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Fond of Printing: Gordon Graig [sic] as Typographer & Illustrator

by FRANKLIN, Colin

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Attic Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
500 copies printed
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$30.00

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New York: The Typophiles, 1980. 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine. Typophile Chapbook 54. Signed by author on a front page. Illus. Quarter burgundy cloth with grey paper boards. Foreword by Edward Craig and an essay by Gordon Craig on illustrations in general.
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Etching and intaglio printing

by MIDDLETON, M. J.

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Published
1972
Condition
Very good +
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$75.00

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New York: Drake Publishers, 1972. Hardcover. Very good +/Poor. 63 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Red cloth in dustjacket. Jacket has numerous chips and tears to both panels. Ink signature on front free endpaper.
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Hoodoos: Mysterious Formations in Alberta's Badlands

by SMITH, William L.

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Published
1999
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Edition of 150 copies, 115 of which were included in the 1999 Wa
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$20.00

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Richmond, ON: Plover Press, 1999. Edition of 150 copies, 115 of which were included in the 1999 Wayzgoose Anthology. This is no. 138. Near fine. [4 p.]. 22 cm. 3 partial colour illustrations made from sketches near the Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology at Drumheller and south. String bound booklet. Contains geological description of hoodoos and their place in… Read more
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A Memorial Printed By Fleury Mesplet

by MCMURTRIE, Douglas C.

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Published
1929
Condition
Good
Edition
250 copies
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$25.00

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Chicago: Ludlow Typograph Company, 1929. 250 copies. Staplebound. Good. 13 p. 23 cm. One facsimile page in centre. Staplebound booklet. Brown paper covers. Small tears to edges, splitting spine tail, small ink marks and discolouration to lower front. The first regularly established printing office in Montreal was that of Fleury Mesplet.
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An Inaugural Commemorative Keepsake: The Thurber Center Opening December 1992

by The Logan Elm Press

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Published
1992
Condition
Good
Edition
250 copies
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$60.00

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[Columbus, OH]: The Logan Elm Press, Ohio State University, 1992. 250 copies. Good. Six 34 cm broadsides in grey envelope. Envelope has tears and a bit of label residue from former price tag. Designed and printed by Robert Tauber and Russell McKnight with assistance from Jack Shiftman.
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The Technique of the Color Wood-cut

by PHILLIPS, Walter J.

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Published
1926
Condition
Near fine
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$200.00

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Brown-Robertson Co, 1926. Hardcover. Near fine/Good. 63 p. 24 cm. Colour frontispiece and 29 other illustrations in colour and b&w. Blue and grey cloth hardcover. Yellow dustjacket in mylar cover. Some chips to jacket edges and darkened spine. Describes the traditional Japanese method as well as preparation of wood, transfer of tracing, cutting tools, printing, etc. Bibliogaphy and… Read more
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The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Seventeen

by EGERTON, Diane, et al (eds.)

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
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$15.00

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Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1985. Booklet. Fine. An occasional publication. 31 p. 22 cm. Grey card covers. Insert is a quotation from Horace in memory of Robert Hunter Middleton. Includes: The Gourmet Vandercook: Printing on a press never really designed for printing; Some Design Notes on Canadian Literature, by James Mulvhill; An Apology for Printers, by Benjamin… Read more
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The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Eighteen

by EGERTON, Diane, et al (eds.)

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
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Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1986. Booklet. Fine. An occasional publication. 31 p. 22 cm. 6 b&w illustrations. Mustard card covers. Insert is a wood engraving of a unicorn by Denis Milton by Toronto. Includes: The Hunter Rose Company: A Brief History, by Elizabeth Hulse; The Art of Rubbing and Its Role in the Development of Printing, by Grant… Read more
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The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Twenty-Four

by EGERTON, Diane, et al (eds.)

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
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Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1989. Booklet. Fine. An occasional publication. 32 p. 22 cm. 6 b&w illustrations. Grey card covers. Includes: Lord Peter's Library: An Essay in Whimsical Bibliography, by Susannah D. Ketchum; The Yellowback: Reading for Railway, Road, and River, by Elizabeth Hulse; book reviews.
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The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Twelve

by EGERTON, Diane, et al (eds.)

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine
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$15.00

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Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1983. Booklet. Fine. An occasional publication. 31 p. 22 cm. 1 b&w illustration. Cream card covers. Insert with two examples of tipped-in colour marbled paper. Includes: A Printer Writes Home, by Elizabeth Hulse; Harpel's Typograph Reviewed, by Paul Hayden Duensing; Visual Sensitivity Starts with the a b c's, by Carl Dair; The Printer's… Read more
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The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Twenty

by BARKER, William, et al (eds.)

