Merrymount Press of Boston

an account of the work of Daniel Berkeley Updike by George Parker Winship

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  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
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  • Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941.,
  • Merrymount Press.,
  • Private presses -- Massachusetts -- Boston.,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Imprints.

Edition Notes

Statementby George Parker Winship ; with a list of one hundred and fifty Merrymount Press books.
SeriesBibliotheca typographica ;, v. 5
ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsZ232.M57 W
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p., 60 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6742825M
LC Control Number30013332

Newport [R.I.] Privately Printed Printed by the Merrymount Press, Boston. Hard Cover. vii, [1], 39, [1] pages,; 21 cm. Thirty poems. Printed by the Merrymount.   Boston’s Merrymount Press was the foremost American scholarly printing office of the first half of the twentieth century, and its proprietor, Daniel Berkeley Updike, was a scholar and historian as well as an impeccable printer. The masterpiece of the Press was undoubtedly the magisterial authorized revision of The Book of Common Prayer of. Daniel Updike, American Printer; DANIEL BERKELEY UPDIKE AND THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS OF BOSTON, MASS., By George Parker Winship. pp. Rochester, N.Y. The purchase was made at the suggestion of Mr. Daniel Berkeley Updike of Boston, and he contributed generously to the fund drive that enabled the library to make the purchase. Mr. Updike, who died in , was the proprietor of the Merrymount Press and the author of the classic work Printing Types: Their History, Forms, and Use, first.

  Description: The Boston Athenæum seeks a knowledgeable, aesthetically-oriented, and enthusiastic student of the book to research and organize an extensive collection of the work of the Merrymount Press which was founded by Daniel Berkeley Updike and operated in Boston from to This part-time (22 hours per week) position, which reports to the Curator of Rare Books and . Notes on the Merrymount Press & Its Work. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Pages comprise a checklist of Merrymount Press annual keepsakes, Updike: American Printer and His Merrymount Press. New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts, Merrymount is a primarily residential neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts, USA, located between the neighborhoods of Quincy Center and Adams Shore. Although it was the site of Quincy's initial settlement, Merrymount was not substantially developed for residential use until the first half of the 20th century, and most of the neighborhood's houses date from that period. Daniel Berkeley Updike, (born Feb. 24, , Providence, R.I., U.S.—died Dec. 28, , Boston, Mass.), American printer and scholar, founder in of the distinguished Merrymount Press in Boston.. Between and Updike worked for the publisher Houghton Mifflin and from was at that company’s Riverside Press.

Printed for the Century Club by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, Boston (Smith ). Brief eulogies of club members who died in , including Steven Vincent Benet, Pierpont Morgan, and Lt. Tom La Farge, whose cutter foundered in an ice storm off the coast of Newfoundland while returning from a "difficult and very valuable work in the. It was printed at Updike’s famous “Merrymount Press,” as indicated in the book’s colophon. This book was named as one of the “50 Books of the Year” () by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. The papal coat of arms on the title page was designed by the American heraldist Pierre de C. la Rose. Dated Book in to the Incorporation of the Company of Stationers in Philadelphia: R. West, Call Number: Special Collections Z D38 Hunt, Arnold, Giles Mandelbrote and Alison Shell, eds. The Book Trade & Its Customers, New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, Call Number: Special Collections Z B72

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The Old Year section has the subtitle "The Art of Forgetting," while the New Year section has the subtitle "The Art of Reaching." An essay/speech. A description of the Merrymount Press, Boston by Merrymount Press (Book) The humanist printer: exhibitions & a conference honoring Daniel Berkeley Updike's Merrymount Press, by Alice H.

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Description [Merrymount Press].The Holy Bible. Boston: R. Hinkley Company, One of 1, sets on woven machine-made paper, out of a total edition of 2, sets.

Merrymount Press: The Book of common prayer: its origin and growth / (Boston: [s.n.], ), also by Josiah H. Benton (page images at HathiTrust) Merrymount Press: A catalogue of books published by Messrs.

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THE BREAKING of the “alabaster box of ointment, very precious,” and Christ’s rebuke to those who condemned the extravagance will always serve for a sufficient justification to the conscientious for any amount of money spent in the decoration of all adornment of churches and.

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They are all specimens of the Art as carried out under the immediate direction of Mr. Berkeley Updike, of The Merrymount Press, Boston. Size naturally first attracts the eye, and the largest of the volumes is the Memorial Book for the Endowment Fund of Christ Church Cathedral, in Louisville, Kentucky.a binding designed by G.

