N.P. Pickering Press, 1984. single folded sheet (11 x 7 inches). Advertisment for the 4th Annual Book Arts Workshop at Fairleigh Dickinson University, printed by John Anderson at the Pickering Press, with a wood engraving of a Haberly Stansbury hand press by John DePol. Fold mark. READ MORE
(Prague: Svazu Ceských Spisovatelu, 1971). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 24 pages. Text in Czech. Catalogue of work of Frantisek Bidlo (1895-1945), caricaturist many of whose cartoons lampooned the Nazis. Bidlo was put to death by the Nazis in 1945. Bidlo's cartoons illustrated in black and white. List of drawings and cartoons laid in. Wrappers faded near spine. READ MORE
Stuttgart: Graphischen Sammlung der Staatsgalerie, (1965). 4to. paper-covered boards. 126, (2) pages. Catalogue of an exhibition of French book illustration organized by the Graphischen Sammlung of the Staatsgalerie of Stuttgart. Covers nineteenth and twentieth century illustration from Meissonier through Miro (1958). Discusses Dore, Changall, Maillol, Matisse, Picasso, Leger. Well illustrated with some plates in color. Detailed bibliographical checklist. Index. READ MORE
New York, NY: Collier Books, (1974). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 159+(1) pages. Table of contents, introduction by Nat Hentoff, appreciation by Charles Parkhurst. Over 200 black and white illustrations of Frasconi's works. Includes illustrations of tools and techniques, and a checklist of the woodcuts. Includes one foldout. Remnant of removed bookplate on inside front cover. READ MORE
Volumes 1 through 4 (of 14).
New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1916-1917. thick 8vo. later half leather with original paper wrappers bound-in. 95+(1); 63+(1); 154,(2); 144,(2) pages. Volumes 1 through 4 (of 14). A magnificent collection of historical prints with a number of illustrations throughout. Volume I, the catalogue devoted to Americana, Volume II. Sporting Prints, Volume III, French Engravings, Volume IV, Stipple Engravings, Filled with separate plates. Some volumes are priced. Spine leather detached. Hinges broken. READ MORE
Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art of French 19th and 20th century illustrated books. Introductory essay by Victor I. Carlson, Curator of Prints and Drawings. Descriptive information about 70 items. List of abbreviations. Errata card laid in. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
Nurnberg: Germanisches Nationalmuseum, 1987. 4to. cloth with pictoral front cover, later cardboard slipcase. xlviii, (2), (376), (xxxiiii) pages. First edition. Catalogue of fifteenth century book illustrations in the collection of Otto Schäfer. Contains 188 catalogue entries with extensive detailed descriptions plus full-page illustrations, many in color. READ MORE
Catalogue 116 including a remarkable collection of drawings and proofs by Cochin gathered by the artist himself and with his own notes
Takeley, UK: Elkin Mathews Ltd. (early 20th century). 4to. envelope, catalogue inside has stiff paper wrappers. (i), 17 + (1) pages in catalogue. Catalogue 116 including a remarkable collection of drawings and proofs by Cochin gathered by the artist himself and with his own notes. Catalogue 116 and a folder with Plates 1 to 46 (XLVI) are included together in an envelope addressed to Dr. P K Randeria. Charles-Nicolas Cochin was one of the primary... READ MORE
(New York): Ex Libris, n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Ex Libris catalogue 9. Collection of Futurist manifestoes, literature, original documents photographs, postcards and exhibition catalogues. A number of items about Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. 698 entries with selected bibliography and index. Black and white illustrations. Wrappers bent at edges and lightly soiled. READ MORE
Washington DC: Smithsonian, 1986. large 8vo. staples, stiff paper wrappers. 50, (2) pages. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by Elizabeth Harris et al., with a history of the Division of Graphic Arts, a list of previous exhibitions, and a select bibliography. READ MORE
(Genève (Geneva), Switzerland): Cabinet des Estmpes Musée d'Art e d'Histoire Genève, 1969. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Text in French. Preface by Elisabeth Rossier, biographical sketch of Piranesi, brief comments on watercolor, select bibliography, index. Black and white plates. Covers lightly soiled. READ MORE
N.P. Crown Zellerbach Corporation, 1968. oblong folio. cloth. unpaginated. Graphic artwork sponsored by Crown Zellerbach Corporation, focusing on "derivagraphics," a fusion of the words graphic and derivative, an effort to enhance the use of printed media. Sample color photographs tipped in. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges. READ MORE
Harrisburg: G.S. Peters, n.d. (circa 1839). Broadside, 15.5 by 12.5 inches framed and matted under glass. Text in German. The framed birth and baptismal certificate has pictures of angels, birds, flowers, the American Eagle, and a border that have been crudely printed in yellow and red. Also poetry in German script. This copy was filled in by hand in 1839, documenting the birth and baptism of Cyrus, son of John Bomberger, in Lebanon Township, Lebanon... READ MORE
London: British Standards Institution, 1968. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 45, (3) pages. British Stard 4277. Glossary includes Term number, the term itself, and a definition. Organized by subject. Table of contents, list of cooperating institutions, foreword, and index. Wrappers very lightly soiled. READ MORE
Washington, DC: (Judd & Detweiler), 1930. small 4to. cloth, title gilt-stamped on spine, illustration gilt-stamped on front cover, top edge gilt, slipcase. 158, (2) pages. Limited to 475 numbered copies, signed by illustrator Hans Foy on colophon. Slipcase lightly soiled. READ MORE
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 128 pages followed by numerous full-page illustrations. First edition. Fifteen designers discuss graphic arts including Dwiggins, Rollins, Armitage, Ward and Hofer. Chipped at spine ends with light wear along hinges of jacket. READ MORE
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 128 pages followed by numerous full-page illustrations. First edition. Fifteen designers discuss graphic arts including Dwiggins, Rollins, Armitage, Ward and Hofer. Chipped at spine ends; remnants of label on free endpaper with some damage where someone has tried to remove it. READ MORE
Mit Einigen Beiträgen aus Anderem Süddeutschen Besitz.
Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1917. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. viii, 71 pages and 36 pages of plates. Mit Einigen Beiträgen aus Anderem Süddeutschen Besitz. Written in German. An auction catalogue of the art and illustrations collected by Aumüller. Contains 900 entries. Laid-in is a copy of pages v-viii. With 36 pages of black-and-white plates. With the bookplate of Oak Knoll designating this as from the library of H.P. Kraus. Corners bumped and creased with some paper... READ MORE
23 issues of the superb periodical devoted to the graphic arts.
Zurich: Graphis Press, 1946 to 1951. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 23 issues of the superb periodical devoted to the graphic arts. The run starts with issue 14 (lacks covers) and goes through issue 37 lacking only issue 18. Some covers detached and spine coverings worn. Filled with graphic art illustrations in color. Price is for the run. READ MORE
New York: The Grolier Club, 2009. 6 x 9 inches. paperback. 44 pages. The Grolier Club membership consists of private and institutional collectors; the antiquarian book trade; book scholars; and practitioners in the book arts, both amateurs and professional. No matter the reason for their interest, all Grolier Club members appreciate good design, fine bindings, letterforms, quality paper, and all the other facets of books. This book celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Club by... READ MORE