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New York: Goudy Chappel, (1982). 12mo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. Not paginated. Private press contributions by 11 members printed on different paper and in different type. Includes the Four Penny Press, The Stone House Press, the Ron Press, the Press of the Iron Horse, Under the Cedars Press, the Endgrain Press (John DePol), the Private Press of the Haywoods and the Herity Press. READ MORE about CHAPPELBOOK HONORING THE MOXON CHAPPEL (THE VERY FIRST, BORN APRIL 24, 1957, IN MENLO PARK,...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 22832
Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Bible Society, 1814. 8vo. unbound. (4) pages. A circular letter from the Board of Directors of the Middlesex County branch of the Massachusetts Bible Society, addressed in ink to Rev. Charles Stearns and others in Lincoln, Massachusetts. The letter sets forth the duty of the Society to distribute the Scriptures and motivate local congregations and parishes to assist in so doing. It includes directions and advice for setting up local committees and..... READ MORE about Circular letter with directions for establishing local committees and fund-raising
Price: $500.00 Order nr. 130764
New York / Avenel: Glorya Hale, 1996. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 223 pages. Clip art images taken from the 1900 edition of the American Type Founders Cut Book. Spine of dust jacket faded, else fine.Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler. READ MORE about CLASSIC CLIP ART: THOUSANDS OF COPYRIGHT-FREE IMAGES
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 135173
Palo Alto, CA: Coyne & Blanchard, 1989. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 139, (5) pages. Vol. 30, No. 8 (January/February 1989). Features an article about Matthew Carter, type designer at Bitstream, Inc. by Dick Coyne.(pp.86-93) Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about COMMUNICATION ARTS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 121828
N.P. Internationalen Typographischen Vereinigung, (1966). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. An exhibition catalogue devoted to type specimens using examples from the Gutenberg Museum. Text in three languages; German, English, and French. Helmut Presser wrote the introduction. Followed by illustrations from different type specimen books and descriptions of each book. READ MORE about ERLESENE LETTERNPROBEN AUS VERGANGENHEIT UND GEGENWART
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 109681
N.P. Western Publishing Co., 1971 (1975). square 12mo. pictorial paper-covered boards. (26) pages. In 1979, Henry Morris published a book by Timothy Barrett on Japanese papermaking entitled Nagashizuki. Morris decided to add an additional title to the list of reference books to see if anyone ever really consulted these lists. Thus the last entry was "Wilcox, Daniel. The Invention of Paper. New York: Western Publishing Co., 1971" and was a direct reference to a little..... READ MORE about ERNIE THE CAVE KING AND SHERLOCK THE SMART PERSON IN THE INVENTION OF PAPER
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 39600
New Britain, CT: J.L. Kapica, 1964. miniature book (6.5 x 5 cm.). limp black leather stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. 30, (2) pages. "A limited edition of this book has been printed from hand set Garamond Old Style type on Stratmore Text paper." Not in Bradbury. Contributions by Mike Mansfield, Earl Warren, and John McCormack. READ MORE about EULOGIES TO THE LATE PRESIDENT, JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY, DELIVERED IN THE ROTUNDA OF THE UNITED...
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 117197
Translated out of Frensshe into Englysshe by: William Caxton. With engravings on wood by Agnes Miller Parker.
Newtown, Montogomeryshire: Gregynog Press, 1931. 4to. Welsh natural sheepskin, spine titled in black, a signed binding by the Gregynog Press Bindery, later cloth clamshell box with cloth spine label with title printed in black. (viii), 146, (2) pages. Translated out of Frensshe into Englysshe by: William Caxton. With engravings on wood by Agnes Miller Parker. Limited to 250 numbered copies (Harrop 20). Some light wear and rubbing to the leather along the edges and edges..... READ MORE about FABLES OF ESOPE
Price: $11,000.00 Order nr. 107211
Bangor, Maine: Eastern Corp. n.d. Single sheet printed on heavy cardboard. Fairfield was designed by Rudolph Ruzicka. Corner slightly bent. Accompanied by a folio broadside type specimen sheet showing Fairfield and giving a history of its production. READ MORE about FAIRFIELD
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 15909
Rochester: School of Printing, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1969. 8vo. paper wrappers. 4 page french fold. An announcement of the presentation of the Frederic W. Goudy Award to Hermann Zapf. Listed are his accomplishments and his type designs from 1940 to 1969. READ MORE about FIRST ANNUAL FREDERIC W. GOUDY AWARD. PRESENTED TO HERMANN ZAPF
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 57353
Ein Wegweiser Ratgeber bei der Wahl geeigneter Musikalien.
