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Carter, Sebastian

Overview
Works: 158 works in 266 publications in 1 language and 3,466 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Poetry  Tragedies (Drama)  Mythological plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Verse drama  Bibliography  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Printer, Editor, Contributor, Creator, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3509.L43, 811.5
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Most widely held works by Sebastian Carter
Twentieth century type designers by Sebastian Carter( Book )
54 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
Since its first pub'n. in 1987, this title has become a standard ref. work for typographers, designers and students alike. It includes an examination of the latest technological developments in the design and composition of type, and introduces the work of some recent designers. It is an introduction to the concept of typefaces and to some of the personalities who have created them and places them in the context of the enormous changes that have occurred in the 20th cent. in the methods of creating and setting type. Discusses the various technological advances since 1850 and the conflicts arising from them, which have pitted craftsmanship against commercial interests, and forced designers to come to terms with the new creative opportunities
Anthony Gross ( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Printing and the mind of Morris : three paths to the Kelmscott Press by Colin Franklin( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The Rampant Lions Press : a printing workshop through five decades by Rampant Lions Press( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
The book becomes : the making of a fine edition by Sebastian Carter( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
On the publication of William Morris's The story of Cupid and Psyche
Areopagitica by John Milton( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Searchable full text page images of Southern Methodist University's Bridwell Library copy of the 1644 London edition
History of the Monotype Corporation by Judy Slinn( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
The story of Cupid and Psyche by William Morris( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
The Rampant Lions Press : a narrative catalogue by Sebastian Carter( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
"Founded by Will Carter in 1924, the Rampant Lions Press in Cambridge, England, established itself as one of the leading letterpress workshops in the decades after the Second World War. Will was joined by his son Sebastian in the 1960s, and the business became known worldwide for its craftsmanship and design skills. It was not strictly a private press, but rather a small publisher of fine editions and a printer for other publishers. The broad scope of its activities led to working on books by a wide range of authors and artists. For an exhibition of the Press's work at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge in 1982, Sebastian Carter compiled a catalogue of the books shown. It consisted of 89 titles, about half of the total printed so far. From then until the closure of the Press in 2008, the total grew to 321, and this Catalogue describes them all. There is a detailed description of each book, including its title page, typefaces, papers and bindings, together with any binding variants, and details of any prospectuses produced ... the Catalogue is divided into four sections covering the main periods of the Press's history, and each section is prefaced with the story of that period, so that the book is in effect a history of the Press"--Dust jacket front flap
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Annotation
Parenthesis : the Newsletter of the Fine Press Book Association ( serial )
in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Portfolio 2 : projects, backward glances, and jeux d'esprit by Will Carter( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A printer's dozen : eleven spreads from unrealised books designed and printed at the Rampant Lions Press by Sebastian Carter( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Earth-moon by Ted Hughes( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Verses 1928-1972 by Jasper Rootham( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Aspects of art & science : prints and text by Joseph Guy Lubbock( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"The illustrations in this volume are hand-printed by the artist from copper plates ... the colours are printed in both intaglio and relief, and some additional colour is finally applied by hand."
Miscellany 2 : a new collection of work completed or projected, or done to display types and pictures, printed at the Rampant Lions Press by Sebastian Carter by Sebastian Carter( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Four quartets by T. S Eliot( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Four long poems are written in a new style which the author calls quartets
Stephen versus Gladstone by Virginia Woolf( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Carter, Sebastian 1941-
Languages
English (110)
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