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70/zeventig/70

invitation to celebrate the 70th birthday of Alda Cornelia Kramer-Labes, hand-set in Erasmus, printed in November 1982 in 50 copies 16 pag. 16 x 11,5 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
8

Pieter Wispelwey

poster announcing the concert on 15 January 1983 at Gymnasium Felisenum, hand-set in Garamond, printed in 25 copies, with a linocut by Lex ter Braak 40 x 20 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
9

Pieter Wispelwey

program of the concert on 15 January 1983 at Gymnasium Felisenum, hand-set in Garamond,printed in 75 copies, with a linocut by lex ter Braak 4 pag. 20 x 15 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
10

Voor Carolien, 40 jaar oud

a sonnet for Carolien hand-set in Cancellaresca Bastarda, printed on the occasion of her 40th birthday on 20 April 1983 in 10 copies
niet in de handel/not for sale
16

Van A en Omega

a few sacred pagan texts, printed in September 1984 for 2b of Gymnasium Felisenum 16 pag. 16 x 11,5 cm
€ 15
22

Liber Amicorum voor John Mulder

hand-set in Bembo, printed in June 1985 in 50 copies 16 pag. 28 x 20 cm
uitverkocht
33

Panta ponos

a few Greek poems and fragments, hand-set in Times Greek and Bembo, printed in the summer of 1988 in 100 copies, 65 of which for the project BLADSPIEGELING of Drukwerk in de Marge 16 pag. 22,5 x 14,5 cm
uitverkocht/sold out
34

panta ponos, nieuwjaarswens voor 1989

best wishes for 1988, hand-set in Lutetia and Antigone, printed in December 1988 in 300 copies for Friends of Gymnasium Felisenum 21,7 x 14,8 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
41

Voor Carolien, 49 jaar oud

a sonnet for Carolien, hand-set in Cancellaresca Bastarda, printed on 20 April 1992, in 10 copies 8 pag. 24,5 x 17 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
45

School

three impressions by Mercator about teaching and school, hand-set in Bembo, printed in 90 copies on Zerkall paper, 60 of which are for the project of Drukwerk in de Marge, on the occasion of 20 years DRUKWERK in de MARGE, celebrated with an exhibition at Zeeuwse Bibliotheek, at Middelburg 12 pag. 20 x 14 cm
€ 10
47

[nieuwjaarswens voor 1996]

a list of Greek mythological figures to wish you all the best in 1996, with an illustration by Jörg Remé in 100 copies 20 x 19 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
56

Menukaart

menu of the dinner party given by Sjoerd and Corinna on 6 March 1998 at Gerard Doustraat 25a, hand-set in Lutetia and printed on Lana Royal paper 250 g in 15 copies
66

juli

the July page of the calendar for the year 2000 made by the printers of HBB, the Society of Printers and Pibliophiles at Haarlem in 75 copies
67

november

the November page of the calendar for the year 2000 made by the printers of HBB, the Society of Printers and Pibliophiles at Haarlem in 75 copies
74

Olivia

birth announcement of Olivia Schalekamp, hand-set in Lutetia, printed in September 2002, on Lana 250 g, in 175 copies 11 x 15 cm
84

BEELDEN anoniem

This book contains a survey of the sculptures made by the anonymous sculptor of Amsterdam by way of magnificent photographs by Wout Berger . The sculptures, such as man tries to catch the 10-tram at Marnixstraat, breasts in Oudekerksplein, three men in conversation at Kinkerstraat, the violinist in the entrance hall of the Amsterdam Opera, the man sawing a tree in Leidse Bosje, the harmonica player in Anjelierstraat, with his nose in the books in front of Gymnasium Felisenum, the nun in the garden of Elizabeth Hospital at Amersfoort, were mounted anonymously and belong to the most popular public sculptures of this country. The texts facing the photos are by Geert Mak, Toon Tellegen, Louis Andriessen, Willem Ellenbroek, Menno Wigman and Nicolaas Matsier. They were hand-set in Garamond 14 and printed in 200 copies on Somerset Velvet White 250 g 24 pp 37 x 28 cm
uitverkocht/sold out
85

GEHEIM

written by Mercator for Olivia on the occasion of her second birthday party on 23 October 2004; Elmo tells her a secret in 26 couplets; 15,5 x 30 cm; printed out on Zerkall-Bütten paper in 20 copies; with illustrations featuring her great hero Elmo; 15,5 x 30 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
89

Olivia naar het strand

a reader written by Mercator for Olivia Schalekamp, printed on the occasion of her third birthday on 23 October 2005, illustrated with beach pictures in 5 copies 24 pp 15,5 x 22,5 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
92

