1960. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp.159-172. In The Newberry Library Bulletin, Vol.V, No.5, August 1960. Short biography. (Appleton no.342). READ MORE about "THE WORK OF STANLEY MORISON."
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London: The Collector Ltd., 1978. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 559-570. An offprint from The Book Collector, Vol. 27, No. 4, Winter, 1978. Muir's review of the book "Buchkunst und Literatur in Deutschland" by Ernst L. Hauswedell and Christian Voigt. READ MORE about THE ART OF THE BOOK IN GERMANY
Oxford: Oxford Polytechnic Press, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 174 pages. First edition. Contains seven papers presented to the Seventh annual conference on Book Trade History. Includes "The Printers and the Government, 1604-1640" by Sheila Lambert, "English Printers and their Typefaces, 1600-1700" by Derek Nuttall, and "Bertuch: Weimar's Literary Midwife" by Ian Maxted. Illustrated. READ MORE about ASPECTS OF PRINTING FROM 1600
Copenhaven: Forening for Boghandvaerk [Association for Book Craft], 1960. small 8vo. paper-covered boards. 112, (4) pages. Basic information on many things: paper, type, title pages, text pages, citations, margins, colophons, types of text (poetry, etc.), illustrations, etc. With bibliography. Backing lightly browned. READ MORE about TYPOGRAFISK ABC FOR BOGVENNER
(Washington): International Typographic Compostion Association, 1977-1985. 4to. self paper wrappers. unpaginated. 24 issues. Total of 24 issues. Promoted as a source of ideas, information, and information by the ITCA. An array of articles on typography, including historical items and book reviews. Table of contents. Includes Volume 1, Number 1 (title was IDEAS, INFORMATION, INSPIRATION), Vol. 4, No.1,2,3,; Vol. 6, No.1,2,3; Vol. 8, No.4; Vol. 9, No. 1; Vol. 10, No. 2,3; Vol. 11, No. 1,2,4; Vol. 12, No. 3; Vol. 13, No.1,2; Vol. 14, Nos. 1, 3; Vol. 15, No.1; Vol. 17, Nos. 1,4. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIC
Zurich: Graphis Press Corp, (1992). large 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (viii), 255+(1) pages. Over 400 full-color illustrations with detailed captions show why the 25 annual reports reproduced here were considered the best designed and produced internationally for 1991. Each report is described in detail from a design point of view. Dust jacket is very slightly rubbed. READ MORE about GRAPHIS ANNUAL REPORTS 3
Zürich, Switzerland: Graphis Press Corp. (1994). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 251, (5) pages. Table of contents, introduction by the editor, glossary, biographical sketches of contributors, index. Color frontispiece, color illustrations throughout. An examination of typography from classical to modern times. Advertisements for other books and magazines by the publisher follow text. READ MORE about GRAPHIS TYPOGRAPHY I: THE INTERNATIONAL COMPILATION OF THE BEST TYPOGRAPHIC DESIGN
Paris: Éditions des Cendres, 1994. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 118, (40) pages. Text in French. Limited to an edition of 850 printed on satin laid paper by Lana. A look at Perrin by a friend and contemporary. Includes 34 pages of illustrations of Perrin's typography and printing. Introduction and notes by Laurent Guillo. Afterword by René Ponot. READ MORE about ÉTUDE SUR LOUIS PERRIN, IMPRIMEUR LYONNAIS
Antwerp: J.-E. Buschmann, 1915. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. xxiv, 190 pages. Text in Flemish. Catalogue of items in the collections of the Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp, Belgium. Includes a collection of typographical material. History of the Plantin and Moretus families, description of the buildings and descriptive information about the collections. Index and table of contents. Wrappers stained and worn at edges and along spine. READ MORE about CATALOGUS VAN HET MUSEUM PLANTIN-MORETUS
Washington: RC Publications, Inc., (1975). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 95+(1) pages. Contains 90 examples of current covers. Well illustrated. An interesting design book. Jacket soiled. READ MORE about THE PRINT CASEBOOKS, FIRST ANNUAL EDITION, THE BEST IN COVERS
(St. Paul, MN): Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2003. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 42, (2) pages. Version .02. Prepared for TypeCon 2003. A discussion of old and new type faces. Illustrations. READ MORE about NEW TYPES FOR NEW BOOKS: WHAT WE HAVE; WHAT WE NEED
(St. Paul, MN): Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2003. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 60, (2) pages. Version .03, Prepared for the 2003 Midwest University Presses meeting, Iowa City, Iowa. Table of contents, appendix. READ MORE about NEW TYPES FOR NEW BOOKS: WHAT WE HAVE; WHAT WE NEED
Albany: Delmar, 1955. 4to. pictorial paper-covered boards. vi, 201+(1) pages. Textbook designed to teach the basics of printing design and layout. Boards are worn at the extremities, with a dark smudge on the rear board. READ MORE about PRINTING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Een overzicht van de ontwikkeling van het typografisch letterbeeld.
