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Chaucer and the Medieval Book
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Chaucer and the Medieval Book

By BOYD, BEVERLY

[San Marino, CA]: The Huntington Library, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Previous ownership embossed stamp on title page, otherwise fine in original green cloth, stamped in black, and very good pictorial dust jacket, price-clipped.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. ix, 165 pp. With several black & white illustrations.

$20.00

The Art of Writing, 2800 B.C. to 1930 A.D.; Illustrated in a Collection of Original Documents Written on Vellum, Paper, Papyrus, Silk, Linen, Bamboo, or Inscribed on Clay, Marble Steatite, Jasper, Haematite Matrix of Emerald and Chalcedony; Exhibiting Forty Styles of Scripts in the Languages of Europe, Asia and Africa
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The Art of Writing, 2800 B.C. to 1930 A.D.; Illustrated in a Collection of Original Documents Written on Vellum, Paper, Papyrus, Silk, Linen, Bamboo, or Inscribed on Clay, Marble Steatite, Jasper, Haematite Matrix of Emerald and Chalcedony; Exhibiting Forty Styles of Scripts in the Languages of Europe, Asia and Africa

London: Maggs Bros, 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. A good, serviceable copy in original printed wrappers.. Quarto. 7.75 x 10.5 in. 514 pp. Fully illustrated with black & white examples. Catalogue no. 542.

$35.00

The Importance of Rare Books and Manuscripts in a University Library
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The Importance of Rare Books and Manuscripts in a University Library

By JACKSON, WILLIAM A.

Cambridge: Harvard Library, 1949. First Separate Edition. Paperback. Very good in original printed, stapled wrappers.. Large, thin octavo. 6.875 x 10.25 in. 12 pp. Offprint from Harvard Library Bulletin, Vol. 3, No. 3, Autumn, 1949.

$25.00

The Future of Typographical Studies
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The Future of Typographical Studies

By BARKER, NICOLAS

Chapel Hill: Rare Book Collection/Universty Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original printed, stapled wrappers.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. 28 pp. The Tenth Hanes Lecture.

$20.00

Rosenbach Abroad: In Pursuit of Books in Private Collections
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Rosenbach Abroad: In Pursuit of Books in Private Collections

By MORRIS, LESLIE A.

Philadelphia: Rosenbach Museum & Library, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very good in original printed, stapled wrappers.. Thin octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. 64 pp.

$20.00

Rosenbach Redux: Further Book Adventures in England and Ireland
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Rosenbach Redux: Further Book Adventures in England and Ireland

By MORRIS, LESLIE A.

Philadelphia: Rosenbach Museum and Library, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very good in original wrappers.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. 111 pp. With a few reproductions of black & white photographs.

$20.00

Papermaking by Hand
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Papermaking by Hand

By GREEN, J. BARCHAM

Maidstone, England, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original illustrated paper boards.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 8.25 in. 33 pp. Illustrated with drawings by A.G. Spain. Cover design by A.H. Craske. Printed and bound by Vivish and Baker on Antique Laid Medium NOT 30 lb. Boswell color paper. Made by Norman Peters. Limited edition, numbered 225 of 1000 copies.

$50.00

How Typography Works; And Why It Is Important
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How Typography Works; And Why It Is Important

By BAUDIN, FERNAND

New York: Design Press, 1988. First English Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Fine in original glossy wrappers.. Octavo. 6.125 x 8.5 in. 144 pp. Fully illustrated with examples. English translation of 'La Typographie au tableau noir'. Foreword by Charles Bigelow.

$25.00

Computers and Typography
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Computers and Typography

By SASSOON, ROSEMARY, Editor

Oxford: Intellect, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Fine in original wrappers.. Wide octavo. 7 x 9 in. 208 pp. Illustrated with several black & white reproductions of pages and type.

$20.00

Selected Studies in Bibliography
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Selected Studies in Bibliography

By TANSELLE, G. THOMAS

Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original black boards.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. 506 pp.

