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The Philobiblon of Richard De Bury

By: Richard De Bury

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IndyPublish.com,


De Bury, Richard; E.C. Thomas, trans. The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury. McLean, Virginia: IndyPublish.com, nd. Hardcover with gilt spine titles, 15.6 by 23.5 cm, preface, prologue, 87 pp. Very good with a few small marks on the covers. A collection of essays concerning the acquisition, preservation, and organization of books written by de Bury shortly before his death in 1345. IndyPublish is a vanity press and reprint outfit and, while their products are bett... View more info

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The Printers’ Guide; or, An Introduction to the Art of Printing

By: Van Winkle, Cornelius S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/London, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1981

Edition: Reprint


Brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 13 by 18.4 cm, xii 229 pp. plus 54-pages depicting “A Specimen of Printing Types from the Foundry of E. White” and “A Specimen of Printing Types Cast at D. & G. Bruce’s Foundry,” illus., 1 fold-out scale chart. Very good with only minor wear at the extremities. Originally published in 1818, this reprint is part of Garland’s series of “Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History.” Includes a new introduction by ... 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


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 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


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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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


[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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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


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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William Andrews Clark Memorial Library: Report of the First Decade, 1934-1944

By: Powell, Lawrence Clark; Ernest Carroll Moore; Edward Augustus Dickson; Cora Edgerton Sanders, et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, The University of California Press, 1946


"Seventy-five copies of this report have been printed on 100 per cent rag book paper and specially bound for presentation to members of the Zamorano Club.” Red cloth with gilt cover titles in black panel, 14.5 by 21.5 cm, vii 78 pp. plus colophon and eight illus. Very good with only minor bumping at the corners and sun fading on the spine. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. Comprised of an introduction and eleven essays, including “The Beginnings... View more info