Gent, Belgium: Stedelijke Jongensberoepsschool, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 31 pages. Een overzicht van de ontwikkeling van het typografisch letterbeeld. Written in Dutch. A book on typography throughout time. With several black-and-white illustrations throughout. Covers rubbed with wear along edges. READ MORE about DE DRUKLETTER
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 about HISTORY & TECHNIQUE OF PRINTING
N.P. Low Memorial Library, 1952. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 63 pages. Four full page illustrations. READ MORE about QUALITY IN BOOK-PRODUCTION; AN EXHIBITION OF FINE BOOKS OF ALL PERIODS SELECTED FROM THE COLUMBIA...
Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1932. 12mo. original paper wrappers, paper cover label. 90 pages. Full descriptive listing of the exhibition books along with descriptions of the presses which produced them. READ MORE about YOU ARE INVITED TO VIEW AN EXHIBITION OF FINELY PRINTED BOOKS SINCE WILLIAM MORRIS, OF WHICH THIS...
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 239 pages. First edition. A collection of articles taken from a variety of design magazines and journals. Most have been edited and updated. Well illustrated. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about PAUL RAND: A DESIGNER'S ART
West New York, NJ: Mark Batty, 2003. 4to. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. xx, (iv), 374, (2) pages. First edition. Designed by Jerry Kelly and set in the Comenius font, designed by Hermann Zapf for Berthold in 1976.This book is the first of a planned series of anthologies from "Matrix," the respected journal of fine printing, typography, and book design produced annually for more than 20 years by John and Rose Randle at the Whittington Press... READ MORE about TYPE & TYPOGRAPHY, HIGHLIGHTS FROM MATRIX, THE REVIEW FOR PRINTERS AND BIBLIOPHILES
St. Gallen: Verlag Zollikofer & Co., 1945. small 4to. boards. 122 pages. First edition. A study of monograms, marks and ornamentation. 288 illustrations done in black and red. Pastedowns and endpapers show age darkening. READ MORE about DAS BUCH DER WERKZEICHEN
New York: Paul A. Struck, 1946. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 128 pages. First edition in English. Divided into sections beginning with the title page, trade and business cards, ornament, cartouches, calligraphy, bookplates, billheads, labels, etc. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about MODERN AND HISTORICAL TYPOGRAPHY
Two volumes. St- Gallen: Verlag Zollikofer & Co., 1948. 1950. tall 8vo., paper-covered boards for first volume and cloth for second, dust jackets. 120,(8); 93,(19) pages. Both volumes are first editions. A classic study of typography with 160 illustrations printed in two colors. Both volumes showing chipping around edges. READ MORE about TYPO-GRAPHIK, STUDIEN UND VERSUCHE. With TYPO-GRAPHIK II
Stuttgart: C.E. Poeschel, 1959. 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, dust jacket. (viii), 204 pages. A consideration of the basic issues of typography, especially work in the last 70 years. Illustrated with many examples of fine typography. Indexed. Jacket slightly yellowed. READ MORE about GROSSE UND GRENZEN DER TYPOGRAPHIE
With a foreword by John Dreyfus.
Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, (1989). small 4to. cloth. xvii, 215 pages. With a foreword by John Dreyfus. First edition, limited to 2000 copies. A biography of Rogers by an acknowledged expert in the field. Designed and printed at the press of W. Thomas Taylor with plates produced at The Press of A. Colish. Has 57 plates printed with a number in two colors. READ MORE about BRUCE ROGERS, A LIFE IN LETTERS 1870-1957
With a foreword by John Dreyfus.
Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, (1989). small 4to. quarter black leather with patterned paper-covered boards, red leather spine label. xvii, 215 pages. With a foreword by John Dreyfus. First edition, limited to 2125 copies, of which this is one the 125 specially bound copies signed by the author. A biography of Rogers by an acknowledged expert in the field. Designed and printed at the press of W. Thomas Taylor with plates produced at The Press of... READ MORE about BRUCE ROGERS, A LIFE IN LETTERS 1870-1957