Sign In | Register
IN APPRECIATION: A Keepsake for Craftsmen. by  John) (De Pol - Paperback - 1969. - from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. and Biblio.co.uk

IN APPRECIATION: A Keepsake for Craftsmen.

by (De Pol, John)

Condition: Very good


New York: Privately printed, 1969., 1969.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed brick red wraps. The bottom corner of the front cover & the tail of the spine are lightly creased & there is a tiny area of rubbing to the rear cover. Unpaginated. 20 color illustrations reproducing wood engravings by John De Pol. Very good.

This keepsake is a collection of 20 selected wood engravings from the 150 illustrations by John De Pol which appeared in the 16 editions of the Printing Week Library of Benjamin Franklin Keepsakes published in connection with the celebration of Printing Week in New York from 1953 to 1960. The design team considered this keepsake a memorial to the late book designer Lewis F. White who regarded the creation of these keepsakes a personal project.

A De Pol greeting card illustrated with a black-and-white wood engraving is laid in.


  • Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 37645
  • Title: IN APPRECIATION: A Keepsake for Craftsmen.
  • Author: (De Pol, John)
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: New York: Privately printed, 1969.
  • Date published: 1969.
  • Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; WOOD ENGRAVINGS; ENGRAVER; JOHN DE POL; IN APPRECIATION: A KEEPSAKE FOR CRAFTSMEN; PRINTING WEEK LIBRARY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN KEEPSAKES; PRINTING WEEK IN NEW YORK; MEMORIAL TO LEWIS F. WHITE; BOOK DESIGNER; DE POL GREETING CARD.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books-on-Books;

Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
tail
The heel of the spine.
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

$10.00

$3.75 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Collecting History of the Circus in America

Collecting History of the Circus in America

Step right up! Take a look at the center ring, where you will see displayed the most amazing, most colorful series of history books that the world has ever seen! Right this way, folks...

Identify Rare Books

How to identify a rare book

There are several important points to keep in mind when trying to determine if a book can be considered "rare". Read here to learn more.Learn how to determine if a book is rare


Trustpilot