New York: American Branch of Cambridge University Press, 1969. 8vo. cloth-backed boards. (vi) pages followed by 27 page facsimile of handwritten report. Limited to 1000 copies. Issued on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the American branch. Acton's report contained the design for the now famous Cambridge series on history. READ MORE about LONGITUDE 30 WEST A CONFIDENTIAL REPORT TO THE SYNDICS OF THE CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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London: The Bibliographical Society, 1985. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xiv, 54 pages. Study of this English publisher and their productions from the 17th century to the later part of the 18th century. Corners bent. READ MORE about NON-CARTOGRAPHICAL MARITIME WORKS PUBLISHED BY MOUNT AND PAGE, A PRELIMINARY HANDLIST
N.P. Unesco, 1972. large 8vo. paper wrappers. 16 pages. Short articles on various aspects of African publishing. READ MORE about AFRICAN PUBLISHING TODAY AND TOMORROW
Paris: Unesco, (1969). small 4to. paper wrappers. 37, (3) pages. No.56 in Unesco's series of Reports and Papers on Mass Communication; focuses mainly on publishing and distribution. READ MORE about BOOK DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA, PROBLEMS AND PERSPECTIVES
London: Commonwealth Secretariat, n.d. (circa 1975). small 4to. paper wrappers, fabric spine. (iv), 76 pages, Includes papers on publishing in Africa, on libraries for schools, and on textbooks for Africa. READ MORE about REPORT OF THE COMMONWEALTH AFRICAN BOOK DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR, IBADAN, NIGERIA, 2-14 FEBRUARY 1975
Oxford: Hans Zell, 1980. 4to. cloth. xxxiI, 244, (10) pages. Second edition, revised and expanded. Lists a total of 4,028 institutions and organizations, including libraries, publishers, the retail book trade, research institutions with publishing programs, book industry and literary associations, and the major periodicals and newspapers published throughout the African continent. Presentation from editor to Sigfred Taubert on free endpaper. READ MORE about THE AFRICAN BOOK WORLD & PRESS--A DIRECTORY
(Nappanee, IN: Phil W. Weygand), 1963. miniature book (6.4 x 5.5 cm). quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards, fore-edge uncut. unpaginated. Limited to 100 copies, signed by publisher Phil W. Weygand on colophon (Bradbury, Wee Willie's Workshop 2). Tissue-protected frontispiece. Illustration in text. Originally written for small world by James Lamar Weygand about Leander Hershberger. Includes a checklist of Hershberger's work. READ MORE about AFTERNOONS WITH THE NAPPANEE BARD
(Wien: Kunstlerhaus, 1986). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 191+(1) pages. The 125 year history of the Künstlerhaus in Vienna is provided here through photographs and short essays. Many of the museum's exhibitions, artists, publicity material and internal documents are pictured. Fully illustrated in color and black-and-white. In German. READ MORE about THE WIENER KUNSTLER HAUS, 1861-1986
Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1956. 8vo. cloth. (viii), 154, (2) pages. Essays celebrating ten years of the publisher Akademie-Verlag. READ MORE about AKADEMIE-VERLAG GMBH BERLIN 1946-1956
(København): Akademisk Forlag, 1972. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 58 pages. First edition. A publication of the Akademisk Forlag on the occasion of its 10 year anniversary. A collection of essays from contributors like Hans Chr. Bjerg, Bent Ranning, and Steen Bergholt on textbook related issues. In Danish. READ MORE about OMKRING DEN MODERNE LÆREBOG
Moscow: n.p., 1975-1993. 8vo. cloth. 21 volumes. Twenty-one of the twenty-eight volumes published to-date in this periodical devoted to book collecting, printing, miniature books, bookplates, publishing, and bookselling. Illustrated. The former owner of this set knows of no complete sets in the West. Includes the following volumes: 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 11-13, 15-20, 22-28. READ MORE about AL'MANAKH BIBLIOFILA (THE BIBLIOPHILE'S ALMANACH
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1994. thick 4to. cloth. xc,719; vii,720-1456 pages. 2 volumes. First edition. Reproduced from typescript. Introduction by John B. Hench followed by bibliography, chronological listing of titles by years of founding, geographical list of titles, and titles by major religious interests. Also includes an index of editors, publishers, printers, illustrators and engravers. Corner bumped. READ MORE about HISTORY AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN RELIGIOUS PERIODICALS AND NEWSPAPERS ESTABLISHED...
