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The Story Of Frederic W Goudy

The Story Of Frederic W Goudy

by Peter Beilenson

The Art Of the Printer

The Art Of the Printer

by Stanley Morison

Anatomy Of Lettering

Anatomy Of Lettering

by Russell Laker

The Art Of Etching

The Art Of Etching

by E S Lumsden

Early Printed Books

Early Printed Books

by E Gordon Duff

Dr Johnson's Printer

Dr Johnson's Printer

by J A Cochrane

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Fine Print

by Sandra Editor Kirshenbaum

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Printing For Pleasure

by John Ryder

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The Birds Of Africa Volume 3

by Emil K, Fry, and Keith, Stuart Urban

Printing Books & Ephemera

The Process Engraver\'s Compendium

The Process Engraver's Compendium

by Engravers, Federation Of Master Process

Paper

Paper

by Gilmour, S Carter

Wandlungen des Leipziger Buchgeschmacks in den Letzten Hundert Jahren

Wandlungen des Leipziger Buchgeschmacks in den Letzten Hundert Jahren

by Schulze, Friedrich

Leipsig: Renker & Sohne, 1926. First edition. Boards. Orig. thick boards worn at backstrip. Very good. 15 pages in text. I28.5 x 22.5 cm. llustrated with sixteen black and white plates. Title pages and page designs. Text in German. Printed on excellent paper by Zerkall.
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$40.00
Privilegia Urbis Panormi Collecta Iussu Praetoris Petri Specialis

Privilegia Urbis Panormi Collecta Iussu Praetoris Petri Specialis

by Fardella, Enrico Mazzarese (Foreword)

Palermo: Accademia Nazionale Di Scienze Lettere E Arti. Reprint. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth lettered in gold. Very good. Approx 700 pages. 30 x 21 cm. Introduction by Angela Daneu Lattanzi. Photographic reproduction of the 15th century Codice Speciale held at the Bibliotec Comunale di Palermo. Reproduces text in red and black, and in myriad colors, the intricate illuminated letters of the original Codex.
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$150.00
The Tale Of King Florus And The Fair Jehane

The Tale Of King Florus And The Fair Jehane

by [KELMSCOTT PRESS] Morris, William

Upper Mall, Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Hardcover. Original holland-backed boards. Very good in fine beige clam shell box with leather spine label printed in gilt. 96 pages. 15 x 10.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 350. Printed in red and black. Illustrated with ornamental woodcut borders and initials. There were also 15 copies on vellum. One of four small publications by Morris translated from "Nouvelles Francoises en prose du XIIIe siecle". PETERSON A21. SCOTT p.94. "One blank... Read more
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$2,950.00
Comments on the Craft: A Few Choice Selections from a Wide Variety of Sources

Comments on the Craft: A Few Choice Selections from a Wide Variety of Sources

by The Press of the Good Mountain, Rochester Institute of Technology

The Press of the Good Mountain, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1957. Sewn binding. Fine. [10] pp. 12mo. Hand-set and printed...Twenty-five copies, April, 1957." -- Colophon.
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$50.00
Private Presses of San Serriffe

Private Presses of San Serriffe

by Bachaus, Theodore

San Serriffe: San Serriffe Publishing Company, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. tan cloth spine and decorated boards. Fine. 40 pages in text. Limited edition, copy 1 of 350 distributed by the Bird & Bull Press. Tipped-in plate. Press named after the Republic's two main islands in the Indian Ocean northeast of the Seychelles.
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$50.00
H * P * M Harold Patrick McGrath

H * P * M Harold Patrick McGrath

by Robinson, Alan James

Np: Cheloniidae Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. marbled boards, front cover paper label. Fine. Robinson, Alan James. Unpaginated. 28 x 20.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 28 of 100 signed by Alan James Robinson and Patrick McGrath, printed at Wild Carrot Press with calligraphy by Suzanne Moore and Elizabeth Curtis. Etching of McGrath with tissue guard, printed in red and black with a few wood engravings by Robinson. This book is a collection of anecdotes and recollections, both reverent and... Read more
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$675.00
Tributes to Brooke Crutchley on his Retirement as University Printer  1946-1974

Tributes to Brooke Crutchley on his Retirement as University Printer 1946-1974

by Phillips, Euan et al

Cambridge: At the University Printing House. NF. 1975. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Quarter black cloth over patterned paper boards the design of which is baseed on a design by Reynolds Stone, gilt tiles on spine, upper corners and spine ends just slightly bumped, internally clean and bright and unopened, from an edition of 650 copies printed on handmade paper. , 4to 11" - 13" tall, viii + 30 [2] pp .
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£35.63
The Art Of The Book And Its Illustrations

