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A PRINTER'S HARD-WORKED HOLIDAY IN EUROPE.  In "Sez Higgins-McArthur," an Occasional Publication Concerning Creative Printing and Advertising Typography, Spring 1950
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A PRINTER'S HARD-WORKED HOLIDAY IN EUROPE. In "Sez Higgins-McArthur," an Occasional Publication Concerning Creative Printing and Advertising Typography, Spring 1950

By McArthur, Richard N.

Atlanta, Georgia: Higgins-McArthur, 1950. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 63pp, colophon. Bound in salmon wrappers with dark-red lettering. 6.25" x 4.25". Folded once and laid in is a small broadside (8.25" x 6.25") produced by Higgins-McArthur, titled "'Typographical Delirium'...To Our Typesetters." McArthur visited overseas centers of type design and use.

$15.00

PENGUINS:  A RETROSPECT, 1935-1951
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PENGUINS: A RETROSPECT, 1935-1951

By Penguin Books

Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books, 1951. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: (iii, 18), colophon. Bound in pictorial tan wrappers. 7" x 4.5"

$15.00

ELMER ADLER IN THE WORLD OF BOOKS.  Reminiscences of Frederick B. Adams, Jr., John T. Winterich, Lawrence Thompson, Kneeland McNulty, Al Hine, David Jackson McWilliams, Edward Naumburg, Jr., Philip C. Duschnes, Elmer Adler
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ELMER ADLER IN THE WORLD OF BOOKS. Reminiscences of Frederick B. Adams, Jr., John T. Winterich, Lawrence Thompson, Kneeland McNulty, Al Hine, David Jackson McWilliams, Edward Naumburg, Jr., Philip C. Duschnes, Elmer Adler

By Bennett, Paul A., editor

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: ix, (i), 114, colophon, (2); illustrated throughout the text from photographs and drawings. Bound in brown cloth and black boards, gilt spine lettering and monogram on cover. 7.25" x 4.5" One of 750 copies printed for Friends of the Library: total edition, 2100 copies.

$15.00

THE PROFILE PRESS PRESENTS THE ALPHABET IN SUNDRY APPLICATIONS
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THE PROFILE PRESS PRESENTS THE ALPHABET IN SUNDRY APPLICATIONS

By Profile Press

New York: Profile Press, 1945. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: (vi, 96); displays 48 typefaces used by the Profile Press, some in color. Bound in printed yellow wrappers; light wear to covers, text block clean. 7.25" x 4.75"

$25.00

AN APOLOGY FOR PRINTERS.;  Edited and with an introduction by Randolph Goodman;  a prefatory note by Philip Wittenberg; and wood engravings by John De Pol
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AN APOLOGY FOR PRINTERS.; Edited and with an introduction by Randolph Goodman; a prefatory note by Philip Wittenberg; and wood engravings by John De Pol

By Franklin, Benjamin

Philadelphia: Bingham Co. & Alliance Printing Co, 1955. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxv, 16; frontispiece and two other woodcut illustrations. Bound in brown cloth and marbled boards, gilt spine lettering, printed label on cover. 7.25" x 4.5" Issued on the 250th anniversary of Franklin's birthday.

$15.00

THE STYLE OF THE HOUSE
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THE STYLE OF THE HOUSE

By Staples Press

London: Staples Press, 1950. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 30pp. Bound in decorated buff wrappers. 6.75" x 4.25" Publisher's style manual with table of editorial markings.

$20.00

LOG:  FIVE DAYS ABOARD THE SCHOONER "STEPHEN TABER".  As kept by Robert E. Levy.  Wood engravings by John DePol
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LOG: FIVE DAYS ABOARD THE SCHOONER "STEPHEN TABER". As kept by Robert E. Levy. Wood engravings by John DePol

By Levy, Robert E. / Binnacle Press

Oyster Bay, New York: The Binnacle Press, 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. pp: 18, (1) crew and passengers, colophon; printed throughout in black, blue, and red; centerfold route map of the "Stephen Taber." Bound in brown wrappers, cover label. 9" x 6" One of 600 copies printed.

$15.00

ADAM & CHARLES BLACK, 1807-1957:  Some Chapters in the History of a Publishing House
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ADAM & CHARLES BLACK, 1807-1957: Some Chapters in the History of a Publishing House

By (Newth, J.D.)

