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The Scholar Printers
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The Scholar Printers

By Newberry Library

Chicago, Ilinois, USA: University of Chicago Press, 1964. BE5 - A trade paperback first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. This is a trade paperback book library rebound between stiff boards. A tight, clean, sound copy in green wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and labels on the front board, top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), front and back covers, and first page plus there is some glue staining on the back original cover and inside surface of the back board from a library pocket and a label. A book published on the history and heritage of The Scholar Printers, made up of two exhibitions at the Newberry Library in Honor of the Association of American University Presses during a gathering in Chicago on May 31st, 1964. They are "Printers, Publishers, and Scholars: Books Mainly from the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing" and "The Learned Presses." Illustrated with black and white reproductions and photographs. 59p.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$3.50

Printing and the Book in Fifteenth-Century England
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Printing and the Book in Fifteenth-Century England

By Heilbronner, Walter L.

Charlottesville, Virginia, USA: University Press of Virginia, 1967. BD6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some very, very light bumping at the bottom left corner plus there are the usual library labels, stamps, and marks on the front cover, the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), front and back free endpapers, and the first page of the preface plus there are large patches of glue staining onthe back free and fixed endpapers from a library label and pocket. A bibliography with descriptive annotations and commentaries of scholarly works as well as pertinent semitechnical and popular literature dealing with the subject of 15th century English printing and printers. Indexed, 105p.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$7.50

Leonard Jay, Master Printer-Craftsman, First Head of the Birmingham School of Printing, 1925-53, an Appraisal

By Wallis, L. W.

London, East Sussex, United Kingdom: Charles Skilton Ltd., 1963. CA5 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in good condition with no dust jacket. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and a gold graphic on the front with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some very, very light fading on the spine plus there is some light scattered soiling on the the cloth plus there are the usual library labels, stamps, and marks on the spine, the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), front fixed endpaper, front and back free endpapers, and table of contents page plus there is a patch of glue staining on the back fixed endpaper plus there is some light staining on the last page plus there is some very, very light bumping on the bottom right board corners. A book about Leonard Jay's efforts at promoting printing education in England. 138p.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

$13.50

A Dissertation Upon English Typographical Founders and Founderies
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A Dissertation Upon English Typographical Founders and Founderies

By Mores, Edward Rowe

London, East Sussex, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 1961. CE3 - An ex-library hardcover book in good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), lightly bowed, some bumped corners, scattered rubbing, chipping, and stains, significant peeling, chipping, and glue residue on the back fixed endpaper, light tanning and shelf wear with no dust jacket. A Dissertation Upon English Typographical Founders and Founderies (1778) with a Catalogue and Specimen of the Typefoundry of John James (1782). Edited with an introduction and notes by Harry Carter and Chirstopher Ricks. A book that presents a notable book of English typographic history with explanatory notes and with a specimen of types such as the author intended. 10"x6.5", 145 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Ex-Library.

$36.00

A Directory of the St. Louis Book and Printing Trades to 1850
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A Directory of the St. Louis Book and Printing Trades to 1850

By Kaser, David

New York, New York, USA: New York Public Library, 1961. CC5 - This is a stapled spine trade paperback book that has been library rebound between stiff boards. A tight, clean, sound cop in pink paper wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and labels on the outside front board surface, front and back original covers, top, bottom, and right outside pages (marked out with large green marker), inside surface of the front wrap, and table of contents page plus there is some glue staining on the outside surface of the back wrap and inside surface of the back board from a library label and a library pocket plus there is some scuffing, yellowing, and scattered soiling of the boards. A book that examines the history of the booktrade in early St. Louis. 35p.. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 7"x10". Ex-Library.

$8.50

Printing in Privacy: A REview of Recent Activity Among American Private Presses
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Printing in Privacy: A REview of Recent Activity Among American Private Presses

By Bahr, Leonard F.

Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, USA: Adagio Press, 1960. BE1 - This pamplet has been library rebound between stiff boards. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan wraps between stiff green boards with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of a very light bump at the top right corner plus there is a patch of label staining (0.75"x2") on the front board plus there are the usual library marks front and labels on the front and back surfaces of the front stiff board cover, front and back original covers, and pages 3 and 23 plus there is some paper residue on the back original cover plus there is a large patch of glue staining on the inside surface of the back stiff board cover plus there is some creasing along the front and back original covers' spine edges plus there is some very light edge wear and yellowing of the stiff board outer covers. A survey of American private press activity as of 1960. This is one of 550 copies that were produced during the summer of 1960 from type set by hand and printed a page at a time on a 10x15 Chandler and Price press. 24p.. Stappled Spine Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$10.00

William Davison of Alnwick: Pharmacist and Printer 1781-1858
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William Davison of Alnwick: Pharmacist and Printer 1781-1858

By Isaac, Peter C. G.

London, East Sussex, United Kingdom: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1968. BI3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in navy cloth with gold lettering on the spine and gold lettering and a graphic on the front and monochrome illustrated green front and back endpapers with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library marks, labels, and stamps on the front board surface, the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), and first page of the foreward plus there are large patches of glue staining on the back free and fixed endpapers from a library label and a pocket. A brief bio-bibliographical book on William Davison as a liberal, pharmacist, and printer in 19th century Alnwick, England. Davison was noted for his ornamental printing. This book is illustrated with black and white reproductions and photographs including one 2 page double-sided fold out example. References, 40p.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$10.00

What a Buisness Man Should Know About Printing and Bookmaking: A Book for Ready Reference

By Conkey, W. B.

New York, New York, USA: W. B. Conkey Company, 1922. BI2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in library rebound green cloth covered boards with white lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some light yellowing of the paper plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, perforation, and label on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), title page, copyright page, and back free endpaper plus there is some glue staining and paper residue on the back fixed endpaper. A book about the technology, technical issues, metholology, and normal operating procedures of printing and binding based on the history of the W. B. Conkey Company. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Indexed, 214p.. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$4.50

Johann Gutenberg: Inventor of Printing
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Johann Gutenberg: Inventor of Printing

By Scholderer, Victor

London, East Sussex, United Kingdom: British Museum Publications Limited, 1963. CA2 - A library rebound trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good condition. This is a book that has been library rebound between two stiff boards. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome red illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library labels, stamps, and marks on the front board cover, front and back original covers, the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), copyright page, and list of illustrations page plus there is a label stain (about 0.75"x2") on the front board cover plus there is a patch of very light surface damage (about 0.75"x1.5") on the back original cover from a label plus there are large patches of glue staining on the back original cover and inside surface of the stiff board plus there is some creasing on the front cover near the spine edge. Illustrated with black and white reproductions and photographs and four full page color photographic reproductions. A scholarly booklet about Johann Gutenberg and the invention of printing. 44p.. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$3.00

The Printing Trades and Their Workers

By Clark, Florence E.

Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA: International Textbook Company, 1939. BD6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in orange cloth covered boards with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of fading of the spine and along the top board edges plus there is light soiling of the cloth overall plus there are the usual library labels, marks, stamps, and perforations on the spine, the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), front free and fixed endpapers, title page, first page of the preface, last page, and back free endpaper plus there is a large patch (about 3"x4") of heavy surface damage on the back fixed endpaper from the removal of the library pocket during the library's withdrawal process plus there is dogearing of the last 2 pages plus there is a triangular piece of loose paper at the bottom right corner of the last page plus there is a small closed tear (about 0.5") on the bottom left corner of the title page. A book published for the National Vocational Guidance Association that provides a national survey of work in the printing trades. Illustrated with black and white photographs. References, employers and employees organizations, questionaires, bibliography, indexed, 154p.. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$5.00