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Munchen: Weiss & Co., (1926). thin 4to. later two-toned cloth with paper cover and spine labels. 126 pages. 516 items bibliographically described. Fine copy. READ MORE about GIAMBATTISTA BODONI OPERA TYPOGRAPHICAE MDCCLXIX - MDCCCXXXIX
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 20950
Boston: Society of Printers, 1916. 8vo. cloth backed boards, paper cover label, dust jacket. 50 pages. First edition, limited to only 250 copies. Printed by the University Press. Jacket chipped along spine with 4" piece lacking. Unusually well-preserved copy of this scarce book. READ MORE about GIAMBATTISTA BODONI OF PARMA
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 1449
Bonn: Wilhelm Stollfuss Verlag, (1969). square 8vo. cloth. 105, (11) pages. First edition. The Bonner Universitäts-Buchdruckerei celebrates its 150 year anniversary with this look back at their history. Illustrated with images of their books and their production processes. A facsimile of a 1819 map of Bonn is loosely inserted in an envelope at back. In German. READ MORE about 150 JAHRE BONNER UNIVERSITÄTS-BUCHDRUCKEREI 1819-1969
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 62730
With an Annotated Bibliography
San Francisco: Book Club of California, The, 1983. 8vo. cloth. 84, (4) pages. With an Annotated Bibliography. First edition, limited to 550 copies. Designed and printed by Harold Berliner. With a well-annotated 57-item bibliography of Doxey's publications. Illustrated. With errata slip. READ MORE about WILLIAM DOXEY'S SAN FRANCISCO PUBLISHING VENTURE, AT THE SIGN OF THE LARK
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 24732
San Francisco, CA: Book Club of California, The, 2008. 4to. cloth. xiv, 214 pages. Limited to 275 copies. Book Club of California Publication 223. Table of contents, acknowledgments, list of illustrations, introduction, endnotes, two appendices, index. Black and white frontispiece, color and black and white illustrations throughout. A study of the life and career of an early San Francisco printer and publisher. Prospectus and order form laid in. READ MORE about JAMES WELD TOWNE: PIONEER SAN FRANCISCO PRINTER, PUBLISHER & PAPER PURVEYOR
Price: $60.00 Order nr. 132373
London: London Society of Compositors, 1898. 8vo. original stiff paper wrappers. 162, (2) pages. First edition. (St.Bride catalogue p.563). Covers worn with spine tape repaired. READ MORE about JUBILEE OF THE LONDON SOCIETY OF COMPOSITORS, A BRIEF RECORD OF EVENTS PRIOR TO AND SINCE ITS...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 9294
Oxford: The Plough Press, 1984. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 250 pages. First edition. Excellent bibliographical guide to technique. Well indexed. Includes nature printing. READ MORE about PRINTMAKING & PICTURE PRINTING, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO ARTISTIC & INDUSTRIAL...
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 14216
Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1957. 12mo. black cloth. iv, 36 pages. With illustrations by John DePol. READ MORE about WILLIAM BULMER AND THE SHAKESPEARE PRESS A BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BULMER FROM A DICTIONARY OF...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 950
Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1957. 12mo. black cloth. iv, 36 pages. With illustrations by John DePol. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about WILLIAM BULMER AND THE SHAKESPEARE PRESS A BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BULMER FROM A DICTIONARY OF...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 97960
Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1957. 12mo. black cloth. iv, 36 pages. With illustrations by John DePol. Bookplate on front pastedown. READ MORE about WILLIAM BULMER AND THE SHAKESPEARE PRESS A BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BULMER FROM A DICTIONARY OF...
