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Munchenstein: Haas'schen Schriftgiesserei A.G., n.d. 16mo. slipcase with paper cover label containing title enclosing the facsimile. Facsimile of this 18th century display of typography reissued by Haas. Slipcase broken. READ MORE about FAKSIMILEDRUCK "DAS GEHEIMNIS DEM GESELLSCHAFTLICHEN VERGNUGEN BESTIMMT", GESETZT UND...
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 26303
Delivered at the Twenty-second Conference on the History of the British Book Trade Birmingham, July 2005
New Castle, Delaware and London, England: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2008. 6 x 9 inches. Hardcover, dust jacket. 281 pages. Delivered at the Twenty-second Conference on the History of the British Book Trade Birmingham, July 2005. First edition. This ninth volume of the Print Networks series contains twelve exciting chapters from scholars working on the connections between the parties involved in the production of print artifacts; from author to printer, publisher, bookseller..... READ MORE about BOOK TRADE CONNECTIONS FROM THE SEVENTEENTH TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURIES
Price: $49.95 save 40% $29.97 Order nr. 96655
New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2008. 8.5 x 11 inches. Hardcover, dust jacket. 160 pages. First edition. Ephemera has been collected for many years, but only recently has it become widely accepted as material for academic study. This is the first book to discuss ephemera as an aspect of design history, showing how function, production process and period have affected the changing appearance of billheads, trade cards, flyers..... READ MORE about THE DESIGN AND PRINTING OF EPHEMERA IN BRITAIN AND AMERICA, 1720-1920
Price: $65.00 save 50% $32.50 Order nr. 95868
Perugia: Presso Carlo Baduel, 1782. small 4to. contemporary patterned paper wrappers. (ii), xxii, (ii), 154 pages. An attractive festival book commemorating the return of Pius VI from a visit to Germany. The engraved title page was beautifully designed by Antonio Stefanucci and engraved by Raimondo Fauci, and the engraved frontispiece was designed by Petrus Labruzzi and engraved by Camillus Tinti. The decorative tail-piece is also by Stefanucci and Faucci. Carlo Baduel of Perugia printed the..... READ MORE about AL FAUSTO RITORNO DALLA GERMANIA DI PIO VI PONTEFICE MASSIMO
Price: $850.00 Order nr. 58718
Milano: Associazione Editoriale Libraria Italiana, 1927. 4to. later cloth. Not paginated. Exhibition catalogue showing highlights of Italian printing and design. 290 books described in detail accompanied by 52 full-page plates. Original paper front cover bound-in at the end. READ MORE about DAL QUATTROCENTO AL NOVECENTO, PRIMA MOSTRA DEL LIBRO ITALIANO A BUENO AIRES SOTTO L'ALTO...
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 33070
Milano: Associazione Editoriale Libraria Italiana, 1927. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Exhibition catalogue showing highlights of Italian printing and design. 290 books described in detail accompanied by 52 full-page plates. Wrappers chipped with tear in spine covering. READ MORE about DAL QUATTROCENTO AL NOVECENTO, PRIMA MOSTRA DEL LIBRO ITALIANO A BUENO AIRES SOTTO L'ALTO...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 49049
A Facsimile of the Manuscript Overslag-Boek by Joannes Josephus Balthazar Vanderstraelen
New York: The Grolier Club, 2014. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover. 210 pages. A Facsimile of the Manuscript Overslag-Boek by Joannes Josephus Balthazar Vanderstraelen. Although "imposition manuals" -- instructions on the proper layout of typeset pages for the press -- have always been useful tools of the printing trade, surviving examples are rare. The present volume has been reproduced from a unique manuscript in the collection of the Grolier Club Library. Entitled Overslag-Boek, zeer nuttig..... READ MORE about THE EARLIEST DUTCH IMPOSITION MANUAL
Price: $75.00 save 20% $60.00 Order nr. 121734
From Hired Hand to Union Craftsman in the Preindustrial American Printing Trades, 1778-1815.
Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1991. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 261 pages. From Hired Hand to Union Craftsman in the Preindustrial American Printing Trades, 1778-1815. First edition. The story of printers on the road and the trade societies they formed in New York, Philadelphia, and points westward. Illustrated. READ MORE about SOME DEGREE OF POWER
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 57969
Edited by Marcus A. McCorison from the Second Edition.
Barre: Imprint Society, 1970. thick 8vo. cloth, slipcase. xxii, 650, (2) pages. Edited by Marcus A. McCorison from the Second Edition. Reprint, with rearrangements, of the second edition of 1876 (Leaf Book - Chalmers 155). Limited to 1950 numbered copies. With an original leaf from the 1810 first edition tipped-in. Tape repair to one edge of slipcase. First five pages have the name of a former owner stamped in ink along the edge. READ MORE about A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS & AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 28159
Paris: Ch. Lorilleux & Cie. 1896. 4to. modern quarter calf, marbled paper-covered boards. xxiv, 358 pages. Twenty-eight plates, some in color, and many illustrations in the text. Originally published in 12 parts; here bound together. Some internal spotting. Contains information regarding the history of lithography, chromolithography, photogravure, and zincography. Illustrations focus on both art work reproductions and handwritten documents and manuscripts. READ MORE about LA LITHOGRAPHIE FRANÇAISE DE 1796 À 1896 ET LES ARTS QUI S'Y RATTACHENT; MANUEL PRATIQUE...
