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RISING MAUREEN DECKLEDGE.

By: Rising Paper Company.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Housatonic, MA: Rising Paper Company, circa [1925].: [1925].

Seller ID: 32088

Condition: Good


Housatonic, MA: Rising Paper Company, circa [1925].. [1925].. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The edges of the front wrap are darkened with some light foxing. 13 samples of different Maureen Deckledge papers in various colors & sizes, including 4 envelopes & a price list, 2 full-page illustrations & vignettes. The contents are very good. A very attractive sample book with two splendid art deco illustrations and a beautiful watercolor cover illustration. View more info

THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY / ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS: Book of Charters, Wills, Deeds and Other Official Documents

By: Rives, George Lockhart; Russell, Charles Howland; compilers

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Printed for the Trustees, 1905.: 1905.

Seller ID: 28475

Condition: Very good


New York: Printed for the Trustees, 1905.. 1905.. Very good. - Octavo, three-quarters tan calf & brown cloth titled in gilt between raised bands on the spine. The leather is rubbed. xviii, [2] leaves & 371 pages. There is very light vertical & horizontal creasing to the rear leaves, with some small, light stains to page vii. Very good. "Part First [pages 1-122] Compiled and Arranged by George Lockhart Rives, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, October 14, 1895. Part Second [pages 123-371] Compiled and Arranged by Charles Howland Russell, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, February 1, 1... View more info

HOJA VOLANTE. XXVI / February 1950. Published Quarterly for Its Members by the Zamorano Club, Los Angeles, California. W. W. Robinson, Editor. Grant Dahlstrom, Printer

By: Robinson, W. W.; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA: Zamorano Club, 1950.: 1950.

Seller ID: 15549

Condition: Very good


Los Angeles, CA: Zamorano Club, 1950.. 1950.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed self-wraps. 8 pages. Calligraphed mast head in red by Fridolf Johnson & black-and-white tail-piece. The bottoom page corners are lightly bumped. The first page is slightly darkened around the edges with some very light soiling. Very good. View more info

DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN BOOK WORKERS: A comprehensive Listing of Hand Workers in the Book Arts within the United States and Canada

By: Roff, Renee; compiler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bronxville, NY: Nicholas T. Smith Publisher, (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 8987

Condition: Fine


Bronxville, NY: Nicholas T. Smith Publisher, (1981).. (1981).. Fine. - Small quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket has been taped to the covers. 117 pages. Ex- library with a typed label on the spine of the dust jacket & a small piece of green tape around the dust jacket spine & the adjacent corners of the panels. The contents are near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE CENTAUR TYPE BY BRUCE ROGERS: Being the design of which the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York enjoyed for many years the exclusive use, and which more recently has been employed for the monumental BIBLE designed by Bruce Rogers and printed at the Oxford University Press, England. (Prospectus).

By: Rogers, Bruce.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Continental Typefounders Association, [1935].: [1935].

Seller ID: 34641

Condition: Very good


New York: Continental Typefounders Association, [1935].. [1935].. Very good. - A sheet of cream-colored paper is folded once to form 4 pages, each 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide. With decorations, including a vignette of a centaur & a decorative initial, in black & brown. Folded twice for mailing. The outer edges of the pages have short tears at the folds & the corners are lightly bumped. The two outer pages are a bit darkened along the spine. Very good. Continental Typefounders Association Specimen No. 163.Following the title page is a page-long essay titled "The Centaur Type o... View more info

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AN EXHIBITION OF THE WORK OF BRUCE ROGERS IN THE LAKESIDE PRESS GALLERIES.

By: Rogers, Bruce.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago: The Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1957.: 1957.

