Philadelphia, PA: M. Carey and Son, 1819. 8vo. boards missing. xvi, (9)-280 pages. First edition (Shaw and Shoemaker 49094; Sabin 62041; Rink, Technical Americana 3014). Preface, index, Thirteen essays dealing with the question of manufacturing in the United States and the need for protective tariffs. A supplement to the text includes petitions to the U.S. Congress on the subject, with one from the Society for the Promotion of American Manufactures of Delaware, E.I. duPont, President... READ MORE about ADDRESSES OF THE PHILADELPHIA SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF NATIONAL INDUSTRY
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Cleveland: World Publishing Co., (1960). small 4to. cloth. (xiv), 484 pages. First edition. Over 2600 definitions arranged alphabetically containing many illustrations. Covers faded. READ MORE about AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BOOK, TERMS USED IN PAPER-MAKING, PRINTING BOOKBINDING AND PUBLISHING WITH...
Cleveland: World Publishing Co., (1960). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (xiv), 484 pages. First edition. Over 2600 definitions arranged alphabetically with many illustrations. Fine condition. READ MORE about AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BOOK, TERMS USED IN PAPER-MAKING, PRINTING, BOOKBINDING AND PUBLISHING...
With a new introduction by Donald Farren.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2001. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 576 pages. With a new introduction by Donald Farren. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1979. The breadth of this work is remarkable. Encyclopedia contains almost 4,000 terms and definitions used in bookbinding, printing, papermaking and the book trade. Biographical details of printers, authors, bookbinders and bibliophiles are included as well as precise notes on machinery and equipment, famous books, printing societies, book-related organizations... READ MORE about THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BOOK
With a new introduction by Donald Farren.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2001. small 4to. paperback. 576 pages. With a new introduction by Donald Farren. Paperback edition. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1979. The breadth of this work is remarkable. Encyclopedia contains almost 4,000 terms and definitions used in bookbinding, printing, papermaking and the book trade. Biographical details of printers, authors, bookbinders and bibliophiles are included as well as precise notes on machinery and equipment, famous books, printing societies, book-related organizations... READ MORE about THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BOOK
With a new introduction by Doanld Farren.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 1996. small 4to. paperback. 576 pages. With a new introduction by Doanld Farren. Paperback edition. Covers faded. Ink ownership inscription on half-title. READ MORE about THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BOOK
New York: Privately printed, 1955. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers enclosed in outer wrapper and slipcase. (4), 10 pages. First separate edition, reprinted from Bouillabaise for Bibliophiles. Limited to 568 numbered and signed copies. Story of the restoration of the famous Diaz manuscript. Designed by John DePol. Presentation from Grauer to Ben Lieberman on a separately enclosed card. Slipcase faded. READ MORE about HOW BERNAL DIAZ'S "TRUE HISTORY" WAS REBORN
Hamilton: The Beckett Paper Co., (1926). 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. (xviii), 244 pages. Second printing. Manual on how to advertise with emphasis on proper use of paper and illustrations. A standard text. With examples of color work. Covers rubbed and soiled. Half of first blank page is missing. READ MORE about BUCKEYE BOOK OF DIRECT ADVERTISING
Paris: Bulletin Officiel de l'Union Syndicale des Maitres Imprimeurs, 1934. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 89 pages followed by many specimens, 60 pages. This special Christmas issue of this periodical; this devoted to the subject of French book illustration. Fill with specimens of printing and illustration. Well preserved copy with only light wear to covers. A magnificent production. One tip-in lacking. READ MORE about L' ILLUSTRATION DU LIVRE FRANÇAIS
Mainz: Gutenberg-Gesellschaft. 4to. various bindings. Per issue:. An excellent collection of one of the most important periodicals concerning the book arts. Articles in various languages, including English, on facets of printing, papermaking, bibliography, illustration and binding. The following volumes are present: 1950, 1952, 1954 (2), 1955 (2), 1956, 1957 (2), 1958 (2), 1959 (2), 1961, 1962 (2), 1963, 1965, 1966 (2), 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1976, 1977 (2), 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 (2), 1982, 1983, 1984 (2), 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 (4), 1989 (2), 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995 (3), 1996, 1998. READ MORE about GUTENBERG-JAHRBUCH, VERLAG DER GUTENBERG-GESELLSCHAFT IN MAINZ
Basel: Kunstmuseum, 1971. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. First edition. This 1971-72 exhibition at the Basel Art Museum featured modern books with original graphic art. Many of the most important moden artists were on display here, including Man Ray, Paul Klee, Marc Chagall and Salvador Dali. Dieter Koepplin supplies an introductory essay. Illustrated in black-and-white. In German. READ MORE about HANSPETER SCHULTHESS-OERI-STIFTUNG 1961-1971
With an Introduction by George Parker Winship.
Rochester: The Printing House of Leo Hart, 1933. 8vo. quarter leather, top edge gilt. xii, 142 pages. With an Introduction by George Parker Winship. First edition, one of 250 numbered and signed copies bound thus. An excellent book as the author comments on many of the books given in his bibliography. Separate sections dealing with writing, papermaking, manuscripts, printing, bookbinding, publishing, bibliography and book collecting periodicals. Fine copy. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHECA TYPOGRAPHICA, A LIST OF BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS
(The Book and Printing). Koho- eli kirjapaino, Laakapaino, Syväpaino, Silkkipaino, Paperin valmistus, Kirjan sidonta (Letterpress or lithography, offset printing, intagliio printing, silk-screen printing, paper manufacture, bookbinding).
