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The Art Of the Printer

The Art Of the Printer

by Stanley Morison

The Art Of Etching

The Art Of Etching

by E S Lumsden

The Story Of Frederic W Goudy

The Story Of Frederic W Goudy

by Peter Beilenson

Anatomy Of Lettering

Anatomy Of Lettering

by Russell Laker

Early Printed Books

Early Printed Books

by E Gordon Duff

Dr Johnson's Printer

Dr Johnson's Printer

by J A Cochrane

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Fine Print

by Sandra Editor Kirshenbaum

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Printing For Pleasure

by John Ryder

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The Birds Of Africa Volume 3

by Emil K, Fry, and Keith, Stuart Urban

Printing Books & Ephemera

The Process Engraver\'s Compendium

The Process Engraver's Compendium

by Engravers, Federation Of Master Process

Paper

Paper

by Gilmour, S Carter

Book Publishing at B. Franklin's College

Book Publishing at B. Franklin's College

by Soule, Phelps

Philadelphia: Philadelphia Book Clinic, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. crimson and blue cloth with front cover paper label. Very good. 30 pages. Illustrated. Ex-library. A Keepsake publication to commemorate Soule's direction of the University of Pennsylvania Press on the eve of his retirement. Limited edition, copy 135 of 250. Nicked at backstrip head.
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$25.00
Giambattista Bodoni Opera Typographica MDCCLXIX-MDCCCXXXIX

Giambattista Bodoni Opera Typographica MDCCLXIX-MDCCCXXXIX

by Bodoni, Giambattista

Munchen: Weiss & Co. Antiquariat, 1926. First edition. Paperback. Orig. white wrappers with dark salmon overwrapper, portions of latter chipped with small portion lacking at spine. Very good.. 125 pp. Large 8vo, this catalogue comprises a collection of approximately 500 different works of Stamperia Reale of Parma, directed by Bodoni from 1768 until his death in 1813.There are 546 numbered entries. Those editions bound by prominent bookbinders [Bozerian et al] are noted. Author Index. Introduction... Read more
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$125.00
Stanley Morison Displayed An Examination of His EarlyTypographic Work

Stanley Morison Displayed An Examination of His EarlyTypographic Work

by Jones, Herbert

London: Frederick Muller, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy, cloth covered boards. Fine in fine dust wrapper. Morison, Stanley. 127 pp. With a foreword by Sir Williams Emrys Williams. Ninety-six black and whiteillustrations. Index. Traces in particular, Morison's work during the nineteen twenties, the period when he did his most basic and also the most varied in character; during which he rose from an amateur to a consummate professional.
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$40.00
Funerali Antichi di diversi Popli, et Nationi;  Forma, Ordine, et Pompa di sepolture di

Funerali Antichi di diversi Popli, et Nationi; Forma, Ordine, et Pompa di sepolture di

by Porcacchi, Thomaso

Venetia: Appresso Gli Heredi di Simon Galignani, 1591. Second Edition. Vellum. Very Good. WIth contemporary hand-coloring of all illustrations, including the title page, and decorative devices, of a book seldom found with color. 4to. 30 by 20.5 cm. [6], 95 pp. Each of the 23 chapters features a hand-colored illustration of the particular funeral rite. These measure 9 by 15 cm, oblong. Plus coloring of the rinceaux bands at the chapter heads, the letter devices at the beginning of chapter texts,... Read more
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$5,750.00
Artists on Horseback The Old West in Illustrated Journalism 1857-1900

Artists on Horseback The Old West in Illustrated Journalism 1857-1900

by Hogarth, Paul

New York: Watson-Guptill, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown cloth. Near fine in chipped dust wrapper. 288 pages. More than 200 illustrations, two in full-color. Maps. Annotated Checklists of Artist's Work. Index. A view of the American and Canadian frontier in the 19th Century by "Special Artists," the British artist reporter who fed appetites at home,a public hungry for news of the Great Frontier. A valuable and interesting perspective by eight of the best Special Artists.
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$40.00
English Woodcuts 1480-1535

