classical Greek dramas, based on the Greek legend of the Titan demi-god who, against the will of Zeus, stole fire from the gods for the benefit of man. His terrible punishment by Zeus, and his continuing defiance of Zeus in the face of that punishment, remain universal symbols of man's vulnerability in any struggle with the gods
Linear A to linear Z : twenty-six linoleum cuts by Russell Maret( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color in American fine and private press books, 1890-2015 : The Jean-François Vilain & Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera & Related References by Jean-Franc̜ois Vilain( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First edition. A catalogue issued in conjunction with "Across the Spectrum: Color in American Fine & Private Press Books 1890-2015," at the University of Pennsylvania Library. Table of contents, acknowledgments, essays by the authors and by Russell Maret, listing of fine and private presses in the Vilain-Wieck Collection at the Penn Library. Color illustrations throughout.00Exhibition: University of Pennsylvania Library, Philadelphia, USA (15.02.-18.05.2016)
Floating overhead = Siixha by Skaay( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hungry bibliophiles : an experiment in utilitarian bookmaking by Russell Maret( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pervigilium Veneris( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nocturnes by Mark Strand( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boats is saintlier than captains : thirteen ways of looking at morality, language and design by Robert Bringhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anacreontics : thirteen translations from the Greek( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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