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London: The Bibliographical Society, 1975. 4to. cloth. xii, 188 pages. First edition. This study examines the printing of music in Britain from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, with chapters on music patents, Psalm books, part books, song books, and broadsides. It includes many black-and-white illustrations, a chronological synopsis, a bibliography, and an index. Distributed for the Bibliographial Society, London. READ MORE about ENGLISH MUSIC PRINTING, 1553-1700
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 60367
1966. 8vo. paper wrappers bound into 4to. pamphlet binding. pp.147-151. Offprint from Gutenberg Jahrbuch. On the first printer in Amiens. Illustrated. Tag on front of pamphlet binding. READ MORE about NICOLAS LE CARRON, PREMIER IMPRIMEUR AMIENOIS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 50936
II. Konyv: XVI. Szazad
Budapest: Novák László, n.d. 12mo. cloth, brown and red, title and author stamped on spine and front board. 148 pages. II. Konyv: XVI. Szazad. Text in Hungarian. No. VIII in "Graphic Arts Book" series. History of printing in the 16th century. Color illustrations throughout. Boards lightly soiled. Inside hinges cracked. Tanning. READ MORE about A NYOMDASZAT TORTENETE
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 107710
San Marino, California: Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 2016. 8 x 11.875 inches. Hardcover, three-piece case binding with debossed and tipped-on title. 176 pages. A catalogue issued in conjunction with "Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints" at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, September 17, 2016-January 9, 2017. The exhibition and catalogue explore the art, craft, and cultural significance of Chinese woodblock prints made during their golden age, from..... READ MORE about GARDENS, ART, AND COMMERCE IN CHINESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS
Price: $49.95 Order nr. 129157
London: Maggs Bros. 1953. square 8vo. later full brown leather, four raised bands with spine gilt and with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. 141 pages and 29 plates. Catalogue no.816. 391 items described. READ MORE about CENTURY OF PRINTED BOOKS (1462-1562) AND SOME MEDIAEVAL MANUSCRIPTS
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 123793
Two volumes bound in one.
New York: Burt Franklin, (1970). small 8vo. cloth. xvi,(iv),160; (viii),161 pages. Two volumes bound in one. Text in Latin. Reprint of the 1717 first edition. (See Bigmore & Wyman II,14). With two plates showing seven printer's marks. Bibliographical and biographical accounts of the lives and works of the Parisian printers Simon de Colines, Michel Vascosan, G. Morel, A. Turnebo, F. Morel and Jean Bienne. Contains about 1500 titles printed by these printers. READ MORE about HISTORIA TYPOGRAPHORUM ALIQUOT PARISIENSIUM VITAS ET LIBROS COMPLECTENS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 4464
Mainz: Verlag der Gutenberg Gesellschaft, 1973. 8vo. paper wrappers. 36 pages. Includes a bibliography of the books printed by this 16th century printer. READ MORE about HEINRICH MAMERANUS, EIN LUXEMBURGER DRUCKER DES 16. JAHRHUNDERTS IN KÖLN
Price: $6.00 Order nr. 7089
Catalogue of the Exhibition in the University Library, Cambridge.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1984). tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. vii, 183 pages. Catalogue of the Exhibition in the University Library, Cambridge. First edition. Well illustrated and annotated. Spine slightly faded, else fine. READ MORE about FOUR HUNDRED YEARS OF UNIVERSITY PRINTING AND PUBLISHING IN CAMBRIDGE 1584 - 1984
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 4243
Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1947. oblong 8vo. cloth. (16) pages and the full page reproduction of the Durer print. First edition, limited to 550 copies printed at the Anthoensen Press. One of the earliest drawings of a printing press. READ MORE about DURER'S 1511 DRAWING OF A PRESS AND PRINTER
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 4578
Kobenhavn: n.p., 1923. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 164 pages followed by 11 plates. Various essays on the bookarts of 16th century Denmark. Includes tables of type specimens and biographies of important printers. Fine, unopened copy. READ MORE about BOGHISTORISKE STUDIER, TIL DANSK BIBLIOGRAFI, 1550-1600
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 33652
Kovenhavn: Glydendalske Bognahdel, 1934. folio. parchment-backed boards. 26 pages of text followed by 100 plates. With facsimile plates reproducing pages from books printed by famous Danish printers. READ MORE about DANSK TYPOGRAFISK ATLAS, 1482-1600
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 4580
Kovenhavn: Glydendalske Bognahdel, 1934. folio. parchment-backed boards. 26 pages of text followed by 100 plates. With facsimile plates reproducing pages from books printed by famous Danish printers. Wear along edges of covers. With a bookplate indicating that this book came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus. READ MORE about DANSK TYPOGRAFISK ATLAS, 1482-1600
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 75427
London: George G. Harrop & Co., (1928). 4to. vellum-backed boards, top edge gilt. 222 pages. First English edition, one of 750 numbered copies printed for England. A beautifully produced book showing some of the highlights of Italian book production. Has 128 plates including a number in color. Dust jacket lightly soiled and chipped at edges. READ MORE about THE BOOK IN ITALY DURING THE FIFTEENTH AND SIXTEENTH CENTURIES SHOWN IN FACSIMILE REPRODUCTIONS...
