With a new introduction by Doanld Farren.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 1996. small 4to. paperback. 576 pages. With a new introduction by Doanld Farren. Paperback edition. Covers faded. Ink ownership inscription on half-title.READ MORE about THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BOOK
New York: Privately printed, 1955. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers enclosed in outer wrapper and slipcase. (4), 10 pages. First separate edition, reprinted from Bouillabaise for Bibliophiles. Limited to 568 numbered and signed copies. Story of the restoration of the famous Diaz manuscript. Designed by John DePol. Presentation from Grauer to Ben Lieberman on a separately enclosed card. Slipcase faded.READ MORE about HOW BERNAL DIAZ'S "TRUE HISTORY" WAS REBORN
Hamilton: The Beckett Paper Co., (1926). 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. (xviii), 244 pages. Second printing. Manual on how to advertise with emphasis on proper use of paper and illustrations. A standard text. With examples of color work. Covers rubbed and soiled. Half of first blank page is missing.READ MORE about BUCKEYE BOOK OF DIRECT ADVERTISING
Paris: Bulletin Officiel de l'Union Syndicale des Maitres Imprimeurs, 1934. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 89 pages followed by many specimens, 60 pages. This special Christmas issue of this periodical; this devoted to the subject of French book illustration. Fill with specimens of printing and illustration. Well preserved copy with only light wear to covers. A magnificent production. One tip-in lacking.READ MORE about L' ILLUSTRATION DU LIVRE FRANÇAIS
Mainz: Gutenberg-Gesellschaft. 4to. various bindings. Per issue:. An excellent collection of one of the most important periodicals concerning the book arts. Articles in various languages, including English, on facets of printing, papermaking, bibliography, illustration and binding. The following volumes are present: 1950, 1952, 1954 (2), 1955 (2), 1956, 1957 (2), 1958 (2), 1959 (2), 1961, 1962 (2), 1963, 1965, 1966 (2), 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1976, 1977 (2), 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 (2), 1982..... READ MORE about GUTENBERG-JAHRBUCH, VERLAG DER GUTENBERG-GESELLSCHAFT IN MAINZ
Basel: Kunstmuseum, 1971. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. First edition. This 1971-72 exhibition at the Basel Art Museum featured modern books with original graphic art. Many of the most important moden artists were on display here, including Man Ray, Paul Klee, Marc Chagall and Salvador Dali. Dieter Koepplin supplies an introductory essay. Illustrated in black-and-white. In German.READ MORE about HANSPETER SCHULTHESS-OERI-STIFTUNG 1961-1971
With an Introduction by George Parker Winship.
Rochester: The Printing House of Leo Hart, 1933. 8vo. quarter leather, top edge gilt. xii, 142 pages. With an Introduction by George Parker Winship. First edition, one of 250 numbered and signed copies bound thus. An excellent book as the author comments on many of the books given in his bibliography. Separate sections dealing with writing, papermaking, manuscripts, printing, bookbinding, publishing, bibliography and book collecting periodicals. Fine copy.READ MORE about BIBLIOTHECA TYPOGRAPHICA, A LIST OF BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS
(The Book and Printing). Koho- eli kirjapaino, Laakapaino, Syväpaino, Silkkipaino, Paperin valmistus, Kirjan sidonta (Letterpress or lithography, offset printing, intagliio printing, silk-screen printing, paper manufacture, bookbinding).
Helsingissä: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava, 1957. small 8vo. cloth, gold lettering, dust jacket. 351 pages, in addition to four leaves of plates and six paper samples tipped in. (The Book and Printing). Koho- eli kirjapaino, Laakapaino, Syväpaino, Silkkipaino, Paperin valmistus, Kirjan sidonta (Letterpress or lithography, offset printing, intagliio printing, silk-screen printing, paper manufacture, bookbinding). Third edition, revised. Text in Finnish. Many black-and-white illustrations, some in color. Index. Jacket chipped.READ MORE about KIRJA JA KIRJAPAINOTAITO
London: T. Cadell and W. Davis, 1814. 8vo. 20th century quarter brown calf over cloth, five raised bands, red leather spine labels. xxvi,(27)-402,clvi; (ii),403-758,(2) pages. 2 volumes. First edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I, 345). With all 11 plates present. "A very valuable work to the student of the history of printing." Covers papermaking, history of printing, bookbinding, preservation, marks, monograms and devices used by the early printers and has type specimens. Still useful today as..... READ MORE about AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF BIBLIOGRAPHY TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A MEMOIR ON THE PUBLIC...
