London: Institute of Contemporary Arts, (1984). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 157, (3) pages. First edition. An exhibition catalogue which, through essays and photographs, maintain that Morris's concerns are as relevant today as ever. Some of the essays are written by Florence Boos, Ray Watkinson, Peter Faulkner and others. Rubbed along hinges. READ MORE
With an Introduction by Fridolf Johnson.
New York: Dover Publications, (1973). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xiv, 112 pages. With an Introduction by Fridolf Johnson. Preliminary text followed by reproductions of pages from this famous book. Minor cover wear. READ MORE
Salzburg: Werkstätte für Buchkunst, 1982. small oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (69) pages. Limited to 500 numbered copies, initialed by Mr. Stock. Catalogue for an exhibition listing twenty-one art bindings and two "book walls" (holders for sets of small paperbacks). Eleven black-and-white illustrations and twelve color illustrations. Stock's bindings represent a generally conservative approach to the book as art, in which the book has a more-or-less conventional structure and retains its function as a book... READ MORE
1962-1963. 4to. paper wrappers. Odd issues of this periodical published by the papermaker, Kimberly-Clark Co. of Neenah, Wisconsin. .With interesting paper and printing facts and full color design inspirations. Printed on different kinds of paper. Have 4th issue. Price is per issue. READ MORE
New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts Trade Book Clinic, 1951. oblong 8vo. paper wrappers. (12) pages. A catalogue from the exhibition which featured twelve young book designers. Illustrated with sample of their designs. Introductory comments by Merle Armitage, Eugen Ettenberg and Robert Josephy. READ MORE
Frankfurt a.M. Stiftung Buchkunst, 1971. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 103+(1) pages. History, explanation of judging categories, data and statistical tables for the competition "Die schönsten deutschen Bücher" [the most beautiful German books] for 1951-1970 (cover states "1950-1970), with bibliography of prizewinning books. READ MORE
Los Angeles: (Dawson's Book Shop), 1991. miniature book (6.5 x 5.8 cm). quarter leather, decorated paper-covered boards, title gilt-stamped on spine, Dutch Gilt decorated endpapers. 16, (6) pages. Limited to 60 copies. (Bradbury, Dawson's 89). With an actual illustrated leaf from the Dutch Bible noted in the title tipped-in (Disbound and Dispersed 196.5). Essay by the author notes that the Bible was printed in S'Gravenhage (the Hague) by D. Langeweg, 1750. (See Adomeit, Three Centuries... READ MORE
With a Foreword by Alexander Lawson.
Baton Rouge: Press of Nightowl, 1974. small 4to. half cloth over marbled paper-covered boards. xii, 88 pages. With a Foreword by Alexander Lawson. First edition, limited to 206 numbered copies. With ornamentation printed in different colored inks. Introduction by Lawson and preface by the author. well-preserved copy. READ MORE
With a Foreword by Alexander Lawson.
Baton Rouge: Press of Nightowl, 1974. small 4to. half cloth over marbled paper-covered boards. xii, 88 pages. With a Foreword by Alexander Lawson. First edition, limited to 206 numbered copies. With ornamentation printed in different colored inks. Introduction by Lawson and preface by the author. With a bookplate indicating that this copy comes from the reference library of Monk Breton Books. Well-preserved copy. READ MORE
New York: Delano Greenidge Editions, (2002). 4to. cloth with blind-stamped design, dust jacket. (viii), 388 pages. Written in three languages, English, French & German , this has over 460 four color illustrations by more than 250 artists, architects, designers and filmmakers. A comprehensive look at the avant-garde movement in the first half of the twentieth century. READ MORE
New York: Wm. E. Rudge's Sons, (1945). square 8vo. cloth, slipcase. 74 pages. First edition, one of 3000 bound thus. Well illustrated. Contains a check list of books by Armitage. Back cover of slipcase has faint stain. Bookplate on front pastedown and note in ink in corner of front free endpaper. READ MORE