New York: Watson-Guptill, (1990). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 231+(1) pages. Presents the 201 winners, selected from more thant 5000 entries, selected to receive the Type Directors Club Certificate of Typographic Excellence for 1990, in a broad sampling of all categorie of graphic design: corporate graphics, magazine spreads, book covers, advertising, etc. Profusely illustrated in color. Some wear to dust jacket. READ MORE
Brighton: Tony Appleton, 1976. 8vo. parchment-backed boards, dust jacket. xx, 117 pages. Limited to 600 numbered copies. Best bibliography to-date. Loosely inserted is a catalogue issued by Appleton on Morison. Also present is an A.L.s. from Appleton in which he describes some changes in this catalogue. READ MORE
Menasha: George Banta Company, Inc., 1972. 4to. loose sheets inserted into a three ring binder. (54) pages of type specimens. A variety of type specimens which include Laurel and Laurel Bold, Times Roman and Times Bold, News Gothic and News Gothic Bold, and Zenith, Zenith Semibold, among others. READ MORE
With an Addendum by J.W. Muller giving the Principal Dates and Personages in Printing History.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. folio. cloth-backed boards, top edge gilt, slipcase. 185, (3) pages. With an Addendum by J.W. Muller giving the Principal Dates and Personages in Printing History. First edition, limited to 585 copies. Contains five plates and much information. Spine spotted in places. Slipcase bottom creased. READ MORE
New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2007. 9.5 x 10 inches. cloth, dust jacket. 128 pages. First edition. This book is the long-awaited successor to the classic An Atlas of Typeforms, the great visually-led history of type that Alan Bartram and James Sutton produced in 1968. Much has changed in the last 40 years, not least the teaching of typography and the means by which it is created. Because... READ MORE
Brussel: Bibliotheek Albert I, 1966. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 88 pages. An excellent exhibition catalogue with full descriptions of 149 items and an essay by Morison entitled "Grondberginselen van de boekdrukkunst" (Appleton 351). Covers show some age darkening with spots in the corner of front wrapper. READ MORE
Bruxelles: Bibliotheque Albert, 1966. small 4to. paper wrappers. 88 pages. An excellent exhibition catalogue with full descriptions of 149 items and an essay by Morison entitled "Les Premiers Principes de la Typographie." (Appleton 351). Covers age darkened with some spotting. READ MORE
(New Britain CT): Sans Souci, (1963). miniature book (6.3 x 4.8 cm.). stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 44, (2) pages. Limited to 400 copies, this book began as the work of Anton Bohm of Sans Souci Press, in Denver, who passed away before the project was completed. Robert E. Massman, after consultation with Bohm's widow, was able to complete the book from New Britian, CT (Bradbury, REM, 3). This tiny volume contains a memoriam to Mr... READ MORE
New York: The Limited Editions Club, (1941). tall 8vo. cloth. xviii, 388, (2) pages. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by Elise (LEC 126). With typography by Merle Armitage and printing by the Ward Ritchie Press. Lacks clear plastic slipcase. READ MORE
New York: The Limited Editions Club, (1941). tall 8vo. cloth. xviii, 388, (2) pages. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by Elise (LEC 126); this copy is not numbered and has "office copy" written in and has an embossed stamp on the colophon page indicating that this is one of 25 Presentation Copies. With typography by Merle Armitage and printing by the Ward Ritchie Press. Lacks clear plastic slipcase. Covers soiled and inside hinge cracked. READ MORE
New York, NY: Allworth Press, (1994). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, slipcase. xviii, 19-245+(1); xiv, 273+(1); xx, 283+(1) pages. 3 Volumes. A collection of essays on graphic design. Introduction by Steven Heller. Each volume with introduction, acknowledgments, biographical sketches of contributors, and index. Foreword by Heller in Volume 3, in which Rick Poyner contributed to the introduction. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
The Best of Fine Print Magazine on Type and Typography.
San Francisco: Fine Print, 1989. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 148 pages. The Best of Fine Print Magazine on Type and Typography. First edition. An anthology of the most interesting and informative articles published in Fine Print under the title "On Type." Covers a wide range of topics from the sixteenth century to the present day. READ MORE
N.P. (Stockholm?): "Bibliophiles" (i.e. Society of B...?), n.d (c1960). 12mo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 79 pages. Limited to 700 copies. Three articles by Björkbom, previously published elsewhere. The "printing shop of the 1500's" is that of C. PLantin. No.10 in the "Bibliophile's Miniature Series." READ MORE
London: Trubner & Co., 1882. 8vo. original decorated cloth. xii, 387 pages. Second edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I, 65). Illustrated. With chapters on Caxton's perentage, as an apprentice, life in Bruges, and his printing career. This is followed by a bibliography of the books that he printed. Minor rubbing of covers. Ex-library. Rebacked. READ MORE