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DESIGN OF BOOKS.|THE by  Adrian Wilson - 1993 - from Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press (SKU: 57442)

DESIGN OF BOOKS.|THE

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DESIGN OF BOOKS.|THE

by Wilson, Adrian

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993. stiff paper wrappers. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 160 pages. Reprint edition but containing a new foreword by Sumner Stone. Profusely illustrated. Chapters on typography, printing, paper, binding, dust jackets, etc. Bottom of spine slightly bumped.Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler.

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Bookseller
Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
57442
Title
DESIGN OF BOOKS.|THE
Author
Wilson, Adrian
Format/binding
Stiff paper wrappers
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Date published
1993

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Oak Knoll Books was founded in 1976 by Bob Fleck, a chemical engineer by training, who let his hobby get the best of him. Somehow making oil refineries more efficient using mathematics and computers paled in comparison to the joy of handling books. Oak Knoll Press, the second part of the business, was established in 1978 as a logical extension of Oak Knoll Books. Oak Knoll Books is a thriving company that maintains an inventory of about 20,000 titles. Our main specialties are books about bibliography, book collecting, book design, book illustration, book selling, bookbinding, bookplates, children's books, Delaware books, fine press books, forgery, graphic arts, libraries, literary criticism, marbling, papermaking, printing history, publishing, typography & type specimens, and writing & calligraphy - plus books about the history of all of these fields.

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wrappers
The paper covering on the outside of a paperback.  Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.

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