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The Ship

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The Ship, by Stephen Sturgeon is Digraph Press’ second release. Each book in this fine press edition features two mono prints and is hand-set, letterpress printed, and hand-bound edition of 80. This is summer’s reading featuring Stephen and Victoria Trott went well and I’m finally finishing binding! Read a recent interview with us about The Ship by Elizabeth Schule in Iowa City’s Little VIllage Magazine 

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Books are currently for sale and retail at $70. Email me at candida.pagan at gmail dot com with any questions. Official prospectus coming soon!

Read exerpts from The Ship at Petri Press

Watch the reading here:
http://youtu.be/uEaNH60wgAY

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1945 Candida Pagan - Iowa City, Iowa

from the 85 years 85 artists show at Menlo College:

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This Was Quite A Year (letterpress relief print, handset wood type, handmade paper)

No matter how I tried to see it, 1945 was a year defined by war, and peace, and war. Roosevelt was elected and died during his 4th term in office! A bomb carried by a paper balloon claimed the only…

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This Is A Time Based Process broadside and book & Hemispheres on display at the State Historical Society of Iowa, in Iowa City up for Spring 2014 along with other works. 

This Is A Time Based Process broadside and book & Hemispheres on display at the State Historical Society of Iowa, in Iowa City up for Spring 2014 along with other works. 

I am happy to present the first publication of Digraph Press. 

Make This Happen or Pass Away is a collection of short prose pieces by C.S. Ward. Illustrated, handset, and printed by Candida Pagan of Digraph Press, I look forward to future collaborations with C.S. and others in the future to bring you more chapbooks, broadsides, and prints. 

Best wishes.

Szathmary Culinary Archive

                         

A fantastic collection of Handwritten cookbooks spanning the 17th - mid-20th century, housed at the University of Iowa’s Special Collections library, made available on the digital library here

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