New York: Watson-Guptill Pubs. (1982). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 192 pages. Based on an exhibition organized by International Typeface Co., "the book represents the best work ... judged by a blue-ribbon ... jury of world-renowned calligraphers - Hermann Zapf (chairman),..." (dust jacket). One hundred fifty-five illustrations, mostly black-and-white, of work from twenty-one countries. With biographical sketches of jurors and index of calligraphers. With a foreword by Zapf and an introduction by Philip Grushkin and Jeanyee Wong. READ MORE
Washington, DC: Potomac Chapter of the Guild of Bookworkers, 1997. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 18, (4) pages. Introduction by Cita Wheeler-Sullivan, photography by Julie Ainsworth. Color and black and white illustrations. An 1997 exhibition of different bindings of the humorous works of Leonardo da Vinci. READ MORE
Le Point Cardinal
Paris: Pour les Amis de Jean Hughes, Éditions des Cendres, 2004. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 117, (9) pages. Le Point Cardinal. Text in French. Limited to an edition of 900. A collection of essays by André Jammes, Antoine Coron, Jean Toulet, and Yves Peyré about Jean Hugues as a bookseller and editor. Includes a chronology of Hugues' life and a bibliography of his works. Illustrated in color and black-and-white throughout. Preface by Chantal Duchesne-Hugues. Printed... READ MORE
With an introduction by Sidney F. Huttner.
New York & London: Garland Publishing, 1990. 8vo. cloth. (viii), xi, 129 pages with 28 full page plates; 15 pages followed by 13 plates. With an introduction by Sidney F. Huttner. Facsimile reprints of ON BOOKBINDINGS, ANCIENT AND MODERN (Mejer no.54; Brenni no.321) and ON ORNAMENTAL ART AS APPLIED TO ANCIENT AND MODERN BOOKBINDING (Mejer no.53; Brenni no.181). Part of The History of Bookbinding Technique and Design Series edited by Sidney F. Huttner. ON BOOKBINDINGS... READ MORE
London: George Bell and Sons, for the Society, 1901. 8vo. later cloth with original paper wrappers bound in, paper cover label. ii, pp. 620-640, iii-iv. Vol. XLIX, No. 2,537. Includes a report by the Society's Committee on Leather for Bookbinding, addressing the problem of decay of leather bindings, both in libraries and individual collections. Boards stained. Bookplate on front pastedown. Tanning throught, especially at edges. READ MORE
Wien: Hofbibliothek, n.d. (c.1930s). 12mo. full paper-covered boards stamped in gilt in the design of a binding, top edge gilt. vi, 197 pages. Descriptions of 606 bindings in the library including oriental, Italian, German, French, English, etc. No illustrations. Minor rubbing around edges, else fine. READ MORE
Bearbeitet von Manfred von Armim. 2 volumes.
Stuttgart: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell & Co. (1984). 4to. cloth, cardboard slipcase. 417,(3); 421-842,(2) pages. Bearbeitet von Manfred von Armim. 2 volumes. Limited to 800 copies. Well annotated descriptions of the 15th century books and manuscripts in Schafer's library. Filled with plates, some of which are in color. READ MORE
New York: Bookbinding & Book Production, 1943. 4to. spiral bound paper wrappers, paper cover label. Introduction by Will Ransom. Thirty-seven books are shown as taken from their original appearance in the magazine, Bookbinding and Book Production. Includes design work by Goudy, Richard Ellis, Ernst Reichl and others. Label damaged. Covers spotted. READ MORE
London: Christie's, 1994. small 4to. paper wrappers. 253, (15) pages. Catalog of an auction in London of incunabula, manuscripts, reference books, German illustrated books, atlases, travel and miscellaneous books. Many interesting offerings, including an illuminated copy of the ninth German bible, 1483, Ptolemy's LIBER GEOGRAPHICA, 1511, and a fine Renaissance binding by Joachim Linck. Well illustrated, with many plates in color. READ MORE
(Ascona, Switzerland: Galleria del Bel Libro, 1971). square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (20) pages. Text in Italian, German, and French. Bindings from a variety of workships. Black and white illustrations with foldout. Brochure about the 1971 Paul Bonet prize laid in. READ MORE
Vatican: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1977. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xviii, 168, (2) pages followed by the 211 plates. First edition. (Brenni no.1021). Excellent catalogue of Papal bindings. 35 of the plates are in color. Front cover tear at top near spine and also at bottom. READ MORE