Barton, Boston. The correspondence of the Press consists mainly of letters from D.B. (Daniel Berkeley) Updike, including a number to the San Francisco printer Henry H.

Taylor. Harding's correspondence concerns his collection of Merrymount Press printing. Also included are some letters to George Laban Harding.

Daniel Berkeley Updike () founded the Merrymount Press inwhich quickly came to represent the flowering of the Arts and Crafts movement in American book arts. This catalogue demonstrates the breadth and beauty of the Press's work, and. The Parochial Library of the Eighteenth Century in Christ Church, Boston The Parochial Library of the Eighteenth Century in Christ Church, Boston, Percival Merritt: Author: Percival Merritt: Publisher: Priv.

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Light dust soiling. Comprising pages The Month at Goodspeed's was a catalog issued by Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston.

The Merrymount Press was founded in Boston, Massachusetts, in by Daniel Berkeley Updike (). The Press, which operated for 45 years, was known for its excellence in typography and design, especially in the field of decorative printing and bookmaking.

[Merrymount Press] A Chronological List of the Books Printed at the Kelmscott Press. Author: Winship, George Parker Title: [Merrymount Press] A Chronological List of the Books Printed at the Kelmscott Press Publication: Boston: Merrymount Press, Edition: First edition Description: First al gray paper wrappers.

Rating: % positive. The altar book containing the order for the celebration of the holy eucharist according to the use of the American Church: MDCCCXCII This edition published in by Published by Daniel Berkeley Updike, the Merrymount Press in Boston, Mass.

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Medium/Technique Printed Book, unillustrated Dimensions Overall: x x cm (8 1/4 x 5 13/16 x 5/16 in.). The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha.

In Fourteen [14] Volumes by Bible in English. Merrymount Press, D. Updike. Boston: R. Hinkley Company, Fourteen volume Library Edition, number of copies printed by D. Updike, Merrymount Press. Well illustrated with high quality black and white plates. [Boston]: printed by the [Walpole] Society, Edition limited to copies printed by D.

Updike at the Merrymount Press, 12mo, pp. [6], 22, [2]; photo-engraved portrait; previous owner's pressure stamp at the bottom of the title page, else fine in original black cloth, gilt-stamped after a binding designed by Roger Payne, original glassine a bit chipped.

Merrymount was the first American firm to use the now widely familiar font, Times New Roman font. In the Merrymount Press printed Edith Wharton’s novels for Charles Scribner's Sons.

The press's most substantial work is considered to be the Book of Common Prayer printed in and financed by J. Pierpont Morgan. Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press of Boston Massachusetts, Rochester, NY: The Printing House of Leo Hart, Updike, Daniel Berkeley.

Notes on the Merrymount Press & its Work. With a Bibliographic List of Books printed at the Press, by Julian Pearce Smith. San Francisco: A. Wofsy Fine Arts, 2. See the entry for June 6, in Dwiggins’ account books in Folder 6, Box 81(1), W.A.

Dwiggins Collection, Boston Public Library; and the entry for J in the Merrymount Press Invoice Book December –July in The Merrymount Press Business Records, Huntington Library. D.B. Updike to W.A. Dwiggins, 3 May Boston: Printed for the Commission by D.

Updike, the Merrymount Press, The first of this edition, one of copies printed. Skillful repairs to the hinges and edges; fine copy, enclosed in a chemise and cloth case. Book ID: Folio, original blind-stamped dark red morocco, t.e.g., others untrimmed.

Text in red and black. One of the great monuments of the. Merrymount Press in Boston in His books, most of which he designed himself, are noteworthy for the clarity of their organization, their easy readability, and their excellent workmanship, based upon the use of a few carefully selected typefaces and immaculate.

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Although it was the site of Quincys initial settlement, Merrymount was not substantially developed for residential use until the first half of the 20th century, and most of the neighborhoods houses date from that period. Historical Note on the Merrymount Press The Merrymount Press was founded in Boston, Massachusetts, in by Daniel Berkeley Updike ().

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Daniel.The Merrymount Press was a printing company, both scholarly and craftsmanlike, founded and run by Daniel Berkeley Updike in Boston, Massachusetts, and extant during the years –It was perhaps the finest representative of the Arts and Crafts movement in American book arts, influenced by William Morris and founded "to do common work uncommonly well.".