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Thomas Bird Mosher, publisher and pirate

James D. Van Trump

Thomas Bird Mosher, publisher and pirate

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Mosher, Thomas Bird.

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    Statementby James D. Van Trump and Arthur P. Ziegler.
    ContributionsZiegler, Arthur P.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 295-312
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19340702M

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Thomas Bird Mosher, publisher and pirate by James D. Van Trump Download PDF EPUB FB2

Welcome Advertising Diptych for The Mosher Books. Welcome to the Mosher Press Website which is dedicated to the accomplishments of the American publisher, Thomas Bird Mosher () of Portland, Maine. Mosher’s contributions to the private press movement in the United States rank him high as a major exponent and promoter of the British Pre-Raphaelites, Aesthetes, and Victorians to his.

Mosher was one of America's most original and controversial publishers, denounced as "literary pirate" by some, yet praised as "Prince of Publishers" by others. This revealing work unravels the unique publishing story behind the piracy slanders and more.5/5(2). Thomas Bird Mosher Passionate Pirate and Prince of Publishers The bow plows through heavy seas as Captain Benjamin Mosher’s merchant clipper ship, Nor’wester, rounds Cape Horn on its fourth passage through the torturous Strait of Magellan with his family aboard.

A precocious fourteen-year- old steadies his chair in the captain’s quarters while reading from. Get this from a library. Thomas Bird Mosher: pirate prince of publishers. [Philip R Bishop] -- "Mosher was one of America's most original and controversial publishers, denounced as "literary pirate" by some, yet praised as "Prince of Publishers" by others.

This revealing work unravels the. Mosher was one of America's most original and controversial publishers, denounced as "literary pirate" by some, yet praised as "Prince of Publishers" by others.

This revealing work unravels the unique publishing story behind the piracy slanders and study not only provides abundant new primary research, including new evidence on royalties paid, but also presents its contents in a.

MOSHER BOOKS was started as a retail book firm in Februaryrelocated to Lancaster in November and four years later returned to Millersville, PA.

We recently relocated to Ephrata, PA. The firm’s namesake is the American publisher, Thomas Bird Mosher, who published fine literature in pleasing book formats from 'Thomas Bird Mosher: The Aesthetic Pirate.' In American Book Design and William Mlorris. New York: Bowker, I Van Trump, James D.

and Arthur P. Ziegler, fr. 'Thomas Bird Mosher Publisher and Pirate.' Book Collector II (): Borrows heavily from Huntress. Smith, Simon Nowell. 'Note Mosher and Bridges.' Book Collector IIAuthor: William E. Fredeman. Bishop has written the definitive bio-bibliography of Mosher (Thomas Bird Mosher — Pirate Prince of Publishers: A Comprehensive Bibliography and Source Guide to Author: Pradeep Sebastian.

-- Thomas Bird Mosher, quoted in Amphora: A Second Collection The Mosher Press of Portland, Maine, began publication in with a beautiful production of George Meredith's Modern Love. Mosher's elegant, delicate and affordable publications were.

MOSHER BOOKS was started as a retail book firm in Februaryrelocated to Lancaster in November and four years later returned to Millersville, PA.

We recently relocated to Ephrata, PA. The firm's namesake is the American publisher, Thomas Bird Mosher, who published fine literature in pleasing book formats from   The Mosher Books Paperback – March 2, by Thomas Bird Mosher (Author)Author: Thomas Bird Mosher.

Mosher’s catalogue further indicates this reprint was done ‘with Mr. Yeats’s consent’ (see Philip R. Bishop, Thomas Bird Mosher: Pirate Prince of Publishers [New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; London: The British Library, ]entry ). Thomas Bird Mosher () was an American publisher out of Portland, Maine.

He is notable for his contributions to the private press movement in the United States, and as a major exponent of the British Pre-Raphaelites and Aesthetes as well as other British Victorians/5(21). Thomas Bird Mosher, a publisher and literary scholar, operated a private press from until his death in Known for his exceedingly high standards of quality and his penchant for ignoring copyright and ownership issues (which earned him the nickname, the 'Portland Pirate'), Mosher published over different imprints during the year.

