New York: John Day Co. 1927. tall 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (vi), 10 pages followed by the pages showing the 50 Books of the Year. The fourth exhibit of the Fifty Books of the Year staged. Six page introduction by Dwiggins. Holes in jacket spine. READ MORE
(New York, NY): A.I.G.A. various dates. 8vo. paper wrappers. various pagination. A run of the books and pamphlets issued by the American Institute of Graphic Arts showing the 50 best American books of each year. With all of the best of American designers illustrated including Dwiggins, Cleland, Rogers, Hammer, Angelo, etc. The exhibition number and publication date listed is for the previous year's selections of books. (For example Exhibit number 1-1923 covers books published in... READ MORE
(London: First Edition Club), various. Have the following issues of this yearly catalogue: For the year 1936. 9th Exhibition. 27, (5) pages. Exhibition opened by Holbrook Jackson. Soiled (2) For the year 1937. 10th Exhibition. 23, (9) pages. Exhibition opened by Sir Hugh Walpole. Soiled (2) For the year 1938. 11th Exhibition. 22, (2) pages. Soiled. Introduction by A.J.A. Symons in each volume. Price is per issue. READ MORE
Rochester: School of Printing, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1969. 8vo. paper wrappers. 4 page french fold. An announcement of the presentation of the Frederic W. Goudy Award to Hermann Zapf. Listed are his accomplishments and his type designs from 1940 to 1969. READ MORE
Westmoreland Hills, MD: LD's Press of the Bald Eagle, 1960. small 8vo. paper wrappers. 72 pages. First edition, published after Douglas's death. The designers represented in the book include Harry Carter, Warren Chappel, Fritz Eichenberg, John Fass and Edward Wilson. Presentation on free endpaper "To Norman Bate, Prop, the Sometime Press, A.S. Lawson, Press of the Good Mountain, Dec. 1961." READ MORE
New York: Center for Book Arts, 1984. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 56 pages. An exhibition held at the New York Public Library from September 7 to November 29, 1994 celebrated the first ten years of the Center's existence. Including 132 works by 112 artists, it was not intended as a retrospective, but rather as an overview of traditional book forms, paper arts, bookbinding and art works based on, or alluding to, book forms. Introduction by... READ MORE
(New Haven: Yale University, 1996). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Published to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Yale Library's endowment fund. Descriptions, and some illustrations, of books, manuscripts and broadsides purchased with the fund. 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
(Northampton, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1967). 4to. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Prospectus, by Dale R. Roylance, for Flosculi Sententiarum , a Gehenna Press book showing arrangements of printer's flowers formerly belonging to Bruce Rogers (Brook 51). Printed in multiple colors. READ MORE
San Rafael and Petaluma, CA: Mount Tam Press and Anchor & Acorn Press, 1996. Broadside, 7 3/4 by 19 inches. Commemorates the 10th Biennial Conference of the ATF in Charlotte, NC, 1996. A special tribute was offered to master typesetter Lester Lloyd, Vice President of San Francisco typesetting firm Mackenzie & Harris. Includes lines from a Walt Whitman poem included in his Leaves of Grass collection. READ MORE
(Winston-Salem, NC: Palaemon Press), 1980. folio. cloth, paper cover label. Text and broadsides loosely inserted in portolio in a cloth-backed marbled paper covered slipcase with paper spine label. Limited to 75 numbered sets, of which 55 are for sale. This copy bears the following presentation from the publisher "Many, many thanks, Richard, for your very special contribution - Stuart. 24. April. 80." The two contributing Richard's were Richard Eberhart and Richard Wilbur. Loosely inserted in... READ MORE
(Winston-Salem, NC: Palaemon Press), 1980. folio. cloth, paper cover label. Text and broadsides loosely inserted in portolio in a cloth-backed marbled paper covered slipcase with paper spine label. Limited to 75 numbered sets, of which 55 are for sale. Loosely inserted in the portfolio are: four page folder entitled, "RPW by Ann Carter Pollard," which contains a woodcut portrait of Warren signed and numbered by Pollard; ten poetry broadsides by A.R. Ammons, Fred Chappell, James... READ MORE
N.P. n.p. n.d. Broadside, 22 x 15 inches. Text in Greek. A framed broadside with Greek words of wisdom, no author given. The maxim urges truth, righteousness, and good deeds before God. It concludes that all is known by God. Some gilding on frame chipped. Non-gilt portion scratched. READ MORE
Philadelphia: (Lanston Monotype Machine Co. 1947). tall 8vo. paper wrappers, stapled. (14) pages. Contains tributes to Goudy including a one page tribute from Bruce Rogers and a display of all the faces that Goudy designed for Monotype. Designed by Bruce Rogers. Staples rusted. READ MORE
N.P. The Herity Press, 1962. 4to. portfolio with various sized broadsides loosely inserted. unpaginated. Keepsake announcing a joint meeting of the six chappels of the New York area, the first American meeting of the Private Libraries Association, and the annual meeting of the William Morris Society. An array of thirty broadsides, pamphlets, and keepsakes printed by members of the chappels. Observed the anniversary of the publication of the Kelmscott Chaucer. Engraved illustration. READ MORE
Zürich: J.C. Müller, 1958. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 59+(1) pages. First edition. Fifty years of the Swiss printer J.C. Müller. With many examples of posters, labels, and other advertisments. With essays by Wilhelm Sulser, Herbert Stüssi, and Hans Kasser. In German. READ MORE