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The Etching of Figures

by Bradley, William Aspenwall

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Published
1915
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$2,500.00

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Marlborough-on-Hudson: Dard Hunter (for the Chicago Society of Etchers), 1915. Levy, William Auerbach. Small quarto. 13, (2)pp. One of 250 copies. Lengthy inscription by Dard Hunter at front flyleaf, dated April 10, 1932. Hunter's first publication using his own paper and type, the volume begins with an original etching by William Auerbach Levy, signed by him. Then follows a… Read more
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$2,500.00
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The Birds and the Animals

by Hui-Ming, Wang

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Published
1969
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$475.00

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(Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1969. Hui-Ming, Wang. Octavo. 25ff., housed in paper wrapper. One of 250 copies. With 21 woodblock illustrations of creatures fantastic and familiar printed in a variety of colors on nine different oriental papers, each print signed by the artist, Wang Hui-Ming. Box shows some rubbing, but sheets all pristine and fine. (Brooks 64).
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$475.00
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Search for an Albion

by Weygand, James Lamar

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Published
1963
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$225.00

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Nappanee: Press of the Indiana Kid, 1963. (26)pp. One of 100 copies. Weygand's first miniature book recounts the search for and history of the Albion Press he found in England. Illustrated with cuts of different printing presses. Slight split between frontispiece and title page, else nearly fine in pictorial boards. (2 5/8 by 1 7/8; 66x46mm).
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$225.00
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Catalog of Offset Lithography Inks

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Published
1943
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$850.00

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NY: Fuchs & Lang Mfg. Co, 1943. Oblong 24mo. A catalog of hundreds of examples of offset lithography inks, in an array of colors, from "Tomato Red" to "Deep Milori Green" to "Bronze Blue", all exemplified through a rotation of several decadent Art Deco images. The inks are displayed in a range of tones and saturation values. At the… Read more
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$850.00
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The Jointed Lath

by Seidel, Friedrich

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Published
1890
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$350.00

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London: A.N. Myers & Co, 1890. Small quarto. 4 pp + 8ff plates. Seidel's text is translated here by Eleonore Heerwart of the Kindergarten College, and concerns one of Froebel's less-common Kindergarten Gifts. According to Seidel, the jointed lath was considered an independent occupation, and Froebel "placed it after the Plaiting Sticks" in his gifts and occupations. He then… Read more
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$350.00
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Washi: The World of Japanese Paper

by Hughes, Sukey

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Published
1978
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$325.00

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Tokyo: Kodansha, 1978. Quarto. 452 pp. One of 1000 copies. With numerous text illustrations, photographs in black and white, and 85 leaves of tipped-in paper samples subsequent to the text. Bound in quarter blue cloth and handmade paper boards, spine lettered in silver and red. Housed in a brown cloth drop-back box with paper label to spine. Fine copy.… Read more
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$325.00
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Cat in Window Observing a Night Moon

by Gorey, Edward

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Published
1985
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$1,350.00

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NY: Gotham Book Mart, 1985. Gorey, Edward. Hand-pulled collograph, signed by Gorey. One of a stated fifty copies, though only forty were completed and signed before Gorey's death. A serene and ghostly image, after Gorey's telltale style, highlighting a cat framed in a window gazing at an enormous moon. Matted and framed. Fine. (13 1/4 by 11… Read more
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$1,350.00
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Istanbul: Yayina Hazirlayan, 1999. Barutçugil, Hikmet. Quarto. 176pp. From an edition of 2500, this is one of an unknown number of deluxe copies with original ebru endpapers, signed and dated by Barutçugil, and an additional six pages of nine tipped-in marbled paper samples at the end of the text. A history of traditional and contemporary Turkish marbling, presented in… Read more
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$400.00
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Marmer Papier

by Frigge, Karli

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1992
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$2,250.00

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Batenburg & Joppe, Netherlands: Karli Frigge, 1992. Frigge, Karli. Frigge's periodical sample books, with prices, for samples #1 through #225, lacking #74 through #125 and with #150-152 presented twice, but with one different paper and in an alternate format. A remarkable and near-comprehensive collection of Frigge's papers, exhibiting her unique technical mastery and artistic insight as they evolved over… Read more
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$2,250.00
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Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea, and China

by Hunter, Dard

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Published
1936
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$1,850.00

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NY: Pynson Printers, 1936. One of 370 copies printed on Shogun paper and signed by the author and the publisher. Dard Hunter was granted access to even the most obscure papermaking locations, being one of the first foreigners many of the mills had ever encountered. This placed him on the forefront of the discovery of this otherwise esoteric and… Read more
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$1,850.00
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Papermaking in Southern Siam

by Hunter, Dard

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Published
1936
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$7,500.00

