Fine Print Vol. 14 no.

Back issues of Fine Print

The celebrated San Francisco-based journal Fine Print: The Review for the Arts of the Book (1975-1990) dealt broadly not only in its titular subject matter, the contemporary book arts, but also in the history of books and printing, typography, bookbinding, and related areas. Its many contributors included Martin Antonetti, John Dreyfus, Paul Hayden Duensing, Colin Franklin, Steven Heller, Janet Ing, Paul Needham, Stan Nelson, and Benjamin Vorst. Sandra Kirshenbaum in 1976The journal suddenly ceased publication (with volume 16 no. 3) in 1990 because of the unexpected ill health of its founding editor, Sandra Kirshenbaum.

Earlier this year, Sandra Kirshenbaum and her husband Noel Kirshenbaum turned over the remaining back stock of Fine Print for sale at Rare Book School and through the Book Arts Press. The earlier issues are, unfortunately, long out of print; but issues from the final six years of the journal are available from RBS, and these were perhaps the strongest in Fine Print's long and distinguished history.

We've prepared a list of selected contents for the issues we have in stock. All issues in the sets are also available individually.

The Kirshenbaums tell us that a cumulative name and subject index has been completed and should be in print by mid-2002, making the sets even more useful. In addition to what we're able to offer here, the anthology Fine Print on type: the best of Fine Print magazine on type and typography is still available from The volume covers 1977-1988, and includes articles by Charles Bigelow, Paul Hayden Duensing, James Mosley, Stan Nelson, and many others.

Vol. 11 No. 1 Vol. 11 No. 3
Set of all available issues (17 in all): $70
Vol. # Year Issues included
11 (1985) 1,3
12 (1986) 2,3,4
13 (1987) 1,2,4
14 (1988) 1,4
15 (1989) 1,2,3,4
16 (1990) 1,2,3
Individual issues:
Issues from vols 11-14$5.00 each
Issues from vols 15-16$4.00 each
Vol. 12 No. 2 Vol. 12 No. 3
Vol. 12 No. 4 Vol. 13 No. 1 Vol. 13 No. 2 Vol. 13 No. 4
Vol. 14 No. 1 Vol. 14 No. 2 Vol. 14 No. 4 Vol. 15 No. 1 Vol. 15 No. 2 Vol. 15 No. 3 Vol. 15 No. 4
    Vol. 16 No. 1 Vol. 16 No. 2 Vol. 16 No. 3    

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