“PIRATE PRINCE OF PUBLISHERS” (MOSHER, Thomas Bird) MEREDITH, George. Modern Love. Portland, Maine, Second Mosher edition, one of only copies, of Meredith’s innovative sonnet cycle, chronicling a failed marriage and its psychological effects. $ Read More.

Thomas Bird Mosher of Portland, Maine, and Elbert Hubbard at the Roy-croft Press in East Aurora, New York, who began publishing in and respectively. While these two presses were essentially commercial, Mosher and Hub-bard were both concerned with the book as artefact, and both issued bookts in limited : William E.

Fredeman. “PIRATE PRINCE OF PUBLISHERS”: MOSHER’S EDITION OF MORRIS’S DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE (MOSHER, Thomas Bird) MORRIS, William. The Defence of Guenevere: A Book of Lyrics Chosen from the Works of William Morris.

Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher (Smith & Sale), COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The firm\'s namesake is the American publisher, Thomas Bird Mosher, who published fine literature in pleasing book formats from The proprietor, Philip R. Bishop, is co-author of the exhibition catalogue Thomas Bird Mosher and the Art of the Book (Philadelphia, Wise notes: "In a handsome but unauthorized edition.

was published by Thomas B. Mosher.", Colbeck calls this "a handsome but unauthorized reprint of the book first printed in ", and Livingston notes: "Under the Microscope was never reprinted in England, but Mosher published an edition inwhich gives the text of the reprinted. The design was adapted - the catalogue was broader in format than the original book.

Mosher added a pattern of wavy lines including a column of leaves to the right-hand side, as Phil Bishop recorded in his bibliography, Thomas Bird Prince of Publishers (, p.

The original design measures x mm, while the Mosher adaptation is x : Paul Van Capelleveen. Thomas Bird Mosher was born in Biddeford, Maine, the son of Captain Benjamin Mosher, a skipper in the China trade, and Mary Elizabeth Merrill.

Mosher's parents saw to his early education in Boston, and his mother kept him supplied with numerous magazines, dime novels, and other popular publication to support his voracious appetite for reading. The proprietor, Philip R. Bishop, is co-author of the exhibition catalogue "Thomas Bird Mosher & the Art of the Book" (Philadelphia, ), complier of "Thomas Bird Mosher: Pirate Prince of Occupation: Owner of MOSHER BOOKS.

The Mosher books: a list of books in belles lettres issued in choice and limited editions () Amphora: a second collection of prose and verse / chosen by the editor of The Bibelot () Books about Mosher.

Thomas Bird Mosher: pirate prince of publishers by Philip R. Bishop () Thomas Bird Mosher and the art of the book by Jean. American Heritage, June/July32/4 by American Heritage, Geoffrey Ward, Editor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The design was adapted - the catalogue was broader in format than the original book.

Mosher added a pattern of wavy lines including a column of leaves to the right-hand side, as Phil Bishop recorded in his bibliography, Thomas Bird Mosher.

Pirate Prince of Publishers (, p. tering on the door jamb that T. Mosher, publisher of fine books, had his office on the second floor. Up a narrow and worn stairway one came to another sign, "Thomas B.

Mosher, Publisher," on the office door. 5 Chapman: Thomas Bird Mosher Published by Digital Commons @ Colby, North Hills: Bird & Bull Press, Octavo. 91pp. One of copies. A biography on the life and work of Thomas Bird Mosher, the remarkable New England publisher and literary pirate.

The Passionate Pirate is one of Henry Morris's earlier titles. In making it, he was plagued with both papermaking and printing problems, since he had recently acquired a new papermaking beater and a new printing.

Thomas B. Mosher () in Courtesy William Morris. Thomas Bird Mosher () was an American publisher based ub Portland, is notable for his contributions to the private press movement in the United States, and as a major exponent of the British Pre-Raphaelites and Aesthetes as well as other British book styles reflected those of William Pickering.

