Announcing the publication of our second monograph featuring the poetry of Dana Gioia. Psalms and Lament for Los Angeles
is a provocative collection of poems illuminating life in Los Angeles today. Available in a letterpress printed hand-bound chapbook for $40. Signed by Gioia. Contact Norman for ordering and prompt shipment. https://bookhaven.stanford.edu/2021/12/dana-gioias-lament-for-los-angele
One of the most profound and
studied sutras in the Buddhist canon,
The Heart Sutra
has been contemplated for thousands of years.
Stephen Mitchell wrote this version for our publication. It is being offered as a letterpress printed scroll measuring 6 inches wide by 62 inches long. Housed in a bamboo cylinder, it is accompanied by an introduction by rare book dealer and sponsor, John Windle.
The classic manual on the art of living.
Stephen Mitchell's version of the
Tao Te Ching available in a fine press edition.
This letterpress printed and hand-bound edition
is created 30 years after it was first published. Mitchell's version is still considered the most poetic and inspired of Lao-tzu's timeless wisdom.
Available for $125 signed and numbered.
Providence Press' first publication is
already in its second printing.
The Ballad of Jesus Ortiz
sells for $40 each
After 30 years dedicated to the art and craft of typography and printing Norman Clayton has begun Providence Press to follow his vision for sharing with the world finely-printed and hand-bound books of spiritual wisdom from all traditions. Photo of Norman by Eric Dahan.
Stay in touch with our progress.