N.P. (The Typophiles, 1972). 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (8) pages. Limited to 400 copies and issued as Typophile Monograph 97. Silver comments on American book design.READ MORE about JANUARY INVENTORY
Charlottesville, VA: The Cockescraw Press, 1963. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 13, (3) pages. Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, Secretary's News Sheet, No. 50. Frontispiece etching of Smith. Preface by the author. Includes works totally or partially designed by Smith. Text loosely laid in wrappers.READ MORE about CHARLES SMITH: HIS WORK IN BOOK DESIGN: A CHECKLIST
New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 1996. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 318 pages with 113 illustrations. Paperback edition. Reprint of the first edition with additional illustrations and new introduction. With his Kelmscott Press and associations with the Arts & Crafts Movement, William Morris helped raise the public's awareness of fine books to new heights. Morris inspired and influenced a generation of other designers and those working in American typography..... READ MORE about AMERICAN BOOK DESIGN AND WILLIAM MORRIS With a new Foreword by Jean-Francois Vilain
Translated by Ruari McLean. With an introduction by Robin Kinross.
Berkeley: University of California Press, (1995). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xliv, 236 pages. Translated by Ruari McLean. With an introduction by Robin Kinross. First edition in English, translated from the 1928 first edition. Illustrated with some use of a second color. As new.READ MORE about THE NEW TYPOGRAPHY, A HANDBOOK FOR MODERN DESIGNERS
Skaneateles, NY: Michael Bixler, (1988). 4to. stiff paper wrappers with signatures loosely inserted. Unpaginated. A book of type specimens, focusing on Dante, Bembo and Walbaum in varying sizes. Also includes a list of British Monotype composition and display typefaces, and an impressive list of clients of the firm.READ MORE about SPECIMENS OF DANTE, BEMBO AND WALBAUM
New York: The Typophiles, 1999. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. (ii), 17, (5) pages. Limited to 500 copies. Typophile Monograph, New Series - Number 15. Printed at the Woodside Press in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Preface by Theo Rehak giving a history of the publishing program, followed by a tribute to Morris Gelfand. With a wood engraving by John DePol on the title page. Distributed for the Typophiles by Oak Knoll Press.READ MORE about THE TYPOPHILES PUBLISHING PROGRAM
Edited by Abe Lerner.
New York: The Typophiles, 1989. 8vo. paper wrappers. (x), 15, (7) pages. Edited by Abe Lerner. Limited to 480 copies. A facsimile of the Anvil Press production, published in a limited edition of 50 copies in 1988. Typophile Monograph New Series No. 6.READ MORE about THOSE VISIBLE MARKS...THE FORMS OF OUR LETTERS
New York: The Typophiles, 1992. tall 12mo. cloth. 94+(1) pages. Describes over fifty books in "a list and brief history of small, well-made books which were created mostly out of love." Includes the handful of books issued before the chap book series. Various indices are of great help to the reader.READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE TYPOPHILE CHAP BOOKS, 1935-1992
New York: The Typophiles, 1992. 4.5 x 7 inches. cloth. 94+(1) pages. Chap Book 60. Describes over fifty books in "a list and brief history of small, well-made books which were created mostly out of love." Includes the handful of books issued before the chap book series. Various indices are of great help to the reader. Distributed for The Typophiles.READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE TYPOPHILE CHAP BOOKS, 1935-1992
New York: The Typophiles, various dates. 12mo. paper wrappers. Per issue. Various odd issues of this periodical meant to describe the Typophile Chapbooks. Filled with information on the doings of this group of book- lovers. Includes I, II, III(3), IV(4), V(2), VI(2), VII(3), VIII(3), IX(3), X(4), 11, XII(3), XIII, XIV, XV(2), XVI, XVIII (2), XXVI, XVII(2), XVIII(7), XIX(14), XX(9), XXI(7), 22(4), XXIII(5), XXIV(3), XXV, XXVI (2), XXVII(5), XXVIII (4), XXIX,(2), XXX(4), XXI(3), XXXII, XXXIII(5). Price..... READ MORE about TYPOPHILE CHAP BOOK COMMENTARY
New York: The Typophiles, 1999. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. (ii), 17, (5) pages. Limited to 500 copies. Typophile Monograph, New Series - Number 15. Printed at the Woodside Press in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Preface by Theo Rehak giving a history of the publishing program followed by a tribute to Morris Gelfand. With a woodengraving by John DePol on the title page.READ MORE about THE TYPOPHILES PUBLISHING PROGRAM
New York: The Typophiles, 1988. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 20,(4) pages; 10 plates. Limited to 350 copies printed at the Press of A. Colish with design by Jerry Kelly. New Series Number 5 of the Typophile Monographs. Introduction by Abe Lerner. Considerable information on William Morris.READ MORE about DANIEL BERKELEY UPDIKE AND THE BRITISH CONNECTION
New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1947. 8vo. cloth. (ii), 156 pages followed by many plates reproducing titles pages of Merrymount Press books. First edition. Contains notes on the press and its work by Updike and numerous other articles on the press by Morison, Anderson, Cleland, Howe, Winship, Ruzicka, Pottinger and Rollins. Name in ink along top edge of free endpaper.READ MORE about UPDIKE: AMERICAN PRINTER AND HIS MERRYMOUNT PRESS
(New York): Volk & Huxley, n.d. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, mailing envelope. (8) pages. Large well printed announcement that Kurt H. Volk and Huxley House, two well known New York typographic houses are joining forces. Printed in red and black and designed by Meyer Wagman. Mailing envelope worn.READ MORE about What is Happening? (drop title