Schoolherinneringen

25 texts by Mercator about teaching and school life, hand-set in Bembo, printed in August 2006 in 90 and X copies on Zerkall-Bütten paper 140 g, with two illustrations by Lex ter Braak, with a CD of the texts read by the author 36 pag. 25 x 18 cm
uitverkocht/sold out
93

reünie

2 impressions by Mercator of visiting an alumni day of the old school ; hand-set in Bembo; printed in 85 copies on Zerkall-Bütten paper; 75 copies of which for the Doos voor Hans, the master printer of Augustijn Press; 10 copies of which sewn and with a cover bearing the title 8 pag. 20,4 x 14,1 cm
€ 5
94

Karst

a poem in memoriam Karst Bouman, one of the poems fron Schoolherinneringen by Mercator, hand-set in Bembo, printed in 24 copies on Zerkall paper, with a portrait 8 pag. 20,4 x 14,1 cm
€ 10
Korte geschiedenis

Korte geschiedenis van het Collège Bourguignon

written by Hans Voeten and Willem Kramer, published in November 2007, on the occasion of the 50th birthday of College Bourguignon 20 pag. 22,2 x 17 cm
€ 40
98

Greek Letters

Greek Letters is a Type Specimen of the Greek Typefaces of Mercator Press, illustrated by texts hand-set in the various Greek Typefaces as specified, with all the other texts hand-set in Lutetia, and printed in the winter of 2016 and summer of 2017 on Arches 250 g. There are 7 illustrations by Jörg Remé, printed from the blocks, facing the Greek texts. Notes provide some historical background on Greek typefaces. 24 pp 20 x 20 cm
I-V half parchment € 100 sold out;
1-30 soft cover €50
99

de beste wensen voor 2005

with a picture of a still-life composed at Berges and a fragment from one of the Songs by the French poet Colin Muset (13th C.) and a facing Dutch translation by Mercator, hand-set in Bembo and printed in 200 copies 8 pag. 10 x 7 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
101

de beste wensen voor/best wishes for/les meilleurs voeux pour MMVI

hand-set in Bembo, Bodoni and ot her typesfaces, in which publication of the following books were announced: De droefenis van copyrettes, Schoolherinneringen en Greek Letters
niet in de handel/not for sale
TommeetsJane

Tom Meets Jane

an impression by Mercator on the fictional meeting between T.C.Boyle and Jane Austen, described in the short story by T.C.Boyle: I Dated Jane Austen, hand-set in Bembo; printed in February 2006 in 43 copies for the annual publication of HBB, the Society of Printers and Bibliophiles at Haarlem, with 2 illustrations showing Tom and Jane 11 pag. 24 x 14 cm
uitverkocht/sold out
103

Will You Still Need Me Then?

a poem by Mercator for Carolien Verdam on the occasion of her sixty-third birthday on 20 April 2006; hand-set in Lutetia; printed in 20 copies on Velin de Lana 225 g 8 pag. 24 x 15 cm
niet in de handel
109

I Love Homer

fanmail printed on 5 t-shirts in 1984
not for sale
110

de ideale bladwijzer

contribution to the Bookmark project of Drukwerk in de Marge, organised by Willem Kramer of Mercator Press, presented in September 1986, hand-set in Gill, collected in a black column made by Phoenix Binderies 7 x 20 cm
niet in de handel
111

Uitnodiging

invitation to attend the official promotion to a doctorate in Law of Co Allan on 21 October 2005 and an invitation for a lunch on 5 November 2005, hand-set in Garamond, printed in 50 copies 19 x 14,5 cm 19 x 14,5 cm
niet in de handel
112

gekke bekke

20 pictures of funny faces, with accompanying rhymes, for Jasmijn on the occasion of her third birthday on 14 August 2007, made at Berges in 10 copies 22 x 15,7 cm
niet in de handel
116

Jasmijn 4

a print for Jasmijn Schalekamp on the occasion of her fourth birthday on 14 August 2008, hand-set in several wooden letters and in Lectura, printed at Berges 50 x 48 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
117

f, g, h, i

the contribution of Mercator Press to WOORDenBOEK, written by members of Het Beschreven Blad, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary, celebrated on 27 September 2008, hand-set in Bembo and Lectura in 35 copies 8 pag. 20 x 14 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
153

rijmprent taal

the text of a poem taal by Mercator was hand-set in Gill 48 bold and printed in June 2011 in XV copies 1 65 x 48 cm
€ 50; ingelijst € 100

concertaffiche

poster of the concert in the auditorium of Gymnasium Felisenum at Velsen on Thursday 22 January 2009 by Emmy verhey and Paolo Giacometti, hand-set in De Roos 36 and 24 pt, with an illustration by Lex ter Braak 1 pg 45 x 21,5 cm
€ 10
oorkonde HansR

oorkonde voor Hans Rombouts

a charter issued to Hans Rombouts on the occasion of his farewell from the graphic and bibliophile society Het Beschreven Blad on 3 January 2009, hand-set in Gravure and Egmont, printed in 10 copies 1 pg 59 x 32 cm
€ 20
sssss