English Woodcuts 1480-1535

by Hodnett, Edward

Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1973. Reprinted with additions and corrections. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth. Near fine. 2 vols in one.. 483 & 82 pages. 27 x 23 cm. First edition published 1935. 233 reproductions with an additional eighteen reproductions in the Additions and Corrections. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER N105. "A scholarly study and catalogue of woodcuts used to illustrate English printed books of the period 1480-1535. Includes a comprehensive bibliography of illustrated books of the period, a... Read more
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$75.00
STANDARD BOOK ON ESTIMATING FOR PRINTERS

STANDARD BOOK ON ESTIMATING FOR PRINTERS

by Hoch, Fred W

New York: Fred W. Hoch Assoc, 1947. cloth, dust jacket. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xi, 268 pages. Fourth printing of revised edition. Jacket chipped and faded.
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$8.00
Epistolarum Libri X. Eiusdem Panegyricus Traiano Principi Dictus

Epistolarum Libri X. Eiusdem Panegyricus Traiano Principi Dictus

by Plinius Secundas, Gaius

Venice: Aldi, et Andreae Asulani (Aldus), 1518. Second Aldine Edition. Hardcover. Later full vellum. Very good.. 525 pages. 8vo, 14 1/2 x 9 cm. [*8-****2,a8-z8,aa8-kk8]. DIBDIN notes, "Containing ten books, with many Epistles never before published: it has also the "Panegyric." These are the only editions of Pliny's Epistles that ever issued from the Aldine press......The edition of 1508 [the first edition] is curious from being the first work in which the subscription announces the... Read more
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$1,750.00
I.C.S. No. 207: Engraving and Printing Methods, Advertisement Illustration, Technical-and Trade-Paper Advertising, Street-car Advertising, Outdoor Advertising, House Publications

I.C.S. No. 207: Engraving and Printing Methods, Advertisement Illustration, Technical-and Trade-Paper Advertising, Street-car Advertising, Outdoor Advertising, House Publications

by I.C.S

Scranton: International Textbook Company, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good. Various paginations. 23 cm. Over 300 b&w illustrations and 11 colour. Half black leather and cloth. Soiled covers but insides very clean. No 207. The book includes: engraving and printing methods; advertisement illustration; technical and trade paper advertising; street car advertising; outdoor advertising; house publications. I.C.S. Reference Library: A Series of Textbooks Prepared for the Students of the International... Read more
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$35.00
Print Magic  The complete guide to decorative printing techniques

Print Magic The complete guide to decorative printing techniques

by Innes, Jocasta and Walton, Stewart

London: Aurum Press. 1997. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 192 pages A primer for people interested in the visual enrichment and hands-on pleasure that printing can offer. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$10.00
PRINTING TYPES, THEIR HISTORY, FORMS, AND USES. A Study in Survivals. Second Edition

PRINTING TYPES, THEIR HISTORY, FORMS, AND USES. A Study in Survivals. Second Edition

by Updike, Daniel Berkeley

London: Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press, 1937. Second printing. 2 vols. Lg. 8vo. xl,292;xx,326pp. Index. Profusely illustrated with 367 facsimiles (some folding). Orig. blue cloth, spine of Vol. I lightly faded.
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$75.00
Metodika tvorby a radenia pisma

Metodika tvorby a radenia pisma

by MORAVCIK, Fridrich

Bratislava: Slovenske Pedagogicke Nakladatel'stvo, 1975. Hardcover. Very good. 246 p. 30 cm. B&w print examples. Blue cloth. Moderate wear to edges and a scratch across cloth. A bit of soiling. Cloth faded at top front. Text in Slovak.
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$75.00
A DICTIONARY OF THE ART OF PRINTING

