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New York: Reinhold Publishing Corp. (1967). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 160 pages. First edition. Profusely illustrated. Chapters on typography, printing, paper, binding, dust jackets, etc. Presentation on half-title "For David Belch, on the occasion of a delightful Books & Authors program, Adrian Wilson, November 20, 1968." Small spot along edge of back cover of jacket. READ MORE about THE DESIGN OF BOOKS
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 43422
New York: Museum Books, 1964. oblong 4to. parchment - backed boards with parchment tips. not paginated. Limited to 500 numbered copies also signed by Zapf. Set in 16 languages with the types of D. Stempel "taken from the foundry's archives" and printed by Heinrich Egenolf. A magnificent display of typography and type specimens printed in black with some part printed in an alternative color. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIC VARIATIONS DESIGNED BY HERMANN ZAPF ON THEMES IN CONTEMPORARY BOOK DESIGN AND...
Price: $300.00 Order nr. 17095
New Rochelle: The Myriade Press, (1978). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), v, 77 plates, (10) pages. Reprint of the scarce first edition including reproduction of the color work. Wear along edges. Ownership inscription in ink in corner of free endpaper. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIC VARIATIONS DESIGNED BY HERMANN ZAPF ON THEMES IN CONTEMPORARY BOOK DESIGN AND...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 28146
New York: Museum Books, 1964. 4to. parchment-backed boards with vellum tips, dust jacket. not paginated. Limited to 500 numbered copies for the American market signed by Zapf. Set in 16 languages with the types of D. Stempel "taken from the foundry's archives" and printed by Heinrich Egenolf. A magnificent display of typography and type specimens printed in black with some part printed in an alternative color. Jacket has a faint stain along top of front..... READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIC VARIATIONS DESIGNED BY HERMANN ZAPF ON THEMES IN CONTEMPORARY BOOK DESIGN AND...
Price: $375.00 Order nr. 121252
Frankfurt am Main: Bauerschen Giesserei, 1962. 34 x 27 inches. large broadside. This large broadside was issued by the Bauer Type Foundry to celebrate their 125th anniversary. It pictures a large tree done in black ink against a gray background with each of the important type faces in the company's history pictured in blocks placed on the branches of the tree. The blocks are printed in various colors with the example of the type face..... READ MORE about DIE STAMMBAUM DER SCHRIFT
Price: $350.00 Order nr. 36606
Meriden, CT: Bayberry Hill Press, 1975. 4to. quarter cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, paper spine and front cover labels. (iv), 27+(1) pages. Limited to 100 numbered copies, signed by author on colophon. Poem by J. Johnson on title. A reflection on the demise of the typographer and the compositor with the onslaught of "Cold Type" and the computer. Illustrated. Complimentary gift card laid in. READ MORE about A BACKWARD GLANCE
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 128500
Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Library, (1989). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 250, (2) pages. Reprint of first edition. A study of the more interesting of American typographers from colonial times to the present. Well illustrated. READ MORE about THE PRINTED BOOK IN AMERICA
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 34364
Rochester, MN: Doomsday Press, 1961. 12mo. paper wrappers. (vi), 36+(3) pages. Limited to 400 copies printed for the Typophiles as Monograph 66. READ MORE about THE COLLECTANEA TYPOGRAPHICA OF HENRY LEWIS BULLEN 1857-1938 IN THE INLAND PRINTER, 1918-1924,...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 19866
(New York, NY: Carlos Lopez Press, 1950). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. (8) pages. Excerpts from Calkins's The Book and Job Print. Initial and colophon designed by Ceil Smith Thayer. Tipped-in portrait of Calkins on front free endpaper. Wrappers lightly sunned. READ MORE about CAPS & LOWER CASE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 122219
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, (1989). 4to. paper over boards, dust jacket. 159 pages. First edition. The author provides a critical analysis of 24 modern typographic designers. Covers many different styles including classicism, modernism, expressionism and post-modernism. Also contains a descriptive list of individuals, movements, developments, etc. in typographic design. Well-illustrated. READ MORE about AMERICAN TYPOGRAPHY TODAY
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 24453
Charlottesville: Department of Rare Books, University of Virginia Library, 1983. small 8vo. paper wrappers. (15) pages. A keepsake issued on the occasion of an exhibition in the University of Virginia Library of his graphic work: drawings, illustrations, type and designs, February-March 1983. READ MORE about WARREN CHAPPELL
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 60687
New York: The New York Public Library, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 44, (42) pages. Text followed by plates showing the typographical design work by Clarke. Printed by the Press of A. Colish. READ MORE about BERT CLARKE - TYPOGRAPHER, A CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF SELECTED WORKS WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY...
