The Artistic Genius of Will H. Bradley

Wayside Publications

Bibliographic Information

Title: A Portfolio of Printing, being a collection of proofs of some of the commercial work done at the Wayside Press, Springfield, Massachusetts, published 1897.

Publication: Wayside Press, 1897.

Design: The publication serves as an advertisement for the Wayside Press with the inclusion of work by Will Bradley, including over two hundred drawings featured in catalogs, booklets, and commercial work.

From Will H. Bradley: His Work, A Bibliographical Guide, compiled by Anthony Bambace

Title: Fringilla, or Tales in Verse

Author: Blackmore, Richard Doddridge

Publication: Fringilla, or Tales in Verse was published by Burrows Brothers in Cleveland in 1895. The colophon reads, “John Wilson & Son University Press.” Six hundred “regular” copies of the book of poetry were printed, with an addition of thirty “special” copies printed, as well.

Design: Will Bradley designed the works double title page, and also acknowledged by signature his designs contained within the work in multiple locations. The rear binding cover reads, “With sundry decorative picturings by Will H. Bradley.” Decorative borders display a “B.” The front and rear pastedowns are signed with a simple “Bradley.”

From Will H. Bradley: His Work, A Bibliographical Guide, compiled by Anthony Bambace