$45.00

The Printed Image and the Transformation of Popular Culture
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The Printed Image and the Transformation of Popular Culture

By ANDERSON, PATRICIA

Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Second Printing of Corrected Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. x, 211 pp.

$20.00

A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book
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A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book

By THOMPSON, J. ERIC S.

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original thick brown cloth, titles in gilt, and very good orange dust jacket, rubbed and chipped; large, open tear to bottom of spine panel.. Oblong folio. 15.25 x 11.25 in. 156 pp. Printed at the Stinehour Press. With 45 facsimile illustrations in color. Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge-Vol. 93. This is the last volume of a trilogy on Maya hieroglyphic writing by J. Eric S. Thompson.

$75.00

Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts
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Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts

By MCKENZIE, D.F.

(London): The British Society, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Red ink underlining to 6 pp., otherwise near fine in original french-folded printed wrappers.. Small octavo. 5.5 x 8.5 in. x, 70 pp. The Panizzi Lectures, 1985.

$90.00

Aldus Manutius: Humanist, Teacher, and Printer
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Aldus Manutius: Humanist, Teacher, and Printer

By GRENDLER, PAUL F.

Providence, RI: John Carter Brown Library, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original stapled, printed wrappers. Patrons list included.. Octavo. 6 x 9.25 in. 26 pp. 1500 copies printed at the Stinehour Press.

$25.00

The Hanes Collection of Estienne Publications: From Book Collecting to Scholarly Resource
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The Hanes Collection of Estienne Publications: From Book Collecting to Scholarly Resource

By SCHREIBER, FRED

Chapel Hill: Rare Book Collection/University Library, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original printed, stapled wrappers.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. iv, 24 pp. Illustrated with several black & white figures, including printers' devices. The Fourth Hanes Lecture, presented by the Hanes Foundation for the study of the origin and development of the book. A handsome publication.

$20.00

Book Culture in Post-Revolutionary Virginia
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Book Culture in Post-Revolutionary Virginia

By KETT, JOSEPH F. and PATRICIA A. MCCLUNG

Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1984. First Separate Edition. Paperback. Previous ownership stamp on title page, otherwise near fine in original printed wrappers.. Octavo. 6 x 9.25 in. [50] pp. Illustrated with several tables at rear. Reprinted from the proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Vol. 94, Pt. 1.

$25.00

Typographie braucht Schrift. Typography needs type. La typographie a besoin des caractères
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Typographie braucht Schrift. Typography needs type. La typographie a besoin des caractères

By CAFLISCH, MAX

Association Typographique Internationale, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original stapled wrappers.. Octavo. 6.75 x 9.5 in. 35 pp. + colophon. Illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs and type examples. Text in English, French, and German.

$20.00

The Zamorano Club: Programs, 1928-1991
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The Zamorano Club: Programs, 1928-1991

By WEBER, FRANCIS J. and DOYCE B. NUNIS

Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original quarter-cloth over decorative paper.. Quarto. 9.5 x 12.5 in. xii, 93 pp. Illustrated with several facsimile pages. Limited edition, one of 200 copies printed for the 21st joint meeting of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs in San Francisco, 1992.

$45.00

Print, Manuscript and the Search for Order 1450-1830
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Print, Manuscript and the Search for Order 1450-1830

By MCKITTERICK, DAVID

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Third Printing. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Small quarto. 6.75 x 9.75 in. xv, 311 pp.

$20.00

Last Words on the History of the Title-Page with Notes on Some Colophons and Twenty-Seven Fac-Similes of Title-Pages
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Last Words on the History of the Title-Page with Notes on Some Colophons and Twenty-Seven Fac-Similes of Title-Pages

By POLLARD, ALFRED W.

New York: Burt Franklin, 1971. First Burt Franklin Edition. Hardcover. Very good in original blue cloth.. Small quarto. 7.25 x 10.25 in. 39 pp.

$35.00

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