The Art Of The Book And Its Illustrations

by Poortenaar, Jan

Philadelphia: J.B.Lippincott, 1937. 1st American edition. Hardcover. Orig. maroon cloth. Very good.. 49 pages intext. 128 pages of illustrations in colors, photogravures and half-tones; many of which are tipped-in. With a chapter by Maurits Sable. Foreword by C.H.St. John Hornsby. Index. Admirably printed with generous and often exquisite examples of the printing craft. Hornsby in his forward notes, "The value of the book lies largely in the fact that it is written by an expert, but written for... Read more
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$75.00
The Printed Greek Book 15th-19th Century: Acts of the International Congress Delphi, 16-20 May 2001

The Printed Greek Book 15th-19th Century: Acts of the International Congress Delphi, 16-20 May 2001

by SKLAVENITIS, Triantaphyllos E.; STAIKOS, Konstaninos Sp. (eds.)

Athens: Kotinos/Oak Knoll Press, 2004. Hardcover. Near fine. Edition limited to 1000 copies. 707 p. 25 cm. Half brown suede with cream paper boards. A little light soiling to cream paper. Text mainly Greek. Same as our inventory # 107795 except front cover in Greek.
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$76.00
The Model 48 Linotype with and Without Side Magazines

The Model 48 Linotype with and Without Side Magazines

by Linotype and Machinery Ltd

London: Linotype and MacHinery Ltd., 1935. 44 pages, b/w illustrations, decorated endpapers. Some soiling, wear to covers, small splits to spine, binding loose, but all complete, contents unmarked. Uncommon. Size - 290mm. x 225mm. [11720/555] Size: 290mm. x 225mm.. First Edition.. Card Covers. Very Good. 290mm. x 225mm.. Book.
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£75.00
The Art of Etching : a Complete & fully illustrated description of etching, drypoint, soft-ground etching, aquatint

The Art of Etching : a Complete & fully illustrated description of etching, drypoint, soft-ground etching, aquatint

by Lumsden, E. S. (Ernest S.), 1883-

Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott Co., [1925].. Hard Cover. 376 p., 203 illus., index, 20 cm. Title continues: " & their allied arts, together with technical notes upon their own work by many of the leading etchers of the present time / by E.S. Lumsden." Series: New Art Library. Stock# 102,272. Vg / no dj.
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$25.00
The First Century of Printmaking 1400-1500 A Catalogue Compiled By Elizabeth Mongan and Carl O. Schniewind An Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago January 30-March 2 1941

The First Century of Printmaking 1400-1500 A Catalogue Compiled By Elizabeth Mongan and Carl O. Schniewind An Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago January 30-March 2 1941

by MONGAN, Elizabeth, Carl O.Schniewind

Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1941. Softcover. Good. Exhibition. Paperback in Good Condition, covers browned and stained, spine browned, spine ends rubbed.
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$20.00
Design in Modern Printing. The Year Book of the Design & Industries Association 1927-28

Design in Modern Printing. The Year Book of the Design & Industries Association 1927-28

by Thorp, Joseph (Edited by)

London: Ernest Benn Limited. No Date, 1928 assumed. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages (twice). Some light offset to free endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xii, 159 pages + 51 pages of Advertisements. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
The Gutenberg Bible; The Property of the General Theological Seminary New York City

The Gutenberg Bible; The Property of the General Theological Seminary New York City

by Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc

New York: Christie, Manson and Woods, 1978. First edition. Boards. Orig. printed maroon boards. Fine in slightly nicked dust wrapper. 26 pages. 30 x 23 cm. Illustrated in color and black and white. Locations of copies of the Gutenberg Bible world-wide.
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$50.00
A Tally of Types Cut For Machine Composition and Introduced at the University Press Cambridge 1922-1932

A Tally of Types Cut For Machine Composition and Introduced at the University Press Cambridge 1922-1932

by MORISON, Stanley

Cambridge: Privately Printed, 1953. Cloth. Near fine. 450 copies printed at the University Press, Cambridge, for presentation by the University Printer to his friends in printing and publishing, Christmas 1953. vii, 102 p. 27 cm. Examples of engravings used by the press head chapters. Each chapter printed in a different typeface - seventeen in all. Brown cloth hardcover.
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$100.00
The Etched Work Of W. Lee-Hankey, R.E. From 1904 To 1920

The Etched Work Of W. Lee-Hankey, R.E. From 1904 To 1920

by Hardie, Martin

London: L.H. Lefevre & Son, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. Recased in modern blue cloth and marbled boards with title portion of original cover laid-down. Fine. 11 pages in text. Limited edition, copy 62 of 110 [Edition de Luxe] of a total of 350. With an original etching, "The Book," signed in pencil by Lee-Hankey. The signed etching, a trial proof of 110 were issued solely with this Edition de Luxe. His portraits of pastoral life, particularly, studies of mothers with young children... Read more
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$475.00
The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Twelve

The Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts, Number Twelve

by EGERTON, Diane, et al (eds.)

