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The Bookman’s Limericks

By: Dunning, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Dinkytown Antiquarian Books: 2003

Edition: Limited ed

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 395


Minneapolis: Dinkytown Antiquarian Books, 2003. Limited ed. Near Fine/near fine. Dunning, John. The Bookman’s Limericks. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dinkytown Antiquarian Books, 2003, limited edition of 2,250 copies of which this is no. 1543. Softcover, 5 1/2 by 8 1/2-inches, not paginated (20 pp.). Staple-bound card wraps with dust jacket. Booklet is fine, jacket is near fine with only faints signs of shelf wear. SIGNED by Dunning on the title page. With an intr... View more info

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Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries: Their History, Makers and Uses, With a Catalogue Raisonné of the Works in Which They Are Found - SIGNED 1st

By: Dunthorne, Gordon

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Author: 1938

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 957


Washington DC: Author, 1938. Limited ed. Very Good +. Dunthorne, Gordon. Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries: Their History, Makers and Uses, With a Catalogue Raisonné of the Works in Which They Are Found. Washington, DC: Published by the author, 1938, limited edition of 2,500 copies. Hardcover with coated cloth with bright gilt titles and decorations on leather spine and cover labels, 250mm x 336mm, xiv, 275 pp. plus limitation page, 78 i... View more info

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Bibliomania [A Tale] [Miniature Book]

By: Flaubert, Gustave; Dugald Stermer, illus.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dallas, The Somesuch Press: 1984

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1348


[Miniature Book] Flaubert, Gustave; Dugald Stermer, illus. Bibliomania [A Tale]. Dallas: The Somesuch Press, 1984, number 41 of a limited edition of 350, bound in Limoges, France, by Reliure d’Art du Centre. Full red leather with gilt cover titles and decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, 4.8 by 6.9 cm, 69 pp. plus limitation page, illus. Fine, as new. Flaubert’s classic tale in a stunning miniature edition. View more info

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Penrose’s Pictorial Annual: The Process Year Book 1911-1912, Vol. 17 [Printing]

By: Gamble, William, ed.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, A.W. Penrose and Company Ltd.: 1912

Seller ID: 1924


Green cloth with black and grey spine and cover titles and decorations, advertising endpapers, intaglio frontis of the Mona Lisa, xii 224 pp. plus an 80-page section of plates and an 87-page section of advertising (all printing related) at the back, with numerous additional plates interspersed with the text. A lovely copy with light wear to the corners and head of the spine, and heavier wear to the foot of the spine. Numerous technical articles on the printing trade, i... View more info

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Etching, Engraving, & Intaglio Printing

By: Gross, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 1958


Red cloth with gilt spine titles, dust jacket, 16.5 by 24.6, xi 172 pp., illus. Very good with light bumping to the corners and a name in pen on the ffep. The price-clipped jacket has edge wear and a few small edge tears. A well-written treatise on printmaking that covers both historical and instructional facets of the art. Includes chapters on the origins of modern printmaking, dry point, historical and modern engravers, methods of engraving, origins, materials and ... View more info

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Guild of Book Workers Journal , Spring 2002, Volume XXXVII, Number 1

By: Guild of Book Workers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Guild of Book Workers: 2002

Seller ID: 1429


Guild of Book Workers Journal , Spring 2002, Volume XXXVII, Number 1. New York: Guild of Book Workers, Inc. 13.9 by 21.5 cm, 95 pp., illus. Very good with only faint wear to the covers. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. View more info

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Guild of Book Workers Journal , Fall 2003, Volume XXXVIII, Number 1

By: Guild of Book Workers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Guild of Book Workers: 2003

Seller ID: 1430


Guild of Book Workers Journal , Fall 2003, Volume XXXVIII, Number 1. New York: Guild of Book Workers, Inc. 13.9 by 21.5 cm, 112 pp., illus. Very good with only faint wear to the covers. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. View more info

