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Mittineague: Strathmore Paper Company, 1921. tall 4to. cloth-backed boards, later cardboard slipcase. 28, (4) pages followed by the 19 paper samples and folded specimen sheets. Accompanied by additional sample sheets numbered 20 to 46 which are loosely inserted. 2 volumes. Includes text illustrating the application of the system by T.M. Cleland, who also designed the book and provided the decorations on the color sheets along with Rudolph Ruzicka. Includes a separately-issued portfolio of sheets of..... READ MORE about GRAMMAR OF COLOR, ARRANGEMENTS OF STRATHMORE PAPERS IN A VARIETY OF PRINTED COLOR COMBINATION...
Price: $750.00 Order nr. 121620
Three volumes in one as issued.
Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen & Zoon, 1969. folio. cloth. (ii),(iv),8, 27 plates; (ii),10, 27 plates; (iv),6, 48 plates. Three volumes in one as issued. Facsimile reprint of the 1734 Dutch edition printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Covens and Cornelis Mortier. A study of mechanical equipment, especially windmills, with over 100 plates of illustrations. Includes a section on mechanical power for the operation of paper-making equipment. Light rubbing of covers. READ MORE about GROOT VOLKOMEN MOOLENBOEK; OF NAAUWKEURIG ONTWERP, VAN ALLERHANDE TOT NOG TOE BEKENDE EN VERSCHEY...
Price: $200.00 Order nr. 20148
Liverpool: Liverpool Bibliographical Society, 1992. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, plastic spiral binding. xv, 85 pages. Historical introduction followed by the directory. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson on the front inside cover. READ MORE about BOOK TRADE IN THE NORTH WEST PROJECT. OCCASIONAL PUBLICATIONS NO. 3. THE BOOK TRADE IN CHESIRE TO...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 99217
Reading: University of Reading, 1993. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 64 pages. Ninth Annual Seminar devoted to the British Book Trade Index. Includes papers by Twyman, Hunnisett, Foot, Isaac and others. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATION PROCESSES AND BINDING IN THE PROVINCES: ASPECTS OF THE PROVINCIAL BOOK TRADE IN...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 98183
Zurich: Graphis, 1952. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (12) pages. Offprint of an article that had appeared in Graphis, Heft 39. Text in English, French and German. Illustrated. Faded along top of cover. READ MORE about KUNST IM WASSERZEICHEN. (ART OF THE WATERMARK
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 107459
North Staffordshire: North Staffordshire Polytechnic, 1975. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 108 pages, 68 pages of specimens, 56 pages of plates, pages 109 to 136 with (10) leaves of plates inserted. A project for the students on the one-year full time integrated course in printing during the session 1973-74. It shows many examples of work produced by printers in North Staffordshire between 1783 and 1913. Includes bibliography. With the bookplate and pencil signature of..... READ MORE about A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 97926
Leipzig: Oscar Brandstetter, 1927. 8vo. cloth. 164 pages. Later edition. A discussion of all facets of the printing business. Of added interest is the pocket in the back containing paper samples and actual samples of type and a slug of linotype. READ MORE about BUCHGEWERBLICHES HILFSBUCH, DARSTELLUNG DER BUCHGEWERBLICH -TECHNISCHEN VERFAHREN FÜR DEN...
Price: $18.00 Order nr. 12411
Kristiania, Sweden: Fabritius & Sønner, 1924. small 8vo. half leather with paper-covered boards. ix, (v), 174 pages. First edition. A guide to books and bookmaking. All the major components of the books are dealt with here--typography, book illustration, paper, binding, etc. Scheibler also provides a short history of the early printed book. Finely printed with large decorative initial letters printed in red and black. Many illustrations, printed in black-and-white with red accents. Index at rear..... READ MORE about EN BOK OM BOKEN
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 61787
Leipzig: L. Staackmann, (1939). small 8vo. boards. 96, (6) pages. Illustrated history of the making and selling of the book. Color illustrations show printing, binding, bookselling, etc. Paper cracked along hinges. Spine separating. READ MORE about SCHRIFT UND BUCH, EINE FIBEL Bilder von Peter Thienhaus
Price: $7.00 Order nr. 19683
Innsbruck: Universitäts-Verlag Wagner, 1941. 8vo. cloth. viii, 211 pages followed by 11 pages of plates. Written in German. With a foreword and index. Corners bumped, extremities rubbed, spine faded, boards slightly cocked. With the bookplate of Oak Knoll designating this as from the library of H. P. Kraus. READ MORE about SAMMELN UND SICHTEN, EINE PRAKTISCHE GRAPHIKKUNDE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 101508
Innsbruck: Universitäts-Verlag Wagner, 1941. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 211 pages followed by 11 pages of plates. Written in German. With a foreword and index.Jacket chipped along edges with tears and spine spotted and age darkend. READ MORE about SAMMELN UND SICHTEN, EINE PRAKTISCHE GRAPHIKKUNDE
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 126270
N.P. Editions du Frac de Haute-Normandie, (1989). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 50 pages. Exhibition catalogue with illustrations in color showing modern book art productions. READ MORE about LIVRES DELIVRES, ENTBUNDENE BUCHER
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 34011
Amsterdam: The Paper Publications Society, 1994. 4to. cloth. ii,396; 70 pages and 436 plates showing many watermarks. XV. Two volumes. First edition. The last publication of the Paper Publications Society. The original of this monumental work was issued in Russian in only 150 copies. This English language edition has been edited and includes information not in the original edition. 98% of the watermarks described are not Russian watermarks but rather are European watermarks. A number..... READ MORE about LIKHACHEV'S WATERMARKS, AN ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VERSION
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 70707
København: Forening for Boghandværk, 1968. 8vo. paper-covered boards. 100, (2) pages. First edition. A discussion of the technical considerations of book illustration, printing, paper making, and binding. Many machines illustrated. Indexed. In Danish. READ MORE about BOGFREMSTILLING
Price: $9.00 Order nr. 63356
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2016. 8.27 x 11.69 inches. paperback. 128 pages. "Spellerberg has become an important new authority on implements designed to do controlled damage to paper. In the process, he's turned what most people thought they knew about these objects, particularly about page turners, on its head." - Ben Marks, Collector's Weekly "The book is illustrated with paper-knives and paper-folders of every design... There are cutters in the form of a...... READ MORE about READING & WRITING ACCESSORIES: A STUDY OF PAPER-KNIVES, PAPER FOLDERS, LETTER OPENERS AND...
