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i Gutenbergs tjeneste gjennom 125 år.
(Oslo: Fabritius & Sønner, 1969). 4to. quarter leather with patterned paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 231+(1) pages. i Gutenbergs tjeneste gjennom 125 år. First edition. History of the publishing house of Fabritius & Sønner, with contributions from Norwegian Historian Carl Just and Øvind Seip Bergrav. Illustrated with beautiful color woodblock prints. Edges of dust jacket chipped and torn. READ MORE about FABRITIUS & SØNNER, INSTITUSJONEN SCHEIBLER
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 73970
Pinner, Middlesex: Private Libraries Association, 2009. 7.25 x 10.75 in. hardcover. 328 pages. The book consists of a detailed history of the Press and a full bibliography of its publications and ephemera, tracing the venture from its origins in Sydney, Australia, in the early 1920s, to success in London from 1926, and its final dissolution in 1930. The Press was notable for the literary input of its proprietor Jack Lindsay, working initially with John Kirtley..... READ MORE about THE FANFROLICO PRESS: SATYRS, FAUNS AND FINE BOOKS
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 101286
Austin: University of Texas Press, (1972). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. x, 125+(1) pages. A collation of the galleys and the published work of Faulkner's most popularly successful novel. Acknowledgments, introduction, reference chart, complete textual collation. Dust jacket faded at top edge. READ MORE about FAULKNER'S REVISION OF SANCTUARY A COLLATION OF THE UNREVISED GALLEYS AND THE PUBLISHED BOOK
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 114968
Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1928. 12mo. paper-covered boards. 214, (2) pages. Text in German. Includes 16 illustrations of authors and a directory of new books published between 1924 and 1927. Boards and spine lightly soiled and scuffed. Inscription of previous owner on front free endpaper. Pages tanned at edges. READ MORE about ALMANACH 1928
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 109358
Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1928. 12mo. paper-covered boards. 214, (2) pages. Text in German. Includes 16 illustrations of authors and a directory of new books published between 1924 and 1927. Boards and spine soiled and scuffed. Staining on back board. Inscription of previous owner on front free endpaper. Pages tanned at edges. READ MORE about ALMANACH 1928
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 109360
Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1953. 8vo. cloth. vii, (iii), 134 pages with additional leaves of illustration throughout. First edition. 75 years of Gustav Fischer publishing is commemorated in this volume. This festschrift includes a complete history of the firm, from its origins in the 19th century through the 1950s. A Catalogue of Fischer titles follow, arranged by subject. The final section gives us a look at the firm's employees. Indexed. Illustrated in black-and-white. Lower corners bumped..... READ MORE about DAS VERLAGSHAUS GUSTAV FISCHER IN JENA. FESTSCHRIFT ZUM 75 JÄHRIGEN JUBILÄUM
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 62583
Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer Verlag, (1986). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 351 pages. With historical information on this German publisher. READ MORE about 100 JAHRE S. FISCHER, 1886-1986. DAS KLASSISCHE PROGRAMM, EIN LESEBUCH
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 36729
Frankfurt: S. Fischer Verlag, 1961. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 170, (2) pages, with illustrations. Includes historical sketches and material from the publisher's archives. Covers toned. READ MORE about ALMANACH DAS FÜNFUNDSIEBZIGSTE JAHR
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 120756
Frankfurt: S. Fischer Verlag, (1956). 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 212 pages, with illustrations. Includes historical sketches and material from the publisher's archives. READ MORE about ALMANACH DAS SIEBZIGSTE JAHR 1886-1956
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 48575
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. 6 x 9 inches. 2 volumes, hardcover, dust jacket. 1028 pages. 2 volumes. First edition. During the years of the Great Depression and the decades that followed, works of American regional writing became increasingly popular. The thirteen series highlighted in this book were published from 1938 to 1980 and contain 163 titles, providing a broad representation of series Americana published during this span. Taken together, the series constitute..... READ MORE about SERIES AMERICANA: POST DEPRESSION-ERA REGIONAL LITERATURE, 1938-1980, A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY...
