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Divine Art, Infernal MacHine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending

by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein

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Fine
Edition
First Edition /First Printing
Published
2011
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780812242805
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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, creases. tight binding.; xiii-368pp., 24 b/w illustrations., examines the impact of printing on western civilization.. First Edition /First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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About Alphabets Some Marginal Notes on Type Design

by Hermann Zapf

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Softcover Edition
Published
1970
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780262740036
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Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1970. soft cover. only minor wear to very edges, some toning to verso of cover, though not anywhere else. no bumps, tears or chips. no writing or markings. strong binding.; 142pp., . First Softcover Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Decorated Book Papers: Being an Account of Their Designs and Fashions. Third Edition.

by Rosamond B. Loring

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Fine
Edition
Third Edition
Published
1973
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Hardcover
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1973. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket.,. no flaws or wear, tightly bound, no writing or text markings, a very well preserved copy.; xxxv - 171pp. - 16pp. plates.; edited by philip hofer., contains full text of first edition, 3 essays on loring by various contributors, including dard hunter. book papers, endpapers, marbling, etc.; shows no… Read more about this item
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The Art of Lettering: The History, Anatomy, and Aesthetics of the Roman Letter Forms

by Albert Kapr

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Used - Near Fine Plus
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Near Fine
Edition
First English Language Edition
Published
1983
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9783598104640
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£116.13

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Munchen/New York: K. G. Saur, 1983. hardcover in dust jacket, natural linen with two ribbons bound-in., minute wear to two dj corners. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps. strong binding. ; english text edition.; 470pp., 485 illustrations in b/w. new preface to english edition. translated by ida kimber. immense work of history, scholarship.. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Near… Read more about this item
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Typographie/Typography

by Emil Ruder

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Used - Very Good Plus
Edition
Third Edition
Published
1977
Binding
Paperback
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Niederteufen: Verlag Arthur Niggli, 1977. cloth soft cover with flaps., minor toning to some margins of cover. no other flaws or wear. no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, creases. strong binding.; parallel text in german/english/french.; does not display an isbn.; 273pp., illustrated throughout in b/w with some color. several gatefolds. subtitled - a manual of design. the author was… Read more about this item
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The Adler Collection of Soviet Children's Books 1930-1933: Two Architects in the Land of the Soviets

by James M. Bradburne, with Federica Rossi and John E. Bowlt, Editors

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Used - Fine
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No Jacket, as Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
2021
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9788875709747
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Mantova: Corraini Edizioni, 2021. hardcover, illustrated boards., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps or creases. tight binding. an unused copy.; parallel text italian/english.; 351pp., illustrated throughout in color. ten essays by various contributors. a catalogue of the collection.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Bibliotheque Daniel Filipacchi: Premiere Partie; Deuxieme Partie; Hans Bellmer (3 volumes)

by Christie's

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Used - Near Fine Plus
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Edition
First Edition
Published
2004
Binding
Hardcover
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Paris: Christie's, 2004. three auction catalogues, two with prices realized., hardcovers with die-cut covers. clean. no markings. no actual wear. strong bindings.; french texts with partial english translations.; the first session was april 29, 2004, 209 lots, 358pp., illustrated in color with gatefolds, attachments, and other features., the next sessions were oct. 21, 2005, the second part of the filipacchi… Read more about this item
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The Aztec and Maya Papermakers

by Victor Wolfgang Von Haged, Dard Hunter

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Edition
First Trade Edition
Published
1944
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: J. J. Augustin, 1944. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., minor bits of soiling, wear to dj, no chips or clips. front free endpaper has an unusual bookplate which contains the letters of the owner's name in bold black capitals, but with odd spacing. text section shows some uniform age-dulling. no writing or markings. no bumps. strong binding.; 120pp.… Read more about this item
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Pioneers of Modern Typography

by Herbert Spencer

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Revised Soft Cover Edition
Published
2004
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780262693035
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Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2004. soft cover., mit press logo stamp on bottom edge and letter T on top edge. clean. no writing or text markings. no bumps, tears.or creases. tight sewn binding.; first printing thus. first published in 1969.; 160pp., black, white, red illustrations. classic work on modernist era typography and typographers.. First Revised Soft Cover Edition. Soft… Read more about this item
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Typografische Grundlagen: Handbuch Fur Technik Und Gestaltung/Bases Typographiques: Manuel Pour Technique et Conception/Basic Typography: Handbook of Technique and Design

by Ruedi Ruegg, Godi Frohlich

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9783855040285
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£73.68