Price: $13.00 Order nr. 4967
New York, NY: A. Colish, n.d. 4to. cloth, loose leaf, paper cover label. unpaginated. Introductory comments. With chart of proof marks. Includes rules and borders. Two-page typescript history of the Erwin Wasey firm laid in. Covers spotted and soiled. Rubbed and scuffed at edges. Leaves of text tanned at edges. Previous owner's (Erwin Wasey) bookplate inside front cover. READ MORE about THE COLISH BOOK OF TYPES SHOWING A COLLECTION OF MODERN PRINTING TYPES SUITABLE FOR HIGH-GRADE...
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 125225
broadsides (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). unpaginated. A small collection of broadsides, praising the work of Everett R. Currier. "The examples here shown do not by any means indicate the entire range of his work. They have been selected simply because they lend themselves well to this particular grouping." (from the title broadside). This is followed by ten examples of Currier's work, including an order of service, advertising posters, letters, etc. Folded in half..... READ MORE about SIMPLICITY IN TYPOGRAPHY AS EXEMPLIFIED IN THE WORK OF EVERETT R. CURRIER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 100624
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
With an introduction by Hermann Zapf
New York: The Grolier Club, 2006. 6 x 9 inches. paperback. 48 pages. With an introduction by Hermann Zapf. Gotthard de Beauclair was a leading twentieth-century book designer. He produced some of the finest limited edition books through his craft techniques and use of precious materials. He stands as a model of fine bookmaking. This exhibition catalogue reveals his typography and design work for various German publishers. It includes fifteen color and black-and-white illustration and..... READ MORE about GOTTHARD DE BEAUCLAIR: ART AND LITERATURE THROUGH TYPOGRAPHY AND DESIGN
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 106666
Kalamazoo: The Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing, 1973. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (44) pages. Limited to 250 copies Filled with reproductions. READ MORE about ORNAMENTA, FLEURONS FROM A PRIVATE TYPEFOUNDRY
Price: $60.00 Order nr. 106167
Vicksburg, MI: privately printed, 1990. oblong 16mo. cloth, labelus-mi on front cover, decorated slipcase. unpaginated. Limited to 174 copies, 29 specially bound and slip-cased. 140 copies reserved for the American Typecasting Fellowship and the Typecrafters meetings in 1990. This copy is thus. Completed at the Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing. Title and illustration adapted from a Klingspor Type Foundry specimen issued early in the 20th century. Illustrations of numerous German type specimens..... READ MORE about DEUTSCHE DRUCKSCHRIFTEN: GERMAN PRINTING TYPES
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 121724
Norfolk: The Farthing Press, 1985. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. A type specimens book produced by The Farthing Press with common adages and maxims in addition to the standard display of type specimens. Letter dated 20 March '86 signed by Alan J. Fitch & compliments of card laid -in. Large crease on top board and fading on both boards as if shelved next to smaller books. READ MORE about A TYPE OF QUOTE, BOOK I. BEING A COLLECTION OF THE ROMAN TYPE FACES OF THE FARTHING PRESS
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 96744
Ashford, England: The Florin Press, 1985. 8vo. quarter leather, paper over boards, leather label on cover, slipcase. (xiv), 12, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 150 copies. With introduction by Michael Taylor. Contains 12 alphabets, engraved in wood and printed in color. Printed from the original wood blocks on handmade paper. A fine copy. READ MORE about LEO WYATT'S LITTLE BOOK OF ALPHABETS
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 34479
Fountain Hills, AZ: Four Peaks Press, 2000. large 8vo. cloth, paper cover label. ix, (iii), 41, (2) pages. First edition, limited to 125 numbered copies signed by Williams and the publisher, Mike O'Connor. Fred Williams, the editor and publisher of Type & Press.,gives us this finely printed study of hand setting type. He reacts to the increasing computerization of type setting. Each chapter opens with a yellow head piece and decorative initial letter. Text was..... READ MORE about THE JOY OF HAND SETTING TYPE
Price: $195.00 Order nr. 62857