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Imagining Canadian literature: The selected letters of Jack McClelland

by McClelland, Jack [Solecki, Sam ED.]

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Published
1998
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As New
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1st Canadian Edition.
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9781550139532
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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1998 "As a pioneer in Canadian publishing, Jack McClelland presided over the creation of the Canadian canon through the publishing house of McClelland and Stewart. This collection of his letters to Canadian authors bear witness to his friendships, his devotion to the authors he published, his sense of humour, his ideas about literature and the… Read more
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Memorie Storiche Di Oderzo

by Albrizzi, Almoro [Ermolao Albrizzi] (1695-1764)

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2009
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As New
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Facsimile Edition
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Oderzo: Librerio Opitergina Editore, 2009 Limited edition facsimile of a work originally published in Venice c.1743 and published by Giuseppe Barbarotto to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Librerio Opitergina Editore in Oderzo. Almoro Albrizzi was a prominent Venetian printer and founder of the Accademia Albrizzana. A nicely reprinted example of 18th century Venetian publishing regarding the local… Read more
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Johannes Gutenberg, 1400-1468 : Printing transforms the world = Die Druckkunst vera¨ndert die Welt

by Presser, Helmut [ed]

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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1st German Edition
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Stuttgart: Institut fu¨r Auslandsbeziehungen, 1970 Catalogue of an exhibit compiled and arranged by the the Institute for Foreign Relations, Stuttgart xii,, 128p. illus.. 1st German Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine.
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Eric Gill : His Life and Art

by Home, Alan; Landon, Richard & Upjohn, Guy

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Published
1991
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As New
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1st Canadian Edition
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9780772760050
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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 1991 An exhibition in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 19 April-30 June 1991.This commemoration of Gill's life and work is drawn primarily from a private collection in Toronto formed by J. Kemp Waldie, and also contains items from the Fisher Library and the Library of the University of Waterloo. It… Read more
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Historical Bibliography

by Williamson, Derek

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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1st US Edition
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Hampden CT: Archon Presss & Clive Bingley, 1967 A general introduction to the history of books and bookmaking and how to analyze and describe them. Useful information on printing, illustratiing, paper making , binding and the book trades,as well as on the importance of proper bibliographic description. 129p. index. Neat sound copy, mminor signs of library ownership. 1st US Edition.… Read more
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Vizetelly & Compan(ies) A Complex Tale of Victorian Printing and Publishing

by Korey, Marie Elena; Portebois, Yannick; Spiers, Dorothy E & Landon, Richard.

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Published
2003
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As New
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First Edition.
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9780772760449
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$25.00

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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2003 Based on an exhibition at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library in Toronto, 3 February - 2 May, 2003. and of essays presented at the 2002 conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing [SHARP] in London, which resulted in a fascinating examination of a Victorian… Read more
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A Century of Ontario Broadsides, 1793-1893.

by Toronto Public Library

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Published
1965
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Fine
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1st Canadian Edition
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Toronto: Toronto Public Library, 1965 A typographic exhibition in the Toronto Public Library June 1965 with examples of proclamations, publications and posters, some legal and official others private and commericial. The typefaces used, the name of the printer and the size of the poster are described for each of the 64 samples illustrated. . 1st Canadian Edition. Original Wraps.… Read more
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Classic Book Jackets: The Design Legacy of George Salter

by Hansen, Thomas Stansfield

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Published
2005
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As New
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1st US Edition
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9781568984919
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New Haven: Princeton Architectural Press, 2005 It"s said that you can"t judge a book by its cover. George Salter, a legendary figure in the field of book design, never subscribed to this belief. For more than forty years, his beautifully drawn and lettered covers served as elegant windows onto the works of such revered authors as Albert Camus, John Dos… Read more
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The House of Ryerson, 1829-1954

by Pierce, Lorne

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Published
1954
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Near Fine
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1st Canadian Edition.
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1954 Egerton Ryerson "established Canada's first book and periodial concern, laid thefoundations of our free public education system and organized our first Uniiversity... the Publshing House which bears his name as its trademark has continued uniterruptedly the tradition which he established..." This is an account of Editors and Stewards who ran the operations, the journals issued,… Read more
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Bookbinding and the Care of Books

