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Antoine Van Dyck et l'estampe

by Depauw, Carl; Luijten, Ger

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Leopolis
Published
1999
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New
ISBN
9789080435049
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$52.22

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Atwepen Open / Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1999 4to (31 cm), 400 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket. The catalogue of an exhibition "Van Dyck -- un graveur touché par la grâce" held in Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp in 1999 and in Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam in 2000.
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Chicago: Ludlow Typograph Company, 1928 4to (29.5 cm), 15 pp. Publisher's blind-stamped boards and cloth dust jacket, untrimmed (light foxing to the title, bookplate mounted on the front free end-paper). The will of Nicholas Jenson (ca 1420 -- 1480), a printer and type designer, one of the first Venetian printers. Printed using Jenson type on Rives paper by Ludlow Typograph… Read more
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Discorso Pronunciato in Occasione del Centocinquantesimo Anniversario Della Morte de Giambattista Bodoni

by Ciavarella, Angelo

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Leopolis
Published
1964
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Fine
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$23.50

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Milan: Amilcare Pizzi, 1964 8vo (25 cm), [32] pp. Printed wrappers.
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Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813). Studio Storico Biografico

by Chierici, Roberto

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Leopolis
Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
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$36.55

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Parma: Luigi Battei, 1913 8vo (22.5 cm), front., 71 pp, plates. Untrimmed in printed wrappers (wrappers foxed, little foxing inside).
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G. B. Bodoni e l'opera sua

by Aliprandi, Giuseppe

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Leopolis
Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
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$23.50

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Padova, 1940 4to (27 cm), 86 pp. Printed wrappers (little foxing, small tear top of the front wrapper). Limited to 1000 copies, this is no. 465.
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La tipografia Medicea Orientale

by Tinto, Alberto

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Leopolis
Published
1987
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As New
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$91.39

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Lucca: Maria Pacini Fazzi Editore, 1987 8vo (24 cm), 128 pp. Printed wrappers. Printed on laid paper.
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O trzech introligatorach krakowskich z przełomu XV i XVI wieku

by Lewicka-Kaminska, Anna

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Leopolis
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
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$45.69

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Kraków: Biblioteka Jagiellońska, 1980 8vo (21 cm), 16 pp, 1 plate. Publisher's wrappers and dust cover. In Polish. Limited to 200 copies printed on laid hand made paper, this is copy no. 140. A study of 3 bookbinders who worked in Kraków at the end of 15th -- beginning of 16th century: so called S Monogramist, who signed… Read more
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Islamic Calligraphy

by Blair, Sheila S.

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Leopolis
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9789774160394
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$130.55

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American University in Cairo Press, 2006 4to (25.5 cm), XXXVII, 682 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (book plate and collector's blind stamp). "This stunning book is an important contribution to a key area of non-western art, being the first reference work on the art of beautiful writing in Arabic script. The extensive use of writing is a hallmark of… Read more
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In Print: Text and Type in the Age of Desktop Publishing

by Brown, Alex

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Leopolis
Published
1989
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As New
ISBN
9780823025442
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$7.83

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Watson-Guptill, 1989 4to (28.5 cm), 192 pp. Hardcover in dust jacket. For people using either traditional typesetting or desktop publishing, this book is the definitive guide to preparing text and graphics for the printed page. Provides clear-cut instruction on choosing a typeface and size.
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London: The British Library, 1978 2 volumes 4to (28 cm), 352 pp; 446 pp. Publisher's leather backed boards over cloth (vol. I) and publisher's cloth (vol. II), gilt lettered spines. "Henry Davis was arguably the greatest collector of bookbindings in this century. He allied a fine aesthetic sense with an equally sound feeling for the history of bookbinding, and he… Read more
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$378.60
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Giambattista Bodoni: His Life and His World

by Lester, Valerie

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Leopolis
Published
2015
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781567925289
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$31.33

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David R. Godine, Publisher, 2015 4to (26 cm), 256 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket. "This is the first English-language biography of the relentlessly ambitious and incomparably talented printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813). Born to a printing family in the small foothill town of Saluzzo, he left his comfortable life to travel to Rome in 1758 where he served as an… Read more
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The private presses

by Franklin, Colin

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Leopolis
Published
1969
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780289796207
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$24.80

