Papers of find press printer, Peter Koch, include press proofs, correspondence, teaching files, sales and financial material,
student work, job files and media.
Peter Rutledge Koch has been designing and printing books and ephemera since 1974, beginning his career in Missoula, Montana
with one platen press. He since settled in the San Francisco Bay area and following the San Francisco literary tradition of
fine press printing, has acquired an international reputation and several more presses. His clients and collectors range from
major international research libraries to bibliophilic organizations and private collectors and publishers. Between commissions,
he designs, prints and publishes limited editions of ancient Greek philosophers, the musings of maverick poets, and the images
of world-renowned wood engravers and photographers. Editions Koch specializes in publishing limited edition livres d'artiste,
broadsides, portfolios, and text transmission objects.
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the
Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent
is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission
from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Collection is open for research to boxes listed in Container listing; Project files are in process and not yet available.