A DICTIONARY OF THE ART OF PRINTING

by Savage, William

Gregg Press Ltd., 1966. hard cover. As New. [London: Gregg Press Ltd. 1966.] Hardcover, no jacket, as issued. viii+815pp. Facsimile reprint of the London 1841 edition. We obtained this copy directly from the publisher, it has never been privately owned. It is in brand new condition. A comprehensive volume, including topics of Composing, Casting Up, Fine Presswork, Galvanism, Imposing, Inking Apparatus, Machines, Newspapers, Paper, Price of Pages, and much more. (cfm)
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$60.00
The Village Press A Retrospective Exhibitiion 1903-1933

The Village Press A Retrospective Exhibitiion 1903-1933

by American Institute of Graphic Arts

New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1933. First edition. Paperback. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Very good. 32 pages. Tipped-in photograph. 163 entries. First initial letter drawn by Mr. Goudy on back cover. Covers lightly soiled.
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$25.00
The Printing Industry: An Introduction To Its Many Branches, Processes And Products

The Printing Industry: An Introduction To Its Many Branches, Processes And Products

by Strauss, Victor

Washington, DC: Printing Industries Of Am.. Hardcover. 1967. 1st Edition?. Large 8vo 814pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. B&W and Color Illustrations. Binding shows slight foxing. DJ has light edgewear and rear panel is lightly soiled .
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$41.16
An Extract from The Enemies of Books

An Extract from The Enemies of Books

by Blades William

Chicago: Norman Press, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth. Fine. Hazelrigg, Paul. 19 pages. 14 x 9 cm. Color decorations by Paul Hazelrigg. Mostly unopened.
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$25.00
Vorsteliicke Warande der Dieren. De Helden Godes des Ouwden Verbonds.  De Heerlyckheyd van Salomon.  Hierusalem Verwoest.  De Vernieuwde Gulden Winckel der Kunstlievende Nederlands. (Five works bound in one)

Vorsteliicke Warande der Dieren. De Helden Godes des Ouwden Verbonds. De Heerlyckheyd van Salomon. Hierusalem Verwoest. De Vernieuwde Gulden Winckel der Kunstlievende Nederlands. (Five works bound in one)

by Van den Vondel, Joost. Emblems by Marcus Gheeraerts, G. de Jode, etc

Amsterdam: D. Pietersz, 1617-1622. First Edition (except the last work which is a second). Full Calf. Very Good. Vorsteliicke Warande with 125 half-page copper engraved emblem plates; De Helden Godes, with vignette title and 38 copper engraved biblical emblems; De Wiernieuwde Gulden Winckel with vignette title and 73 half-page copper engraved biblical emblems. The two other works with vignett title and letterpieces. Emblems of Vorteliicke Warande especially charming, with most portraying animals with... Read more
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$6,000.00
Le XV Siecle

Le XV Siecle

by Jaulme, Andre

Paris: Henry Babou, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. board portfolio printed in red and black with cloth ties. Very good.. 26 x 20 cm, 36 pages in text, forty plates. Preface by Louis Barthou. A review of early printing and the great books produced with movable type. Limited edition, copy 858 of 1150. Contents loose as issued and unopened, backstrip nicked at extremities, small blemish front cover joint, plates and text very fresh and clean.
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$120.00
Treasury of Victorian printers' Frames, Ornaments and Initials

Treasury of Victorian printers' Frames, Ornaments and Initials

by Grafton, Carol Belanger

London: Dover Publications, 1984. 123 pages, fully illustrated. Some wear, creasing to covers, contents fine. [558] Size: 290mm. x 215mm.. First Edition.. Card Covers. Very Good. 290mm. x 215mm.. Book.
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£12.50
Wiegendruckgesellschaft E.V.

