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Manchester and London: University Press and Bernard Quaritch, and Sherratt and Hughes, 1909. 8vo. quarter vellum, cloth-covered boards. 35, (9) pages. Facsimile of William Caxton's original printing reproduced here as a book. Part of the John Rylands facsimile series. This book consists of an oration delivered by Russell on the occasion of his embassy in February 1470 to invest Charles the Bold with the Order of the Garter. Contains a new historical introduction by Henry..... READ MORE about PROPOSITIO JOHANNIS RUSSELL PRINTED BY WILLIAM CAXTON CIRCA A.D. 1476. REPRODUCED IN FACSIMILE
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 59209
Man of the Weald
N.P. (but Tenterden): The Tenterden Trust, n.d. narrow 8vo. stiff paper wrapper. 19+(1) pages. Man of the Weald. Short biography of William Caxton, the English printer, and a short history of printing focused on the newspapers of England. Published and printed by The Tenterden Trust, a historical and cultural club of Tenterden, a town with some claim to Caxton's birthplace. Designed by Richard Grasby. Printed in Baskerville on Bookcote paper. Wrappers Royal Cornwall Book White..... READ MORE about CAXTON, MAN OF THE WEALD
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 94043
New York: Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1976. 8vo. hand-sewn paper wrappers. 16 pages. With an introduction by Terry Belanger. READ MORE about SCRAMBLED EGGES PROLOGUE TO A TRANSLATION OF THE AENEID
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 1194
Colchester: Faculty of Arts, Colchester Institute of Higher Education, n.d. 4to. parchment spine, paper-covered boards. 14, (8) pages. First edition. A brief look into the life and work of William Caxton. An appendix contains a copy of Caxton's device and two reproductions of his work, including The Squire's tale from the Canterbury Tales and a sheet of woodcut initials. READ MORE about WILLIAM CAXTON, A QUINCENTENARY TRIBUTE
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 56511
(Oxford: The Oxford University Press), (1957). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp 153-166. Article in "The Library", Fifth Series, Volume XII, Number 3, September 1957. Covers and edges lightly soiled. READ MORE about " WILLIAM CAXTON'S HOUSES AT WESTMINSTER."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 101962
Salt Lake City: Porte Publishing Co., 1934. tall 12mo. paper wrappers. 64 pages. A special number of this periodical. READ MORE about WILLIAM CAXTON: THE MAN AND HIS WORK Introduction by R.C. Porte. Addenda by Frank Pearson....
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 19181
Cologne: Lanston Monotype Corp. 1928. 4to. cloth. 14, (2) pages followed by five plates. Limited to 200 copies printed by Lanston Monotype with collotypes printed by Charles Whittingham & Griggs. Some spotting of covers. Corner bumped. Foxing of endpapers. READ MORE about WILH. CAXTON UYSS ENGELANT EVIDENCE THAT THE FIRST ENGLISH PRINTER LEARNED HIS CRAFT AT COLOGNE
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 4943
New York: The Typophile, 1976. tall 12mo. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 54, (2) pages. Chapbook 52. Limited to 1250 copies. Some illustrations. READ MORE about CAXTON, AN AMERICAN CONTRIBUTION TO THE QUINCENTENARY CELEBRATION
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 1187
London: British Library, (1976). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 94 pages. Profusely illustrated. READ MORE about WILLIAM CAXTON, AN EXHIBITION TO COMMEMORATE THE QUINCENTENARY OF THE INTRODUCTION OF PRINTING...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 11248
New York: Center for Book Arts, 1984. 4to. stiff paper wrappers with illustration on front cover. 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..... READ MORE about THE FIRST DECADE, CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS, AN EXHIBITION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY SEPTEMBER 7...
Price: $15.00 save 15% $12.75 Order nr. 103186
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 about THE FIRST DECADE, CENTER FOR THE BOOK ARTS, AN EXHIBITION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 36530
New York: Center for Book Arts, 1994. square 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 24 pages. This is a catalogue for an exhibition held in New York from January 14 to March 25, 1994, which contained the work of printers, bookbinders and papermakers who are all instructors of the book arts, as well as artists in their own right. Some of the participating artists were Marcia Ciro, Nadja Press, Peter and Donna Thomas, and Mary Phelan. Contemporary..... READ MORE about MASTERS OF THE CRAFT: WORKS BY INSTRUCTORS OF BOOK ARTS
Price: $15.00 save 15% $12.75 Order nr. 103179
New & Improved Edition. Volume II
Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1842. large 8vo. half-calf. cloth, protective modern dust jacket with paper spine label. [ii], 800 pages. New & Improved Edition. Volume II. Volume two only.Contains No. 90: Printing-Engraving-Lithography, pp. 625-640. Illustrated. Worn and boards faded, pages tanning, scattered foxing. Signature "Sedgwick," on front pastedown. HInges reparied. With the bookplate of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about CHAMBERS'S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 98569
Pittsburgh: Carnegie Institute of Technology, n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 22, (2) pages. Information on the process of rubber plate printing, which may be useful to students of printing. Illustrated with diagrams. Covers rubbed. READ MORE about RUBBER PLATES FOR THE PRINTER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 57248
(Aldershot): Scolar Press, (1987). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 177 pages. First edition. The story of the General catalogue from the decision in 1834 to produce a new catalogue to the present day. An interesting account. With information on Antonio Panizzi. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about GK: 150 YEARS OF THE GENERAL CATALOGUE OF PRINTED BOOKS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 31487
(New York, NY): The Grolier Club, 1973. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 13+(1) pages. Offprint from The Gazette of the Grolier Club, New Series, Number 19, December 1973. Delivered at the opening of the Fritz Kredel retrospective exhibition on April 18, 1973. With an editorial postscript and one black and white plate. READ MORE about FRITZ KREDEL
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 129965
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 255, xv, (v) pages. First edition. Over 200 illustrations. An important book. Chappell has added a nice presentation to this copy using the dedication page which reads "To my friend(s) Alfred A. Knopf & Will, Jan 9, 1973, Warren Chappell" in which he has added to text to the original dedication. Loosely inserted in this copy is a T.L.s. from a collector to Terry..... READ MORE about A SHORT HISTORY OF THE PRINTED WORD
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 1373
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 255, xv, (v) pages. First edition. Over 200 illustrations. An important book. Near fine. READ MORE about A SHORT HISTORY OF THE PRINTED WORD
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 104898
Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, (1989). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 351 pages. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane. First edition in English. An account of the cultural transformation brought about by the discovery and development of printing. Illustrated. Private ownership inscription at top of half-title. READ MORE about THE CULTURE OF PRINT, POWER AND THE USES OF PRINT IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 31369
Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, (1987). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xi, 354 pages. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane. First U.S. edition. Discusses the impact of printing on all social classes of the ancient regime. Private ownership inscription in ink on free endpaper. READ MORE about THE CULTURAL USES OF PRINT IN EARLY MODERN FRANCE
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 31913