Helsingissä: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava, 1957. small 8vo. cloth, gold lettering, dust jacket. 351 pages, in addition to four leaves of plates and six paper samples tipped in. (The Book and Printing). Koho- eli kirjapaino, Laakapaino, Syväpaino, Silkkipaino, Paperin valmistus, Kirjan sidonta (Letterpress or lithography, offset printing, intagliio printing, silk-screen printing, paper manufacture, bookbinding). Third edition, revised. Text in Finnish. Many black-and-white illustrations, some in color. Index. Jacket chipped. READ MORE about KIRJA JA KIRJAPAINOTAITO
München: Keyser, (1981). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 180 pages. A well-illustrated overview of book history including printing, binding and papermaking. READ MORE about BUCHER, SAMMELN - BESTIMMEN - PFLEGEN
London: T. Cadell and W. Davis, 1814. 8vo. 20th century quarter brown calf over cloth, five raised bands, red leather spine labels. xxvi,(27)-402,clvi; (ii),403-758,(2) pages. 2 volumes. First edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I, 345). With all 11 plates present. "A very valuable work to the student of the history of printing." Covers papermaking, history of printing, bookbinding, preservation, marks, monograms and devices used by the early printers and has type specimens. Still useful today as... READ MORE about AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF BIBLIOGRAPHY TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A MEMOIR ON THE PUBLIC...
New York, NY: Washburn, 1994. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (8) pages. An exhibition of works on paper made by Howell. Includes works by Lee Krasner, Alfonso Ossorio, Jackson Pollock, and Anne Ryan. Color illustrations, photograph of Howell on back cover. READ MORE about IN MEMORY OF DOUGLAS MORSE HOWELL
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 360 pages. First trade edition. Reproduced from the letterpress edition printed by Steve Miller. Cathleen Baker has written an extraordinary eloquent, poignant and intelligent work. In doing so, she has captured the essence of Dard Hunter, his world, and his vision. Illustrated with 76 pages of color and black-and-white photographs. Baker reveals for the first time the complete dimensions of this pioneering genius. This... READ MORE about BY HIS OWN LABOR: THE BIOGRAPHY OF DARD HUNTER
Buffalo: P22 Editions, 2000. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. x, (ii), 63, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 1000 copies. A collection of letters from Vojtech Preissig, an accomplished Czech typographer, book designer, and artist who in the 1890s became involved in the book arts and especially in the "book beautiful" movement. Preissig began writing to Hunter in 1920 and 46 of these letters are included here. Illustrated. READ MORE about DEAR MR. HUNTER, THE LETTERS OF VOJTECH PREISSIG TO DARD HUNTER 1920 -1925
Ogawamachi, Japan: Jionji Press, 1985. 16mo. Japanese paper binding in paper chemise with bone clasp, in clamshell box. unpaginated. Limited to 100 numbered copies, signed by the author on colophon. A Japanese papermaking song to the tune of the English pub favorite John Barleycorn. Pages French-fold. READ MORE about THE BALLAD OF JOE KOZO
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 160 pages. A general introduction to graphic arts in industry, and a practical first course in printing, engraving, papermaking, bookmaking and photography. Suggests practical projects to enable students to become familiar with various tools and materials. Well-illustrated. Small tear in dust jacket, also price clipped. READ MORE about THE GRAPHIC ARTS
Leipzig: VEB Bibliographisches Institut, 1965. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 347+(1), with 22 additional leaves of illustrations; 277+(1) pages. 2 volumes. A collection of essays on the history of the book trades in Germany, including printing, illumination and illustration, publishing, libraries, papermaking, and bookselling. Indexed. Jackets rubbed; vol.1 jacket creased, torn, and chipped. READ MORE about BEITRAGE ZUR GESCHICHTE DES BUCHWESENS
Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1927. 4to. vellum-backed marbled boards, top edge gilt, others uncut. (x), 86 pages and 20 plates. First edition, limited to 350 copies printed by Bruce Rogers at the press of William Edwin Rudge. (Haas 141). The collotype plates were made by Emery Walker. Six chapters on early bookmaking including discussions of 12 early types of book material, writing on vellum, paper and libraries. Rubbed along edges and tips. This copy is... READ MORE about ANCIENT BOOKS AND MODERN DISCOVERIES
N.P. Agency for International Development, 1966. large 8vo. paper wrappers, stapled. x, 164 pages. Discusses publishing, the book market, textbooks, libraries, and paper. READ MORE about DEVELOPMENTAL BOOK ACTIVITIES AND NEEDS IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, (1951). 8vo. later quarter leather with paper-covered boards. 296 pages. An overview of the book throughout history, covering such topics as writing, the development of paper, printing, binding, libraries, and the like. Illustrated and indexed. READ MORE about DAS BUCH IM WANDEL DER ZEITEN
Hamburg: Hanseatische Verlaganstalt, (1943). 8vo. later quarter leather with paper-covered boards. 253+(1) pages. An overview of the book throughout history, covering such topics as writing, the development of paper, printing, binding, libraries, and the like. Illustrated and indexed. READ MORE about DAS BUCH IM WANDEL DER ZEITEN