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Guild of Book Workers Journal , Spring 2004, Volume XXXIX, Number 1

By: Guild of Book Workers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Guild of Book Workers: 2004

Seller ID: 1432


Guild of Book Workers Journal , Spring 2004, Volume XXXIX, Number 1. New York: Guild of Book Workers, Inc. 13.9 by 21.5 cm, 68 pp., illus. Very good with only faint wear to the covers and minor bumping to the lower corner. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. View more info

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Pressman’s Ink Manual [Printing]

By: Halpern, George M.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Bullinger’s Guides, Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 1957


Black cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, 13.5 by 21.3 cm, xvi 182 pp., illus. Very light edge wear to the boards and a faint stain on the front cover; a name in pen on the ffep and “Arkell & Smiths” in pen on the front pastedown. A nice vintage printing manual from the director of the Manhattan School of Printing. Includes a foreword by Fred Hartman and sections on ink and paper relationships, ink problems, special inks, compounds, driers, vehicles, theory of... View more info

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A Register of Artists, Engravers, Booksellers, Bookbinders, Printers & Publishers in New York City, 1821-42 [A Register of the New York Book Trades 1821-1842]

By: Huttner, Sidney; Elizabeth Stege Huttner

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Bibliographical Society of America: 1993

Seller ID: 1936


Navy cloth with gilt spine titles, 22 by 28.5 cm, 299 pp. Near fine but for a name in pen on the ffep. From the introduction: “The Register presents the names of individuals and firms connected with the graphic arts in the city of New York between the years 1821 and 1842 with reference, where useful, to the Register for the period 1633-1820 compiled by George L. McKay and published by the New York Public Library in 1942. We share with this predecessor the goal that ... View more info

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Dibdin in Paris (1818)

By: Janssen, Frans A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Goy, Netherlands, Hes & De Graaf Publishers: 2008

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1934


“This book is published in a limited edition on the occasion of the new year 2008 for friends and clients of Antiquaria Forum BV and Hes & De Graaf Publishers BV.” Cream paper over boards with red and black titles and decorations, 14 by 21.9 cm, 43 (4) pp. Fine. From the publisher: “This beautiful book gives an entertaining account of Dibdin's stay in Paris during his bibliographical tour through France and Germany. Frans Janssen describes the bibliophile’s v... View more info

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Japico - Japanpapiere für die Restaurierung [Japanese Papers for Restorations] [Paper, Sample Book]

By: Japico

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vienna, Japico-Feinpapiervertrieb: August 1990

Seller ID: 1806


Vienna: Japico-Feinpapiervertrieb, August 1990. Very Good. Mylar-covered presentation binder with cover page and 26 leaves, printed recto only, with a total of 50 paper samples, most averaging 12 by 8 cm. Light yellowing along the top edge of the cover sheet and back cover only, and a name in pen on the cover sheet. All samples intact. A Japico sample book featuring Japanese-made restoration papers. Japico Fine Paper Sales was founded in 1976 and specializes in hi... View more info

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Bookscout

By: John Dunning

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Dinkytown Antiquarian Books: 1998

Edition: First Separate Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 183


Minneapolis: Dinkytown Antiquarian Books, 1998. First Separate Edition. Near Fine/very good. Minneapolis: Dinkytown Antiquarian Books, 1998. First Separate Edition. Near Fine/very good. SIGNED by Dunning. Staple-bound booklet with dust jacket. No. 348 of 3000, limited edition, this copy from the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Typographia, or the Printers’ Instructor: Including an Account of the Origin of Printing, with Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from Caxton to the Close of the Sixteenth Century: A Series of Ancient and Modern Alphabets, and Domesday Characters: Together with an Elucidation of Every Subject Connected with the Art [Two Volumes]

By: Johnson, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Gregg Press, Ltd.: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1946


