London: Signature, 1948. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 54 pages. With articles by James Wardrop on the Vatican scriptors, Toni del Renzio on Karel Svolinsky, Ruari McLean on Printers' Type-Specimen books in England 1920-40, and Harry Carter on Johannes Enschede & Zonen. READ MORE
New Series. 1.
London: Signature, 1946. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 52, (2) pages. New Series. 1. With articles on Joseph Gaspard Gille by Ellic Howe, Bernard Newdigate by Basil Blackwell, Joan Hassall by Basil Gray, and numerous book reviews. READ MORE
Edited by Oliver Simon. Original Series no.2.
London: Signature, 1936. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 52, (4) pages. Edited by Oliver Simon. Original Series no.2. With articles by Barnett Freedman, James Laver, John Carter on the woodcut calligraphy of Reynolds Stone, Desmond Flower, Frank Sidgwick and Harry Carter. Some illustrations in color. Few minor spots on front cover. READ MORE
(Rochester,. NY): School of Printing, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1974. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Presentation of the Goudy Award to American book designer P.J. Conkwright. With a biographical sketch of Conkwright. A.L.s. from Alexander S. Lawson of Rochester Institute of Technology laid in. READ MORE
(London): Society of Typographic Designers, n.d. (circa 1953). small 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages printed French fold. Guidelines for membership and bylaws of this organization. Loosely inserted is a letter from the Society to Arnold Jones dated 1953 in which Honorary Membership is proposed. With a handwritten draft of Jones' response on the back. READ MORE
N.P. American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1949. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Unpaginated. A booklet written by Maurice Serle Kaplan to accompany a memorial exhibition of the works of Paul McPharlin, graphic designer, illustrator, puppeteer, author and editor. READ MORE
Washington, DC: (Judd and Detweiler), 1946. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 41+(1) pages. A collection of songs sung by North and South during the American Civil War. Designed and directed by Lester Douglas. Illustrations by Charles Dunn and Ralph Patterson. Note by Douglas on front free endpaper notes this copy printed "before corrections." Gift card laid in. READ MORE
Washington, DC: (Printing House of Judd & Detweiler), 1946. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. (ii), 41, (1) pages. Designed and directed by Lester Douglas. Illustrated by Charles Dunn and Ralph Patterson. A collection of songs sung by Union and Confederate troops during the Civil War. Dust jacket torn along top of spine. READ MORE
Berlin: Propyläen-Verlag, 1923. 4to. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, top edge stained black. 102, (14) pages, with illustrations. Essays on topics in literature, art, and book design. Includes a catalogue of Propyläen's publications. Well-illustrated; many illustrations in color. Boards and spine discolored with some water-staining at fore edge. Corners bumped. Some pages soiled at fore edge. READ MORE
Berlin: Propyläen-Verlag, 1924. 4to. quarter leather with decorated paper-covered boards. (ii), 159+(1) pages, with illustrations. Essays on topics in literature, art, and book design. Includes a catalogue of Propyläen's publications. Well-illustrated; many illustrations in color. Covers soiled with leather spine flaking away. READ MORE
New York: New York Public Library, (1975). 4to. decorated glossy stiff paper wrappers. 440 pages. First edition. Catalogue of the exhibition which took place in the New York Public Library in the fall of 1985. Introductions by Javier Solana Madariaga, Vartan Gregorian, and Juan Manuel Velasco Rami. Text in English and Spanish. Light rubbing along edges. READ MORE
N.P. Privately printed, 1953. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Unpaginated. Reprinted, no souce attributed, as a tribute to Paul A. Bennett by the American Type Founders, Inc. A parable by Bruce Barton likening the two seas in Palestine to two kinds of people in the world. READ MORE
15 volumes bound in 5.
Kjøbenhavn: G.E.C. Gad, 1885-1899. 4to. contemporary half parchment, red leather spine labels, all edges stained red. Thousands of pages. 15 volumes bound in 5. Complete run of this periodical devoted to the decorative arts. Each volume is profusely illustrated. A study of the arts throughout the world but concentrating on the Scandinavian countries. Includes chapters on bookbindings. Text in Danish. Parchment spine of the fifth volume is damaged. READ MORE
Buenos Aires, Argentina: TPG, 2003-. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Five issues of this periodical devoted to printing and typography. FIlled with ads in color printed on different paper stock. Includes numbers 58, 59, 61, 62 and 67. The 67th issue contains a loosely inserted English translation of the articles on arabic typography and other subjects. Price is for the group. READ MORE