Since its founding in 1974, Meadow Press publications have been printed
letterpress from metal types on mouldmade and handmade papers with
emphasis on hand techniques, special attention to high standards in
craft and to harmony of design and text. All copies are signed.

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ephemera catalogComplete Ephemera  This comprehensive collection of Meadow Press ephemera, produced between 1974 and 1990, includes 195 individual pieces: 8 broadsides not previously offered for sale from Meadow Press, 25 posters for Iowa Writers' Workshop readings and others, 40-piece Meadow Press prospecti with envelopes, 20-piece wedding certificates and invitations with envelopes and accompaniments, 47-piece stationery, invoices and envelopes, 34 postcards, 10 business cards, 2 publication covers, 3 labels, 4 inserts, 1 bookmark, 1 ad. All pieces are printed letterpress by Leigh McLellan in a wide variety of papers, types and colors. Some are illustrated. Ephemera Catalog included. $1000

Selected Ephemera  This selection of 32 pieces is drawn from the complete collection for a choice sampling of Meadow Press work. Included are: 10 of the posters for readings at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, 8 postcards, 3 invitations, 1 wedding certificate, 1 of the broadsides, 2-piece stationery and envelope, 1 publication cover, 2 labels, 2 business cards, 1 prospectus and a bookmark. $190

Ephemera Catalog  A complete listing of Meadow Press ephemera including the very rare, and pieces of which the printer has no copies. 280 items described and cataloged by year and month, typeface, colors, paper and media other than letterpress. Composed on a Macintosh in Adobe Meridien and Minion, and laserprinted onto wheat Beckett text. Sewn into a Fabriano paper cover. Complimentary to complete ephemera collectors. 28 pages. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches tall. $25

Weddings and other ephemera

Order ephemera collections and catalog: All orders payable in advance by check to "Leigh McLellan," except institutions and booksellers. (Sorry, credit cards orders are not taken.) California residents add appropriate sales tax. No discounts. Shipping extra.

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Leigh McLellan • San Francisco, California USA

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