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London: Studio Vista, 1969 8vo (24.5 cm), 240 pp, 15 plates. Publisher's cloth (corners little scuffed). From the publisher's description: "This is the first full account of the English Private Press Movement which tells an intriguing story of the search for perfection. The works range from the monumental Kelmscott books of William Morris, through the austerities of Cobden Sanderson and… Read more
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Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible

by Van Der Toorn, Karel

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Leopolis
Published
2009
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New
ISBN
9780674032545
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$26.11

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Harvard University Press, 2009 8vo (22 cm), 418 pp. Publisher's laminated wrappers. From the blurb: "We think of the Hebrew Bible as the Book -- and yet it was produced by a largely non literate culture in which writing, editing, copying, interpretation, and public reading were the work of a professional elite. The scribes of ancient Israel are indeed the… Read more
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The Artist and the Book in France: The 20th Century Livre d'artiste

by Strachan, W. J.

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Leopolis
Published
1969
Condition
Fine
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$91.39

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New York: George Wittenborn, Inc, 1969 4to (29.5 cm), 368 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket. "The French livres d'artiste -- fine limited editions of literary texts designed and illustrated by artists -- have a unique place in 20th century art. Most of the great painters and sculptors of the School of Paris have contributed to the genre. The monograph… Read more
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Sto risunkov iz sochineniya N. V. Gogolya "Mertvye dushi"

by Leskov N. S., Sternin G. Ju.

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Leopolis
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
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$52.22

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Moscow: Kniga, 1985 4to (29 cm), 30 pp, printed wrappers, title and 72 plates in paper folder, paper slip-case (slipcase little frayed at extremities). In Russian. A facsimile of the first edition with an introduction of "One hundred drawings for N. V. Gogol 'Dead souls' by Aleksandr Agin", of which only 72 were published in 1846.
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Svetostefanski hrisovulj kralja Stefana Urosa II. Milutina

by Jagic, Vatroslav

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Leopolis
Published
1890
Condition
Near Fine
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$60.05

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Vienna: Holchausen , 1890 4to (26 cm), VII, 47 pp, 4 plates. Printed wrappers (wrappers frayed at extremities and little stained, number in pencil on wrappers and title, erased tamp on the title).
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image of Slovjans'ki rukopysy XI - XIV st. u fondach viddilu rukopysiv central'noji naukovoji biblioteky Akademiji nauk Ukrainskoji RSR

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Kyjiv: Naukova dumka, 1969 8vo (21.5 cm), 152 pp. Printed wrappers (wrappers little rubbed). In Ukrainian with summary in German, French and English. Slavic manuscripts from 11th - 14 th century in the Library of Ukrainian Academy of Science. General survey and detailed description of the external aspect, writing and contents of 28 Slavonic manuscripts and fragments of Kyjiv collection,… Read more
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$39.17
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Moskovskaja knizhnaja ksilografija 1920/30-h godov

by Rozanova, N. N.

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Leopolis
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
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$65.28

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Moscow: Kniga, 1982 8vo (20.5 cm), 288 pp. Publisher's cloth, an illustration tipped in the front board (cloth little rubbed at the bottom cover). In Russian. Moscow book woodcuts 1920/30s, a study of Moscow school of woodcut book illustrations and its the most important representative Vladimir Favorsky.
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Architektura knigi

by Gessen, L. I.

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Leopolis
Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
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$221.94

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Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe nauchno-tehnicheskoe izdatel'stvo, 1931 8vo (23 cm), 440 pp. Publisher's cloth (binding little rubbed and soiled, cloth cracked at the back joint and frayed at extremities). Inscribed by the author on the title. In Russian. "Architecture of the book" by Lazar' Gessen (1889-1932) who was a teacher and editor in 1920th in Leningrad. The book contains principles of modernist… Read more
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Tbilisi: Mecniereba, 1973 4to (30 cm), 174 pp, 55 plates. Hardcover in dust jacket (dj rubbed and worn at extremities, corners bumped). In Russian with 5 page summary in French. An Artistic Principle of Illustration of a Georgian Manuscript Book: the 11th - beginning of 13th cc. The author attempted to prove that Georgian miniatures followed the evolution of Byzantine… Read more
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