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THE DE VINNE & MARION PRESSES: A Chapter from the Autobiography of Frank E. Hopkins

By: Hopkins, Frank E

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Meriden, CT: The Columbiad Club, 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 14763

Condition: Very good


Meriden, CT: The Columbiad Club, 1936.. 1936.. Very good. - Octavo, marbled green, gray & cream paper covered boards backed with green cloth & titled in gilt on the spine. The spine & extremities are slightly darkened & there is a light glue mark where a label has been removed from the tail of the spine. Title, [1] leaf, [ii] & 61 pages plus colophon. The inner edges of the pastedowns & endpapers are slightly darkened. Illustrated with black-and-white plates. Very good. Limited edition of 315 numbered copies printed at the Timothy Press, Meriden, Conn. The illustrations are collotype reprod... View more info

THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRIME FICTION 1749-1975: Listing all mystery, detective, suspense, police, and gothic fiction in book form published in the English Language

By: Hubin, Allen J

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA: University Extension University of California / Del Mar, CA: Publisher's Inc., (1979).: (1979).

Seller ID: 5361

ISBN: 0891630481

Condition: Very good


San Diego, CA: University Extension University of California / Del Mar, CA: Publisher's Inc., (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Quarto, 11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Brown buckram titled in gilt on the front cover & the spine. The spine is slightly soiled and faded. 697 pages. There is a light crease to the first few leaves. The edges of the book are slightly soiled and spotted and the pages show evidence of some minor wrinkling. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

PRINTING: News and Management Monthly of the Graphic Arts. Vol. 66 No. 5. May, 1942.

By: Hugo, Harold; et al. Walden, Charles C., Jr.; editor.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Walden, Sons & Mott, Inc., 1942.: 1942.

Seller ID: 34252

Condition: Good


New York: Walden, Sons & Mott, Inc., 1942.. 1942.. Good. - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9 inches wide], soft cover bound in red, white & blue printed wrappers with a pictorial ad for an Intertype machine on the rear wrap. The binding is lightly bumped with creasing to the top corners of the wraps. The tail of the spine is lightly chipped. 98 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & pictorial ads. The top page corners are creased. Good. Among the contents of this issue are an article on the collotype process by Harold Hugo of the Meriden Gravure Company. View more info

THE AMERICAN HISTORIAN'S RAW MATERIALS: An Address by J. Franklin Jameson, LL.D., Litt.D. / With the Presentation and Other Exercises at the Dedication of the William L. Clements Library of Americana June 15, 1923

By: Jameson, J. Franklin; Clements, William L.; Gore, Victor M.; Winship, George Parker; et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, 1923.: 1923.

Seller ID: 30510

Condition: Very good


Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, 1923.. 1923.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards with a printed label on the spine. [v], [2] leaves & 63 pages. Illustrated with 2 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. There is a chip & crease to the bottom edge of page 63. Near fine. First edition.The card of William L. Clements is laid in. First Edition. View more info

FIVE CENTURIES OF PRINTING 1450-1978: Including at Least One Work from Each of the Past 500 Years. (Catalogue One Hundred and Twenty Five)

By: Jenkins, John H

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company, 1979.: 1979.

Seller ID: 3142

Condition: Good


Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company, 1979.. 1979.. Good. - Quarto, printed purple wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with the paper lightly chipped along the edges & at the corners. The spine is faded with the head & tail rubbed. Unnumbered pages, including catalog listings of 848 items. 5 top page corners are creased & a few bottom page corners are very lightly creased. The half-title is darkened & there are a few small stains to the fore-edge. Illustrated with black-and-white facsimiles. Good. View more info

EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS: A Collection of Works Printed in America between 1669 and 1800. Introduction by Edward J. Jennerich. Together with: EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS: A Collection of Works Printed in America between 1662 and 1800. II. (Catalogue One Hundred Ten and Catalogue One Hundred Twenty)

By: Jenkins, John H

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company, 1977 and 1979.: 1977 and 1979.

Seller ID: 6338

Condition: Fine


Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company, 1977 and 1979.. 1977 and 1979.. Fine. - Quarto, printed green wraps. Vol. 1 is lightly rubbed with the head of the spine chipped. Unpaginated. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Volume 1 very good; Volume 2 near fine. The 1977 catalogue lists 597 items with prices and the 1979 catalogue 834 items with prices. View more info

WORKS OF GENIUS: A Catalogue and a Commentary by John H. Jenkins. (Catalogue 50)

By: Jenkins, John H

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin: The Jenkins Company, 1974.: 1974.