Bernburg: J. Bacmeister, Hof-Buchhändler, (1884). 8vo. cloth, pages edged in red. (viii), 309, (3) pages. Ein Wegweiser Ratgeber bei der Wahl geeigneter Musikalien. Text in German. Several lists of musical instruction books, arranged by type of music, instrument, and composer. FRAGILE, usual library markings; previous owner's signature on free front endpaper; free front endpaper is loose; lower corner of front cover has split and interior board has deteriorated; edges worn; moderate wear at ends of..... READ MORE about FÜHRER DURCH DIE KLAVIER-UNTERRICHTS-LITERATUR
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 92085
Leipzig, Germany: Die Deutsche Bibliothek, 2005. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 111+(1) pages. Text in German. Table of contents, foreword. An exhibition of acquisitions by the German Book and Type Museum. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about GEBEN ET NEHMEN: STIFTUNGEN, SCHENKUNGEN BESONDERE ERWERBUNGEN
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 126240
Leipziger Strabe: German Liaison Committee of the Type Directors Club of New York, 1987. large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 63+(1) pages. A catalogue for the exhibition of the German Liaison Committee of The Type Directors Club of New York, which featured contemporary German graphic design in the United States. Illustrated and indexed. READ MORE about GERMAN TYPOGRAPHY TODAY
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 59352
N.P. n.p., n.d. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (4) pages printed French fold. "This Keepsake was set by hand in the latest Italic Dante type designed by Giovanni Mardersteig and printed in Verona for the exhibtion THE OFFICINA BODONI at the British Library in London, August-October 1978." With full-page portrait of Mardersteig and a printed quote about the book. Printed at the Stamperia Valdonega. READ MORE about GIOVANNI MARDERSTEIG, 8.1.1892 - 27.12.1977
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 87134
New York: The Haberule Co., (1959). square 8vo. fabric covers with plastic spiral binding. (68) pages. "A new and improved method of type calcualting which reduces to simple terms the whole complex problem of copy-casting." Text following by list of type faces and point sizes, a plastic rule inserted in a pocket in the booklet and a built in pica scale. READ MORE about HABERULE VISUAL COPY-CASTER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 121988
Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1962. small folio. original full dark red oasis morocco with title and ornament in gilt, slipcase with patterned paper-covered sides. 372 pages. Printed in an edition limited to 320 numbered copies of which this is one of 155 numbered copies for the United States. Near fine in near fine slipcase. Scarce in this condition. Finely printed in Zeno type on Magnani mould-made paper. (Officina Bodoni no.126). English text from the Authorized, or..... READ MORE about THE HOLY GOSPELS
Price: $4,800.00 Order nr. 43977
Wilmington: The Garden Club of Wilmington, n.d. 8vo. plastic spiral binding with stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 169, (3) pages. Each page is a copy of a handwritten note on gardens etc. With signed (in type) contributions by many of the du Ponts. Illustrated. Wrappers soiled. READ MORE about HUMOR AND HUMUS
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 72940
Arranged by the Newberry Library for the Midwinter Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of America
Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1930. 8vo. cloth. 10 pages. Arranged by the Newberry Library for the Midwinter Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of America. Lists 80 texts displayed that illustrate the type of papers read at said meeting. Light wear. Boards slightly warped. READ MORE about INCUNABULA: A SPECIAL EXHIBITION OF FIFTEENTH CENTURY BOOKS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 97626
the Type Pictures of Albert Schiller which were produced ... and are here presented...
N.P. Advertising Typographers Association of America, Inc., 1948. broadside (23 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches). the Type Pictures of Albert Schiller which were produced ... and are here presented. One in a series of posters which accompanied the exhibition. Parts VI to VIII by Schiller are printed here and have accompanying illustrations. Fold mark. READ MORE about INTER-AGENCY SUMMER EXHIBITS OF MACHINE-AGE ART
Price: $70.00 Order nr. 105833
Foreword by Adrian Frutiger.
London: Studio Editions, (1992). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 383 pages. Foreword by Adrian Frutiger. Reprint of the 1990 first edition. Presents 66 type faces in full alphabets. Covers soiled. Slight musty smell. READ MORE about THE INTERNATIONAL TYPEBOOK
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 106251