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image of AN APPRAISAL OF GRAPHIC ARTS EDUCATION.  An Informal Evaluation of the Several Educational Activities in Their Contribution to the Graphic Industries and to the Current Educational Program of the United States

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Lexington, Va.: Journalism Laboratory Press, Washington and Lee University, [printed by C. Harold Lauck], 1938. 27 pages. Original light blue cloth with black spine lettering. [21.8 cm.] Near fine in original unprinted dust jacket (a bit tanned, especially on spine panel and with a small chip and a few tiny closed tears). FIRST EDITION. One of 200 copies in… Read more
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ADAM RAMAGE AND HIS PRESSES

by Hamilton, Milton W[heaton]

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Published
1942
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First edition
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Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1942. [4], 35 pages. Six full-page illustrations printed with the text. Original printed wraps. [21.8 cm.] Rear wrap unevenly tanned, slight bump to head of spine, else near fine. Partially unopened. FIRST EDITION. One of 350 copies, being Keepsake No. 15 of the press. This… Read more
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A TYPE SPECIMEN OF BASKERVILLE: Several Fables of Aesop Illustrated by Gertrud Nelson. [Wrapper title]

by Berliner, Harold, printer; Gertud Nelson, illustrator; Aesop

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Published
[1971]
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[Nevada City, Ca.: Harold Berliner, 1971]. [8] leaves with the rectos bearing the following: a one-page introduction to the work of John Baskerville; six pages of Aesop's fables, each set in a different Baskerville type and each with a color illustration by Nelson; and a collective specimen page at the end. Captions identifying the types used in… Read more
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READING LIST ON PAPERMAKING MATERIALS.

by West, Clarence Jay, comp.

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Published
[circa 1921]
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First edition
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$35.00

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[Cambridge, Mass.: Arthur D. Little, Inc., Chemists and Engineers], reprinted from The Paper Trade Journal, 1920-1921, [circa 1921]. Issued as no. 6 of the publisher's "Bibliographic Series." Cover title: "Papermaking Materials." 170 pages. Original printed wraps. [22.8 cm.] Library duplicate stamp on front wrap, but no other signs of institutional use. Else… Read more
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GEORGE CLYMER AND THE COLUMBIAN PRESS

by Kainen, Jacob

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Published
1950
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First edition
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$40.00

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New York: The Typophiles; [designed and printed by Taylor & Taylor, San Francisco]; 1950. viii, [6], 60 pages, plus eight full-page plates, each with a printed tissue guard. Original blue-green cloth decorated in black and lettered in gilt on the spine. [18.2 cm.] Spine ends slightly rubbed, some faint soiling to joints, endpapers tanned near hinges,… Read more
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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF MODERN AMERICAN PRESSES

by Haas, Irvin, compiler and editor; Will Ransom, introduction

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Published
1935
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First edition, limited
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$70.00

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Chicago: The Black Cat Press, 1935. 95, [3 - index] pages. Original tan buckram with gilt spine lettering and printed paper cover label. [24 cm.] Spine sun-darkened and with a few small spots and a little speckling, minor foxing to gutters of prelims; about very good. FIRST EDITION. One of 300 copies, this… Read more
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SANTA CLAUS AT SIMPSON'S BAR

by Harte, Bret

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Published
1941
Edition
First edition thus
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$50.00

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Rochester, N.Y.: [Privately printed for Winifred, Eino, and John Wigren; printed by Eino Wigren?], 1941. 16, [2] pages. Illustrated with title-page vignette and pictorial headpiece on the first page of text, both printed in red. Original decorative paper over stiff wraps with printed paper cover label. [17.6 cm.] Good plus. Front wrap shows faint… Read more
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image of PLAIN PRINTING TYPES.  A Treatise on the Processes of Type-Making, the Point System, the Names, Sizes and Styles of Types.  [Series title at head of title page:] The Practice of Typography

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New York: Oswald Pub. Co., 1925. 403 pages. Illustrated with numerous type specimens and tables, and a few engravings, all printed with the text. Original brown cloth with gilt spine lettering. [19.3 cm.] Very good plus. Slight rubbing to spine ends, some rather faint soiling to cloth, still a nice copy. From the library… Read more
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image of THIRTY BINDINGS described by G. D. Hobson.  Selected from the First Edition Club's Seventh Exhibition, Held at 25 Park Lane, by Permission of Sir Philip Sassoon, Bart.

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London: The First Editions Club, [printed by Charles Whittingham and Griggs, Ltd., Chiswick Press], 1926. Quarto. xii, 68 pages, plus thirty full-page photographic plates, some printed in color. Original maroon cloth with gilt borders and lettering; top edge gilt. [32.6 cm.] Sun-fading to spine and, to a lesser degree, outer areas of covers; light… Read more
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DESIGN AND BEAUTY IN PRINTING

by Goudy, Frederic W[illiam]

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Published
1934
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First edition
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$80.00

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[New York]: Printed by the Press of the Woolly Whale, 1934. [4], 18 pages. Original printed blue paper covered boards. [15.1 cm.] Boards unevenly sun-faded, light tanning to endpapers, barely perceptible foxing to gutters of prelims. Good plus in original glassine dust jacket (a bit age-toned but showing little wear). FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, printed in celebration of Goudy's 69th… Read more
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D.B. UPDIKE & JOHN BIANCHI: A NOTE ON THEIR ASSOCIATION

by Bianchi, Daniel B.

