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Foreign Language Printing in London, 1500-1900

By: Barry Taylor, ed

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 2002

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 808

ISBN: 0712311289

Condition: New


London: The British Library, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. New/new. Taylor, Barry, ed. Foreign-Language Printing in London 1500-1900. London: The British Library, 2002, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. New, unread copy with a light scuff mark on the uppeer board and a faint smudge on the fore edge of the textblock. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Language of Vision

By: Kepes, Gyorgy; S. Giedion; S.I. Hayakawa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Paul Theobald: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2908

Condition: Fair


Black cloth with silver spine and cover titles, lacking dust jacket, 22 by 28.3 cm, 228 pp., illus. Fair with wear at the spine ends and corners, a few scuff marks on the boards, a light musty smell, and a small spot of skinning on the rear pastedown. A classic exploration of optical communication, “one of the strongest potential means both to reunite man and his knowledge, and to re-form man into an integrated being.” Well-illustrated with examples of classic and modern art, advertising, and typography. Chapters include “Plastic organization,” “Visual representation,” and “T... View more info

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Show Card Writing Course

By: Koester School

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chicago, Extension Division of the Koester School: nd

Seller ID: 3022

Condition: Fair-Good


Not dated (c. 1910s). Chicago’s Koester School campus taught young up-and-comers the art of window dressing, card writing, and advertising. “Decide now that you too are going to get Koester School training and immediately put yourself in position to hold down any of the better paying positions in the country – Koester Men Make Good.”1 This oblong 38 by 29 cm portfolio contains thirty-two 35.7 by 28 cm instructional cards (numbered 1-7, 7A, 8-31). The cards offer basic instruction on card writing, like “Elementary Lines and Curves for Modern Show Card Single-Stroke Roman Letter an... View more info