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A Chronology of Printing

by Clair, Colin

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Published
1969
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1969. 228pp. Green cloth, gilt spine lettering. Near fine book in a very good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Book-Plates

by Hardy, W.J.

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Published
1893
Condition
Fair
Edition
First American Edition Autographed
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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1893. 175pp. Marroon cloth. Ex-library with usual markings, ibut also ncluding a bookplate of the Boston Athenaeum on the front pastedown, which states that the book was purchased with "the income of the fund given by John Bromfield of Boston, merchant, b.1779. d.1849." Bromfield was a benefactor of the… Read more
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Costumes and Curtains from the Diaghilev and de Basil Ballets

by Buckle, Richard and Massine, Léonide (Intro and Preface)

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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Limited Edition
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$75.00

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New York: The Viking Press (A Studio Book), 1972. 179, 121pp + 144 plates. Bright pink boards, gilt spine lettering. Near fine book, contents clean, very good dust jacket. A LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies of which this is number 96. Includes Sotheby's catalogues of July 17, 1968 and December 19, 1969. . Limited Edition.… Read more
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Practical Wood Carving; A Simple Treatise on the Rudiments of Wood Carving

by Townsend, Charles J.

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Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$40.00

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New York: David Williams Company, 1908. 86pp. Simulated wood design covers. Light cover soil, little wear, contents are clean, endpapers age-darkened. Practical instructions on carving and the proper use of the tools required. Illustrated.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Parlor Tableaux; or Animated Pictures for the Use of Families, Schools, and Public Exhibitins.

by Denier, Tony

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Published
1869
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Very Good
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$35.00

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New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1869. 76pp +20pp publisher's list. Yellow printed wraps. 2 chips to spine, otherwise book is sound, price sticker on front cover. No illustrations despite title's description of "animated pictures", which refers to designing and setting-up tableaux for exhibition. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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The Philosophy of Dress

by Crawford, M.D.C.

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Published
1925
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Very Good
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New York: Bonwit Teller & Co., 1925. 16 pages unpaginated. Medieval design paper over boards. Rubbing to corners, contents age-toned and some foxing mainly to endpapers and last page, Bonwit Teller presentation bookplate on front pastedown. This bound pamphlet on the history and ethnology of costume, was written by M.D.C. Crawford expressly for Bonwit Teller,… Read more
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Canson et Montgolfier Paper Specimen Book

by Canson et Montgolfier

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Published
1925
Condition
Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Canson et Montgolfier, 1925. Blue boards, tan buckram spine, paper title label to front board. One of 500 copies of the third edition. This is copy 1149 (149th of the third edition.) Light wear and bumping to corners, spine darkened, endpapers lightly soiled, contents otherwise clean, one paper sample has a 3 x… Read more
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Needle and Brush: Useful and Deo=corative

by Butterick Publishing Co.

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Published
1889
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: The Butterick Publishing Co., 1889. 308pp. Brown boards, brown and gilt lettering and decoration. Corners worn, 2 small holes in spine, contents are mildly toned, subtle dampstaining to inner upper margins, light soiling to endpapers, text is otherwise clean and unmarked, binding is tight. Guidance to unique decorating ideas. Illustrated throughout. A Metropolitan… Read more
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Postscripts on Dwiggins (Volume Two) Chapbook Number 36

by Bennett, Paul A. (Editor)

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Published
1960
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Very Good
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$25.00

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New York: The Tyophiles, 1960. 271pp. Blue cloth, gilt spine lettering. Nice condition, very light corner rubbing, contents clean. One of 1050 copies printed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Lettering of Today

by Holme, C.G. (Editor)

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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London: The Studio Limited, 1937. 144pp. Silver-grey cloth, red lettering. Chipping and wear to head and tail of spine, corners rubbed, light soil, contents age-toned, owner's inkstamp on front free endpaper. Hand lettering and calligraphy and how they relate to book production, architecture and advertising. Numerous examples accompany the essays. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.… Read more
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The Green Book of Type

by Winson Press, Inc.

