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Image of 'Peter Koch, Printer' book cover Peter Koch, Printer:
Cowboy Surrealists, Maverick Poets & Pre-Socratic Philosophers

Trance & RecalcitranceTrance & Recalcitrance

The exhibition catalogue documenting the work of Frances Butler and Alastair Johnston's Berkeley-based Poltroon Press (1995). Poltroon Press was established in 1975 with the intent to print and publish original works of "literature, poetry, short stories, experimental writing, as well as books on graphic arts, typography, bibliography, design history, and subjects difficult to classify." The press has won many awards for work which continues the tradition of letterpress printing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Published by the Pacific Center for the Book Arts and the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. With illustrations and chronology. 46 pages. Limited edition. $10.00. Contact the Book Arts & Special Collections Center.