Santa Barbara: Capricorn Press, 1972. Letterpress in colors on Strathmore Fiesta paper with color deckle edge. 19.75 x 12.5 inches. One of 200 copies
Graham Mackintosh was a printer, illustrator, book designer, and publisher of White Rabbit Press. Mackintosh was born April 1935 in Salt Lake City, He became increasingly involved in the literary and poetry scene and began a small printing and publishing shop in Piedmont.
Mackintosh joined Noel Young and Martin's Black Sparrow Press and Mackintosh moved to Santa Barbara to set up shop with Noel Young. Young also managed other small West Coast publishing houses, but eventually sold his printing shop to Mackintosh. Charles Bukowski, Lynn Stark, Jim Jimenez, Joe Babine, Sasha Newborn, Aaron Young Linda Benet, and Caitlin Mackintosh all worked with Graham in different times and ways.
Noel Young, was the founder of Capra Press in Santa Barbara, Calif., and a central figure in the 1970s Southern California literary scene. Capra Press, originally Capricorn Press, grew out of Young's printing business after he published a friend's book of poetry in 1970. Soon after, the press was publishing work by such authors as Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Ursula Le Guin, Gretel Ehrlich, Thomas Sanchez and Ray Bradbury. Item #51-2668