The trade edition of the Field Guide to Extinct Birds is here. Softcover, digital offset. Letterpress wrapper. 92 pages, 5″ x 8″ Copies are now available for $35 plus shipping here.
The deluxe edition is now available. Included are four extra hand colored prints, along with the field guide, housed in a clamshell boxed covered in Japanese silk. A limited number of deluxe copies are available for $900. Contact me to order via email: sarah at sarahnicholls dot com.
The first copies of the standard edition are finished and are now available. Hand bound and letterpress printed from handset metal type and reduction woodblock prints. Drum-leaf binding in Japanese silk and paper. 88 pages. 2015. Copies of the standard edition are now available for $750. Contact me for inquiries.
I am proud to announce that after setting and setting and resetting and distributing and setting, the printing stage of this bookmaking process is finally completed! It has taken a long time and a lot of runs, and a lot of carving, and a lot of type. …
A veritable flock of birds have been printed already; I hope to begin printing the text for the book later this month; I may start in on setting this week. Here’s some recent studio shots to give an idea:
As of this month I’m working non-stop; the birds are first, and the text will be set starting in November. Here’s what has been going on: Spectacled Cormorant. Choiseul Crested Pigeon, after two color runs. New Zealand Quail The Dodo.