Comparative Perspectives on The Distribution of Knowledge
New York: State University of New York Press, (1987). 8vo. paper covered boards. xviii, 203 pages. Comparative Perspectives on The Distribution of Knowledge. Study of publishing and the distribution of knowledge in the international arena. Examines international copyright, textbooks, technological developments and book distribution. Review slip laid in. READ MORE about THE KNOWLEDGE CONTEXT
Worcester (MA): American Antiquarian Society, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cloth-covered slipcase with paper label on front. 183+(1); 81 pages. 2 volumes. The American Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by the printer Isaiah Thomas and associates for the purpose of preserving the records of the American Revolution. The Society is today a major archive of materials for American History. One volume is a brief history of the Society and a description of its collections... READ MORE about THE COLLECTIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY: A 175TH ANNIVERSARY GUIDE
Kobenhavn: Boghandler-medhjaelper forening, 1925. small 4to. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. 332, (20) pages. First edition. Each chapter is written by an expert in that particular field, ie. bookselling, printing, illustration, publishing, etc. Label soiled and wear at spine ends. Small spot at bottom of spine. Cloth split along hinges. READ MORE about BOGEN DENS HISTORIE.FREMSTILLING OF UDBREDELSE EN HAANDBOG FOR BOG
Stammheim: Antiquariat Verlagsgesellschaft, various dates. small 4to. later cloth. Per year:. The following volumes are available: 1968. 18th year. viii, 282, 220 pages. 1969. 19th year. Bound in two volumes. viii,232; viii,236 pages. 1973. 23rd year. iv, 288, 216 pages. Filled with important articles and illustrations. Price is per volume. READ MORE about ANTIQUARIAT, ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR ALLE FACHGEBIETE DES BUCH- UND KUNSTANTIQUARIATS
Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1962. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. 170, (2) pages. Text in Russian. History of printing and publishing centered in Vilnius (Vilna), Lithuania. Focuses on the career of Frantsysk (ca. 1490-ca. 1535). Black and white illustrations throughout. English translation of author and title, University of Pennsylvania catalogue entry, and errata laid in. Dust jacket tanned and slightly worn at spine. READ MORE about BO SLAVNOM MESTE VILENSKOM: OCHERKI IZ ISTORII KNIGOPECHATANII (IN A GLORIOUS PLACE: ESSAYS FROM...
Edited with an Historical Introduction by Samuel C. Chew.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1950. thick 8vo. cloth, slipcase. xx, 536 pages. Edited with an Historical Introduction by Samuel C. Chew. First edition. Designed by W.A. Dwiggins. The first 157 pages of the book give a history of the firm. Slipcase tape repaired at hinges. READ MORE about FRUIT AMONG THE LEAVES AN ANNIVERSARY ANTHOLOGY
Edited with an Historical Introduction by Samuel C. Chew.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1950. thick 8vo. cloth. xx, 536 pages. Edited with an Historical Introduction by Samuel C. Chew. First edition. Designed by W.A. Dwiggins. The first 157 pages of the book give a history of the firm. Lacks slipcase. READ MORE about FRUIT AMONG THE LEAVES AN ANNIVERSARY ANTHOLOGY
(New York): The Bibliographical Society, 1982. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, stapled. pp.273-337. Offprint from the Papers of the Bibliographical Society, Vol. 76, No.3, 1982. READ MORE about VANITY AND REFORM: B.O. FLOWER'S ARENA PUBLISHING COMPANY, BOSTON, 1890-1896. WITH A...
Aachen: Xaverius-Verlag, 1918. 12mo. paper wrappers. 59, (5) pages. Volume five of a series on the Catholic mission, this volume describes newspapers. Library label on front wrapper; library stamp on title page. READ MORE about KATHOLISCHE ZEITUNGSWESEN IN OSTASIEN UND OZEANIEN
Buenos Aires: Sindicato Prensa Argentina, 1939. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 304 pages with seven additional adds and section dividers. Annual guide to the Argentinean Press. Divided into four main sections including Journalism, Advertising, Graphic Arts, and Authors and Publishers. Includes an index of publishing locations. Text in Spanish. Front wrapper and some preliminary pages detached. Chipping and tears to edges of wrappers. Chipping to head of spine with piece detached. Front cover detached. READ MORE about ANUARIO PRENSA ARGENTINA (ARGENTINA PRESS YEARBOOK
Cordoba (Argentina): U. of Cordoba, 1930. small 8to. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 200, (2) pages. History and documentation for the first years of the second press at the Univ. of Cordoba (Argentina), which was founded in 1823 (the first having been moved to Buenos Aires in 1780). Besterman 5186. Text plus letters, records, accounts, subscriber lists, biographies of editors, partial lists of publications (books, newspapers, pamphlets, journals, etc.), with about 65 pages of illustrations... READ MORE about LA SEGUNDA IMPRENTA DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE CORDOBA, ADQVIRIDA POR SVSCR
Buenos Aires: [published by author], 1958. small 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. Issues in copyright, distribution, export, etc. pertaining to "technical-didactic" Argentine books, with proposals from the Argentine Chamber of Technical Publishers. READ MORE about UNA POLITICA CONSTRUCTIVA PARA EL LIBRO ARGENTINO
Bahia Blanca: Universidad Nacional del Sur, n.d. (1969). small 8vo. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. (ii), xii, 354 pages. Per introduction: "the first bibliography dedicated in form exclusively to Argentine output in the field of library science" (p.V). Classified bibliography arranged according to the Universal Decimal Classification, with 77 topical subdivisions covering library topics and related fields such as the book trade, and printing and publishing, especially in Argentina. 2,539 numbered entries, mostly from the 1920's... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAFIA BIBLIOTECOLOGICA ARGENTINA