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Welcome to Chester River Press Chester River Press, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, is dedicated to the art of fine book printing. With over 25 years of letterpress, offset printing and book design we strive to uphold and continue the legacy of the fine press tradition.
Fine Press Books and Broadside Series

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad


Photo by Chad Pastotnik at Deep Wood Press



Broadside #1 in Series "Literature and the Sea"—Tremolino by Joseph Conrad

Chester River Press and Deep Wood Press received the 2010 Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design for their combined printing of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Chester River Press editions are found in some of the most prestigious collections in the world, from Oxford University to the Library of Congress and many private collectors.


In tandem with our limited-edition letterpress editions we also publish and print authors on a contract basis in well designed offset soft cover and hardcover formats. Please see our information about publishing your book under Services.

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