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: ix, 115 with index; six plates (four in color). Bound in blue cloth; gilt-stamped spine, cover emblem. 8" x 5.25"

$15.00

PRIVATE PRESS WORK:  A Bibliographic Approach to Printing as an Avocation
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PRIVATE PRESS WORK: A Bibliographic Approach to Printing as an Avocation

By Anderson, Frank J.

South Brunswick & NY: A.S. Barnes, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 168pp with index; 16 full-page illustrations on text stock. Bound in black cloth, silver spine lettering, original dust wrapper. 9.5" x 6"

$20.00

PROFILES THROUGH THE AGES:  A GRAPHIC ALPHABET OF GENIUS.  Designed, printed and presented by the Profile Press.  With a pen and ink commentary by Don Gibbins
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PROFILES THROUGH THE AGES: A GRAPHIC ALPHABET OF GENIUS. Designed, printed and presented by the Profile Press. With a pen and ink commentary by Don Gibbins

By Profile Press

New York: Profile Press, 1953. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Unpaginated (about 100 pp); illustrated throughout. Bound in pictorial wrappers, few tiny nicks. 7.75" x 5.25" A Keepsake gift for friends of the Profile Press.

$35.00

TWO POEMS BY FRANCIS MEYNELL.  First printed for his Seventieth Birthday by His Friends, SM, BC, VR, DC, RS, JD.  12 May 1961.  [Presentation copy]
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TWO POEMS BY FRANCIS MEYNELL. First printed for his Seventieth Birthday by His Friends, SM, BC, VR, DC, RS, JD. 12 May 1961. [Presentation copy]

By Meynell, Francis

London[?]: Nonesuch Press[?], 1961. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (7)pp, printed in black and red on unopened leaves: 50 copies printed. Contains "In Praise of Unfamous Men" and "Hereditament." Bound in patterned gilt wrappers, decorated cover label in orange. 8.75" x 5.5" "The initials are those of Stanley Morrison, Brooke Crutchley, Vivian Ridler, Douglas Cleverdon, Reynolds Stone, and John Dreyfus" [OCLC]. This copy is inscribed on the free endpaper in blue ink: "Therese & Hugh Ford / from Francis Meynell / Lavenham / 4 August 1967." [Hugh Ford collaborated with Nancy Cunard, wrote her biography, &c., &c. Sir Francis Meynell founded the Nonesuch Press in 1922.].

$750.00

B. FRANKLIN, INNOVATOR
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B. FRANKLIN, INNOVATOR

By Morris, Charles V. and others

New York: Tri-Arts Press, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. (24)pp; 12 wood engravings in color by John De Pol of the Endgrain Press. Bound in pictorial pink boards, glassine dust wrapper. 7.25" x 4.5" This keepsake was published in celebration of Printing Week in New York, 1961, the 255th anniversary of Franklin's birth.

$15.00

FORTY-ODD YEARS IN THE BLACK ARTS.  The Frederic W. Goudy Distinguished Lecture in Typography for 1970
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FORTY-ODD YEARS IN THE BLACK ARTS. The Frederic W. Goudy Distinguished Lecture in Typography for 1970

By Chappell, Warren

Rochester, New York: Press of the Good Mountain, 1970. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. pp: (iii, 15), colophon. Bound in orange wrappers with cover title. 8.75" x 5" Designed & Printed in an edition of 200 copies at Rochester Institute of Technology. The author was a well-known graphic artist and typographer.

$45.00

THESE WERE THE HOURS:  Memories of My Hours Press, Reanville and Paris, 1928-1931.  Edited with a Foreword by Hugh Ford.  [Presentation Copy]
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THESE WERE THE HOURS: Memories of My Hours Press, Reanville and Paris, 1928-1931. Edited with a Foreword by Hugh Ford. [Presentation Copy]

By Cunard, Nancy

Carbondale: Southern Illinois U Press, 1969. First Edition. Original Cloth. Fine/Very Good. pp: xxiii, 216 with index; 10 plates on text stock. Bound in black and rust cloth, gilt spine lettering, in the pictorial dust wrapper with fading shelfback. 8.5" x 5.5" [This presentation copy to Ford's "Mother and Dad" is inscribed on the free endpaper in black ink: "...This is the book that almost wasn't, but now it is--and I'm relieved and happy. Nancy would be, too...." Signed, "Hugh, Trenton, June 1969." [Among his many activities, Hugh Ford once taught at Trenton State College.].