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Zurich: ABC Verlag, 1972. hardcover in dust jacket., dj has some edge/corner wear with a few edge-chips and toning to rear panel, flaps. lower margins of boards have toning and minor shelfwear. pages have some mostly faint toning.. else, no writing or markings. no bumps. strong binding.; german/french/english parallel text.; 220pp., illustrated throughout with color, b/w. introductory texts by j.… Read more about this item
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Emigre No. 50, Spring, 1999

by Rudy VanderLans, Editor

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Used - Near Fine Plus
Edition
First Edition /First Printing
Published
1999
Binding
Paperback
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Sacramento, CA: Emigre Inc., 1999. soft cover, staple-bound, as issued., mailing wrapper not included., very faint, small evidence of corner curl to some pages at back, negligible impact. no real flaws or wear. clean. no markings or labels. no tearss. a well preserved copy.; unpaginated. illustrated throughout. several contributions.. First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to -… Read more about this item
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Cover (signed copy)

by Peter Mendelsund

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Near Fine Plus
Edition
First Edition /Second Printing
Published
2014
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781576876671
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Brooklyn: Powerhouse Books, 2014. hardcover in clear printed dust jacket., dj has the sort of faint rubbing which is common with them, minor impact here. no flaws or wear elsewhere. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, creases. strong binding.; this copy is signed by peter mendelsund on the title-page with no additional inscription.; xxix-270pp., illustrated throughout in color. author presents… Read more about this item
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Faber and Faber: Eighty Years of Book Cover Design

by Joseph Connolly

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2009
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780571240005
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 2009. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, clips, creases. tight binding. appears unused.; xviii-281pp., hundreds of color illustrations of dust wrappers and covers comprising 80 years of great books and book design.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Marbled Paper: Its History, Techniques, and Patterns

by Richard J. Wolfe

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1990
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780812281880
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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990. hardcover in dust jacket, dark blue cloth., almost invisible are a few faint dust-spots on top edge. one small bit of wear to dj flap. no other flaws - clean, tightly bound, no writing or text marking..; xvi-245pp., over 350 color, and 80 b/w illustrations. major work of scholarship, generously illustrated.. First Edition. Hard… Read more about this item
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Frasconi Against the Grain: The Woodcuts of Antonio Frasconi

by Antonio Frasconi, Nat Hentoff, Charles Parkhurst

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition /First Printing
Published
1974
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780025511002
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NY/London: Collier Books Macmillan Publishing, 1974. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., minor wear to dj at spine ends with one small edge-chip. no other flaws or wear, clean, no writing or markings, no bumps or other tears. strong binding.; 159pp., 246 illustrations in b/w, color, and two-color. includes 8-page gate-fold of artist's woodcut of hart crane's poem, the bridge..… Read more about this item
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The Repair of Cloth Bindings: A Manual (Soft Cover)

by Arthur W. Johnson

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Used - Fine
Edition
Later Printing
Published
2013
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781584560784
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New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2013. soft cover., no flaws or wear, clean, an unused, pristine paperback copy.; vii-115pp., illustrated throughout by the author. wonderfully concise.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Beautiful Evidence

by Edward R. Tufte

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition /First Printing
Published
2006
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780961392178
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Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 2006. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, creases. tight binding. appears unused.; 213pp., illustrated throughout in color and b/w., first printing.. First Edition /First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Die Bucherlager Der Reichstauschstelle

by Cornelia Briel

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Used - Near Fine Plus
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No Jacket, as Issued
Edition
1. Auflage/First Edition
Published
2016
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9783465042495
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Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 2016. hardcover, illustrated boards., minute, tiny bump to corner-tip of one board, negligible impact. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no real bumps, tears. tight binding.; original german text.; 360pp.; zeitschrift fur bibliothekswesen und bibliographie, sonderband 117.. 1. Auflage/First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more about this item
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Typography: When Who How/Typographie: Wann Wer Wie/Typographie: Quand Qui Comment

by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott, Bernard Stein, Editors

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1998
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9783895084737
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Koln: Konemann, 1998. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket. large, heavy book., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, chips. strong binding, hinges.; parallel text english/german/french.; 592pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. immense encyclopedia of typography and graphic design. comprehensive reference work.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 12" 4to.
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Paul Bowles: A Descriptive Bibliography (signed)

by Jeffrey Miller

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Used - Near Fine Plus
Jacket Condition
Near Fine Plus
Edition
First Edition - Limited
Published
1986
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780876856109
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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1986. hardcover, illustrated boards with paper label on spine in clear dust jacket, as issued., clean. no writing or markings. no bumps, spots, tears. strong binding.; this is number 26 from 200 signed copies. signed by bowles and miller.; 323pp., b/w illustrations. important reference work on the musician and writer.. Signed by Subject and Author… Read more about this item
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