Price: $1,250.00 Order nr. 99477
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
N.P. Logan Elm Press, The Ohio State University Libraries, 2006. 4to. stiff paper wrappers, wrap-around paper label. unpaginated. Limited to 150 numbered copies. Introduction by Peter Givler. Woodcut portrait of Franklin by Sidney Chafetz. Signed by Givler and Chafetz on colophon. Commemorates the 300th anniversary of Franklin's birth. Reproduces Franklin's article in the Pennsylvania Gazette, June 10, 1731. Label extends from spine to front cover around spine. READ MORE about BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S APOLOGY FOR PRINTERS
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 122679
Edited by Karin N. Mango.
Brooklyn: Long Island Historical Society, 1979. 8vo. cloth. xvi, 192, (2) pages. Edited by Karin N. Mango. History followed by bibliography with locations given. Best guide to the subject. Illustrated. Spine faded with spot at bottom of front hinge. Cloth has snag on front cover. READ MORE about LONG ISLAND PRINTING, 1791-1830, A CHECKLIST
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 103103
Edited by Karin N. Mango.
Brooklyn: Long Island Historical Society, 1979. 8vo. cloth. xvi, 192, (2) pages. Edited by Karin N. Mango. History followed by bibliography with locations given. Best guide to the subject. Illustrated. Spine slightly faded. READ MORE about LONG ISLAND PRINTING, 1791-1830, A CHECKLIST
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 6819
(Valletta, Malta): National Library of Malta, (1992). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 38 pages. Foreword by the librarian, Essay by William Zammit. Catalogue of an exhibition commemmorating the 350th anniversary of the introduction of printing to Malta. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout text. READ MORE about PRINTING IN MALTA DURING THE SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 130570
(Detroit): Detroit Public Library, 1945. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. (8) pages and the 9 page facsimile. Two page preface by Paul McPharlin followed by the facsimile. This is the largest surviving piece of work from Detroit's first printing press. Covers soiled. READ MORE about AN ACT OF THE FOURTH CONGRESS TO REGULATE TRADE AND INTERCOURSE WITH THE INDIAN TRIBES AND TO...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 100065
(Denver): (Fulcrum Publishing), (1993). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 8 pages. Originally published in 1745, this reprint was made possible by the Royal Irish Academy. Joint introduction written by Robert Baron, Marcus McCorison, and Donald Oresman. READ MORE about THE HUMBLE PETITION OF GEORGE FAULKNER AND GEORGE GRIERSON, PRINTERS AND BOOKSELLERS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 91925
New Castle, Delaware, and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2010. 7 x 10 inches. hardcover. 1,008 pages. First edition. The hundred years prior to the mid-nineteenth century saw a flowering of ephemeral publishing often referred to by the shorthand "chapbooks." This book is an analytical bibliography of the National Art Library's collection of literary ephemera of the period. For the purposes of this book, this includes entertaining and broadly educational works, such..... READ MORE about SMALL BOOKS FOR THE COMMON MAN: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $115.00 save 40% $69.00 Order nr. 99759
A Guide to an Exhibition of Books, Maps and Manuscripts in the William L. Clements Library.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1937. small 8vo. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 20 pages. A Guide to an Exhibition of Books, Maps and Manuscripts in the William L. Clements Library. Catalogue of 50 print and manuscript items related to Michigan and dated 1636-1861, to commemorate the centennial of the University of Michigan. Annotated. Covers moderately soiled. READ MORE about MICHIGAN THROUGH THREE CENTURIES
Price: $6.00 Order nr. 54595
(Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, 2000). 8vo. cloth. (iv), 351 pages. Reprint of the 1931 first edition published by the John Calhoun Club of Chicago (Besterman 5210). Detailed descriptions of 600 books and pamphlets. Also has a 100 page history of printing. Illustrated. READ MORE about EARLY PRINTING IN MICHIGAN, WITH A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE ISSUES OF THE MICHIGAN PRESS, 1796-1850
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 58658
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992. 8vo. cloth. xii, 147 pages. Bibliography of Princeton imprints. 519 numbered, chronologically arranged entries. Library holdings are indicated. With secondary bibliography and index. 13 illustrations. READ MORE about PRINTING IN PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1786-1876, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 52860
With a foreword by Joanne P. Platou.
New Orleans: The Historic New Orleans Collection, (1989). thick 8vo. printed paper over boards. xxxix, 759 pages. With a foreword by Joanne P. Platou. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. This work contributes to an understanding of Louisiana history. The entries are from the first 100 years of printing in New Orleans and include books, pamphlets, and ephemera. This bibliography provides information that has been previously unavailable in compiled form. The author and Head Librarian..... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NEW ORLEANS IMPRINTS 1764-1864
Price: $59.95 Order nr. 50258
(Oxford: Oxford University Press), 1963. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 169-190. Article in "The Library", Fifth Series, Volume XVIII, Number 3, September 1963. Corrigenda laid-in. Corners slightly bumped. READ MORE about " JOHN NICHOLS, PRINTER AND PUBLISHER."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 101956
With an Introduction by Hon. Josephus Daniels.
Releigh: Edwards & Broughton Co., 1946. 8vo. cloth. xxiv, 313 pages. With an Introduction by Hon. Josephus Daniels. With a number of illustrations. Spine rubbed. Name in ink on free endpaper. READ MORE about A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN NORTH CAROLINA, A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE PIONEER PRINTERS, 1749-1800,...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 30717