Thomas B. Mosher’s publications were obviously a favorite with many collectors and binders as evidenced by the large number represented in the Bishop collection and further identified in my bibliography, Thomas Bird Mosher—Pirate Prince of Publishers.

For the remainder of this essay I will simply concentrate on a few of these bindings and. We have a charming little mystery in the Conservation Lab right now. A particularly aesthetically pleasing volume from our General Collection, A Little Book of Nature Thoughts by Richard Jefferies (Mosher Press, ) caught my eye as it sat on the shelf awaiting repair.

Its type, its fine laid paper, its worn but once-beautiful sheepskin full leather binding, and its spare but elegant gold. Thomas Bird Mosher: pirate prince of publishers by Philip R.

Bishop Call Number: Special Collections Folio ZM B57 New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press ; London: The British Library, cAuthor: Amber Kohl. Thomas Bird Mosher by Philip R.

Bishop Book Resume: "Mosher was one of America's most original and controversial publishers, denounced as "literary pirate" by some, yet. Other articles where Thomas Mosher is discussed: typography: Mechanical composition: and Kimball of Chicago and Thomas Mosher of Maine, who issued small, readable editions of avant-garde writers with Art Nouveau bindings and decorated title pages; the Insel Verlag in Germany, with millions of inexpensive yet well-printed and designed pocket books—these and their many colleagues brought.

Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published.

1 book Joan Wester Anderson, 1 book Marlene Halpin, 1 book David M. Thomas, 1 book Eugene Kennedy, 1 book William John Fitzgerald, 1 book J. Krump, 1 book Tad Guzie.

Thomas B. Mosher (Portland, ME, US) Series dates: Size: ″ x ″ A Portland, Maine stationery store owner, Thomas Bird Mosher began issuing books inthe first an edition of George Meridith’s poem “Modern Love.” This title, like many others to follow, was printed and sold without the author’s permission, leading to Mosher being known as the “Pirate Prince of.

LITTLE MAGAZINES AND SMALL PRESSESLittle magazines and small presses developed simultaneously in the late nineteenth century as a reaction to large magazines and major publishers. Many short-lived little magazines—the term refers to both the physical size of these magazines and the extent of their circulation—were started by young writers unable to find outlets for their own writings.

The friends that have it I do wrongWhen ever I remake a song,Should know what issue is at stake:It is myself that I remake. (CWVP2, epigraph) On 6 June, Susan Mary (Lily) Yeats boarded an ocean liner to return to Dublin without her father, John Butler Yeats.

Her original plan was to tend a booth at the New York Irish Exhibition in January, but her stay was extended in the hope of Author: Philip R. Bishop. The Germ: Thoughts Toward Nature in Poetry, Literature, and Art. Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, If the Germ was the bible of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, then Thomas Bird Mosher’s reprinting of it represented an effort to spread this mid-nineteenth-century English artistic gospel to a new group of fin-de-siècle American converts.

Although the original magazine survived for. Mosher was a publisher of inexpensive but well-printed books devoted to belles lettres in Portland, Maine. Mosher, Thomas Bird, Note, Feb. The poet and the pirate: Robert Frost and Thomas Bird Mosher.

Dartmouth College Library: creatorOf: Letters from Thomas B. Mosher. This interview will reach book length if we get into all the aspects of Mosher’s life and career, so for those who are interested in the man and the fine press he ran, it’s all laid out in your own book, Thomas Bird Mosher—Pirate Prince of Publishers: A Comprehensive Bibliography and Source Guide to The Mosher Books Reflecting England’s.Read more about one of the book arts, Fore-edge Painting.

Refine search results Skip to search results. A biography on the life and work of Thomas Bird Mosher, the remarkable New England publisher and literary pirate.

The Passionate Pirate is one of Henry Morris's. These included materials connected to the “Star Wars” franchise, “Wizard of Oz,” film history, soundtracks, press kits, and personal papers and materials devoted to his many other personal enthusiasms, such as Victorian literature and the pre-Raphaelites, animal rights, and “pirate” Portland publisher Thomas Bird Mosher.

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