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
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Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1987. Booklet. Fine. An occasional publication. 31 p. 22 cm. 5 b&w illustrations. Softcover with illustration of a printing press. Insert is a quote by Oscar Wilde printed by Abraxas Press. Includes: Some Thoughts on William Caslon, the Development of His Type, and Its Spread to the United States and Canada, by Darrel… Read more
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The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Sixteen

by EGERTON, Diane, et al (eds.)

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
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Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1985. Booklet. Fine. An occasional publication. 31 p. 22 cm. 1 illustration. Mustard coloured card covers. Insert is a text from The Sino-Korean Translations with graphic by qaani lore. Includes: How I Came to Collect Bruce Rogers, by Thomas T. Schweitzer; Bruce Rogers 'Favourite Thirty', by Theophile Homard; Collecting American Type Specimen Books,… Read more
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The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Thirteen

by EGERTON, Diane, et al (eds.)

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Published
1984
Condition
Near fine
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Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1984. Booklet. Near fine. An occasional publication. 31 p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations and facsimiles. Cream card covers. Small spot at top front. Insert Juliana, A Linotype Face Designed by S. L. Hartz, printed by imprimerie dromadaire. Includes: Cartier Revisited, by Rod McDonald; The Brontes' Juvenile Books, by Judith Williams; Handset by Computer,… Read more
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The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Four

by GOLUSKA, Glenn, et al (eds.)

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Published
1981
Condition
Near fine
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Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1981. Staplebound. Near fine. An occasional publication. 36 p. 22 cm. Nine b&w illustrations. Staplebound booklet. Cream covers. Tiny stain on front. Insert "An Alphabet in Disorder" by Imprimerie Dromadaire. Includes: Typographic Basics and the New Technology, by John Gibson; Books as Knowledge: Aldous Huxley and twentieth-century publishing, by Diane Egerton; An Early… Read more
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Woodburytype illustration of Walter Farquhar Hook

by [BRIGGS, W. K.?]

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Published
1878
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1878. Good. One 22 cm page with 12 cm b&w portrait adhered. This was a frontispiece portrait and the title page of book attached: The Life and Letters of Walter Farquhar Hook, vol. II, by his son-in-law W. R. W. Stephens. London: Richard Bentley & Sons, 1878.
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Woodburytype illustration of Walter Farquhar Hook

by BRIGGS, W. K. (from a portrait by)

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Published
1878
Condition
Good
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London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1878. Good. One 22 cm page with 12 cm b&w portrait adhered. From a portrait by W. K. Briggs. Printed for the late Thomas Eagland, sometime Churchwarden of Leeds Parish Church. This was a frontispiece portrait and the title page of book attached: The Life and Letters of Walter Farquhar Hook, vol. I… Read more
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Typography and design for newspapers

by REHE, Rolf F.

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Published
1985
Condition
Good
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$50.00

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Indianapolis: Design Research International, 1985. Softcover. Good. 128 p. 30 cm. 6 p. of colour illustrations. B&w illustrations throughout. Blue softcover. Moderate wear and soiling to exterior. Includes typographic elements, text type, headlines, borders, photos, information graphics, colour, design principles, layout, grid system, pagination. Bibliography and index.
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Adam Ramage and His Presses

by HAMILTON, Milton W.

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Published
1942
Condition
Very good
Edition
350 copies
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$35.00

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Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1942. 350 copies. Staplebound. Very good. 35 p. 22 cm. 6 b&w illustrations of printing presses. Grey card covers. Offsetting to inside cover and first leaf. Pages 26-27 tore slightly when cut. Includes New York Herald Tribune clipping from Nov. 15, 1942 about Adam Ramage and this booklet.
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A Visit From a Mountain

by ROOKE, R.

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Attic Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very good
Edition
10 copies printed by R. Rooke
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$45.00

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Francestown, NH, 1988. 10 copies printed by R. Rooke. Softcover. Very good. 8 p. each. 17 cm. Grey paper covers tied with white thread. We have 8 copies here along with some extra covers, a mock-up copy, and a misprinted copy with text on a slant on one page.
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Lining Type: Borders, Ornaments, Brass Rules, Printing Material, Machinery

by Stephenson, Blake & Co

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Attic Books
Published
1922
Condition
Fair
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Toronto: Stephenson, Blake & Co, 1922. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fair. [10], 43, [6], 120-474 p. 29 cm. Hundreds of examples of lettering, script, ornaments, etc., mainly b&w with some colour. Black cloth with white print. All edges red. Spine deteriorated with chipped head, lettering wearing off, large tear. Blue mark on front board. Corners and edges worn. … Read more
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