Seller ID: 31986

Condition: Very good


Austin: The Jenkins Company, 1974.. 1974.. Very good. - Quarto, printed rust brown wraps titled in white. The covers are slightly rubbed & soiled. Very good. A substantial list of over a hundred books priced and described and illustrated with much bibliographical detail. View more info

THE WHOLE WORLD: Books and Manuscripts on Many Subjects. (Jenkins Company Catalogue 128)

By: Jenkins, John H.; Heaston, Michael D.; Parrish, Michael; and Sloane, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company, 1980.: 1980.

Seller ID: 6161

Condition: Good


Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company, 1980.. 1980.. Good. - Quarto, printed brown wraps. The wraps are soiled & creased with a number of ink notations on the front wrap. 1174 items are catalogued. The half-title is soiled with general soiling & light creasing throughout. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Good. 1174 important items fully described and priced. View more info

SELECTIONS FOR AUTOGRAPH ALBUMS Published by E. A. Johnson, East Pepperell, Mass. (Cover title)

By: Johnson, E.A.; compiler and publisher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pepperell: J. F. Hobart, Job and Card Printer, 1882.: 1882.

Seller ID: 13908

Condition: Good


Pepperell: J. F. Hobart, Job and Card Printer, 1882.. 1882.. Good. - 12mo [5 inches high by 3-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled with some small stains & with a light crease to the top corner of the front wrap. There is a small tear to the spine. 18 pages with an engraved tail-piece. There are small stains to the margins of a few pages. Good. View more info

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MERLE JOHNSON'S AMERICAN FIRST EDITIONS. Revised and Enlarged by Jacob Blanck.

By: Johnson, Merle; Blanck, Jacob.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: R. R. Bowker Co., (1947).: (1947).

Seller ID: 95337

Condition: Good


- Octavo, maroon cloth. The binding is rubbed. The spine is darkened with the titling barely legible. xviii & 553 pages, There is a stain to the bottom edge. The contents are very good. Good. Fourth edition. View more info

CUMULATIVE SUBJECT GUIDE TO U.S. GOVERNMENT BIBLIOGRAPHIES 1924-1973. With an Introduction by Joseph Morehead. Volume 1: A-Boars. Volume 3: Fables-Inventors. Volume 4: Inventory-Peru. Volume 6: Specialists-Zuni. 4 volumes only

By: Kanely, Edna A.; compiler

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Arlington & Inverness: Carrollton Press, Incorporated, (1976).: (1976).

Seller ID: 7185

Condition: Fine


Arlington & Inverness: Carrollton Press, Incorporated, (1976).. (1976).. Fine. - Large octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt within green rectangles on front covers & spines. The Vol. 6 covers are somewhat warped with a light stain to the front cover. x & pp. 1-515 pp.; x & pp. 1043-1556; x & pp. 1557- 2080; and x & pp. 2593-3103. The Vol. 6 front hinge is cracked with tears to the top & bottom of the pastedown & the text block partially detached. Volumes 1, 3 & 4 are near fine; Vol. 6 is a good working copy. Volumes 1, 3, 4 and 6 of the six-volume set.Scarce. View more info

THE PRINTER IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WILLIAMSBURG: An Account of His Life & Times, His Office & His Craft

By: Klapper, August

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg, 1958.: 1958.

Seller ID: 5919

Condition: Very good


Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg, 1958.. 1958.. Very good. - Octavo, printed wraps. Lightly soiled. 34 pp. B&W illustrations. Very good. View more info

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DEALERS OF POLISH AND RUSSIAN BOOKS ACTIVE ABROAD 1918 TO PRESENT: A Contribution to the History of Book Trade.

By: Klossowski, Andrzej; Zalewski, Wojciech.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Warsaw: The National Library / Stanford, CA: Stanford University Libraries, 1990.: 1990.

Seller ID: 35413

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed brown & white wrappers. There is some minor soiling & rubbing to the binding & the head of the spine is chipped. 193 pages & [28] pages of photographic illustrations & facsimiles in black & white. An errata slip is laid in. Very good. The preliminary matter, including the introduction, is printed in English and Polish. View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY AMERICAN PUBLISHER ALFRED A. KNOPF COMPLAINING TO THE POND LECTURE BUREAU ABOUT PAYMENT FOR TICKETS TO A HUGH WALPOLE LECTURE.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY AMERICAN PUBLISHER ALFRED A. KNOPF COMPLAINING TO THE POND LECTURE BUREAU ABOUT PAYMENT FOR TICKETS TO A HUGH WALPOLE LECTURE.

