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1973. small 8vo. staped self paper wrappers. 13 pages. Offprint from the Gazette of the Grolier Club, New Series, Number 19, December, 1973. Bookplate in corner of inside front cover. READ MORE about FRITZ KREDEL, AN ADDRESS BY WARREN CHAPPELL AT THE OPENING OF THE FRITZ KREDEL RETROSPECTIVE...
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 1371
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 255, xv, (v) pages. First edition. Over 200 illustrations. An important book. Chappell has added a nice presentation to this copy using the dedication page which reads "To my friend(s) Alfred A. Knopf & Will, Jan 9, 1973, Warren Chappell" in which he has added to text to the original dedication. Loosely inserted in this copy is a T.L.s. from a collector to Terry... READ MORE about A SHORT HISTORY OF THE PRINTED WORD
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 1373
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 255, xv, (v) pages. First edition. Over 200 illustrations. An important book. Near fine. READ MORE about A SHORT HISTORY OF THE PRINTED WORD
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 104898
Comment by Isabel Bishop and a Checklist of Chappell's Work by Eleanor Steiner-Prag.
New York: The Advertising Club, 1955. 12mo. cloth-backed decorated paper-covered boards. (46) pages. Comment by Isabel Bishop and a Checklist of Chappell's Work by Eleanor Steiner-Prag. Limited to 550 copies. Three colored plates tipped-in. READ MORE about SIXTY-THREE DRAWINGS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 1374
Providence: The Library, 1942. small 8vo. parchment-backed boards, dust jacket. 30 pages. Limited to 565 copies. Complimentary leaflet loosely inserted. Jacket soiled with a small spot on front cover. READ MORE about THE LIBRARY, RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 1379
Embellished by C. LeRoy Baldridge.
Camden, NJ: The Haddon Craftsmen, 1937. 8vo. cloth, paper cover label. (28) pages. Embellished by C. LeRoy Baldridge. Limited to 1000 copies designed and printed by Richard Ellis. The illustrations are in color. One of the Christmas books issued by the Haddon Craftsmen. Fine condition. READ MORE about THE. AFFAIR AT THE INN, AS SEEN BY PHILO THE INNKEEPER & TAXGATHERER OF ROME
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 31893
Westport, CT: The Georgian Press, 1931. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 31 pages. Limited to 200 copies designed and printed by Richard Ellis. One of the Christmas books. Covers sunned. READ MORE about THE. AFFAIR AT THE INN, AS SEEN BY PHILO THE INNKEEPER & TAXGATHERER OF ROME
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 134046
N.P. Privately printed for Napier College of Commerce & Technology, 1976. 8vo. cloth. xxxi,332; xii,333-685 pages. 2 volumes. With typographical notes by Harry Carter and an essay on the Printing of Illustrations by Frank P. Restall. This library was formed by the collector to demonstrate printing, typography and book illustration techniques from the beginning of printing. With a biographical sketch of Clark. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE EDWARD CLARK LIBRARY
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 30176
N.P. Princeton University and the Art Institute of Chicago, (1972). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 190, (2) pages. With texts by the editor, Martin Eidelberg, David A. Hanks, Susan Otis Thompson and others. Illustrated. Rubbed around edges. READ MORE about THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT IN AMERICA 1876-1916
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 41549
New York: The New York Public Library, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 44, (42) pages. Text followed by plates showing the typographical design work by Clarke. Printed by the Press of A. Colish. READ MORE about BERT CLARKE - TYPOGRAPHER, A CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF SELECTED WORKS WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY...
