Harry Duncan: 50 years of fine print

An exhibition of publications from The Cummington Press and Abattoir Editions.

Support for the Center for Book Arts’ visual arts programming is provided, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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Harry  Duncan

A Face by Marianne Moore
(1948) Printed for the New Colophon

A Penetential Primer by Katherine Hoskins

A Thousand Little Things and Other Poems by Norman Dubie

A Voyage to Cythera
(1987) Text by Ralph Bobb. Intaglio by Priscilla Steele. Printed letterpress by Duncan at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, College of Fine Arts, from Romulus Roman, Lutetia italic and Perpetua types on Mohawk Superfine Text paper. Case bound in cloth at the Campbell-Logan bindery.

American Decade
(1943) Edited by Tom Boggs

An Herb Basket by Richard Eberhart

Bacchae Sonnets by Armand Schwerner

Blackberry Winter by Robert Penn Warren

Book and Other Poems, The; by Harvey Shapiro

Book of Job, The

Brandings by Katherine Arnstein Heinemann

Ceremony and Other Stories, The; by Weldon Kees
(1983) Selected and with an editorial introduction by Dana Gioia.

Christ and the Unicorn by Allen Tate

Clouds, Aigeltinger, Russia, &c., The; by William Carlos Williams

Dickens in Italy by Charles Dickens
(1956) Printed for the Pierpont Morgan Library

Doctor Drink by J.V. Cunningham

Esthétique du Mal by Wallace Stevens

Eye of Heaven, The; by Susan Efird

Fifty Fraxioms by Ernest Kroll

Five Cummington Poems

Five Prose Pieces by Rainer Maria Rilke

Five Tales by William Maxwell

Four Early Stories by James Agee

Good European and Other Poems, The; by R.P. Blackmur

Hidden Airdrome and Uncollected Poems, The; by Robert Price

Holding Out by Rainer Maria Rilke
(1975) Translated by Rika Lesser. Note by Richard Howard.

Homage to Baudelaire on the Centennial of Les Fleurs du Mal by the Poets at the State University of Iowa

House that Jack Built, The or A Portrait of the Artist as a Sad Sensualist by John Logan

I Rise in Flame, Cried the Phoenix by Tennessee Williams
(1951) Printed for New Directions

Incidents on the Bark Columbia
(1941) Edited by Helen Halsey

Journey to a Known Place by Hayden Carruth
(1961) Printed for New Directions

Journey to the Coastal Marsh by James Feibleman

Land of Unlikeness by Robert Lowell

Lovemaker, The; by Robert Mezey

Maggot and Worm by M.M. Liberman

Malignant Blues by Paul Dilsaver

My Country Dreams Poems 1945-50 by Wightman Williams

Naming of the Beasts, The and Other Poems by Gerald Stern
(1973) Co-published with the Cummington Press

Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction by Wallace Stevens

Poems and Woodcuts by John W. Wright

Poems of Catullus, The
(1979) Translated by Charles Martin

Primal Sound & Other Prose Pieces by Rainer Maria Rilke
(1943) Carl Niemeyer, translator.

Queen’s Triangle, The; by Stephen Berg

Requiescat in Pace Paul Wightman Williams, Jr. Mcmxx-Mcmlvi by Barbara Gibbs
(1957) Foreword by Allen Tate.

Saint Venus Eve by Barry Goldensohn

Sea Ice: Versions of Eskimo Songs by Stephen Berg

Second World, The; by R.P. Blackmur

Some Roses by Philip Gallo

Tablets I-VIII, The; by Armand Schwerner

Terence Illustrated: An Exhibition in Honor of Karl Ephraim Weston
(1955) Illustrations from various sources. Printed for the Chapin Library, Williams College.

Thistles and Thorns by Paul Smythe

Three Academic Pieces by Wallace Stevens

Three Poems by Yvor Winters

Traveller, The: Allegorical Lyrics by Don Stanford

Twenty-Four Bagatelles in an Antique Mode by Harold Grier McCurdy

Valentines to the Wide World by Mona Van Duyn

Vigil of Venus, The; Pervigilium Veneris
(1943) Latin text translated by Allen Tate.

Waiting in the Bone and Other Poems by Radcliffe Squires

Wedge, The; by William Carlos Williams

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