By: Knopf, Alfred A., Sr. (1892-1984). American publisher. Founder and president of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York: 9 March, 1920.: 1920.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36414

Condition: Very good


- 90 words typed on a 9-7/8 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of cream-colored Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. letterhead. Signed "Alfred A Knopf". There is a small piece out of the letter to the left of the printed heading where a copy of the reply has been detached. There is a faded date stamp at top right indicating when the letter was answered with some light creasing at bottom left. Folded 3 times for mailing. Together with a carbon copy of the Pond Lecture Bureau's reply. Very good. Knopf sends the Pond Lecture Bureau [apparently by hand] a check for two tickets for a Hugh Walpole lecture... View more info

A HISTORY OF STONE & KIMBALL AND HERBERT S. STONE & CO. With a Bibliography of Their Publications 1893-1905.

By: Kramer, Sidney.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, (1940).: (1940).

Seller ID: 34270

Condition: Very good


Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, (1940).. (1940).. Very good. - Octavo, brick red cloth titled in gilt, in dw. The binding is lightly bumped & the spine is faded. The dw is chipped along the edges with a small piece out of the tail of the spine. 379 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Very good in a good dw. First trade edition.From the library of pressman Fridolf Johnson with his pencil signature. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A SHORT HISTORY OF STEREOTYPING

By: Kubler, Geo. A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (NY: Certified Dry Mat Corporation, 1927).: 1927).

Seller ID: 6926

Condition: Fine


(NY: Certified Dry Mat Corporation, 1927).. 1927).. Fine. - Octavo, cream paper backed brown boards with printed label on front board. The boards are bumped with a small stain to the rear board & a score mark & light soiling to the label; the spine is darkened with the tail chipped & a piece out of the mid-section. 93 pp. Illustrated with B&W plates, including facsimiles. The contents are near fine. View more info

HISTORICAL TREATISES, ABSTRACTS & PAPERS ON STEREOTYPING

By: Kubler, George A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: (Printed by Brooklyn Eagle Press), 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 7074

Condition: Very good


New York: (Printed by Brooklyn Eagle Press), 1936.. 1936.. Very good. - Octavo, gray paper-backed light blue paper covered boards titled in blue on spine. The covers are slightly rubbed & soiled with some slight darkening at edges and to spine. There is a small slit to the paper along the front joint at head of spine. 69 pages and 28 plates, mostly portraits and facsimiles. Very good. First edition of this classic work in its field. An important reference tool which itself is printed from silvertype plates produced by the Silverstone Stereotyping process. First Edition. View more info

MEMOIRS OF THE FORTY-FIVE FIRST YEARS OF THE LIFE OF JAMES LACKINGTON, The present Bookseller in Chiswell-street, Moorfields, London. Written by Himself. In Forty-Seven Letters to a Friend....A New Edition. Corrected and much enlarged; interspersed with many original humorous Stories, and droll Anecdotes, not in former Editions; to which is also added, an Index.

By: Lackington, James.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Printed for the Author, 1794.: 1794.

Seller ID: 34532

Condition: Fair


London: Printed for the Author, 1794.. 1794.. Fair. - Octavo. The book is disbound with the spine perished & the covers lacking. 540 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. The frontispiece is detached & is laid in. Some page corners are bumped or lightly creased. A fair copy, well worth rebinding. View more info

BOOKMAKING: The illustrated guide to design and production

By: Lee, Marshall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: R. R. Bowker Company, (1966).: (1966).

Seller ID: 8459

Condition: Very good


New York: R. R. Bowker Company, (1966).. (1966).. Very good. - Large octavo, brown pictorial cloth. The covers are slightly bumped. [xiv] & 399 pages plus colophon. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good. Second printing. View more info

BIBLIOGRAPHIE HELLENIQUE / ou Description Raisonne des Ouvrages Publies en Grec par des Grecs aux XVe et XVIe Siecles. 4 volumes

By: Legrand, Emile

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, n.d. [circa 1990s].: n.d. [circa 1990s].

Seller ID: 6450

Condition: Fine


Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, n.d. [circa 1990s].. n.d. [circa 1990s].. Fine. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt. ccxxxi & 320 pp.; lxxix & 456 pp.; xi & 520 pp. and xliii & 395 pp. Fine. Reprint, limited to 100 copies of the 1885-1906 edition published in Paris. View more info