Price: $18.00 Order nr. 128459
N.P. Privately Printed for the Author, 1970. 8vo. cloth. 220 pages. Reproduced from typescript. Signed by the author on the title page. READ MORE about CALIFORNIA IMPRINTS, 1846-1876, PERTAINING TO SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND RELIGIOUS SUBJECTS, A...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 44914
New York: The Typophiles, 1950. small 8vo. cloth. xiv, 60, (2) pages. Limited to 770 copies of which this is one of the 420 copies printed for the Typophiles. Contains much information on this 19th-century American printing press inventor. With 8 illustrations of presses. Chapbook 23 issued by The Typophiles. Minor rubbing at spine ends. READ MORE about GEORGE CLYMER AND THE COLUMBIAN PRESS
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 6071
Litchfield: Litchfield Historical Society, 1933. 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. xvi, 98 pages. First edition, limited to 200 copies. Bibliographical descriptions of 105 books and 20 almanacks printed by Collier and a short biographical sketch. Well-preserved copy. READ MORE about THE PUBLICATIONS OF THOMAS COLLIER, PRINTER, 1758-1808
Price: $101.00 Order nr. 1797
Nineteenth-Century American Lithography
(Santa Ana): Hillcrest Press, (2005). large 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (iv), 316 pages. Nineteenth-Century American Lithography. "This book documents the explosive development and use of color images in nineteenth-century America and explores the histories of the organizations that produced them. All American lithographers that I have been able to identify as producing graphic images in the nineteenth-century are included, not just those who did color work." (from the preface) An overview of the technical and..... READ MORE about THE COLOR EXPLOSION
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 90101
London: Dawsons, (1974). 8vo. cloth. viii, 198, 12 pages and 15 plates. Reprint of the 1921-1922 Oxford University Press edition. Part of the addenda is a complete descriptive bibliography of the press. READ MORE about THE DANIEL PRESS, MEMORIALS OF C.H.O. DANIEL WITH ADDENDA AND CORRIGENDA
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 15176
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1966). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxiii, 401 pages. First U.S. edition, first published in Holland by Thieme in Dutch. Various authors discuss book typography for different countries including Handover on British Book Typography and James Wells on Typography in the U.S. 192 pages of illustrations. READ MORE about BOOK TYPOGRAPHY, 1815-1965 IN EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 16315
New York: The Typophiles, 1968. 12mo. cloth, slipcase. viii,87+(1); (viii),173,(3) pages. 2 volumes. Limited to 500 copies. Chap Book no.XLVII. Slipcase faded along edges. READ MORE about THEODORE LOW DEVINNE, TOGETHER WITH A LIST OF DEVINNE'S WRITINGS, HIS REFLECTIONS ON THE CENTURY...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 2109
Boston: David R. Godine, (2005). 8vo. cloth with dust jacket. (vi), xi,(i), 329 +1 pages. First edition. This is new full scale biography of Theodore Low De Vinne (1828-1914), which explores the life of a seminal figure in the history of American printing. His masterly printing of wood engravings, together with his obsession with presswork, tight composition, and typefaces, gained him and his firm an international reputation and made De Vinne a rich man. His..... READ MORE about NO ART WITHOUT CRAFT, THE LIFE OF THEODORE LOW DE VINNE, PRINTER
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 88858
Paris: J. Maisonneuve, 1902. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 203+(1) pages. Besterman, p.5079. A bibliography of early printing outside of Europe. Organized by location, this volume lists hundreds of imprints from small US towns like Lebanon, Ohio to more exotic places like Tahiti and Canton. Includes supplement. READ MORE about IMPRIMERIE HORS L'EUROPE
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 43494
Paris: J. Maisonneuve, 1902. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 203+(1) pages. Besterman, p.5079. A bibliography of early printing outside of Europe. Organized by location, this volume lists hundreds of imprints from small US towns like Lebanon, Ohio to more exotic places like Tahiti and Canton. Covers chipped along edges. Unopened copy. READ MORE about IMPRIMERIE HORS L'EUROPE
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 119123
Ottawa: National Museum of Science and Technology, 1995. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 162 pages. First edition. Well-illustrated history beginning with 1751 to the present. Number 3 in the Transformation Series. Fine condition. READ MORE about TECHNOLOGY AND CANADIAN PRINTING: A HISTORY FROM LEAD TYPE TO LASERS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 43058
Traduites en Vers Francais par Firmit Didot. Gravé, Fondu et Imprimé par le Traducteur.
Paris: Firmin Didot, 1806. 8vo. original plain paper wrapers. (xiv), 264 pages. Traduites en Vers Francais par Firmit Didot. Gravé, Fondu et Imprimé par le Traducteur. First edition of Didot's translation, and the first book published by Didot. (Brunet V: 1302; Updike I, p.218). As he notes in his 6 page dedication to this brother Pierre (printed in a beautiful large cursive type), Firmin notes that he is dedicating to his brother "le premier ouvrage..... READ MORE about LES BUCOLIQUES DE VIRGILE, PRÉCÉDÉES DE PLUSIEURS IDYLLES DE THÉOCRITE, DE BION ET DE...
Price: $1,250.00 Order nr. 121089
London: Privately printed at the Chiswick Press, 1885. 8vo. original cloth, beveled edges. x, 296 pages. Besterman 1658. About 1,250 entries, arranged by topic and then by date: Histories and Descriptions, Guide Books, Ecclesiastical Literature, Acts of Parliaments, etc. etc., with over half being "Works Related to Particular Parishes" (subarranged by place). With some annotations; entries for "Newspapers" give brief publishing histories. With a list of Dorset printers and index of author's names. Ex-library copy..... READ MORE about BIBLIOTECA DORSETIENSIS, BEING A CAREFULLY COMPILED ACCOUNT OF PRINTED BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS...
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 54097