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Simona

by Downer, John & Patterson, Jane

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
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$10.00

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Verona Italy: Design Lab SRI, 1996 10 pages. Displays the typeface Simona, produced in Milan by the first Italian digital font foundry Design Lab. lc. Center Stapled Booklet. Near Fine. 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 ".
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Art and Technology of Typography

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Chequamegon Book Company
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Near Fine
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$10.00

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Wilmington MA: Compugraphic Corp. Defines the terminology surrounding type, with the terms pertaining to the art of typography being illustrated. The section on technology's terms are explained in words, not pictures. 59 pages.. Center Stapled Booklet. Near Fine. 8 1/2 x 11 ''.
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Interrobang: An International showcase of Letterpress Print

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
216
Condition
As New
Edition
Random Spectacular No. 5
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$15.00

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UK: Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, 216 Nine articles on aspects of letterpress printing, 111 pages, lots of color examples.. Random Spectacular No. 5. Paperback. As New. 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 ''.
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Alfa - Beta Lo Srudio e Il Disegno Del Carattere

by Novarese, Aldo

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
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$150.00

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Torino Italia: Progresso Graico , 1983 363 pages. large inscription signed by the author on title page. text is in Italian. Inscribed By the Author. Paperback. Near Fine. 6 5/8 x 9 1/4 ".
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The Lindisfarne Gospels

by Backhouse, Janet

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780801413544
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$10.00

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Ithaca New York: Cornell University Press / Phaidon , 1981 96 pages. small previous owner's mark on first page with smudge on front inside cover. priority and international shipping will be extra, please inquire.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 ".
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The Story of Writing

by Jackson, Donald

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780800801724
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$15.00

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New York: Taplinger Publishing Company / The Parker Pen Company, 1981 176 pages. "This book relates the story of the 'magic art' from its earliest beginnings in the cuneiform script of the Sumerians nearly six thousand years ago, up to the present day." dj has small tear at bottom edge and small ink letter "P" on first page. dj… Read more
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The Decorated Letter from the VIIth to the XIIth Century

by Van Moe, Emile A.

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good +
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$25.00

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Paris France: Editions Du Chene , 1950 119 pages. In Manuscripts from the VIIth to the XIIth Century. tipped in plates. dj show handling and rubbing with small nicks to edges & 1 x 1/2 inch chip lacking from bottom of spine of dj and small pieces lacking from corners (DJ now in mylar protector). priority and international shipping will… Read more
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Ann Arbor MI: The Legacy Press, 2016 482 pages. signed by the author on the title page and again on the verso of the title page. introduction by Randy Silverman. laid in is a disc "Roger Hill The Restoration of Books, Florence, 1968". shipping will be extra, please inquire. Signed By the Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 7 1/4 x 10… Read more
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$200.00
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Central European Manuscripts in the Pierpont Morgan Library

by Harrsen, Meta Compiled By

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
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$25.00

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New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1958 86 pages plus 89 plates. hardcover in slipcase. limited to 850 copies. shipping will be extra, please inquire.. Hardcover in Slipcase. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 9 x 12 1/8".
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Palatino The Natural History of a Typeface

by Bringhurst, Robert

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
2016
Condition
As New
Edition
First Trade Edition
ISBN
9781567925722
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$100.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 2016 Bringhurst takes as his theme Palatino, the most widely known and used of all Hermann Zapf's faces, and traces its development over six eventful decades. The story of an artist and an artform finding their way through the violent waves and crosswinds of the Digital Reveolution. . First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
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Manuale Typographicum

by Zapf, Hermann

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
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$100.00

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Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1970 100 typograpic pages are exhibited consisting of alphabets and quotations printed in various type styles. The quotations concern types and printing, are from the past and the present, and are in 16 languages (translations are provided). Zapt is a noted type designer. 123 pages.. Paperback. Very Good. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 ".
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A Book of Scripts

by Fairbank, Alfred

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780571110803
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$9.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1977 Fairbank's concise study, with its expanded series of 80 plates and up-dated bibliography, provides an excellent anthology and introduction to calligraphy. 42 pages of commentary, 80 b/w plates. Covers show handling, sticker mark on rear cover, small stain on long edge of pages (does not affect text).. Paperback. Very Good. 5 x 7 3/4 ".… Read more
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Bookways A Quarterly for the Book Arts

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
No. 11, April 1994
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$10.00

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Austin TX: Tom Taylor, 1993 Articles on "Terra Typographica Nullius, Fine Contempporary Printing in Australia" by Jadwiga Jarvis, "Contemporary Fine Printing in New Zealand" by Alan Loney. Early Printing in Maori, 71 pages.. No. 11, April 1994. Paperback. Near Fine. 8 x 11 ".
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Centaur Types

by Rogers, Bruce

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1996
Condition
As New
Edition
Reprint of 1949 Edition
ISBN
9781557530769
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$25.00

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Purdue University Press, 1996 The evolution of the typeface in Bruce Rogers' own words, demonstrating different and comparable typefaces, giving examples of Centaur from 6 to 72 point, and stands as a fitting sample of fine book-making from one of the master book designers of his time. Unpaginated.. Reprint of 1949 Edition. Paperback, Stiff Folded Covers. As New. 6 1/4… Read more
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Bookways A Quarterly for the Book Arts

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
No. 13 & 14, January 1995
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$10.00

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Austin TX: Tom Taylor, 1995 Articles on Typographic Yawp: Leaves of Grass 1855-1992, Words for Vincent Fitz Gerald, On the Rebound How the Process Shapes the Book, Death of a Poet- William Everson, Typographic promenade a guide to selected European attractions. 112 pages.. No. 13 & 14, January 1995. Paperback. Near Fine. 8 x 11 ".
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Bookways A Quarterly for the Book Arts

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
No. 12, July 1994
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Austin TX: Tom Taylor, 1994 Articles on "A quintet on book collecting": Nick Lyons, Linda Hardberger, Rose Glennon, Colin Franklin, Alastair Johnston. "Smart Fonts for the Typographically literate", Gerald Lange. 76 pages.. No. 12, July 1994. Paperback. Near Fine. 8 x 11 ".
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Bookways A Quarterly for the Book Arts

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
No. 10, January 1994
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Austin TX: Tom Taylor, 1993 Articles on Karl Young "Off the Streets and Into the Book", Roger Burford Mason "Eleven Years and 34 Issues of Albion 1977-1988", Charles Antin "Memories of a Minor Private Press Printer". Gerald Lange "Intelligent Letterform Scaling" 72 pages.. No. 10, January 1994. Paperback. Near Fine. 8 x 11 ".
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Bookways A Quarterly for the Book Arts

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
No. 9, October 1993
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Austin TX: Tom Taylor, 1993 Articles on digital type foundries, survey of American hand papermakers. 72 pages.. No. 9, October 1993. Paperback. Near Fine. 8 x 11 ".
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Let's Make a Book

by Shoen, Harriet H.

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
1934
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1934 54 pages. inscribed by the author on the first page. some spots on covers with edges and spine 'browned' with age. . Inscribed by Author. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 5 5/8 x 7 ".
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Language Culture Type International Type Design in the Age of Unicode

by Berry, John D. Edited By

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Chequamegon Book Company
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781932026016
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$100.00

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New York: AtypI Graphis , 2002 374 pages. Association Typographique Internationale. With a special section showing the winners in Bukva:Raz!, the type design competition of The Association Typographique Internationale. contributors include: Robert Bringhurst, Maxim Zhukov, Fiona Ross, Saki Mafundikwa, Vladimir Yefimov, Adam Twardoch and others. shipping will be extra fo this large book, please inquire. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near… Read more
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