Wiegendruckgesellschaft E.V.

by Berlin. Wiegendruck Gesellschaft [The Incunabula Society]

Berlin: Wiegendruckgesellschaft, 1930. First edition. Paperback. Orig. printed wrappers with front cover paper labels. Fine. 5 vols.. From the Library of Carl H. Pforzheimer, and with ragged, but intact manila envelope of same. The membership and financial records of the society in various German cities for the years as follows:Einladung Zur Mainzer Tagung 1925; Einladung Zur Berliner Tagung 1926; Einladung Zur Dresdener Tagung 1927; Einladung Zur Berliner Tagung 1929; andEinladung Zur Stuttgarter... Read more
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$150.00
The Jumping Frog

The Jumping Frog

by Twain, Mark

Easthampton: Cheloniidae Press, 1985. Hardcover. Both volumes fine in matching fine green water silvered cloth clam shell box. Unique artist's copy. The Twain tale, 20 x 14.5 cm. is housed in a separate compartment in the clam shell box, noted "Artists copy" and signed on the colophon in pencil by Robinson. This version is the "Private Printing of The `Jumping Frog' story" that first appeared in the North American Review, April 1894. Printed by the Wild Carrot Letterpress... Read more
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$5,500.00
Five Hundred Years of Printing From Type

Five Hundred Years of Printing From Type

by Ellis, Richard

Camden: Haddon Craftsmen, 1940. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. printed wrappers. Very good. Approx. 36 pages. 26 x 18 cm. A series of notes on printing from Gutenberg to Bruce Rogers. Wrappers lightly soiled.
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$30.00
Planning, Design and Production of the Modern Scientific Book

Planning, Design and Production of the Modern Scientific Book

by Perles, Paul

New York: George McKibbin & Son, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth. Fine. 31 pages. Eleven text figures. A discussion of the basic elements of scientific book production.
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$25.00
An Introduction to a Conclusion

An Introduction to a Conclusion

by Thomas N. Fairbanks Company

New York: Thomas N. Fairbanks Company, 1930. First edition. Boards. Orig. green boards and vellum spine. Fine in near fine matching green slipcase. 12 pages. 23 x 16 cm. Commentary of William Blades printed on Alverstoke handmade paper by a division of the US Envelope Company. A Christmas Keepsake.
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$25.00
[Bible] Biblia Das is, Die gantze Helige Shrifft Teutsch: Sampt angehenckter Erklarung aller Hebraischer, Chaldaischer, Griechischser und Lateinischer Namen und Worter . . . Auch kurtzer Beschreibung viler Lander . . .Chronick der namhafften Biblischen Geschichten . . . Mit einem newen Register, Summarien . . . [bound with] Biblisch Namen und Chronick Buch: Darinn die Bebraische Chaldaische, Syrische, Griechische and Lateinische Namen . . . Sampt einer kurtzen notwendigen Chronica . . .

[Bible] Biblia Das is, Die gantze Helige Shrifft Teutsch: Sampt angehenckter Erklarung aller Hebraischer, Chaldaischer, Griechischser und Lateinischer Namen und Worter . . . Auch kurtzer Beschreibung viler Lander . . .Chronick der namhafften Biblischen Geschichten . . . Mit einem newen Register, Summarien . . . [bound with] Biblisch Namen und Chronick Buch: Darinn die Bebraische Chaldaische, Syrische, Griechische and Lateinische Namen . . . Sampt einer kurtzen notwendigen Chronica . . .

by Amman, Jost (1539 - 1591), illustrator. Last book by M. Johan Heyden and Eifflender von Dhaum

Frankfurt am Mayn [Main]: George Raben, Sigmund Feyrabend [Feierabend or Feyerabend], Weygand Hanen Erben , 1564-5, 1569. First Edition. Calf. A mid-sixteenth century Luther bible containing 137 woodcuts Swiss artist Jost Amman, including four full page, all hand-colored. Folio, 33 by 23 cm. (11 lbs.) Collation: )(3-8, a3-6, b1-7, A2-3, A5-6, B1-3, B5-6, C-E6, F1-5, G-Z6, a-z6, aa-ff6, 4 blank leaves, A-Z6, a-n6, o2-6, p-z6, aa-qq6, A-Q6, R8, S-V6, X8. Lacking [*]1-2)(1-2, b8, A1, A4, B4, F6, o1 (NT... Read more
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$27,500.00