SSSSS

Mercator's contribution to the annual issue of HBB, the bibliophile and graphical Society, Het Beschreven Blad, at Haarlem, titled ESSEN, hand-set in various wooden type, printed in February 2009 4 pp 21 x 14,8 cm
niet in de handel/not for sale
128

Jasmijn 5

hand-set in wooden letters and Lectura on Lana Royal paper 250 g in 5 copies for Jasmijn Schalekamp on the occasion of her fifth birthday on 14 August 2009 8 pp 32,5 x 26 cm
niet te koop
130

HOUTENLETTERPROEF

HOUTENLETTERPROEF hand-set in wooden letters at Berges, printed in the summer of 2009 in Berges in 55 copies as the contribution of Mercator Press to the Dutch-Hungarian type specimen 4 pp 42 x 29
sold out
131

Mona lisait

de beste wensen/best wishes for/les meillieurs voeux pour MMVIII, hand-set in superbold Gill 1 pag 15,2 x 10,2 cm
136

de reünie

12 impressions of attending a school reunion by Mercator, hand-set in Bembo, with an illustration by Mercator, printed in X and 70 copies on Zerkall-Bütten paper 120 g with a cd on which the author reads the texts 24 pag. 27,8 x 19,7 cm
€ 15
138

geluk

a poem by Mercator, hand-set in Garamond, printed in February 2010, on Lana Royal 250 g, in 50 copies, in the series en dan nu toch wel even maar 's 2 p 16 x 10,8 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
150

uiterlijkheden

a poem by Mercator on family likenes, hand-set in Garamond, printed in February 2011 on Velin de Lana 220 g, with an illustration by Mercator 8 pp 22 x 16 cm
€ 20
141

weer een gedicht

sonnet 102 by Shakespeare, hand-set in Garamond 14 italic, with a Dutch translation by Mercator in Garamond 12, printed on 20 April 2010, with an illustration by Mercator, for Carolien 8 pp 19,8 x 16,6 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
143

Jasmijn zes

a poem hand-set in wooden letters and Lectura, printed at Berges in 6 copies by Mercator, on the occasion of the sixth birthday of Jasmijn Schalekamp on 14 August 2010 1 32 x 22 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
149

taal

a poem by Mercator from the collection endanog, to be published in November 2011, to give Best Wishes for MMXI from Carolien, Willem Kramer & Mercator Press, hand-set in Garamond and printed in 100 copies, for friends of Mercator Press 2 pp 16 x 10,9 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
152

cultuur

een ijle klacht, a futile complaint by Mercator, hand-set in Garamond 14, printed on Lana Royal 250 g as a leporello in 50 copies, 33 of which were for HBB, the bibilophile and graphical Society, Het Beschreven Blad at Haarlem 25 x 64 cm
€ 20
154

jazz

jazz, a poem by Mercator, was hand-set in De Roos and printed at Berges in May 2011 on Zerkall with an illustration by Mercator in X and 50 copies, 50 of which for Dick Wessels 8 p 18 x 18 cm
uitverkocht
155

Jasmijn seven

Jasmijn seven was hand-set in Lectura and printed at Berges in seven copies for Jasmijn Schalekamp for her seventh birthday on 14 August 2011 1 p 40 x 32 cm
€ 25
156

gekke bekke 2

gekke bekke 2 was hand-made by Olivia en Jasmijn Schalekamp on 25 August 2011 and printed with the assistance of Mercator in 6 copies leporello 14,7 x 70 cm
not for sale
158

endanog

nine impressions by Mercator were hand-set in Garamond and with two illustrations by Mercator printed in November 2011 on Velin de Lana 250 g in 50 copies, with a cd on which the author reads the texts 24 pp 24 x 15 cm
€ 15
159

best wishes 2012

jonger, one of the poems from endanog, with the best wishes for MMXII on the verso side 2 pp 16 x 11 cm
not for sale
162

geluk

the text of a poem by Mercator, published in endanog, was hand-set in Nobel bold 48 and printed at Berges in July 2012 in X copies 1 p 60 x 50 cm
€ 50; framed € 100
163

