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Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 1988. small 4to. dark brown cloth spine with lighter woven cloth-covered boards on which is printed a reproduction of the Ramage Press. 23, (3) pages. Limited to 300 copies. A history of the first medical book printed in California, the Botica General De Los Remedios Esperimentados. This book was printed by California's first printer, Agustín Vicente Zamorano on a Ramage wooden press imported from Boston in 1834. With a woodcut..... READ MORE about THE ZAMORANO PRESS AND THE BOTICA, CALIFORNIA'S FIRST MEDICAL BOOK
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 62379
Washington: National Geographic Society, (1970). tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 618, (2) pages. With lists of expeditions, researches, and awards and foreword by Melville Bell Grosvenor. Jacket chipped with tears along edges. READ MORE about NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC INDEX, 1947-1969
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 62973
Washington: National Geographic Society, (1977). tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 451+(1) pages. With lists of expeditions, researches, and awards and foreword by Robert E. Doyle and introduction by Gilbert M. Grosvenor. Jacket chipped with tears along edges. READ MORE about NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC INDEX, 1947-1976
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 62976
Pomona, CA: Potlatch Forests Inc., 1962. 4to. plastic spiral bound stiff paper wrappers. 4 pages of text followed by 33 specimens. Demonstrations of different colors on different colored paper stock. Plastic spiral binding is broken and partially detached. READ MORE about POTLATCH FORESTS PAPER WORK BOOK, ILLUSTRATING THE COMPARATIVE PRESS PERFORMANCE OF VARYING...
Price: $14.00 Order nr. 62680
N.P. n.p., 1968. small 4to. self paper wrappes. (4) pages. Reprinted from Publishers' Weekly, May 6, 1968. Text and reproductions of some of the items in the display cases. READ MORE about PAPER AND PAPERMAKING: EXHIBIT AT PHILADELPHIA LIBRARY
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 95071
Los Angeles: The Plantin Press, 1971. large 12mo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, gold-stamped label. (ii), 42 pages. Printed in an edition of 350 copies. An account of Charles Lamb's transatlantic reputation and publishing history, from the pirates' earliest raids, to the appearance of Final Memorials with its revelation, fourteen years after his death. Indexed. READ MORE about ELIANA AMERICANA
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 57297
Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, 1970. 8vo. stiff wrappers. viii (ii), (30) pages. Printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles. A catalogue of 161 prints, with introduction describing the principal graphic processes and a few of the practices of printmaking. Cover by Roy Lichtenstein, with frontispiece and two illustrations in text. READ MORE about GRAPHIC ARTS RENTAL PROGRAM
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 63179
Paris: Rombaldi, 1947. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 175, (5) pages. No. 5. This issue contains articles on the works of Paul Valery, on Bonnard, Max Jacob, encyclopedies, 17th century French book illustrations. etc. Many illustrations, some tipped-in. Wear at spine ends. READ MORE about LE PORTIQUE
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 55452
Paris: Rombaldi, 1946. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 179, (11) pages. No. 4. This issue contains articles on the works of L'Atelier de Dufy, "Maurice Denis et l'Art du Livre" by Jacques Guignard, Sir Osbert Sitwell on Thomas Rowlandson and others. Many illustrations, some tipped-in. Wear at top of spine. READ MORE about LE PORTIQUE
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 55455
Paris: Rombaldi, 1947. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 150, (8) pages. No. 6. This issue contains articles on the works of L'Atelier Gus Bofa, the works of P.-J. Toulet, Bernard Naudin, the illustrator, Choffard, Verlaine and others. Many illustrations, some tipped-in. READ MORE about LE PORTIQUE
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 55456
Los Angeles: Primavera Press, 1934. 8vo. cloth with paper label. xxii, (ii), 85, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 1000 copies. (Hart 13, Ritchie 71). A translation of this important work on the germ theory of infection by Fracastoro. This poem, originally printed in Rome 1531, gave Syphillis its name and recognized its venereal cause. The introduction is a translation of an article by Dr. Albert Garrigues that appeared in Æsculapein 1925. Illustrated in black-and-white..... READ MORE about THE SINISTER SHEPARD. A TRANSLATION OF GIROLAMO FRACASTORO'S SYPHILIDIS SIVE DE MORBO GALLICO...
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 62853
1979. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Volume I, No.2. Madeleine Stern on Isaac M. Singer's type machine, Rollo Silver on violent assaults in American printing shops, E. Richard McKinstry on David Cree, and information on lost type faces of Goudy. READ MORE about PRINTING HISTORY, THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PRINTING HISTORY ASSOC IATION. Number Two
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 32450
Een overzicht van de ontwikkeling van het typografisch letterbeeld.
