Mesembs: The Titanopsis Group

The Little Sphaeroid Press will be publishing a series of eight books covering all the plants in the succulent plant family Mesembryanthemum, written by Steven Hammer. Abigail Rorer has been commissioned to do engravings for all eight covers. The first book on the Titanopsis group came out in March 2013.

New Book Shipping!

After more than two years of work, copies of our new book are shipping. Order a copy of On the Hunt for the King of the Alps today.

Walden Woods Award

In July 2012, Abigail was commissioned to do an engraving of the first Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award. The recipient of the bronze statue by Mark Hopkins was President Bill Clinton and four environmental leaders from around the country received the framed engraving of the statue.

February Book Fair in California

Abigail Rorer and The Lone Oak Press will be exhibiting at the fourth Codex Book Fair from February 10–13, 2013, in Berkeley, CA.

Fine & Dirty: Contemporary Letterpress Art

The Minnesota Center for Book Arts has curated a traveling exhibit of the best in letterpress printing today, created by established and emerging artists. Abigail Rorer and The Lone Oak Press are included in the exhibit. Go to for more information.

Ladies of Letterpress Conference 2012

August 2-5, 2012, in Asheville, North Carolina. Abigail Rorer will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd annual letterpress conference hosted by Ladies of Letterpress, an organization founded for the purpose of promoting the art and craft of letterpress printing and to encourage the voice and vision of women printers. Membership is open to both …

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A New Book

The Lone Oak Press announces a new book, The King of the Alps, which will be completed in early 2012. Learn more.


In Parenthesis 21, the Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Simon Brett has written an insightful article on the work of two Massachusetts wood engravers entitled Abigail Rorer & Barry Moser.

November 2011 Book Fair

Abigail Rorer will be exhibiting at the Oxford Fine Press Book Fair in Oxford, England on November 5–6, 2011.


Abigail Rorer’s engravings are part of an invitational traveling exhibit entitled Endgrained, Endgrained: Evidence of Contemporary Wood Engraving, an invitational exhibition featuring sixty prints by twenty relief engraving artists from the United States, Canada and England. The largest single, independent exhibit of wood engravings outside the United Kingdom highlights some of the masters of contemporary …

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A solo-exhibition at The Concord Free Public Library in Concord, MA, will feature wood engravings, relief engravings, broadsides, a few etchings, and books produced by Abigail Rorer and The Lone Oak Press. The show will be open April 2nd through the 28th, with an opening reception on Saturday, April 2, 2011, from 2–4 pm.


The Bright Hill Literary Center in Treadwell, NY, will be hosting the Invitational Book Arts Exhibition from October 3–29, 2010. Two books from The Lone Oak Press, Christmas Trees and The Matriarch of the Forest, will be included in the exhibit.