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Printing in 1871

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, John Roberts Press and the Heritage of the Graphics arts Group: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022282

Condition: Near Fine


Only 100 copies printed. Nice condition - only modest wear. "extracted mainly from The Printers' Register and also from ..." several other periodicals are listed.Full refund if not satisfied. 19 pages. This is a pamphlet. View more info

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Printing Types used by the Museum Press (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Museum Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025394

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, stapled booklet, 23pp., cover age toned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Anatomy of Knowledge: Special Collections at the Ohio State University Libraries (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Ohio State University: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028980

Condition: Fine


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Color illustrated end-papers. Color illustrations. 64pp. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Elmer Adler in the World of Books

By: Adams, F.B. (et al.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 1964

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 037719

Condition: Near Fine


Reminiscences of Frederick B. Adams, Jr., John T. Winterich, Lawrance Thompson, Kneeland McNulty, Al Hine, David Jackson McWilliams, Edward Naumburg, Jr., Philip C. Duschnes, and Elder Adler. Limited Edition of 2100 copies. Illustrated. Two toned cloth. 114pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The World's Best Books: A Key to the Treasures of Literature

By: Frank Parsons, F. E. Crawford and H. T. Richardson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1891

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 034417

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Textured end-papers. xi, 207pp. Previous owner's name stamped on Preface page. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

William Pockering Publisher: A Memoir & a Hand-list of his Editions (Limited Edition)

By: Geoffrey Keynes

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Charles Whittingham and Griggs: 1924

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 040800

Condition: Very Good


Limited Edition of 350 copies. Burgundy cloth with original paper spine label. Illustrated. Illustrations of title pages at rear. 110pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Development of Certain Kinds of Bookbinding (First Edition)

By: Howard M. Nixon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Private Libraries Association: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028549

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. Illustrations of 32 bindings. No writing in the book. Not paginated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Printing and the Renaissance: A Paper Read before the Fortnightly Club of Rochester New York (Designed by Bruce Rogers) LIMITED EDITION

By: John Rothwell Slater

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Edwin Rudge: 1921

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 024587

Condition: Very Good


Original paper-covered boards with original paper spine label, internal ex-library marks, 1 of 600 limited edition copies, 36pp., mylar cover, designed by Bruce Rogers, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Book-Collecting as a Hobby: In a Series of Letters to Everyman (First American Edition)

By: P. H. Muir

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1947

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 022400

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth, spine sunned, dust-jacket price clipped, a few small pieces of dust jacket missing at head & tail of spine, 181pp., with a 10 page index, bookseller's ticket on ffep., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Freedom of the Press: An Annotated Bibliography (First Edition)

By: Ralph E. McCoy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carbondale and Edwardsville, Southern Illinois University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024357

Condition: Near Fine


Two toned cloth with gold lettering, not paginated, no writing in the book, approximately 400pp., mylar cover, Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

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A Bibliography of Publications on Old English Literature to the End of 1972

By: Stanley B. Greenfield; Fred C. Robinson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1982

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 014484

ISBN: 0802065058

Condition: Fine


Clean, unmarked pages. Covers show minimal edgewear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

John Fell: The University Press and the 'Fell' Types (First Edition)

By: Stanley Morison

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1967

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 041240

Condition: Very Good


Folio. Limited First Edition. Unnumbered 1,000 copies. Blue cloth. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. Private library mark. xvi, 278pp. Dust jacket has numerous tears and has been clear taped in spine area. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Dolphin Number Two A Journal Of The Making Of Books (The Limited Editions Club)

By: Various

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1935

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 037384

Condition: Very Good +


Contents include: 'The Aesthetics of the Illustrated Book' by Christopher Sandford of the Golden Cockerel Press, 'Illustrations Made With a Tool' by Warren Chappell; 'The Making of a Book' by Elmer Adler; 'The Work of W.A. Dwiggins' by Philip Hofer; 'Some Notes on Liturgical Printing' by D.B. Updike; 'The Fitting of Type' by Joseph Blumenthal, and more. Limited to 2,000 copies. Black cloth with silver and gold design and lettering on spine. 329 pages. Profusely illus... View more info

Major Treasures in the Bodleian Library No.4 The Englebert Book of Hours...Medieval Manuscripts in Microform

By: W. O. Hassall, Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Microform Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 038618

Condition: Very Good +


Navy cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Includes: Master of Mary of Burgundy; Ms. Douce 219-220 (c. 1480-90). Very good clean copy. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Extract From The Enemies Of Books

By: William Blades

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1940

Seller ID: 037757

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated by Paul Hazelrigg. Chicago: Privately printed, 1940. 19 pp. 16mo., gray cloth. Very good. Spine is lightly browned.Some uncut pages. Illustrations in red and black. Designed and printed by the Norman Press, Chicago. The care of books, marauding sticky children and other perils. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman (Signed First Edition)

By: William Dana Orcutt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040641

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author. First Impression of the Trade Edition. Author's signature on front free end paper. Brown illustrated cloth. Spine worn and faded. Head of spine lightly chipped. Illustrated. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. Some uncut pages. 316pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

William Edwin Rudge (First Edition)

By: William J. Glick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Typophiles: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036896

Condition: Like New


Cloth-backed boards. Paper spine label. x, 91, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 750 copies. Typophile Chap Book Number 57. Biographical information on this famous American printer and his publishing and printing activities. Includes a bibliography of his most notable books. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info