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BOOKBINDING IN AMERICA: Three Essays. Early American Bookbinding by Hand by Hannah Dustin French. The Rise of American Edition Binding by Joseph W. Rogers. On the rebinding of Old Books by Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt

By: Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut; editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY and London: R. R. Bowker Company, 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 6283

Condition: Very good


NY and London: R. R. Bowker Company, 1967.. 1967.. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth backed green cloth titled in gilt. Lightly bumped; spine slightly faded. xix & 293 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Very good. Revised second edition with each essay updated. View more info

ANATOMY OF PRINTING: The Influences of Art and History on Its Design

By: Lewis, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 30689

Condition: Very good


New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Quarto, black cloth titled in gilt on spine & in gilt with vignettes in gilt on front cover, in pictorial dw. The covers are slightly spotted and the white dw is soiled. 228 pp., with profuse B&W and color illustrations. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

FINE BOOKBINDING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By: Lewis, Roy Harley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Arco Publishing, Inc., (1985).: (1985).

Seller ID: 31033

ISBN: 0668060840

Condition: Very good


New York: Arco Publishing, Inc., (1985).. (1985).. Very good. - Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is very lightly bumped. The spine & extremities of the dust jacket are darkened. There is a tiny gray mark to its front panel & a light glue mark to its front flap where a sticker has been removed. 151 pages. 33 color illustrations and 82 in black & white. The page edges are slightly darkened. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

COLLECTOR'S PROGRESS

By: Lewis, Wilmarth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 6297

Condition: Very good


NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951.. 1951.. Very good. - Octavo, decorative cloth backed boards, in dw. Lightly soiled & rubbed with the spine faded. The dw is rubbed & the spine is darkened. 253 & xiii pp. Illustrated with B&W plates. Very good in a good dw. First edition.The book is designed by W. A. Dwiggins. It describes Lewis's famous Horace Walpole collection and the collecting of it. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE BRITISH LOOK AT AMERICA DURING THE AGE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. An Exhibition with an Address by Herman W. Liebert. (Catalog)

By: Liebert, Herman W

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Providence, RI: The Associates of the John Carter Brown Library, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 18067

Condition: Fine


Providence, RI: The Associates of the John Carter Brown Library, 1971.. 1971.. Fine. - Small quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. vi & 55 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Liebert defends Samuel Johnson and "his reasonable contemporaries" against charges of anti-Americanism.The catalog lists 118 books and works of graphic art. View more info

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DOUBLE INTENSITY: 30 JAHRE BRINKMANN + BOSE: Berlin 2011 B+B.

By: Linhart, Eva; Felka, Rike; et al.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berlin: Brinkmann & Bose, 2011.: 2011.

Seller ID: 35706

Condition: Very good


- Small folio [12-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], black-and-white boards. The bottom corners of the front board are creased. [169] pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. Very good. Catalog prepared by the Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt for an exhibition on the history of the publishing firm held from October 13, 2011 to January 15, 2012.The text is in German. View more info

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CHRONICLE. Volume LXI. Number 2. Winter 2000

By: Linke, Daniel J.; Axtell, James; Delap, Lucy; Weiss, Theodore; et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library), 2000.: 2000.

Seller ID: 32191

Condition: Very good


(Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library), 2000.. 2000.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with some very minor soiling. [viii] & pages 145-346 plus a 2-page publisher's catalog. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Articles in the issue include "Hamilton Fish Armstrong: The Diplomatic Editor and Anti-Nazism in the 1930s" by Daniel J. Linke; "Rounding Out a Century: The Princeton Graduate School, 1969-2000" by James Axtell; "QRL: Biography of a Litte Magazine" by Theodore Weiss; and "The Freewom... View more info

WITH ALL FAULTS

By: Low, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tehran: Amate Press, 1973.: 1973.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 29435

Condition: Very good


Tehran: Amate Press, 1973.. 1973.. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY DAVID LOW - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. There is some soiling to the dust jacket. The jacket spine is darkened & there is creasing & chipping to the top edge of the rear panel with a small piece out. xvii & 118 pages. Near fine in a good dust wrapper. First edition.Inscribed and signed on the half-title: "'mea culpa' / David Low".A copy of a review from the 3/30/73 Times Literary Supplement is laid in. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A JEWELER'S EYE: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection by Glenn D. Lowry with Susan Nemazee

By: Lowry, Glenn D

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution / Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, (1988).: (1988).

Seller ID: 9836

ISBN: 0295966777

Condition: Very good


Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution / Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, (1988).. (1988).. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9 inches wide], color pictorial wraps. The wraps are rubbed with the corners creased. 240 pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black-and-white. The top page corners are lightly creased. Very good. View more info

Image for "4•XIV•54 DEAR FRIDOLF": AN ORIGINAL SIGNED CALLIGRAPHIC ART WORK BY BYRON MACDONALD, IN THE FORM OF A LETTER TO FRIDOLF JOHNSON, PENNED IN UNCIAL, IN A CONCENTRIC CIRCLE SPIRALING OUT FROM THE CENTER TO THE EDGES

"4•XIV•54 DEAR FRIDOLF": AN ORIGINAL SIGNED CALLIGRAPHIC ART WORK BY BYRON MACDONALD, IN THE FORM OF A LETTER TO FRIDOLF JOHNSON, PENNED IN UNCIAL, IN A CONCENTRIC CIRCLE SPIRALING OUT FROM THE CENTER TO THE EDGES

By: Macdonald, Byron "Jim"

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: April 14, 1954.: 1954.