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 11426
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. 4to. cloth-backed boards, paper cover label, top edge gilt. 222 pages. First edition, limited to 750 copies. With three mounted color plates and 125 facsimile plates. Covers soiled with some rubbing and age darkening. Book description pasted in as well as a newspaper account of the Grolier Club's trip to Italy. READ MORE about THE BOOK IN ITALY DURING THE FIFTEENTH AND SIXTEENTH CENTURIES SHOWN IN FACSIMILE REPRODUCTIONS...
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 75448
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. 4to. cloth-backed boards, paper cover label, top edge gilt. 222 pages. First edition, limited to 750 copies. With three mounted color plates and 125 facsimile plates. Covers soiled with spotting along edge of back cover. READ MORE about THE BOOK IN ITALY DURING THE FIFTEENTH AND SIXTEENTH CENTURIES SHOWN IN FACSIMILE REPRODUCTIONS...
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 126938
(Budapest): OSzK, 1957. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 20 pages. Text in Hungarian with summary in French. No. 39 in the Az Orszagos Széchényi Könyvtár Kiadványai series. A study of papermaking and watermarks produced and used at the Sarvar-Ujszigeti printing works, active from 1536 to 1541 and the only press printing Hungarian works at that time. Includes footnotes. Black and white illustrations. Wrappers tanned. READ MORE about A SÁRVÁR-ÚJSZIGETI NYOMDA PAPIROSAI
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 108210
3 volumes containing seven parts.
Madrid: Tipografía de los Huérfanos, 1891-1907. small 4to. quarter cloth. (xlvii)+(1), 434, (6); (x), 558, (2), x-l, (4); (x), 564, (4) pages. 3 volumes containing seven parts. Complete first edition in seven parts. (Besterman, 5187). A bibliography of printing in Madrid until from the early 16th- century until 1625. Contains table of contents, appendices, and indices. Some browning to pages. Loosely inserted is a commemorative book label which indicates that this set came from the..... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAFÍA MADRILEÑA, Ó DESCRIPCIÓN DE LAS OBRAS IMPRESAS EN MADRID
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 76025
Madrid: Tipografía de los Huérfanos, 1906. small 4to. contemporary quarter calf with marbled paper covered boards. (x), 558, (2), x-l, (4) pages. Part 2 only of this three volume set. (Besterman, 5187). A bibliography of printing in Madrid until from the early 16th- century until 1625. Contains table of contents, appendices, and indices. Some browning to pages. Ex library copy with markings. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAFÍA MADRILEÑA, Ó DESCRIPCIÓN DE LAS OBRAS IMPRESAS EN MADRID. PARTE SEGUNDA (1601-1620
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 119490
Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1914. 4to. quarter cloth with paste paper-covered boards. (viii), 46, (2) pages plus 24 leaves of plates in black and white. First edition. The German Renaissance painter and engraver, Georg Pencz (c.1500-1550) was active in Nuremberg and was probably part of Dürer's workshop. Pencz's style was heavily influenced by his two trips to Italy, the first coming early in his career. The fine, crisp style of his paintings in particular reflect..... READ MORE about DIE HOLZSCHNITTE DES GEORG PENCZ
Price: $225.00 Order nr. 77802
A History of the Florentine Firm and a Catalogue of the Editions
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2012. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover. 1096 pages. A History of the Florentine Firm and a Catalogue of the Editions. This ambitious project explores in detail the history and output of the Giunti Press in Florence, covering the firm from its beginnings in 1497 to its end in 1625, and providing descriptions of each Giunti book published with extensive indication of the libraries holding copies of each edition. In..... READ MORE about THE GIUNTI OF FLORENCE: A RENAISSANCE PRINTING AND PUBLISHING FAMILY
Price: $195.00 Order nr. 105520
Copenhagen: New Nordic Publishing House Arnold Busck, 1952. large 8vo. patterned paper-covered boards. 107, (3) pages. Two short works in one volume. In "Calligraphy and Book Type" (pp.9-50), E. Philip discusses medieval calligraphy and the typefaces of incunabula and early 16th-century books. Following this, C.V. Nordlunde, in "From Kelmscott Press to Penguin Books" (pp.51-101), discusses the development of modern book typography with William Morris to Penguin Books productions of the late 1940's. Both with index..... READ MORE about BOGTRYKKETS FORTID OG NUTID
Price: $11.00 Order nr. 51890
1959. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 28-45. An article in The Library, Fifth Series, Vol. XIV, No.1, March 1959. READ MORE about " CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN'S TRADE-CONNEXIONS WITH ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 100029
New York: Burt Franklin, (1967). 8vo. cloth. (vi), 324, 15 pages. Reprint of the 1866 Paris edition. (Bigmore & Wyman II, 279). Bibliography of the Plantin Press in Antwerp. READ MORE about ANNALES PLANTINIENNES, DEPUIS LA FONDATION DE L'IMPRIMERIE PLATINIENNE, A ANVERS JUSQU'A LA MORT...
Price: $28.00 Order nr. 4611
Mainz: Eggebrecht-Presse, 1951. small 4to. quarter cloth, boards, dust jacket. 59, (5) pages. Alphabetical listing of 27 famous printers. Each entry has a one-page biographical sketch of the printer followed by a full-page reproduction from a book printed by that printer. Initials by Aldus Manutius and Zainer ("A" and "Z") gilt-stamped on front and back covers respectively. Printed on special paper stock. Dust jacket worn at head of spine, else fine. READ MORE about ABC DER GROSSEN DRUCKER
Price: $12.00 Order nr. 50011