(Cohoes, NY: Mohawk Paper Mills), 1987. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 34 pages. A twice yearly survey of historic design styles and their influence on contemporary graphic design. This issue examines the relationship between printing technology and graphic style. Illustrations throughout, mostly color, one tipped in. Bibliography. Top of wrappers sunned. READ MORE
(Cohoes, NY: Mohawk Paper Mills), 1987. 4to. stiff paper wrappers in mailing envelope. 34 pages. A twice yearly survey of historic design styles and their influence on contemporary graphic design. This issue examines the relationship between printing technology and graphic style. Illustrations throughout, mostly color, one tipped in. Bibliography. Enclosed in mailing envelope. Envelope lightly worn along edges. READ MORE
Chicago, IL: Society of Typographic Arts, 1982-3. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 32; 30, (2); 11+(1); 29+(1) pages. 4 Volumes. Includes Vol. 1, no. 1 and 2, Vol. 3, no. 1 and 2. The journal of the Society of Typographic Arts. Color illustrations throughout. Wrappers lightly worn. READ MORE
Sacramento, CA: Emigre Graphics, 1992. folio. self paper wrappers. 37, (3) pages. No.22. Magazine featuring articles on graphic arts and design including Nick Bell. Black and white illustrations. Subscription envelope laid in. Bent at corners. READ MORE
London: Hookham's Library, n.d. (but circa 1854). 8vo. modern cloth, leather spine label. (ii), 49 pages, *50-*51 leaves, 51-54, 51-650 pages. An unusual catalogue with separatly issued supplements (within the same pagination but on slightly different papers and typography) for the years 1851, 1854, 1857, 1857-1862. Major catagories include history, voyages and travels, plays, poems, biography, romances and novels, divinity, and political tracts. Title page printed in red and blue. Some internal ninteenth century library markings. READ MORE
London: Maggs Bros. Ltd. n.d. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. A catalogue of items from the large collection of the late Stanley Scott. Includes woodcuts, drawings, and photographic prints all done by Eric Gill. Arthur Eric Rowton Gill (February 22, 1882 - November 17, 1940) was a British sculptor, typographer and engraver. In 1925 he produced the Perpetua font, based on Classical Roman lettering, for Morison, who was working for the Monotype Corporation. This... READ MORE
Vol. VII Edited by Stanley Morison.
Cambridge: At the University Press, 1930. 4to. cloth. xiv, 254, 25, (3) pages. Vol. VII Edited by Stanley Morison. Limited to 1210 copies. The last issue of The Fleuron. With articles by Van Krimpen, Warde on Eric Gill, Morison, Koch, Symons, Ewald on The Officina Bodoni and Updike on Cleland. Minor cover rubbing. Well preserved copy. READ MORE
Vol. VI. Edited by Stanley Morison.
Cambridge: The University Press, 1928. 4to. cloth. xiii, 254, (3) pages. Vol. VI. Edited by Stanley Morison. Limited to 1310 copies. Articles on Rudolf Koch, Geofroy Tory by A.F. Johnson, On Decorative Printing in America by Paul Beaujon (Beatrice Warde), Decorated Types by Stanley Morison and others. Front hinge split and part of back hinge cracked. Rubbed on spine. READ MORE
Vol. V. Edited by Stanley Morison.
Cambridge: The University Press, 1926. 4to. cloth. xvi, 205, (21) pages. Vol. V. Edited by Stanley Morison. Limited to 1370 copies. Article on Karl Klingspor by Julius Rodenberg including a list of books printed at the Private Press of the Gebr. Klingspor, articles on Laboureur, Bulmer, and "Towards an Ideal Italick" by Stanley Morison. Covers worn at head of spine; covers soiled. Bookplate on front free endpaper. READ MORE
(London): Victoria and Albert Museum, 1980. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 43 pages. Catalogue of the exhibition of Ganymed Press London at the Victoria and Albert Museum 19 November, 1980 - to 31 January, 1981. Haldane, Duncal (Preface). With 15 black-and-white plates. Covers slightly worn. READ MORE
Leipziger Strabe: German Liaison Committee of the Type Directors Club of New York, 1987. large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 63+(1) pages. A catalogue for the exhibition of the German Liaison Committee of The Type Directors Club of New York, which featured contemporary German graphic design in the United States. Illustrated and indexed. READ MORE
Stockholm: Graphic Institute, 1954/1948/1947/1948. large 12mo. to 8vo. stapled or sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 117; 44; 12; 16 pages. 4 volumes. Four brochures from the early years of the Graphic Institute in Stockholm: An retrospective of 1954 with four articles (and text illustrations) on typography and printing, a report for 1947-48, introductory brochure of 1947 with photos, and an account of the first 5 years. Occasional soiling or browning; wrappers of "Redogörelse..." are starting to detach. READ MORE
(Stockholm: Esselte Aktiebolag, 1954). 8vo. stiff pape wrappers. 116+(1) pages. First edition. A celebration of ten years at Stockholm's Grafic Institute. Along with a history of the institute, a short overview of typographic history is given as well. Illustrated. In Swedish. READ MORE
New York, NY: Graphis, Inc. 2010. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 303+(1) pages. Introductory comments by B. Martin Pedersen, publisher. A collection of articles on the state of graphic design in the Americas. Includes illustrations of noteworthy works, by nation, in North and South America. Color illustrations throughout. 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
New Castle: Oak Knoll Books, n.d. (but 1986). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 81; 80; 131 pages. 3 volumes. A three part catalogue (97, 98, 99) on the history of printing issued by Oak Knoll Books to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the invention of the linotype in 1886. Includes many books from the library of the Bowker Publishing Co. (Melcher collection). READ MORE