New York, NY: Washburn, 1994. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (8) pages. An exhibition of works on paper made by Howell. Includes works by Lee Krasner, Alfonso Ossorio, Jackson Pollock, and Anne Ryan. Color illustrations, photograph of Howell on back cover.READ MORE about IN MEMORY OF DOUGLAS MORSE HOWELL
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 360 pages. First trade edition. Reproduced from the letterpress edition printed by Steve Miller. Cathleen Baker has written an extraordinary eloquent, poignant and intelligent work. In doing so, she has captured the essence of Dard Hunter, his world, and his vision. Illustrated with 76 pages of color and black-and-white photographs. Baker reveals for the first time the complete dimensions of this pioneering genius. This..... READ MORE about BY HIS OWN LABOR: THE BIOGRAPHY OF DARD HUNTER
Buffalo: P22 Editions, 2000. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. x, (ii), 63, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 1000 copies. A collection of letters from Vojtech Preissig, an accomplished Czech typographer, book designer, and artist who in the 1890s became involved in the book arts and especially in the "book beautiful" movement. Preissig began writing to Hunter in 1920 and 46 of these letters are included here. Illustrated.READ MORE about DEAR MR. HUNTER, THE LETTERS OF VOJTECH PREISSIG TO DARD HUNTER 1920 -1925
Oldham: Incline Press, 1997. small 4to. quarter cloth, patterned paper-covered boards. iii-vi, 120 pages, with one sheet loosely inserted. Limited to 360 numbered copies, of which this is one of 300 bound thus. Patterned papers mostly from the early 20th century to the present, mostly in England. Following the introduction by T. Schmoller, P. Nash discusses woodcut patterns, P. Barron covers block printing, and E. Marx writes about "pattern papers." In addition to these reprinted..... READ MORE about IN PRAISE OF PATTERNED PAPERS, A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS BY PAUL NASH, PHYLLIS BARRON, ENID MARX,...
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 160 pages. A general introduction to graphic arts in industry, and a practical first course in printing, engraving, papermaking, bookmaking and photography. Suggests practical projects to enable students to become familiar with various tools and materials. Well-illustrated. Small tear in dust jacket, also price clipped.READ MORE about THE GRAPHIC ARTS
Leipzig: VEB Bibliographisches Institut, 1965. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 347+(1), with 22 additional leaves of illustrations; 277+(1) pages. 2 volumes. A collection of essays on the history of the book trades in Germany, including printing, illumination and illustration, publishing, libraries, papermaking, and bookselling. Indexed. Jackets rubbed; vol.1 jacket creased, torn, and chipped.READ MORE about BEITRAGE ZUR GESCHICHTE DES BUCHWESENS
Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1927. 4to. vellum-backed marbled boards, top edge gilt, others uncut. (x), 86 pages and 20 plates. First edition, limited to 350 copies printed by Bruce Rogers at the press of William Edwin Rudge. (Haas 141). The collotype plates were made by Emery Walker. Six chapters on early bookmaking including discussions of 12 early types of book material, writing on vellum, paper and libraries. Rubbed along edges and tips. This copy is..... READ MORE about ANCIENT BOOKS AND MODERN DISCOVERIES
Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, (1951). 8vo. later quarter leather with paper-covered boards. 296 pages. An overview of the book throughout history, covering such topics as writing, the development of paper, printing, binding, libraries, and the like. Illustrated and indexed.READ MORE about DAS BUCH IM WANDEL DER ZEITEN
Hamburg: Hanseatische Verlaganstalt, (1943). 8vo. later quarter leather with paper-covered boards. 253+(1) pages. An overview of the book throughout history, covering such topics as writing, the development of paper, printing, binding, libraries, and the like. Illustrated and indexed.READ MORE about DAS BUCH IM WANDEL DER ZEITEN
Hilversum: The Paper Publications Society, 1964. thick tall 4to. cloth. xxiii, 203, (3) pages and 178 full-page plates. X. First edition, limited to 550 numbered copies. Printed in English and German and with 787 watermarks illustrated. With an historical account of the papermills of Berne and the papermills at Laufen and Bassecourt. Volume X published by the Paper Publication Society.READ MORE about PAPER-MILLS OF BERNE AND THEIR WATERMARKS, 1465-1859 (WITH THE GERMAN ORIGINAL
Springfield, MA: The Linweave Assoc. 1934. 4to. cloth backed boards, 24 pages followed by bound-in specimen pages demonstrating different typography and color combinations. First edition. Essentially a paper specimen book with contributions by Dunsany, Masefield, Morley, Aiken and others. With ten samples, or excerpts, from books printed with Linweave. These include works by Christopher Morley, Conrad Aiken, James Whitcomb Riley, and John Masefield, and illustrations by T. M. Cleland, Asa Cheffitz, Edwin Tunis, William J...... READ MORE about LINWEAVE LIMITED EDITIONS, 1934
Amsterdam: The Paper Publications Society, 1982. 4to. cloth. xvii, 83 pages. First edition, limited to 500 copies. Covers the development of the paper mould, the handling of the mould, the mouldmaker, the deckle, the wire profile, variants of the European mould and deckle and with sections on studying paper and watermarks. With various appendices. Illustrated.READ MORE about PAPER MOULD AND MOULDMAKER