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image of Marbling at the Heyeck Press.

Marbling at the Heyeck Press.

by [Heyeck Press]. Heyeck, Robin.

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Published
1986
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$1,650.00

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4to. Woodside, CA: Heyeck Press, 1986. 4to, 63 pp. with 28 marbled paper samples tipped in. Quarter grey morocco, grey & white boards, gilt titling, grey slipcase, mint. § 150 copies on handmade paper. Samples of papers with different flaws are included, and chapters are devoted to many variables that determine success in marbling. The work contains a descriptive… Read more
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image of The Fleuron. A Journal of Typography. Edited by Stanley Morison. No. VI.

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Cambridge and New York: 1928. Thick 4to, xiii, 264, (1) pp. With 10 plates, 60 line blocks in the text, 6 typographical insets, 3 broadsides, and an 8pp. type specimen printed on pale green paper; many in two or more colors; two original prints by David Jones including one signed in pencil. Original green cloth, black and gold deco… Read more
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$1,975.00
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Reid’s Leaves: A bibliography of the private press of Robert R. Reid.

by [Heavenly Monkey]. Reid, Robert. Preface by Takao Tanabe.

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Published
2001
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$3,000.00

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Folio. Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey, 2001. Folio, 38 pp. plus samples. In limp paper wrappers made by Reg Lissel, with four vellum slips, embossed with Reid’s personal monogram. Hand-set in 18-point Perpetua and printed on Arches mouldmade paper in a variety of colors, using a Washington handpress. Numerous illustrations throughout. Handmade paper guards for each sample. In tan slipcase. §… Read more
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A Fowl Alphabet.

by Robinson, Alan James. Moore, Suzanne.

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Published
1986
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$3,500.00

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8vo. Easthampton: Cheloniidae Press, 1986. 8vo, unpaginated with 26 wood-engravings by Alan James Robinson. Full limp vellum with gilt title on spine, initial letter and the Latin and common names of the birds hand lettered in colored inks by Suzanne Moore. With a signed suite of the 26 wood engravings, a blind-stamped set of the line-cut initials, and an… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Printing For Theater.

by Wilson, Adrian.

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$1,000.00

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San Francisco: 1957. Folio (10 x 15 inch), 57 pp. with dozens of original playbills from the stage productions of the San Francisco-based Interplayers bound in, tipped in, or laid into a rear pocket. The endpapers are from a production of Hamlet. Handmade Tovil paper with deckle edges. Chapter headings by Nuiko Haramaki printed in various colours. Full linen… Read more
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$1,000.00
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The Ephemera of Adrian Wilson. An Annotated List, 1944-1988.

by [Wilson, Adrian]. Linden, James.

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Published
1994
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$2,000.00

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2 vols. San Francisco: The Press in Tuscany Alley, 1994. 2 vols., folio, and portfolio containing loosely inserted printed items. Original unbleached cloth binding, both volumes with blind-stamped upper board and paper label to backstrip, matching cloth slipcase also with decorated paper label affixed to backstrip. Folio, 151 pp. illustrated throughout by means of linocuts and wood… Read more
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Valenti Angelo Author Illustrator Printer.

by (Angelo, Valenti). Bibliography.

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Published
1976
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$875.00

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Folio. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1976. Folio, 99 pages. Richly illuminated and illustrated throughout, with 43 specimen leaves. Original quarter red cloth and boards, fine, original plain dust-jacket, age toned and lightly worn. § Limited to 400 copies printed at the Arion Press and signed by Angelo. This is “a special copy hand colored by the… Read more
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$875.00
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The Bacchae Dionysus, The God.

by [Allen Press]. Euripides.

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Published
1972
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$675.00

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Large 4to. Kentfield: The Allen Press, 1972. Large 4to, unpaginated, with 3 full-page plates. Quarter cloth with wooden boards, cloth slipcase. Fine as issued. § Printed in an edition limited to 130 copies. The three full-page color etchings, one for each of the three acts, are by French artist Michele Forgeois, and are signed and numbered. The… Read more
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$675.00