books

Some of these books are available for sale. Please contact me by email if you’d like more information or to inquire about purchase. -db

Checklist of bradypress editions:

Symptoms of Inner Peace, poem by Saskia Davis. Digital photo printed inkjet and waxed, text set in American Uncial, handmade papers, bound in tri-fold envelope of Japanese silk & handmade papers (the green with oak-leaf inclusions by Jerusalem papers) over boards. Opens to stand alone for display. 7 1/8 x 9 5/16 inches (closed) 2 pp, 10 copies. July 2005. (out of print)

So This Is Nebraska, poem by Ted Kooser with altered digital photo (inkjet), handmade lily & cotton/lily papers, letterpress, and binding by Denise Brady. 7 1/2 x 6” 6 pp, 15 copies, 2005. (commissioned by the Lincoln Arts Council for the 2005 Lincoln Mayor’s Arts Awards.) (not for sale)

Space and Air, poem and digital photos by Denise Brady. Letterpress (from Gill Sans Light and News Gothic) & ink jet  on  handmade  cotton rag papers, casebound in cloth and handmade cotton rag papers over boards with front cover debossed label. 8 1/4 x 21 3/16” (open) 2 pp, 6 copies. 2004 (out of print)

Spring Blues, poems and mezzotints by Denise Brady. Title page and eight poems printed letterpress from Gill Sans Light on handmade cotton rag paper. One- or two-color mezzotints were printed on Japanese papers and applied chine collé to the handmade sheets. Images were sketched using Photoshop and layout was designed using InDesign. Sheets are housed in a modified clamshell box covered in marine blue and rust Asahi cloths with front debossed label. Sheet size is 8 x 10 inches. 10 copies. 2004. $400.00

The King of Butterflies, poem by Christopher Howell, mezzotint, linocut initial, cover and endpapers by Denise Brady, 11 pp, 10 copies with original mezzotint, 90 with a photoengraving, 2003 $35.00

Between the Lines (note: this is not a letterpress edition), a collaboration with Esme Guenther, offset accordion panel book, haiku by Denise Brady, printed by A to Z Printing, Lincoln, Nebraska, 75 copies, 2002.

Blown Roses, poems by Nancy McCleery with linocuts by Jaime Hackbart, 24 pp, 100 copies September 2001. ($35.00)

Grief | Rue des Écouffes, poems by Marilyn Hacker, etching by Marie-Genevieve Havel, 16 pp, 100 copies, October 2001 (out of print)

Hayden Carruth: Three New Poems, with a linocut by Denise Brady, 9 pp, 125 copies, 1999. ($25.00)

How Things Happen, poems by Greg Kosmicki with three wood engravings by Eric May, 60 pp, 115 copies, 1997. (out of print)

Proof, poem by Denise Brady, letterpress, die-cut, assembled folder, 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 50 copies, 1997 

Giving Up the Ghost, poem & photos by Denise Brady, a bi-fold panorama, 3 pp, 50 copies, 1995 (out of print)

Io son venuto al punto de la rota / I come to that point on the wheel by Dante, translated by Harry Duncan. Handset Garamond, original photo printed from a magnesium plate. 12 pp, 250 copies, 1994. $15.00

My Mother’s Hands, short story by Jonis Agee with a lithograph by Vincent Hron, 8 pp, 190 copies, 1994 (out of print)

Postpartum Lullaby, a poem and drawing by Elizabeth Layton, 10 pp, 175 copies, 1993. $30.00

Dream Thief, poems by Lynn Burris Butler with a wood engraving by Janine Copple, 1992, 36 pp, 150 copies. (out of print)

Me and God Poems by Michael Skau with a drawing by Robert Schenck, 23 pp, 150 copies, 1990. (out of print)

Psychograms, poems and drawings by Robert Schenck, 29 pp, 100 copies, 1988. $125.00

Five for Dance, poems by five Nebraska poets, linocut by Denise Brady, 16 pp, 35 copies, 1985. (not for sale)

For Sarah and Other Daughters, poems and linocuts by Denise Brady, 16 pp, 25 copies, 1984. (not for sale)

Checklist of bradypress one-of-a-kind books:

Seven Poems from Scary No Scary by Zachary Schomburg with altered digital photographs by Denise Brady. ink jet on handmade and Ingre Antique papers, bound in Japanese silk and leather over boards. 5 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches closed, 18 pp, March 2008.

untitled, digital photos with minimal text, inkjet and blind letterpress on handmade paper bound in paper over boards with debossed cover image label and inlaid paper stripe, enclosed in paper wrapper. 6 1/8 x 2 3/8 inches closed, 14 pp, July 2005.

12:57 (Sleepless Series) Haiku & photos by Denise Brady, inkjet and letterpress on handmade papers, bound in handmade papers over boards with inlaid cover label, paper wrapper and band. 12 1/16 x 4 11/16 inches, 10 pp, July 2005.

1:26 (Sleepless Series) Haiku & photos by Denise Brady, inkjet and letterpress on handmade papers, bound in handmade papers over boards with inlaid cover label, paper wrapper and band. 12 1/16 x 4 11/16 inches, 10 pp, July 2005.

3:49 (Sleepless Series) Haiku & photos by Denise Brady, inkjet and letterpress on handmade papers, bound in handmade papers over boards with inlaid cover label, paper wrapper and band. 12 1/16 x 4 11/16 inches, 10 pp, July 2005.

Chocolate Checkers, poem by Ted Kooser, with handmade rag endpapers, leather onlay, and digital typography, 7 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches, 4 pp, 2004

Biography, digital photos and scanned images printed inkjet on various papers, waxed and mounted on handmade linen paper; raised cord sewing with Coptic headband, tooled leather spine and covers of wooden boards, 10 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches, 36 pp, 2003. (not for sale)

Hand Held, poem and photos by Denise Brady, with leather onlay & inlay, handmade cotton rag for text and endpapers, digital typography and full leather binding, 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 35 pp, 2003 (sold)

Summertime, poem and photo by Denise Brady, with leather onlay & inlay, handmade rag text and endpapers, digital typography and full leather binding, 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 11 pp, 2003 (not for sale)

April Troth, poem and photos by Denise Brady, with leather onlay & inlay, handmade rag text and endpapers, digital typography and full leather binding, 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 11 pp, 2003 (sold)

Comfort and Coffee, not Cleaning, poem and photos by Denise Brady, with leather onlay & inlay, handmade rag text and endpapers, digital typography and full leather binding, 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 22 pp, 2003. $100.00