by Cockerell, Douglas

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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Facsimile Reprint
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9780273011583
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London: Pitman Publishing, 1978 A textbook for bookbinders and librarians by Douglas Cockerell with an appendix by Sydney M. Cockrell. Drwings by Noel Rooke. Originally published 1901 347p. illus. plates bibliography index. Text clean and crisp,some slight wear to paper covers. Facsimile Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Noel Rooke.
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Rediscovering Nancy Drew

by Dyer, Carolyn Stewart & Romalov, Nancy Tillman

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
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First Pbk.Ed.
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9780877455011
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Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1995 "In 1991, women staff at faculty at the University of Iowa discovered that the pseudonymous author of the original Nancy Drew books, Carolyn Keene, was none other than Mildred Wirt Benson, the first person to earn a master"s degree in journalism at Iowa."This is a collection of papers about the publisher,… Read more
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The Texture of a Land

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Published
1967
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Near Fine
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1st Can Ed
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Montreal: Pierre Des Marais Inc., 1967 From the colophon : This allbum was created and produced in our Montreal printing shops at 225 Roy Street East in the Year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Sixty-Seven to mark the Centennal of Canada's Confederation. Standard and process colour sections were lithographed from our own colour separations reproduced with ou new HS-180 process… Read more
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Papermaking In America. A Pictorial Account

by Goerl, Stephen

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Published
1945
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Near Fine
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1st US Edition.
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New York: Bulkley Dunton Organization, 1945 Founded in 1833, Bulkley Dunton is one of the oldest continuously operating companies in New York State. This is a brief introduction to the history of papermaking in the USA embellished with.44 dramatic woodcut illustrations by Robert Greco on good quality laid paper (naturally!). 1st US Edition.. Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine. Illus. by… Read more
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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 1998 Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 3 August-2 October 1998. 112p. illus. bibliography.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. As New.
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A guide to the collecting and care of original Prints

by Zigrosser, Carl & Gaede, Christa M

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Published
1965
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Near Fine
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Reprint.
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New York: Crown Publishers, 1965 Sponsored by the Print Council of America.120p. illus.. Reprint.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Beginnings of the Book Trade in Canada

by Parker, George

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Published
1985
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Very Good
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1st Australian Ed..
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9780802025470
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1985 "This book is the first extensive history of the book trade in Canada " and includes chapters on The Organization of the Pioneer Book Trade; The Quest for a Colonial Literature; Bookselling from 1820 to 1867; The Mid-Century Revolution in Printing Technology; Building a National Publishing Industry. and appendices on The Growth of the… Read more
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Book history and print culture: An exhibition celebrating the Collaborative Program at the University of Toronto

by Korey, Marie Elena & Landon, Richards

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Published
2001
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As New
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1st Can Ed.
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9780772760364
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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2001 Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library Mar.1- May 25 2001. 99p. illus.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. As New.
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A Select Bibliography of the Writings of Alfred W. Pollard

by Pollard, Alfred W.

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Published
1938
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Very Good
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First Edition.
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1938 "Of this book two hundred and sixty copies have been printed" for the subscribers by the Oxford University Press. Frontispiece portrait of the bibliographer with tissue guard is slightly foxed. 69p. List of subscribers. Name of previous owner on ffep. Cover has some wear. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good.
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Drawing on Type

by Newfeld, Frank

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Published
2008
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Fine
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1st Can Ed.
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9780889843042
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Erin, Ontario: Porcupine's Quill, 2008 Drawing on Type is the life-story of one of Canada's more colourful book-world characters -- Frank Newfeld, designer, illustrator and storyteller extraordinaire. It is a wide-ranging account, beginning with Newfeld's youth in England during the Second World War and leading to his involvement in the book trade in Canada. Eventually becoming Art Director, and subsequently,… Read more
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Binghampton MY: Vail-Ballou Press The book contains sample pages of different fonts produced by the company's improved stereotype plates and which were " . taken from books actually printed ".for various major publishers between 1931-1936. They were proud to announce that "This booklet was printed entirely form Knick-o-Types and Val-Lou types made in our plant by the process herein described.… Read more
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