Gent, Belgium: Stedelijke Jongensberoepsschool, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 31 pages. Een overzicht van de ontwikkeling van het typografisch letterbeeld. Written in Dutch. A book on typography throughout time. With several black-and-white illustrations throughout. Covers rubbed with wear along edges. READ MORE about DE DRUKLETTER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 100970
Boston: n.p., 1938. 8vo. cloth. First edition. Introduction by D.B. Updike, with articles on printing history by Lawrence C. Wroth and others. Well printed. Spine faded. Bookplate on free endpaper. A few annotations in pencil. READ MORE about NEW ENGLAND KEEPSAKE PRESENTED TO ALL CRAFTSMEN REGISTERED
Price: $9.00 Order nr. 4727
Oakland: The Rather Press, 1977. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 17, (3) pages. A gathering of sayings from important printers concerning various aspects of private press printing. Inscribed by Cliff Rather on front cover. READ MORE about FINE POINTS: A PRINTERS' MISCELLANY
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 28416
Oakland, CA: Rather Press, (1970). small 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards. (vi), 128 pages. Printed in an edition limited to 72 copies. Printed in 14-point Cloister Bold in roman and italic, with " titles and inserts from various fonts on hand, all hand set and printed on the faithful ancient muscle-powered Sigwalt." The authors printed their first book in 1965 by building a flat-bed wooden press using a hard maple rolling pin. List of..... READ MORE about HERE'S HOW, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PART II
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 63478
With a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell.
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, (1989). 6 x 9.5 inches. hardcover. 192 pages. With a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. Limited to 500 copies. Designed and written by the great printer, Ward Ritchie, this work contains many reminiscences of book collectors, book artists, bookmen and printers many of which are notable and recognizable figures in the world of fine books. These stories include the Los Angeles booksellers of the Great Depression and the formation of..... READ MORE about OF BOOKMEN & PRINTERS, A GATHERING OF MEMORIES
Price: $9.99 Order nr. 47016
(San Francisco: San Francisco Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1959). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 12 pages. Program of this meeting. Filled with illustrations. Nicely printed covers. READ MORE about YOUR NEIGHBORS OF YESTERDAY: THE BEGINNINGS OF PRINTING AND THE PRINTERS OF EARLY SAN FRANCISCO
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 91467
New York: Joseph Halle Schaffner, 1968. large 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, paper spine and cover labels. 43, (3) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 450 copies from hand set Goudy Modern types on Curtis Rag paper, by Mallette Dean, artist and printer, Fairfax, California. With three photographs, including a frontispiece portrait of Sandburg attributed to Edward or Dana Steichen. READ MORE about LETTER TO CARL SANDBURG, AFTER READILNG HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY "ALWAYS THE YOUNG STRANGERS"...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 62975
London: Constable, 1909. 12mo. later cloth with original paper wrappers bound-in. (vi), 39+(1) pages. First edition. As performed by the Civic and Dramatic Guild at the Royal Court Theatre, on the 9th July 1909. A play about the Suffragettes. Bookplate of Carl Van Vechten on front free endpaper, and his signature, dated 1910 on front pastedown. Free endpaper and original wrapper loose. Covers slightly rubbed. READ MORE about PRESS CUTTINGS: A TOPICAL SKETCH COMPILED FROM THE EDITORIAL AND CORRESPONDENCE COLUMNS OF THE...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 62928
Eine weihnacthliche Erzählung von Leo Tolstoi, Mit drei Illustrationen von Willi Dirx.
Frankfurt a. M. D. Stempel AG, (1952). 8vo. paper-covered boards. 31+(1) pages. Eine weihnacthliche Erzählung von Leo Tolstoi, Mit drei Illustrationen von Willi Dirx. Written in German. Tipped-in are three black-and-white illustrations. Minor wear. READ MORE about WO LIEBE IST DA IST GOTT
Price: $7.00 Order nr. 101642
Pasadena: The Untide Press, (1950). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (40) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 500 copies. Designed with linoleum cut decorations by Kemper Nomland,Jr., hand-set in Bembo and Futura type on Kilmory Text paper. Poetry. READ MORE about ARMA VIRUMQUE CANO
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 63733
New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1954. 8vo. cloth, top edge gilt, dust jacket. xix, 547, (3) pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout including a full color frontispiece portrait of John Pintard, the founder. Minor jacket soiling, else fine. READ MORE about KNICKERBOCKER BIRTHDAY, A SESQUI-CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 39790