Three Porfolios of various print samples from The Rampant Lions Press
CARTER, Will & Sebastian
The Rampant Lions Press was a fine press operating in Cambridge from 1924 to 2008. The firm was founded by Will Carter (19122001), and was continued by his son, Sebastian (b. 1941). The skills of Will and Sebastian Carter in design and press-work have been recognized by publishers, who commissioned work from them, and by collectors, who have sought out their publications since the 1950s. Sebastian Carter also has an international reputation as a writer on type and typography.
Publisher: Rampant Lions Press
Date Published: 1959-1967, 1974, 1982
Place Published: Cambridge
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: Portfolio One, red folder, has 27 print samples + 4 leaves in separate folder entitled Photographs of Carvings on Stone & Slate by Will Carter printed by The Stellar Press. Portfolio Two, blue folder, 24 print samples + 4 carving photos in separate folder. Portfolio Three, grey folder, 20 print samples + 4 carving folders in separate folder. Blue and grey folders have some discolouration to edges while red has a dark spot.