$85.00

A MANUAL OF BIBLIOGRAPHY, BEING AN INTRODUCTION TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF BOOKS, LIBRARY MANAGEMENT, AND THE ART OF CATALOGUING
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A MANUAL OF BIBLIOGRAPHY, BEING AN INTRODUCTION TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF BOOKS, LIBRARY MANAGEMENT, AND THE ART OF CATALOGUING

By Rogers, Walter Thomas

London: H. Grevel & Co, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: viii, 172 with index, (4) publisher's advert; color frontispiece of a Zaehnsdorf binding, tissue guard, 37 illustrations, some full-page. Bound in gilt-pictorial blue cloth over beveled boards, top edges gilt, others rough-trimmed, blue-coated endpapers. 8.25" x 5.5"

$40.00

A ROD FOR THE BACK OF THE BINDER:  Some Considerations of Binding with Reference to the Ideals of The Lakeside Press
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A ROD FOR THE BACK OF THE BINDER: Some Considerations of Binding with Reference to the Ideals of The Lakeside Press

By Lakeside Press

Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 32pp; 16 plates with tissue guards, 18 illustrations in the text. Bound in patterned black cloth, green cover label with gilt lettering and frame. Original glassine dust wrapper chipped. 10.5" x 7.75"

$25.00

A HISTORY OF STONE & KIMBALL  AND  HERBERT S. STONE & CO.  WITH A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THEIR PUBLICATIONS, 1893-1905
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A HISTORY OF STONE & KIMBALL AND HERBERT S. STONE & CO. WITH A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THEIR PUBLICATIONS, 1893-1905

By Kramer, Sidney

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1940. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. pp: xvii, (iv) foldout chronology, 379 with index, colophon; 40 illustrations on text stock. Bound in orange cloth, gilt-stamped spine, slightly chipped dust wrapper. 9" x 6" One of 1,000 copies on Laid Ivory paper, after a special edition on rag paper printed at the Black Cat Press.

$50.00

MELBERT B. CARY, JR. GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION
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MELBERT B. CARY, JR. GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION

By Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester: Rochester Institute of Technology, 1973. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 14pp. Bound in printed yellow wrappers. 9.5" x 6.25" Proofreader's copy, with several brief marginalia in red pencil. Cary founded the Press of the Wooly Whale, and his collection of private-press books listed herein is noteworthy.

$15.00

THE WORK OF BRUCE ROGERS:  Jack of All Trades;  Master of One.  A Catalogue of an Exhibition Arranged by the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Grolier Club of New York.  With an Introduction by D.B. Updike, a Letter from John T. McCutcheon, and an Addres by Mr. Rogers
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THE WORK OF BRUCE ROGERS: Jack of All Trades; Master of One. A Catalogue of an Exhibition Arranged by the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Grolier Club of New York. With an Introduction by D.B. Updike, a Letter from John T. McCutcheon, and an Addres by Mr. Rogers

By Rogers, Bruce

New York: Oxford University Press, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. pp: liv, 127 with index; frontispiece portrait, 16 plates, few illustrations in the text. Bound in blue wove cloth, gilt-stamped spine, decorated dust wrapper with shelf-back sunned. 9.5" x 5.75" Laid in is a bookmark one blue stock: a vignette and four-line tribute to BR on the recto, and on the verso a printed notice, "Paper hand-made by Harrison Elliott from former wearing apparel of Bruce Rogers."

$35.00

THE WORK OF THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS AND ITS FOUNDER, DANIEL BERKELEY UPDIKE (1860-1941):  An Exhibition Prepared by Gregg Anderson
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THE WORK OF THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS AND ITS FOUNDER, DANIEL BERKELEY UPDIKE (1860-1941): An Exhibition Prepared by Gregg Anderson

By Updike, Daniel Berkeley

San Marino, California: Huntington Library, 1942. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 35, (1); frontispiece portrait and two plates from photographs. Bound in printed orange wrappers. 8.5" x 5.5"

$15.00

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