Seller ID: 25305

Condition: Good


April 14, 1954.. 1954.. Good. - sc An original calligraphic letter penned in a concentric circle onto an [approximately] 18-1/2"x 16-3/4" sheet. The Uncial lettering begins in the center with Fridolf's name penned in red ink from which, the other words drawn in black carefully and delicately spiral out towards the edges. A superb example of the calligrapher's art, once folded, now beautifully framed in a heavy wood frame with a gilt-edged circular opening."Dear Fridolf, Can't begin to tell you how happy I was to get your beautifully written letter two weeks ago and your invitati... View more info

BOOK PUBLISHING IN AMERICA

By: Madison, Charles A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1966).: (1966).

Seller ID: 7015

Condition: Very good


NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1966).. (1966).. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth backed brown cloth titled in gilt on spine in pictorial tan dw. Slightly cocked & soiled in a lightly chipped dw. 628 pages. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS OF PRINTING: An Exhibition in the Edna Barnes Salomon Room. The New York Public Library. March 12-June 27, 1987.

THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS OF PRINTING: An Exhibition in the Edna Barnes Salomon Room. The New York Public Library. March 12-June 27, 1987.

By: Mandelbaum, Miriam; Rare Book Librarian.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The New York Public Library, 1987.: 1987.

Seller ID: 36855

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in gray pictorial wrappers. A previous owner's faded initials are penned on the top corner of the front cover. [12] pages. Illustrated in black & white with 3 full-page facsimiles. There is a small stain to the inside rear cover. Very good. View more info

A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WRITING

By: Mason, William A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920.: 1920.

Seller ID: 18019

Condition: Fine


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920.. 1920.. Fine. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine & front cover. The corners are bumped with a small area of bubbling to the cloth of each cover. [v] & 502 pages. Numerous black-and-white full-page & textual illustrations. The borrom edge is lightly soiled, else an attractive, near fine copy. First edition.A history of written language from early picture writing through the age of printing. First Edition. View more info

MATISSE PICASSO: Two Giants of Twentieth Century Bookmaking. An Exhibition / March 1 - March 31, 2003 / Mezzanine of the Carlyle Hotel. (Catalog)

By: Matisse, Henri; Picasso, Pablo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Ursus Books Ltd., 2003.: 2003.

Seller ID: 12352

Condition: Fine


New York: Ursus Books Ltd., 2003.. 2003.. Fine. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed greenish yellow wraps. [48] pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Near fine. View more info

PRINTER'S ABECEDARIUM

By: McCrillis, John O. C

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: David R. Godine, Publisher, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 24059

ISBN: 0879231076

Condition: Very good


Boston, MA: David R. Godine, Publisher, (1974).. (1974).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in decorative green wraps. The extremities are rubbed & the wraps are lightly bumped. Unpaginated. 27 full-page illustrations [26 decorative letters of the alphabet & an ampersand]. Near fine. Edited by Susan C. McCrillis.In his abecedarium, John McCrillis has created his own pantheon of great printers, from Aldus Mantius to Gunther Zainer, with a brief essay on each. His Gothic letters of the alphabet have been freely adapted from the illuminated initials in the Yale Library's copy of the Cath... View more info

AN INTRODUCTION TO BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR LITERARY STUDENTS

By: McKerrow, Ronald B

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, (1951).: (1951).

Seller ID: 6332

Condition: Very good


Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, (1951).. (1951).. Very good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt, in a price-clipped dw. The dw is lightly soiled & very lightly chipped with the spine & extremities darkened. 359 pp. B&W illustrations. Very good in a good dw. Reprint of the standard work on the subject. Dust jacket present. View more info

PIONEER PRINTING IN RHODE ISLAND

By: McMurtrie, Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 6017

Condition: Very good


1932.. 1932.. Very good. - Quarto, self-wraps. Lightly soiled & creased. 4 pp. Illustrated with facsimiles. Very good. 1/200 offprints from the September 1932 "National Printer Journalist". View more info

PIONEER PRINTING IN NEBRASKA

By: McMurtrie, Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL: 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 6018

Condition: Good


Springfield, IL: 1932.. 1932.. Good. - Quarto, self-wraps. Lightly soiled with short tears & creases. 4 pp. Illustrated with facsimiles. Good. 1/200 offprints from the January 1932 "National Printer Journalist".Scarce. View more info

SOME FACTS CONCERNING THE INVENTION OF PRINTING / the five-hundredth anniversary of which will be celebrated internationally in 1940

By: McMurtrie, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Chicago Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1939.: 1939.

Seller ID: 15523

Condition: Fine


Chicago, IL: Chicago Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1939.. 1939.. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed rust brown wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped. 42 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white facsimiles. Near fine. Second edition, printed at the Fifth Educational Graphic Arts Exposition in September 1939 and produced under the sponsorship of the Chicago Club of Printing House Craftsmen. This booklet was "issued in the interest of a wider and sounder knowledge of the beginnings of one of the world's most useful crafts". View more info

THE FIRST PRINTING IN ALBERTA

By: McMurtrie, Douglas C

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: published by the author, 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 5873

Condition: Fine


Chicago, IL: published by the author, 1932.. 1932.. Fine. - Octavo, orange wraps. Lightly creased & chipped & partially faded. 11 pp. Illustrated with a facsimile. Contents are bright & near fine. First separate edition, limited to 250 copies. Reprinted from The Printing Review of Canada for January 1932. View more info