(Canaletto, Giovanni Antonio) Kainen, Jacob THE ETCHINGS OF CANALETTO.
Washington The Smithsonian Press 1967 oblong 8vo. cloth, dust jacket unpaginated The first book in English describing and reproducing all of Canaletto's known etchings. Giovanni Antonia Canal, known as Canaletto, is noted for his paintings of 18th century Venice, but his etchings have been lesser known. Illustration on title page. Foreword by the author. Footnotes.1 Selected bibliography and checklist. 30 black and white plates. Price: $ 15.00
Order nr. 114583
Kainen, Jacob GEORGE CLYMER AND THE COLUMBIAN PRESS
New York The Typophiles 1950 small 8vo. cloth. xiv, 60, (2) pages. Limited to 770 copies of which this is one of the 420 copies printed for the Typophiles. Contains much information on this 19th century American printing press inventor. With 8 illustrations of presses. Presentation from the author on the free endpaper "For John Michael, Jacob Kainen." With Michael's small booklabel on front pastedown which has caused an offset spot on free endpaper. Price: $ 45.00
Order nr. 63669
(Lakeside Press) Kainen, Jacob THE HALFTONE SCREEN.
(Chicago, IL Lakeside Press 1951) oblong 16mo. stiff paper wrappers, folder not paginated Contains nine large black-and-white plates. "This booklet and the article it contains was prepared as a keepsake for the exhibition on Halftone Engraving held in The Lakeside Press Galleries from October 23, 1950, to February 9, 1951." (from the last page). On the folder is an invitation for the aforementioned exhibition, as well as a description of the exhibition and a history of the Lakeside Press Galleries. Minor wear and soiling. Price: $ 17.50
Order nr. 102471