Seller ID: 37476

Condition: Fine


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan & cream wrappers with the Lakeside Press logo in black on the rear cover. [13] pages, including inside rear wrap, printed in sienna & black. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. In the original printed mailing envelope. Fine. The content of this booklet, which serves as an invitation to the exhibition, mainly consists of extracts from Bruce Rogers' "Paragraphs on Printing". The exhibition of work by "Bruce Rogers, Master Designer of the Book", was held from April through July 1957. View more info

BRUCE ROGERS OF INDIANA: An Interview by Paul A. Bennett

By: Rogers, Bruce; Bennett, Paul A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Providence: The Domesday Press, 1936.: 1936.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3156

Condition: Good


Providence: The Domesday Press, 1936.. 1936.. Good. - Octavo, marbled paper covered boards backed with brown cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The corners of the boards are rubbed with tiny tears to the bottom corners; there is a small black stain to the front board. 30 & [1] pages. Decorations by Bruce Rogers.The tipped-in frontispiece portrait is lacking, leaving a glue stain; there is also a glue stain on the front pastedown where the recipient's book label has become detached. There is occasional light foxing. Good. Designed and printed by George Hornby at The Domesday Pres... View more info

PRINTER'S PROGRESS: A Comparative Survey of the Craft of Printing 1851-1951

By: Rosner, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 30709

Condition: Good


Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1951.. 1951.. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with tears & pieces out and the head of its spine is torn. Unpaginated. Profuse illustrations in black & white and color. The page edges are slightly darkened. Good in a fair dust wrapper. First American edition.The author compares printing techniques, materials and equipment in 1851 and 1951. Illustrated with numerous printing samples from each year. Dust jacket present. First Editio... View more info

ROBERT SCOTT, RESTORATION STATIONER AND IMPORTER. (Cover title)

By: Rostenberg, Leona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bibliographical Society of America, 1954.: 1954.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12159

Condition: Good


Bibliographical Society of America, 1954.. 1954.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped. 28 pages. The top page corners are creased. Good. Reprinted from the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, Volume Forty- eight, First Quarter, 1954.Inscribed by the author to the well- respected bookseller William Salloch and his wife on the top of the first page and signed "Leona". View more info

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GAZETTE OF THE GROLIER CLUB. New Series. Number 51, 2000.

By: Rothkopf, Carol; editor.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Lunenberg, VT: Printed at The Stinehour Press), 2000.: 2000.

Seller ID: 37099

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers with an Aubrey Beardsley cover illustration in black & gray. There is a tiny black mark to the front cover. 133 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Among the contents of this issue are the articles "The Pursuit of the Rare: Three Early Beardsley Collectors", "The Poet as Book Collector: Siegfried Sassoon", "Collecting Kipling" and "The Petrucci Centenary". View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECK-LIST OF THE LIBRARY OF COOPER K. RAGAN

By: Ryan, Emily Dethloff

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, TX: The Pemberton Press, 1973.: 1973.

Seller ID: 7285

Condition: Very good


Austin, TX: The Pemberton Press, 1973.. 1973.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in black. 247 pages. There is some very minor soiling and the edges of the ages are very slightly darkened. Very good. Ragan's library included Texana, the Civil War, slavery, World War II, Australia and the Pacific, astronomy and navigation, flora and fauna, etc.Scarce. View more info

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OF CABBAGES AND KINGS: Recollections of Collectors and Collecting.

By: Ryskamp, Charles.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Grolier Club, 2004.: 2004.

Seller ID: 35368

Condition: Fine


- Octavo, softcover bound in decorative dark green wrappers. 20 pages plus colophon. Fine. The 2003 Robert L. Nikirk Lecture. View more info

SEVENTEENTH REPORT TO THE FELLOWS OF THE PERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY 1972-1974

By: Ryskamp, Charles; editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY: (The Pierpont Morgan Library), 1976.: 1976.

Seller ID: 6420

Condition: Very good


NY: (The Pierpont Morgan Library), 1976.. 1976.. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt, in dw. The covers are bumped; the dw is very lightly soiled & chipped with a small piece out of the front panel & the spine slightly faded. 246 pp. plus colophon with errata slip laid in. B&W frontispiece. Very good. 1/1,000 copies. Dust jacket present. View more info

AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS: A Study in Mutual Esteem.

