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Maldon. Translated from the Anglo-Saxon.

by Smith, Michael, translator.

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Dublin The Salvage Press, 2014. No. vii of xv deluxe copies from a total edition of 65. one of 15 Deluxe Copies printed by Jamie Murphy. Wood Engravings by Simon Brett.Octavo (circa 11" x 8"), half Pentland Goat and decorated paper sides, executed by Tom Duffy in his workshop at Dublin’s Five Lamps. Signed at the colophon… Read more
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New Castle & London: Oak Knoll Press / The British Library, 2004. First edition. Quarto, brown cloth, pp. xxiv, 266; illustrated. Fine in dust jacket (still in the publisher's shrink wrap). May require extra postage, depending on shipping destination, and delivery standard required. .
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Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2006. Quarto, cloth, pp. 223; illustrated. Fine in dust jacket (still in the publisher's shrink wrap). May require extra postage, depending on shipping destination, and delivery standard required. .
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New Castle & London: Oak Knoll Press / The British Library, 2003 Quarto, cloth, pp. 240; illustrated. Fine in dust jacket (still in the publisher's shrink wrap). May require extra postage, depending on shipping destination, and delivery standard required. .
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Nineteenth-Century Printing Practices and the Iron Handpress

by Rummonds, Richard-Gabriel

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2004
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9781584561002
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New Castle & London: Oak Knoll Press / The British Library, 2003, 2004. Quarto, card covers, a total of 1152 pages; reproduces almost five hundred rare and scarce wood cuts, engravings and photographs. "With the most comprehensive annotated bibliography on the subject ever printed, this monumental, two-volume work stands alone in the annals of printing history." Fine set of… Read more
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Shepherd Market.

by ROBERTS, Leslie.

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London: The Fortune Press,[194?]. Later edition.. Octavo, red cloth, pp. 255. The printer's imprint is Bristol, F.Walker & Son. Private Press, though not finely printied by any means. No dust jacket. Very good. d'Arch-Smith 458.
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Feathers in the Bed.

by ROBERTS, Leslie.

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London: The Fortune Press,[1944]. Octavo, wine coloured boards abcked in red cloth, pp. [iv] 380. Textblock shows creasing and edhe wear, particularly to the first signature, and may have been bound-up later from unsold sheets. Private Press, though not finely printied by any means. With dust jacket showing chipping to spine ends and gutters, else good. d'Arch-Smith… Read more
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Der Ahndel Mord.

by SCHMIDT, Wolfgang.

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9783929566246
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Passau: Verlag Thomas Reche, 2000. #84 of an edition signed by the author and the illustrator Karl-Georg Hirsch. Card covers in dust jacket with deep flaps, pp. 33; (4). Slight bump to one corner, else fine. .
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A Place for Memories.

by (ZITS, Johannes; illustrator). Besselink, Fred.

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(No Place: No Publisher), 1989. #51 of 60 copies signed by Besselink and Zits. 18 cm x 20 cm, accordion fold bound between two stiff boards covered in handmade paper, with card sleeve; Collation: [12] pp, 8 illustrations. In this artist's book, Zits and Besselink juxtapose drawings and poetry. Language of Publication: English.… Read more
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Poems.

by (MARION PRESS). Lawrence, Mary A. Reeves.

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Jamaica, Queensborough, New York: The Marion Press, 1910. First edition. 7" x 4.5 " dark green cloth, pp. 133; frontispiece illustration. Printed in an edition of 400 copies on Od Stratford paper, handset in Bruce Old-style type. This copy with the author's presentation inscription to the namesake of te press, Marion Day Hopkins,… Read more
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Fond of Printing. Gordon Craig as Typographer & Illustrator.

by (CRAIG, Edward Gordon). Franklin, Colin. With a Foreword By Edward Craig and an Essay By Gordon Craig.

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San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1980. Printed in England. pp. [90], [2]. 450 copies were produced for The Book Club of Californis, another 500 for the Typophiles, and another 400 were bound in paper for Hurtwood. There were also 125 special copies. Prospectus for The Book Club of California issue… Read more
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The Man Who Loved Islands

by Lawrence, D. H. Foreword by Hayden Carruth.

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9780916375034
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(Lewisburgh): Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University/ The Press of Appletree Alley, 1986. #93 of 150 copies. Small quarto, paper covered boards, backed in grreen cloth, paper spine label, pp. xii, 39; wood engravings by John DePol. Published on the centenary of Lawrence's birth. Small area of faint pink colouration on upper board, else fine..
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One sheet, folded into four 8" x 11" panels. One side printed black and white, the other in colour with numerous examples of type design and logos by the firm. Inscribed on the front cover, "For Pam Schofield from Colin Banks, 1991." Colin Banks (1932-2002), co-founder of Banks & Miles, designers and typographers, founded in London in 1958 with partner… Read more
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Swavesey & Oxford: Silent Books & Ashmolean Museum, 1994. Trade paperback format with French flaps, pp. 124; illustrated. Attractively produced..
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Doctor Faustus.

by FIGG, William D.

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The Calver Press, Christmas, 1980. Maroon card covers, wire-stitched, pp. [34]. A play in rhyming verse. Inscribed and initialled by Figg. Slightly faded at spine, else near fine..
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Stationers' Company Apprentices, 1641-1700

by McKenzie, D. F.; Stationers' Company (London, England)

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9780901420091
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Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1974. First edition. Octavo, blue boards backed in tan cloth, pp. x, 234. Oxford Bibliographical Society Publications, New Series XVII. Fine in an unprinted mylar wrapper, (mylar a bit split at fore-edge)..
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Stationers' Company Apprentices, 1701-1800

by McKenzie, D. F.; Stationers' Company (London, England)

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9780901420312
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Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1978. First edition. Octavo, blue boards backed in tan cloth, pp. xii, 514. Oxford Bibliographical Society Publications, New Series XIX. Very good in an unprinted mylar wrapper, (mylar with small tears)..
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1933. First edition. Octavo, flexible silver and black boards, pp. 51; illustrated. Inscribed by Cooper, to Geo. S. Brown in 1938. Attractively produced Cooper and Beatty item. Fine in a tattered unprinted glassine wrapper..
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Fringilla, or Tales in Verse. With Sundry Decorative Picturings by Will H. Bradley.

by (BRADLEY, Will). Blackmore, Richard Doddridge.

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Cleveland: Burrows Brothers Co., 1895. First American edition, #220 of 600 copies. Octavo, blue holland boards, tan cloth spine, 129pp., with numerous illustrations, decorative borders, binding design and endpapers by Will Bradley. A masterpiece of American Art Nouveau design. Small rubber-stamp at preface, wear to edges and spine ends, else very good. Turn of a Century #134; Bambace A9..
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This keepsake paper has been compiled by Steve Watts for a lecture in the series, "Heritage of the Graphic Arts", at Gallery 303 in the city of New York on November 18, 1965. "Written in the stick" with eleven-point Wayside Roman and Wayside Italic. Printed at Privateer Press. Stapled self-wrappers, (8)pp. Near fine..
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