gekkebekke3

was designed on 6 July 2012 by Olivia and Jasmijn and printed by Mercator in 30 copies 7 pp 12 x 9 cm
not for sale
168

zee

this poem by Mercator, is the contribution of Willem Kramer for the annual publication of HBB, the bibliophile and graphical Society at Haarlem, in 40 copies with an illustration by the author 1 p 19,8 x 13,4
€ 15
170

gezellig

two texts from elk wat wils, to be published in November 3013, hand-set in De Roos 10 pts, printed in Berges on Zerkall 150 g in X copies 8 p 14 x 10 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
172

de vrouw van mijn dromen

two texts by Mercator from elk wat wils, which is to be published in November 2013, hand-set in Bembo, printed in August 2013 on Simili Japon 150 g, in 50 copies 8 p 31 x 16 cm
€ 15
173

on boit

le texte, un éloge du vin français, et également un aperçu des caractères en bois et en plomb, Nobel, De Roos, Lectura, a été composé à la main et achevé d’imprimer le 20 septembre 2013 sur Simili Japon 225 g en X exemplaires, numérotés et signés 1 p 50 x 45 cm
€ 50; encadré € 100
196

letters

25 x 20 cm
€ 10
181

vroeger

a poem by Mercator, written for the grandchildren in December 2014, printed on Arches 160 g in 10 copies with an illustration by Mercator 18 x 12 cm
niet te koop/not for sale
183

848

a print of the poem 848 by Mercator, from een glas wijn, hand-set in Gill 24 p ultra bold and printed in January 2015 on Simili Japon 250 g in 20 copies, signed and numbered 1 p 48 x 31 cm
€ 40; ingelijst € 75
184

848+

two poems by Mercator 848 and jeugd, from een glas wijn, hand-set in Lutetia 14 pt and printed in August 2015 on Arches 160 g in 105 and X exemplaren, of which the nrs 1-105 were meant for 40+, the project of Drukwerk in de Marge to celebrate its 40th year birthday bestaan 8 pp 26 x 16
€ 15
185

zomertijd

15,8 x 11,5 cm
not for sale
186

een glas wijn

fragments of conversations and thoughts were hand-set in Lutetia and printed in June 2015 on Arches 160 g in X and 60 copies with 8 illustrations by Dick Berendes 24 pp 23 x 16 cm
€ 20; bound € 60
188

848 friends

a print of the poem 848 by Mercator, from een glas wijn ,in an English translation by Mercator, hand-set in Gill 28 ultra bold and printed in January 2015 on Simili Japon 250 g in 20 copies, signed and numbered 70 x 50 cm
€ 40; ingelijst € 75
189

nooit

a poem from een portret was hand-set in Lutetia and printed on 31 December 2015 on Zerkall-Bütten in 40 copies for friends of Mercator Press to wish all the best for 2016 18 x 11 cm
not for sale
190

REST

10 collages made in January 2016 and collected in a book, one unique copy, with a binding of Zaans carton 350 g 12 pp 28,5 x 20 cm
€ 250
191

een portret

a portrait of the poet in 8 short poems, hand-set in Lutetia, and printed in December 2015 on Simili Japon 130 g in 50 copies, with an illustration by Jörg Remé 20 pp 22,5 x 16 cm
€ 15

never

a print with a poem by Mercator from een portret hand-set in Gill 48 bold, and printed in February 2016 in X copies, numbered and signed 1 p 50 x 40 cm
€ 35; ingelijst € 75
193

een portret en cd in hoes


€ 5
194

vliegen

a poem from dromen, published separately in March 2016 with an illustration by Mercator verschenen als bijdrage van Willem Kramer aan de jaaruitgave van HBB 8 pp 15 x 10 cm
€ 15
195

naam

a poem from een portret was hand-set in Lutetia and printed in March 2016 on Simili Japon 160 g in 40 copies, with an illustration by Mercator 8 pp 25 x 18 cm
€ 15
202

niets

a short text about nothing by Mercator, hand-set in 13 different types, recently acquired and not used before, printed on Arches 160 g in 60 copies, with the best wishes for 2018 8 pp 21,5 x 30 cm
€ 15
203

neem me

a type specimen of Mercator Press having 4 texts from dromen by Mercator, hand-set in Mercator, Gill, Bodoni, Lutetia, printed in March 2018, with 5 illustrations by Wijnand van de Vin, on Simili Japon 250 g, in 24 copies, numbered and signed 33,5 x 24 cm
20
205

dromen

dromen, nine new poems by Mercator, hand-set in Lutetia, printed in the winter of 2018 on Arches 160 g in 40 copies, with 6 illustrations by Dick Berendes typografiek 24 pp 24 x 15 cm
20