Two volumes, complete. Red cloth over boards with gilt spine titles, 18 by 14.5 cm, not paginated. Very good with light sun fading on the spines and a previous owner’s name and date on the ffep (Terry Belanger again, 1973). Originally published in 1824, this important early printing manual was reprinted by Gregg in a much reduced format, with two pages of the Typographia printed on each page of this set – tiny, but still legible. Useful for its extensive early hi... View more info

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Thirty-Seven Issues of the Ex Libris Chronicle, the Journal of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers (ASBC&D), Vol. 1 No. 1, 2001 – Vol. 12 No. 4, 2013

By: Keenan, James P., ed.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: ASBC&D: 2001-2013

Seller ID: 1405


[ASBC&D] Keenan, James P., ed. Thirty-Seven Issues of the Ex Libris Chronicle, the Journal of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers. Cambridge, MA/Tucson, AZ/Laredo, TX: American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2001 – Vol. 12 No. 4, 2013, with no missing issues. Staple-bound card and self-wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm (with some variation), 19 to 74 pp. each, illus. Most issues are fine or near fine, with a few of the early iss... View more info

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The Book Club of California Quarterly News Letter, Volume LX, Numbers 3 and 4, Summer and Fall 1995 [Newton, Alfred Edward]

By: Kessel, Harlan, editor; David Klappholz, contributor, et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1995

Seller ID: 1315


[Newton, Alfred Edward] Kessel, Harlan, editor; David Klappholz, contributor, et al. The Book Club of California Quarterly News Letter, Volume LX, Numbers 3 and 4. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, Volume LX, Numbers 3 (Summer 1995) and 4 (Fall 1995). Staple-bound wraps, 15 by 22.8 cm, 30 pp. each. Fine. Includes Klappholz’s “The Caliph and California: A. Edward Newton and the California Connection” parts one and two (totaling 20 pages). (eph) Firs... View more info

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Quest Book Guest Book: A Biblio-Folly - Signed

By: Leona Rostenberg, Madeleine Stern

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, Modoc Press: 1993

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1266


Rostenberg, Leona; Madeleine B. Stern. Quest Book – Guest Book: A Biblio-Folly. Santa Monica: Modoc Press, 1993. Perfect-bound, glossy wraps. Near fine. Signed by Rostenberg and Stern on the first leaf: “For our colleague/ G… N… / With best wishes / Leona – Madeline,” with “NY Book Fair, April ‘93” written in a different hand.” Ah, the folly of book hunting – the dynamic duo bring us along on their further adventures. View more info

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Anatomy of Printing: The Influences of Art and History on its Design

By: Lewis, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd.: 1970

Seller ID: 1953


[Printing] Lewis, John. Anatomy of Printing: The Influences of Art and History on its Design. London: Faber and Faber Ltd., 1970, first edition. Black cloth with gilt spine and cover titles and gilt cover decorations, dust jacket, 22 by 28.5 cm, 228 pp., illus. Near fine hardcover, in good jacket with some uneven sun fading, edge wear and wrinkles. A detailed analysis of the various factors in art and history that have affected the design of the printed page. With... View more info

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A Tribute to A. Edward Newton: Christmas 1940

By: MacLeish, Archibald, et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Library of Congress: 1940

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1313


[Newton, Alfred Edward; A.S.W. Rosenbach] MacLeish, Archibald, et al. A Tribute to A. Edward Newton: Christmas 1940. Washington, DC: The Library of Congress, December 1940, in an edition of 1,000 copies. Blue card wraps with cord tie, 12.3 by 18.5 cm, [28] pp. Near fine with only faint marks on the covers. A tribute to Newton, who died in 1940, meant to look like his sought-after yearly Christmas booklets. Includes essays by Archibald MacLeish, Christopher Morley,... View more info

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Early American Bookbindings from the Collection of Michael Papantonio

By: Michael Papantonio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Antiquarian Society: 1986

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 1861


American Antiquarian Society, 1986. 2nd edition. Paperback. New. New, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap and in pristine condition. Softcover. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. View more info