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 96683
N.P. Vincent Fitzgerald & Co., 1992. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Limited to 1500 copies. Published on the occasion of exhibitions in Munich and New York. Table of contents, essay by Donna Stein, introduction by Eleanor Garvey, forewords by Martha Wilson and Ursula Haeusgen. Selected bibliography. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. READ MORE about A CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ OF THE FIRST 26 BOOKS PUBLISHED BY VINCENT FITZGERALD & COMPANY FROM...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 124609
Chicago: Black Cat Press, 1954. small 8vo. paper wrappers. 48 pages. First edition. Foreword by R. Hunter Middleton. Reminiscences by Forgue on the beginning and early days of his career in printing and publishing. READ MORE about POORER RICHARD, AN ALMANAC LONG AFTER FRANKLIN
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 4010
Modeno: S.T.E.M.-Mucchi, 1980. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xxii, 435, (2) pages. First edition. A Catalogue giving descriptions of all works published by A.F. Formiggini between 1908 and 1938. Illustrated with four leaves of title pages reproductions. With an introduction by the authors. Includes bibliographical references and an index. All in Italian. READ MORE about ANNALI DELLE EDIZIONI FORMIGGINI (1908-1938
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 61740
Stuttgart: Franckh, n.d. (circa 1972). oblong 8vo. paper wrappers. 4 leaves. A sketch of this German publisher on its 150th anniversary. Illustrated. READ MORE about 150 JAHRE FRANCKH'SCHE VERLAGSHANDLUN STUTTGART
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 49323
Riga: Neputns, 2014. 9 x 11 inches. paperback. 336 pages. Using over 700 color images of illustrated book covers and wrappers, this book presents a fascinating view of the remarkable, and as yet unheralded, creativity which characterized publishing and book design in Latvia between the World Wars. The majority of covers shown herein were made by artists or designers commissioned by publishers to attract potential buyers. It is through these illustrated covers and wrappers for..... READ MORE about PUBLISHING AND BOOK DESIGN IN LATVIA 1919 - 1940: A RE-DISCOVERY
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 120366
(København: Forlaget Fremad), 1962. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 39+(1) pages. First edition. A history of the Fremad book seller/publisher on its 50th anniversary. Fremad was the first Danish publishing firm to co-operate in printing books on popular science as well as children's book with full color illustrations. In Danish with English summary. Illustrated. READ MORE about BOG OG PAPIRHANDELEN FREMAD A/S OG FORLAGET FREMAD A/S
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 63171
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977. 8vo. boards. vii, 105 pages. Tributes from Thomas G. Rosenmeyer, Hugh Kenner and Frank H. Wardlaw followed by excerpts from Frugé's writing. Presentation to "Tommi" from Frugé on front free endpaper. READ MORE about AF, REFLECTIONS FROM A PUBLISHING CAREER, PREPARED BY HIS STAFF AND FRIENDS FOR AUGUST FRUGÉ ON...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 23514
Translated by George Bisset.
London: Faber, (1977). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 211 pages. Translated by George Bisset. First edition in English; translated from the 1975 first Swedish edition. A look at where publishing was heading by this Swedish publisher. Name in ink on front pastedown. READ MORE about LITERATURE IN THE MARKETPLACE
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 89752
Accra: Republic of Ghana, n.d. (circa 1968). 8vo., paper wrappers. 64, (4), 8, (2), 12, 7+(1) pages. Focuses on a scheme to distribute free textbooks. Includes the Copyright Act and the Ghana Library Board Act as appendices. Pages loosely inserted in jacket. READ MORE about REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF ENQUIRY INTO THE AFFAIRS OF THE DISTRIBUTION DIVISION OF THE GHANA...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 49333
N.P. (Ginn and Company, 1947). 12mo. cloth. 76, (2) pages. A scarce publisher's autobiography. Format and binding done in facsimile of the first book published by Ginn in 1867. READ MORE about OBSERVATIONS AND MEMORIES WITH GINN AND COMPANY FROM EIGHTEEN NINETY TO NINTEEN FORTY-SIX
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 13105
A Collection in Honor of Clarence Gohdes
Durham, North Carolina: Duke University, 1973. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 229+(1) pages. A Collection in Honor of Clarence Gohdes. Collection of essays dealing with the history of periodical publishing in America. Dust jacket worn and soiled, some chips and a little paper loss. READ MORE about ESSAYS MOSTLY ON PERIODICAL PUBLISHING IN AMERICA
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 97625