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(Chillicothe: Mountain House Press), 1936. Quarto. (36)pp., + 25ff. plates and specimens. One of 115 copies printed on Hunter's handmade paper and signed by the author. Hunter was the first Occidental traveler to visit the Niltongkum family, who had been "making paper by hand along the small canals of Southern Siam for more than 200 years [in]...the most interesting… Read more
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$7,500.00
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Graphik Vergleichs-Sammlung

by Fielder, Alfons

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1978
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$3,750.00

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Vienna, 1978. Brimming with original illustrations in various media, including pen and ink, graphite, engraving, and watercolor, some signed and colored, plus a mounted copper plate. The illustrations are then presented as reproductions in tandem with text descriptions, thus providing a unique work explicating different reproduction techniques. Fielder covers well-known methods used between the fifteenth and twentieth centuries, as… Read more
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$3,750.00
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Old Papermaking in China and Japan

by Hunter, Dard

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Published
1932
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$6,500.00

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Chillicothe, OH: Mountain House Press, 1932. Folio. 71pp. One of 200 copies signed by Hunter. Illustrated with 20 black and white text printed illustrations, one in reddish-orange, eleven in colors; tipped in are 15 specimens of old paper, three examples of raw bark and five photogravures. This history spans the early centuries of papermaking in the East, starting with… Read more
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$6,500.00
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Musick in Partes

by Shakespeare, William

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2017
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$1,750.00

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Mission, British Columbia: Barbarian Press, 2017. Lawrence, John. 24mo. (79)pp., + six loose plates. One of 60 deluxe copies. Engravings by John Lawrence printed largely from wood, with some detailed spots in larger engravings from polymer plates, all in the Press' customary assortment of bright colors. Texts from over forty songs and several poems from every period of Shakespeare's… Read more
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$1,750.00
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(Chillicothe): Mountain House Press, 1937. Quarto. (82)pp. One of only 125 copies "due to the limited number of original specimens available," numbered and signed by the author. "The present volume deals not only with the use of paper in Chinese sacrificial offerings, but a part of the book, with illustrations, is devoted to the making and decorating of the… Read more
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$4,750.00
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972. While, Garth. Small quarto. (iv), 361pp. Morison's thorough treatise on the sociopolitical evolutions of script styles, specially bound by Garth While in full vellum. While's clever take on Morison's text sets the title and a short description over a fragmented manuscript design, all painted, with the fragments shaded in blue, fuschia, orange, yellow, and gilt.… Read more
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$3,000.00
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Tequila: El Vuelo del Mezcal Azul por el Paisaje Agavero Patromonio Mundial UNESCO

by Vidargas, Francisco

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Published
2019
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$750.00

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Guadalajara: Grafica de Comala, 2019. Arriola, Nacho Gomez. Illustrated throughout with Arriola's linocuts in shades of blue, red, and purple, and printed on paper made from agave fiber. A portfolio of ten additional plates, all signed and employing a rainbow of colors, depict the process of changing blue agave into tequila. Arriola's illustrations are both dreamlike and instructive, imagining… Read more
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$750.00
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Water of the Wondrous Isles

by Morris, William

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Published
1897
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$9,500.00

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(Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897. Morris, William. Quarto. (xii), 340, (viii)pp. One of 250 copies on paper. With numerous initials and ornaments. Printed in Chaucer type, with chapter titles and marginal notes in red. Each of the six parts begins with a wide border and a fourteen-line initial block containing the entire first word. This was the last book Morris… Read more
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$9,500.00
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End Grain: Contemporary Wood Engraving in North America

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Published
1994
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$2,850.00

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Mission, BC: Barbarian Press, 1994. Small quarto. (384)pp. From an edition of 430 copies, this is one of 250 in quarter cloth with patterned paper covers. Essays on wood engraving in Canada and in the USA are followed by approximately 150 examples of the artists' work. Text, including biographical notes, is printed in blue and black on cream mouldmade… Read more
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$2,850.00
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Printing and the Mind of Morris: Three Paths to the Kelmscott Press

by Franklin, Colin

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Published
1986
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$250.00

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(Cambridge): Rampant Lions Press, 1986. Octavo. 58pp. From an edition of 505 copies, this is one of fifty copies on Barcham Green Canterbury handmade paper. Inscribed by the author, Colin Franklin. An exploration by Colin Franklin of the pre-Kelmscott inspirations for Morris and his fine book production thereafter. Bound in quarter navy morocco with patterned paper boards and gilt… Read more
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$250.00