N.P. n.p. 1979. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 102 pages, in addition to not paginated worksheets. Reproduced in typescript. A manual and workbook to be used in conjunction with a course in techniques for buying printing and related services. Notes in pen and pencil throughout. READ MORE
(San Francisco, CA): Pfutser & Tinker Press, 1982. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (20) pages. Limited to 75 copies. Records of the first 25 years of meetings of the chappel (an informal organization of private printers), 1957 to 1982. List of companions, charter members and companions admitted thereafter. The Moxon Chappel was founded by J. Ben Lieberman. READ MORE
N.P. University of Illinois, 1928. large 4to. stiff paper folder with loose stiff sheet inserted. One-page journalistic creed from the 20's. From the Studio Press, University of Illinois School of Journalism. Designed and printed by Charles L. Allen, who also did the illuminated initial. Folder soiled, small tears. READ MORE
(New York, NY: Carlos Lopez Press, 1950). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. (8) pages. Excerpts from Calkins's The Book and Job Print. Initial and colophon designed by Ceil Smith Thayer. Tipped-in portrait of Calkins on front free endpaper. Wrappers lightly sunned. READ MORE
Valencia, Spain: Imprenta Litografia Ortega, (1952). oblong 12mo. illustrated stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Text in Spanish. A Spanish printer's annual catalogue featuring samples of posters, tickets, advertisements, and tickets. Numerous items tipped-in throughout text. Many items in color. The Ortega firm was founded on 1871. Covers chipped at bottom edges, stained at lower front fore-edge corner. Scattered foxing, mainly at edges of text. READ MORE
Jersey City: ATF, 1936. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 109 pages. 1713 items for sale in this massive collection of duplicates. With biographical sketches of Henry Bullen, the librarian, and Robert Nelson, the President. Also shows the library. Slight abrasion on front cover. READ MORE
Paris: Cercle de la Librarie, 1881. 4to. half calf with marbled paper-covered boards, five raised bands on spine with title and ornament in gilt, marbled endpapers. (v), 32 pages with an additional 240 plates of illustrations. Exhibition catalog limited to 100 numbered copies. (see ATF Catalogue p.2300; Wing Collection p.902). Issued by this French Society of Publishers, Booksellers and Printers to accompany an exhibition of the best of contemporary French printing work. Printed on different... READ MORE
Cambridge: University Press, 1931. 8vo. limp boards. 51 pages. Long introduction followed by annotated list of 138 books. Pencil note on free endpaper says that this was designed by Stanley Morison (See Appleton 287) and that the text was written by S.C. Roberts. Name in ink on front free endpaper. READ MORE
Commemorating the Sesquicentennial of its Invention 1798-1948.
Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1949. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 72 pages and 56 plates. Commemorating the Sesquicentennial of its Invention 1798-1948. With an introduction. Contains "517 examples by 204 different artists from the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Illustrated with 61 offset reproductions from photographs of the original lithographs." (from the title page). With 517 entries, followed by 56 black-and-white plates (not 61). Minor wear, rubbing along extremities, especially at spine tail. READ MORE
Commemorating the Sesquicentennial of its Invention, 1798-1948.
Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1948. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 72 pages followed by 56 plates. Commemorating the Sesquicentennial of its Invention, 1798-1948. Introduction by Leona E. Prasse. Illustrated. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Age darkened along spine. READ MORE
Culham, Oxford: Colin & Charlotte Franklin, 1977. 4to. cloth. (viii), 73 pages. A bookseller's catalogue which is more a reference tool in studying the different processes of color printing than a sales catalogue. With a number of full color plates. READ MORE
London: Birrell & Garnett, 1972. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 108 pages. Reprint issued by Tony Appleton of the 1922 first edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. A useful reference book for the study of type specimens. Jacket chipped with small tears along edges and piece missing at bottom of spine. READ MORE
(London): S.J. Baker, Auctioneer & Valuer, 1933. 4to. cloth-backed paper-covered boards. (iv), vi, 46, (2) pages. Interleaved with bound-in ruled paper with lot numbers and prices realised written in, a few purchasers names also written in ink on catalogue text pages. With several important papers loosely inserted (see below). Of particular interest for the loosely inserted papers: 1) A T.L.s. from the Liquidator to J. Thomson, Northcliffe Newspapers Group, with attachment of "outstanding plant and... READ MORE