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Published
1926
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Good
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First Edition
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New York: Winson Press, Inc., 1926. 88pp. Green paper cover boards. Covers lightly soiled, foxing to endpapers and lightly to title page, text is clean and binding is tight. Specimens of typfaces, rules, borders and ornaments. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Lithography

by Brown, Bolton

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Published
1923
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Good
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New York: Fitzroy Carrington, 1923. 27pp. Blue paper-covered boards, paper spine label. Slight staining to front board, spine ends lightly rubbed, paper clip stain to first few pages, and a few scattered faint marks to margins, overall text is sound. This book is number 325 of 500 copies printed. . Hard Cover. Good. 8vo… Read more
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A Series of Hand Made Papers from England and Italy

by Thomas N. Fairbanks Company

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Thomas N. Fairbanks Company, 1930. Beige boards. Samples of 11 fine papers of varying weights, each imprinted with its qualities and characteristics. Pages ar unopened and un trimmed. A handsome specimen book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Design for the Ballet

by Beaumont, Cyril W.

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Published
1937
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Good
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London: The Studio, 1937. 152pp. Blue cloth, pink lettering. Fading to cover, mainly spine, endpapers lightly foxed, text is otherwise clean, rear internal hinge cracking but holding, bookseller's label on rear pastedown. A pictorial survey of costumes and settings for ballet, profusely illustrated, including several pages of tipped-in color illustrations.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to… Read more
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The Charm of Color ; Expressing Your Personality in Home and Wardrobe

by Carr, Marie Josephine

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Published
1931
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Very Good
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Quincy, Illinois: Monroe Chemical Comapny, 1931. 32pp. Stapled multicolor decorative wraps. Book is in clean, unworn condition. A very attractively designed and illustrated booklet, with instructions on what colors to wear, tinting and dyeing,and the proper care of clothing.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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How to Drape Your Windows

by KIrsch, C.W.

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Published
1930
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Good
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First Edition
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Sturgis, Michigan: Kirsch Company, 1930. 79pp. Tan paper over boards. Spine is chipped at top and split along joints, text is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket is chipped and has several large tears but is mostly complete and protected in a mylar jacket. Designs and illustrations, in black and white, and color, for various types of window… Read more
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The International Studio (Vol LXI, No. 241, March 1917)

by Holme, Charles (Editor)

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Published
1917
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Good
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New York: John Lane Co., 1917. Approx 75p. Light soil to covers, spine worn and chipped, contents are clean. Articles on 20 years of art in America, Pennsylvania Academy, Alexander and John Robert Cozzens, modern art and arts and crafts at the Royal Academy.. Soft Cover. Good. Magazine/Periodical.
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The International Studio (Vol. LXXI, No.280, July 1920)

by Holme, Charles (Editor)

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Published
1920
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Good
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New York: John Lane Company, 1920. Aprox 50p. Light soiling and wear to covers, text is clean. Poster design revival with wonderful color labels and posters designed by E. McKnight Kauffer. Other articles include "Auguste Brouet, Painter-Etcher", "Royal Academy Exhibition, 1920" .. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Magazine/Periodical.
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The International Studio (Vol. LXVII,No. 268, June 1919)

by Holme, Charles (Editor)

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Published
1919
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Good
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New York: John Lane Company, 1919. Approx. 50p. Covers lightly edgeworn and lightly soiled, 1 inch piece missing from foot of spine, contents are clean. Includes articles on Rockwell Kent, Georges Gobo and illustrations by Kent, Shepperson, Gobo and others. Several illustrations in color.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Magazine/Periodical.
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The Story of Steuben Glass

by Steuben Glass, Inc.

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Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York City, Ny: Steuben Glass, Inc., 1942. 24p. Stapled stiff blue wraps. Very slight fading to covers, contents are mildly toned, but otherwise clean. Early published history and overview of Steuben Glass. Photo illustrations on every page opposite text.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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