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Published
1965
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First edition, limited
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$25.00

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Boston: The Society of Printers, 1965. [2], 29 pages, plus three plates (two portraits and a facsimile). Original dark blue cloth stamped in gilt. [18.1 cm.] A fine copy in original glassine dust jacket (tiny chips to base of spine and scratch to front panel). FIRST EDITION. One of 500 copies. Issued… Read more
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THE WORLD'S LINCOLN

by Drinkwater, John

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Published
1928
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First edition
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. New York: The Bowling Green Press, [printed and bound by William Edwin Rudge, Mt. Vernon, N.Y.], 1928. 34, [1] pages. Original white paper spine and blue paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. [23.2 cm.] Near fine in original unprinted parchment dust jacket. Spine a trifle sunned, upper corners slightly bumped. Jacket sunned… Read more
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image of A TREATISE ON TITLE-PAGES with Numerous Illustrations in Facsimile and Some Observations on the Early and Recent Printing of Books.  [Series title at head of title page:] The Practice of Typography

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New York: Oswald Pub. Co., [printed by The De Vinne Press], 1914. xx, 485 pages; title page is a cancel. Original brown cloth with gilt spine lettering. [19.3 cm.] Spine sunned and with light rubbing to ends; a little soiling to rear cover; still very good. From the library of Charles Harold Lauck, Sr. (1896-1975) with… Read more
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UPDIKE: AMERICAN PRINTER AND HIS MERRYMOUNT PRESS

by Updike, Daniel Berkeley, [et. al.; Peter Beilenson, editor and printer]

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Published
1947
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First edition
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New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, [printed by Peter Beilenson, Mount Vernon], 1947. 156 pages, plus [44] pages of facsimiles and specimens, being "A Gallery of Merrymount Title-Pages and Merrymount Types." Original dark blue cloth stamped in gilt on the spine. [23.9 cm.] A near fine copy in very good dust jacket with… Read more
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A HALF-CENTURY OF TYPE DESIGN AND TYPOGRAPHY, 1895-1945. [Two volumes]

by Goudy, Frederic W[illiam]

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Published
1945
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First edition
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$100.00

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New York: The Typophiles, [printed by Peter Beilenson, Mount Vernon, N.Y.], 1946. Two volumes. Continuously paginated: 283 pages, plus frontispiece and four leaves of type specimens in each volume. Errata slip inserted after the second specimen leaf in vol. I. Numerous additional type specimens printed with the text. Original brick red cloth with gilt spine… Read more
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image of THE MECHANISM OF THE LINOTYPE.  A Complete and Practical Treatise on the Care and Operation of the Linotype, for the Novice as Well as the Experienced Operator ... Completely Revised and Amplified ...

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Brookings, [S.D.]: Lebawarts Printers, 1948. ix, [1], 238 pages. Illustrated with numerous figures in the text. Original black cloth over flexible boards stamped in green on the front cover. [16.9 cm.] Near fine. Minor rubbing to front hinge, upper corners a trifle bumped, still an excellent copy. Thirteenth edition, revised and enlarged, and… Read more
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THE STORY OF FREDERIC W. GOUDY

by Beilenson, Peter

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Published
1965
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Second edition
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Mt. Vernon, N.Y.: Printed for the Goudy Centennial at the Peter Pauper Press, 1965. 68 pages. Original brick-red cloth with gilt spine lettering and gilt monogram on front cover. [18.3 cm.] A fine copy in original glassine dust jacket (spine panel sunned and slightly chipped at base; smudge to rear panel). SECOND EDITION. … Read more
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TYPE REVIVALS: An Exposition Regarding Independent New Designs

by Goudy, Frederic W[illiam]

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Published
1937
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First edition, limited
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$85.00

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Lexington, Virginia: Journalism Laboratory Press, Washington and Lee University, 1937. 18 pages. Original beige cloth spine and brown paper covered boards with gilt cover lettering. [17.1 cm.] Near very good in original glassine dust jacket. Slight gouge to the head of front board at the joint, else a nice, clean copy. Spine just… Read more
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PRINTING TYPES: Their History, Forms, and Use. A Study in Survivals [2 volumes]

by Updike, Daniel Berkeley

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Published
1922 [i.e. 1923]
Edition
Second printing
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$90.00

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1922 [i.e. 1923]. Two volumes. xxxii, 276 and xix, [1], 308 pages, plus numerous plates, some folding. Original black cloth with gilt spine lettering. [24.1 cm.] Cloth slightly faded and rubbed; minor wear to spine ends. Light dust soiling to fore-edges and small spot to fore-edge of vol. II; rather… Read more
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Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1940. [4], 38 pages. Original decorative paper by Veronica Ruzicka over light boards with printed paper cover label. [19.4 cm.] Near fine in original glassine dust jacket (tiny chip to head of spine, a few short, closed tears). FIRST EDITION. One of 900 copies. A brief but detailed… Read more
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