Price: $13.00 Order nr. 4967
New York: The Typophiles, Inc., 1971. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, front cover label portrait of Cleland. (viii), 12, (4) pages. Typophile Monograph No. 125 limited to 350 copies. James Eckman spent week ends with Cleland in designing the Mayo brothers' 100th anniversary official seal. Story of their relationship. The portrait of Cleland on the front cover is by Rockwell Kent. READ MORE about WEEK ENDS WITH TOM CLELAND
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 20755
Rochester, MN: The Doomsday Press, 1971. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, front cover label portrait of Cleland. (vii), 12, (2) pages. Limited to 150 copies. James Eckman spent week ends with Cleland in designing the Mayo brothers' 100th anniversary official seal. Story of their relationship. The portrait of Cleland on the front cover is by Rockwell Kent. READ MORE about WEEK ENDS WITH TOM CLELAND
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 21976
Foreword by James H. Billington. Afterword by John Y. Cole.
Golden: Fulcrum Publishing, (1996). small 4to. leatherette, dust jacket. x, 150 pages. Foreword by James H. Billington. Afterword by John Y. Cole. First edition. Filled with illustrations of some of the most interesting and important American books of the Library of Congress. Signed by the author on title page. READ MORE about THE BOOK IN AMERICA WITH IMAGES FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 46161
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. 8.5 x 11 inches. Hardcover, dust jacket. 176 pages. First edition. This is the first full-length study of the leading American type foundry of the nineteenth century. It is an interesting history of the foundry from both a business and a design point of view. The emphasis is on the design of the hundreds of typefaces that were produced by the foundry, from its inception in the 1860s... READ MORE about MACKELLAR, SMITHS & JORDAN: TYPOGRAPHIC TASTEMAKERS OF THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 96669
N.P. Privately printed by the Plimpton Press, n.d. small square 8vo. leather-backed boards. 14 pages. Printed by the Plimpton Press with the permission of the author. Leather spine shows wear at head and is rubbed. READ MORE about THE IDEAL BOOK; OR BOOK BEAUTIFUL A TRACT ON CALLIGRAPHY, PRINTING AND ILLUSTRATION AND ON THE...
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 1627
A Volume Based on a Conference at the Library of Congress on May 2-3, 1979
Washington D.C. Library of Congress, 1981. 8" square. stiff paper wrappers. (x), 55 + (1) pages. A Volume Based on a Conference at the Library of Congress on May 2-3, 1979. Discusses changes needed in American textbooks to help further education of today's society. Book has been printed in an edition of 3,000 copies. Paper is acid-free vellum. Spine is slightly discolored, corners are mildly worn,ver small paper loss at heel of spine. READ MORE about THE TEXTBOOK IN AMERICAN SOCIETY
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 91699
Die Entwicklung der Schrifttype und des Drucks in Fünf Jahrhunderten an Kölner Beispielen.
Köln: Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft Köln, 1953. 4to. cloth-backed stiff paper wrappers. 45+(1) pages. Die Entwicklung der Schrifttype und des Drucks in Fünf Jahrhunderten an Kölner Beispielen. Written in German. With an introduction, and several black-and-white illustrations and engravings, including a fold-out engraving and two color tipped-in examples of book design. The majority of this book is an essay by Dr. Rudolf Juchhoff entitled "Aufgang und Blütezeit des Kölner Buchdrucks". Corners bumped, paper separating from cloth near spine..... READ MORE about FUNF JAHRHUNDERTE SCHWARZE KUNST IN KOLN
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 100954
(Meriden, CT: Meriden Gravure Co., 1968). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (26) pages. Limited to 50 numbered copies. Reprint of the 1919 first edition published in Boston by Dwiggins and L.B. Siegried with a postscript by Ruari McLean not in the original edition. A spoof on book design. Columbiad Club Keepsake 83. READ MORE about EXTRACTS FROM AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF BOOKS AS THEY ARE AT PRESENT...
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 128521
London: The British Library, (1992). 8vo. paper over boards, dust jacket. 174 pages. First edition. Using examples from the British Library's collection of Russian Avant-Garde Books, this study explores graphic design and photomontage in books and journals. Well illustrated throughout, many in color. READ MORE about RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE BOOKS 1917-34
Price: $27.50 Order nr. 36602