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The Illustrated Book, Center for Book Arts

By: Brian Hannon, ed

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Center for Book Arts, Center for Book Arts: 1995

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 167


Very good condition with only light wear to the wraps and some sun fading along the spine. Softcover. No writing, names, or bookplate. (eph) First Edition. View more info

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The Story of The National Union of Printing, Bookbinding and Paper Workers

By: Bundock, Clement J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1959

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1950


Navy cloth with gilt spine titles, lacks dust jacket, 16 by 24 cm, vii 588 (2) with fold-out “Family Tree” of the Union. Light bumping to the extremities and a few small scratch marks; foxing and yellowing on the endpapers. Signed on the ffep: “With best wishes / Clement J. Bundock.” Much information on the day-to-day activities of book workers in England from the mid-19th Century through the first half of the 20th. Divided into five sections: “With the Boo... View more info

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Some Libraries We Have Not Visited: A Paper Read at the Rounce & Coffin Club, August 26, 1947

By: Carpenter, Edwin H. Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pasadena, Ampersand: 1947

Seller ID: 1321


Carpenter, Edwin H. Jr. Some Libraries We Have Not Visited: A Paper Read at the Rounce & Coffin Club, August 26, 1947. Pasadena, California: Ampersand Press, 1947. Staple-bound wraps in marbled overwrap with paper cover label, two tipped-in facsimiles of title pages, 8 pp. Light edge wear. Printed for members of the Zamorano Club, this essay looks at the history of imaginary and fictional libraries. First Edition. View more info

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Livre D’Or du Bibliophile 1925, 1926 – 1927, 1928 – 1929

By: Chambre Syndicale des D’Art; Various

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris, Chambre Syndicale des Éditeurs du Livres D’Art: 1925-27

Seller ID: 1922


Première Année 1925, Deuxième Année 1926-1927, Troisième Année 1928-1929, the first volume is no. 1863 of a limited printing of 2000 and the third volume is no. 225 of 1800 printed; the second volume has no such designation. Plain sewn wraps in printed dust jackets, 25.5 by 32.7 cm, not paginated (624 pp. total), illus., 1 tipped-in plate. Chipping at the head and tails of the spine (especially the first volume). The binding of the second volume is shaken with t... View more info

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William Morris: Master-Printer, A Lecture Given on the Evening of November 27, 1896 to Students of the Printing School , St. Bride Foundation Institute in London

By: Colebrook, Frank; John De Pol, illustrations; William S. Peterson, ed., intro.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Council Bluffs, Iowa, Yellow Barn Press: 1989

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1470


Council Bluffs, Iowa: Yellow Barn Press, 1989. Limited ed. Very Good. Colebrook, Frank; John De Pol, illustrations; William S. Peterson, ed., intro. William Morris: Master-Printer, A Lecture Given on the Evening of November 27, 1896 to Students of the Printing School , St. Bride Foundation Institute in London. Council Bluffs, Iowa: Yellow Barn Press, 1989, limited edition of 1,400 copies. Light blue paper-covered boards, 15.3 by 23 cm, x 34 pp., illus. Very good w... View more info

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A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New

By: Curwen, Henry; Leslie Shephard, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Gale: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1335


Curwen, Henry; Leslie Shephard, intro. A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1968. Grey cloth with dull gilt spine titles on blue panel, no jacket, 14.5 by 22 cm, 483 pp. Light wear to the boards and foxing on the edges of the textblock. Originally published by Chatto and Windus in 1873, this volume, in additional to chapters on “booksellers of olden times” and provincial booksellers, includes the Longman family, Constable, C... View more info

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A Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: or Cento of Notes and Reminiscences Concerning Rare, Curious, and Valuable Books bound together with A Second Journey Round the Library

By: Davis, William

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, W. Davis: 1821/1825

Seller ID: 1357


Davis, William. A Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: or Cento of Notes and Reminiscences Concerning Rare, Curious, and Valuable Books bound together with A Second Journey Round the Library. London: Printed for W. Davis, Bookseller, at the Bedford Library, Southampton Row, Russell Square; Marshall, Printer, Kenton-st. Brunswick-sq., 1821 (first volume), 1825 (second volume). Leather-bound, Octavo, 4 7/8 by 7 1/2-inches, vii 96 pp. 120 pp. Brown calf with wor... View more info

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The Printers’ Price List

By: De Vinne, Theodore Low

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York/London, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1948


Brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 13.5 by 18.4 cm, xvi 459 pp. plus 17 pages of ads at the rear and 3 pages of titles in the Garland series. Near fine with a previous owner’s name and date on the ffep (none other than the beloved Terry Belanger, 1980). Originally published in 1871, this reprint is part of Garland’s series of “Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History.” Includes a new introduction by Irene Tichenor. View more info

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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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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

A Catalogue of the Washington Collection in the Boston Athenaeum - with presentation bookplate to General A.W. Greely

By: Griffin, Appleton P.C

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Boston, Boston Athenaeum: 1897

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 589


Hardcover, 7 1/4 by 9 1/2-inches, xi, 566 pp. Green cloth with dulled gilt spine titles, top edge gilt. Former Department of the Army library copy with their embossed stamp on the title page and stamps on the copyright page, the fore edge of the textblock, and on a few pages. There are also small “withdrawn” stamps on the front and rear pastedowns and the title page. Light rubbing to the corners and spine ends with a quarter-inch split at the head of the spine. ... View more info

Engraved and Typographic Work of Rudolph Ruzicka: An Exhibition

By: Groiler Club Of New York

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 1948

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33


One of 500 copies printed and bound in April 1948 by The George Grady Press, New York, and SIGNED by Mr. Ruzicka in pencil at the colophon. Stiff wrappers with a mottled brown design and dull (as stamped) gilt spine titles and cover device. Five black and white images, three color images (including title page). 36 pages plus signed colophon. Near fine condition with only faint wear to the wraps and some very tiny nicks to the paper on the spine. A lovely copy. (eph) Fi... View more info

COMMERCIAL BOOKBINDINGS: An Historical Sketch, with Some Mention of an Exhibition of Drawings, Covers and Books at the Grolier Club April 5 to April 28, 1894

By: Grolier Club

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grolier Club: 1894

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 166


New York: Grolier Club, 1894. First edition. Very Good +. New York: Grolier Club, 1894. First edition. Very Good +. 1894 first edition in the original wraps. 23 pages, 4 1/2 by 7 inches. In very good condition with only light wear to the wraps. The interior is clean and bright with a 1/4-inch closed tear on the edge of the first page. No writing, names, or bookplate. (eph) First Edition. 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

The Collector's Library Vols. 1 and 2: Pictures and Picture Collecting bound together with The Art of Extra-Illustration

By: Holmes, C.J.; J.M. Bulloch; T.W.H. Crossland, series. ed

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Treherne & Co., Ltd.: 1903 (Both)

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 417


London: Anthony Treherne & Co., Ltd., 1903. First edition. Near Fine. London: Anthony Treherne & Co., Ltd., 1903. First edition. Near Fine. [Grangerized, Extra-Illustration] Holmes, C.J.; J.M. Bulloch; T.W.H. Crossland, series. ed. Pictures and Picture Collecting (by Holmes) bound together with The Art of Extra-Illustration. London: Anthony Treherne & Co., Ltd., 1903 (both), first editions. Custom quarter linen binding by master bookbinder Vernon Wiering (Grand... View more info