Price: $60.00 Order nr. 127224
Pittsburgh: Thomas C. Pears III, 1967. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket, slipcase. xxiv, 400 pages. First edition, the rare Pittsburgh imprint. Printed on the copyright page "SPECIAL AMERICAN ISSUE." The jacket notes the fact that this is "A small American issue of 150 copies, on Flemish laid paper and bound in blue cloth, signed by the author, sold by Thomas C. Pears III..." Excellent book demonstrating modern methods of bibliographical research. Stevenson uses paper analysis to..... READ MORE about THE PROBLEM OF THE MISSALE SPECIALE
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 128668
Oslo: Den Norske Bokhandlerforening, 1945. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 172 pages. First edition. The Norweigan Booksellers society have put togeher this volume on selling books in Norway. They are interested in all isues related to the book: from the quality of the paper to the price they sell for. Some pages unopened. In Norweigan. READ MORE about EN BEDRE BOKHANDEL
Price: $11.00 Order nr. 62779
Paris: Libraire Hachette, 1922. tall 8vo. decorated cloth. 208 pages. First edition. A history of the production of the book with 120 illustrations. Covers faded and spotted with a tear along top of back hinge. Paper is browned; With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE about ÉTAPES D'UN LIVRE LE PAPIER, L'ENCRE, LE MANUSCRIT, LA TYPOGRAPHIE, LA RELIURE, LA LIBRAIRIE,...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 3541
London: G. Virtue, 1852-1854. 8vo. modern marbled paper wrappers with paper spine label. 565-620, 355-488 pages. Two volumes bound in one. Vol. I: Electro-metallurgy, Embossing-press, Engraving, Envelope-folding machine; Vol. II: Pantograph, Paper, Photography, Photometry, Printing.) With special title page listing these bound in at the beginning. Many illustrations. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about Excised articles from:) CYCLOPÆDIA OF USEFUL ARTS, MECHANICAL AND CHEMICAL, MANUFACTURES, MINING...
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 98187
With Additional Materials by S.A. Klepikov. Edited, Translated, and Adapted for Publication in English by J.S.G. Simmons.
Hilversum: The Paper Publications Society, 1965. 4to. cloth. xv, 62 pages followed by the facsimile of 22 pages and 131 plates containing 1824 reproductions of watermarks. With Additional Materials by S.A. Klepikov. Edited, Translated, and Adapted for Publication in English by J.S.G. Simmons. First edition thus, limited to 500 copies. Volume XI in the publications of the Society. READ MORE about TROMONIN'S WATERMARK ALBUM, A FACSIMILE OF THE MOSCOW 1844 EDITION
Price: $110.00 Order nr. 70705
Hilversum: The Paper Publications Society, 1959. 4to. pseudo-parchment-backed decorated paper-covered limp boards. 46 pages followed by plates of watermarks. First edition, limited to 600 copies. Publication of the work of Captain T. Lassen with additional notes by Voorn. READ MORE about PAPER MILLS OF DENMARK & NORWAY AND THEIR WATERMARKS
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 70708
Leipzig: T.O. Weigel, 1886. small 8vo. contemporary half leather with four raised bands and marbled paper-covered boards. xii, 348, (4) pages. Second edition. The history and technique of printmaking. Wessely covers various types of techniques, from woodcuts to lithography and photography. Papermaking and printing are addressed. The author devotes a section to collecting practices: what, who, and where one should collect. Illustrated with 11 plates. Includes a new preface, an impressive bibliography arranged by subject..... READ MORE about ANLEITUNG ZUR KENNTNISS UND ZUM SAMMELN DER WERKE DES KUNSTDRUCKES
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 59904