By: Sadleir, Michael.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and Toronto: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., (1932).: (1932).

Seller ID: 34125

Condition: Very good


London and Toronto: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., (1932).. (1932).. Very good. - Small octavo [approximately six inches high by 3-5/8 inches wide], decorative boards titled in gilt on the spine in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The spine & extremities of the dust jacket are darkened with a piece out of the head of its spine & creasing to the adjacent corner of the front panel. The tail of the jacket spine is chipped & there are 3 short tears to the jacket's bottom edge. 55 pages plus colophon. There are a few pencil markings. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition.In his foreword, Hu... View more info

JUAN DE LA CUESTA: THE FIRST PRINTER OF DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA. A Bibliographic Record of His Works 1604-1625

By: Schneer, Richard James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University, AL: University of Alabama Press, (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 23057

Condition: Fine


University, AL: University of Alabama Press, (1973).. (1973).. Fine. - Octavo, rust red cloth titled in gilt. xii & 89 pages. Near fine. View more info

JUAN DE LA CUESTA: THE FIRST PRINTER OF DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA: A Bibliographic Record of His Works 1604-1625

By: Schneer, Richard James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University, AL: University of Alabama Press, (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 23621

Condition: Fine


University, AL: University of Alabama Press, (1973).. (1973).. Fine. - Octavo, red cloth. 89 pp. Near fine. View more info

THE CRANACH PRESS IN WEIMAR

By: Schroder, Rudolf Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gallery 303, n.d. [1968?].: n.d. [1968?].

Seller ID: 16678

Condition: Very good


Gallery 303, n.d. [1968?].. n.d. [1968?].. Very good. - Small quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide], cream self-wraps. Title, 11 & [3] pages. Illustrated with facsimiles in black & cream. The edges of the title page are darkened & there are 2 light stains to its top corner. The bottom corners of the leaves are lightly bumped. Very good. Includes a bibliography."This keepsake has been prepared for the participants in the Paul A. Bennett Memorial Lectures given by Gallery 303 in its Heritage of the Graphic Arts program series." View more info

THE INVENTION OF LITHOGRAPHY. Translated from the Original German by J. W. Muller

By: Senefelder, Alois

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Fuchs & Lang Manufacturing Company, 1911.: 1911.

Seller ID: 31797

Condition: Good


New York: The Fuchs & Lang Manufacturing Company, 1911.. 1911.. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide, maroon cloth titled in gilt. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with the head & tail of the spine slightly chipped. There are a few small white stains to the covers. xii & 229 pages plus colophon, partially unopened. Tipped- in brown & cream portrait frontispiece & 1 black-and-white plate. The pages are slightly rippled, else very good. Alois Senfelder, the inventor of lithography, wrote this story of his life and of his invention in 1817. View more info

THE AMERICAN PRINTER 1787-1825

By: Silver, Rollo G

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA: The University Press of Viriginia, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 6306

Condition: Fine


Charlottesville, VA: The University Press of Viriginia, (1967).. (1967).. Fine. - Large octavo, black cloth backed gray cloth decorated & titled in gilt. There is a small stain to the spine. 189 pp. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Near fine. First edition.Published for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.A review copy, with publisher's slip laid in, from the library of Fridolf Johnnson.Signed by Rollo G. Silver on Johnson's bookplate. Laid in is a two-page beautifully calligraphed ALS from Rollo to Johnson, writing about future projects and personal matters. ... View more info

TYPEFOUNDING IN AMERICA, 1787-1825

By: Silver, Rollo G

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, (1965).: (1965).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 6384

Condition: Fine


Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, (1965).. (1965).. Fine. - Octavo, red cloth backed dark blue boards titled in gilt. Lightly bumped. xiii & 139 pp. plus colophon. B&W illustrations. Near fine. First edition.Published for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.Inscribed to pressman Fridolf Johnson and his wife by the author and signed "Rollo". Several printed copies of reviews of the book by Johnson are laid in. First Edition. View more info