John Henry Nash Collection

(GC052)

Item Listing
by
Vicki Principi

Graphic Arts Collection
Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University Library
2005



Contains examples of printed ephemera by John Nash from his shop in San Francisco. The collection includes announcements, broadsides, ethical wills, greetings cards, keepsakes, and print shop vacation announcements.

Box 1 contents [Entire collection]
Advertisements and announcements:
1834-1934 The William Morris Centenary Exhibition [announcement, copy 1]; 1934
1834-1934 The William Morris Centenary Exhibition [announcement, copy 2]; 1934
Archbishop Hanna on the Vatican Library; 1929
Belle McMurtry book bindings exhibition announcement; n.d.
Cobden-Sanderson and the Doves Press [book announcement]; 1929
Cornelius Cole, California pioneer and United States senator [book announcement]; 1929
Delambre & Smithson / A translation and explanation by Professor David Eugene Smith of a letter in the library of Columbia University; 1934/02/--
An example of American typography on Ticonderoga Text [copy 1]; 1932
An example of American typography on Ticonderoga Text [copy 2]; 1932
John Henry Nash announces: That he is resuming active work as a printer; 1936/09/21
A journey to California / California / San Francisco in the seventies [book announcement]; n.d.
The last will and testament of Charles Lounsbury [reprint advertisement]; n.d.
The life of Saint Francis of Assisi [book announcement]; 1931
Old San Francisco [book announcement]; 1916
Portsmouth Plaza, the cradle of San Francisco [book announcement]; ca. 1932
San Francisco in the seventies [book announcement]; ca. 1938
William Morris Centenary / Mills College / List of exhibitors; 1934

Broadsides:
A bad case of jitters / A printer dreams a terrible dance of death [copy 1]; 1932/08/15
A bad case of jitters / A printer dreams a terrible dance of death [copy 2]; 1932/08/15
An anthology of effort; n.d.
Bene Dictum, Benedicte!; 1931
How old am I?; 1931
If it were today; 1925/05/--
In mellow mood; 1930
Of good will; 1927
The last will and testament of Charles Lounsbury [Christmas: MCMXXIX]; 1929
The nineteenth Psalm of Israel's great poet David [copy 1]; 1930
The nineteenth Psalm of Israel's great poet David [copy 2]; 1930
San Francisco where type glorifies letters; n.d.
The Song of Songs, which is Solomon's [copy 1]; 1931
The Song of Songs, which is Solomon's [copy 2]; 1931
The story of the shepherd / Done into English from the Spanish of Gongora by the Venerable Archdeacon; 1915
Treasure [copy 1]; 1934
Treasure [copy 2]; 1934

Greeting cards:
And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flocks by night; 1916
As many mince pies as you taste at Christmas so many happy months will you have; 1916
The California and Hawaiian Sugar Refining Company wishes you a very happy and prosperous new year; 1917
January / Pipsissewa; n.d.
Of good order; 1942

Keepsakes:
Centenary / William Morris / Craftsman, romancer, poet, prophet / 1834-1934; 1934
A Franklin keepsake; 1925
Garamond keepsake; 1927
Gutenberg; 1923
A Morris keepsake; 1927/11/--
Sterling; 1926
William Caxton: An English printer; 1934

Print shop vacation closing announcements [no dates]:
Castles in Spain! Carcassone! Innisfree!
Emendatio Mechanica Plagularum
Everybody in the shop wanted to go fishing
The ghost that walked amid the cases
Now I wake me up to work
Summer-time



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