Toronto: The Devil's Artisan, 1983. Booklet. Fine. An occasional publication. 31 p. 22 cm. 1 b&w illustration. Cream card covers. Insert with two examples of tipped-in colour marbled paper. Includes: A Printer Writes Home, by Elizabeth Hulse; Harpel's Typograph Reviewed, by Paul Hayden Duensing; Visual Sensitivity Starts with the a b c's, by Carl Dair; The Printer's Commandments, by Somebody; The San Francisco ATypl Conference, by William Rueter; book reviews.
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$15.00
Researches Into the History Of Playing Cards; With Illustrations Of The Origin of Printing And Engraving On Wood

Researches Into the History Of Playing Cards; With Illustrations Of The Origin of Printing And Engraving On Wood

by Singer, Samuel Weller

London: By T. Bensley And Son For Robert Triphook, 1816. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full straight grained black morocco. Aeg. Very good. [XVI], 373 [3] pages. 27 x 22 cm. Limited edition, one of 250 copies. Eleven engraved, and eight color woodcuts, woodcuts within the text, some on india paper, plus two additional hand colored plates titled, "Origine des Cartes A Jourer," illustrating and describing the four face cards and the ten: the Kings noted as Alexandre, David, Cesar... Read more
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$6,500.00
Elmer Adler In the World of Books; Edited by Paul A. Bennett

Elmer Adler In the World of Books; Edited by Paul A. Bennett

by Adler, Elmer

Princeton: Princeton Univ. Library, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brick and black cloth front cover lettered in gilt. Fine. 114 pages. 18 x 11 cm. Illustrated. Reminiscences of noted bibliophiles. Limited edition, one of 2100. Bright, very fresh copy.
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$30.00
Schatzkammer Der Schreibkunst; Meisterwerke Der Kalligraphie Aus Vier Jahrhunderen Auf Zweihundert Tafeln

Schatzkammer Der Schreibkunst; Meisterwerke Der Kalligraphie Aus Vier Jahrhunderen Auf Zweihundert Tafeln

by Tschichold, Jan

Basel: Birkhauser, 1945. First printing. Hardcover. Orig. decorated boards and white cloth spine. Fine in nicked dust wrapper in original publisher's shipping box. Tschichold, Jan. 13 pages in text. Landscape 4to, 24 x 33 cm. Comprehensive calligraphic study with 199 plates illustrating styles and interpretations spanning 400 years, some capturing human and animal forms. Clean, fresh copy.
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$290.00
A Guide to the Resources of the American Antiquarian Society A National Library Of American History

A Guide to the Resources of the American Antiquarian Society A National Library Of American History

by American Antiquarian Society

Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1937. First edition. Paperback. Orig. blue/gray printed wrappers. Fine. 98 pages. Illustrated. Index.
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$25.00
The Tale Of The Emperor Coustans And Of Over Sea

The Tale Of The Emperor Coustans And Of Over Sea

by [KELMSCOTT PRESS] Morris, William

Upper Mall, Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Hardcover. Original holland-backed boards. Fine. 130 pages. 14.5 x 11 cm. Limited edition, one of 525 copies. printed in Chaucer type in black and red with wood-cut title page, borders and initials, the woodcut designed by Edward Burne Jones. A medieval French tale translated by Morris. PETERSON A26. SCOTT p. 98. "Five blank leaves (including end-paper and paste-down) one leaf; b-k in eights (including end-paper, paste-down, and leaf cut off short... Read more
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$2,200.00
Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press of Boston Massachusetts 1860-1894-1941

Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press of Boston Massachusetts 1860-1894-1941

by Winship, George Parker

Rochester: Leo Hart, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth. fine. 141 pages. Forty illustrations, all of which are title page designs. With four page pamphlet laid-in at front cover pocket. A tribute to Updike and review of his work, and that of the Merrymount Press.Owner inscription.
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$35.00
Of The Friendship of Amis And Amile

Of The Friendship of Amis And Amile

by [KELMSCOTT PRESS] Morris, William

Upper Mall, Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Hardcover. Original holland-backed boards. Fine. 67 pages. 14.5 x 11 cm, printed in Chaucer type, in black and red, and is uniform in size with the romances from the French. Limited edition, one of 500 copies. FORMAN 151. "Uniform with "King Florus," it has the same borders to the frontispiece or title page." PETERSON A23. SCOTT, p.96. "Three blank leaves; title, one leaf; b-f4 in eights (last two leaves blank)." Clean,... Read more
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$1,750.00
How To Draw and Print Lithographs

How To Draw and Print Lithographs

by Dehn, Adolf and Lawrence Barrett

American Artists Group, 1950. 1st. Hardcover. Pages litely toned else a FINE tight copy with a VG+ bright dj.
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$20.00