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Moscow: Publishing House "Iskustvo" ("Art"), 1961. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 422, (2) pages. The design and making of books from an editorial point of view. Discusses the initial concept, format, typeface, text format, rubrication and decoration, the role of illustration in the design, covers and wrappers, bindings, typography, and book layout and mock-up in various stages. The section on book layout and mock-up is rather lengthy, with many examples of mock-ups from actual practice..... READ MORE about KNIZHNOY ISKUSTVO, ZAMUISEL OFORMLYENIYA
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 51930
Research Triangle Park: Ventana Press, 1993. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xxxvi, 428 pages. Third edition. A guide which outlines the skills necessary to create attractive printed materials, such as advertisements, newsletters, brochures, and manuals. Illustrated with many examples of design techniques. Indexed. Rear corner bumped. Previous ownership stamp on front pastedown.Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler. READ MORE about LOOKING GOOD IN PRINT
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 56647
Zürich, Switzerland: Graphis Press Corp. (1994). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 251, (5) pages. Table of contents, introduction by the editor, glossary, biographical sketches of contributors, index. Color frontispiece, color illustrations throughout. An examination of typography from classical to modern times. Advertisements for other books and magazines by the publisher follow text. READ MORE about GRAPHIS TYPOGRAPHY I: THE INTERNATIONAL COMPILATION OF THE BEST TYPOGRAPHIC DESIGN
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 122714
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Viana & Mosley, (2005). 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 101, (3) pages. Text in Portuguese. A history of typography with studies of 23 Brazilian typographers and designers. Biographical sketches of designers. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE about TIPOS E GRAFIAS
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 125176
N.P. Yellow Barn Press and Fairleigh Dickinson University, (1995). tall 8vo. paper wrapper. single page folded twice. Note: this is for the prospectus only. Limited to 150 copies and printed letterpress by Neil Shaver at his Yellow Barn Press on dampened Rives paper. With 20 plates showing Anderson's work including work using color. An excellent look at American typography during the 1940s onward with glimpses into Frederic Goudy, Peter Beilenson, Arthur Rushmore, Robert Middleton, Elmer..... READ MORE about Prospectus for JOHN ANDERSON AND THE PICKERING PRESS, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. WITH A PICKERING PRESS...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 134289
Washington: RC Publications, Inc., (1975). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 95+(1) pages. Contains 90 examples of current covers. Well illustrated. An interesting design book. Jacket soiled. READ MORE about THE PRINT CASEBOOKS, FIRST ANNUAL EDITION, THE BEST IN COVERS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 121241
Foreword by Dr. Jacob Rothschild.
New York: Leon Amiel, (1975). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (x), 230 pages. Foreword by Dr. Jacob Rothschild. First edition. A fine copy. Sections on the Hebrew book, Hebrew printing, typography, etc. READ MORE about THE HEBREW BOOK, AN HISTORICAL SURVEY
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 9998
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1933. 4to. cloth. xii, 208, (iv) pages. A collection of essays about the art of poster design from ten different authors. Over a hundred black-and-white illustrations. It should have 77 pasted color plates, but 24 have been torn from the book. Former library book with usual markings. Several minor tears at the edges of pages and near the remaining pasted-down color plates. READ MORE about THE TECHNIQUE OF THE POSTER
Price: $185.00 Order nr. 96618
Iowa City: The Prairie Press, 1961. 13.5" x 9" Single sheet folded twice with printing on the front cover. Designed, hand set and printed at this private press. Reprints Updike's statement on typography. Unfolds to show a broadside printed in three colors. READ MORE about THE PRACTICE OF TYPOGRAPHY
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 22918
1984. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Volume VI, No.2. William Pretzer on tramp printers and Alexander Lawson on teaching typography. Many book reviews in this issue. READ MORE about PRINTING HISTORY, THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PRINTING HISTORY ASSOC IATION. Number Twelve
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 32441
Nijmegen: G.J. Thieme, 1965. thick 8vo. cloth. vii, 422, (2) pages. Each countries' typography and design work is covered by a different author. Includes sections by James M. Wells on America and P.M. Handover on Great Britain, Gerard Blanchard, Maximilien Vox, Georg Schauer, Willy Rotzler, Franco Riva, Fernand Baudin and G.W. Ovink. Filled with illustrations. Jacket has tears and a small piece missing. First blank leaf torn. READ MORE about ANDERHALVE EEUW BOEKTYPOGRAFIE, 1815-1965 IN AMERIKA, ENGELAND, FRANKRIJK, DUITSLAND,...
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 33746
Issued by the Public Printer under authority of Section 51 of an Act of Congress approved January 12, 1895.
Washington: United State Government Printing Office, 1951. 8vo. cloth. xii, 187 pages. Issued by the Public Printer under authority of Section 51 of an Act of Congress approved January 12, 1895. First edition. A manual of typography and design which was part of the Apprentice Training Series - Intermediate Period. John J. Deviny was the Public Printer at the time. Small spot at top of front cover. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHY AND DESIGN
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 10709
New York: Anderson Galleries, 1924. 8vo. paper wrappers. (vi), 31 pages. McKay 8687. 302 items described. READ MORE about FOUR HUNDRED YEARS OF PRINTING, BOOKS ON TYPOGRAPHY & ALLIED ARTS ... CONSIGNED BY THE...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 7422
N.P. William L. Clements Library, (1940). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. 70 pages. Well illustrated. Toned along edges. READ MORE about HISTORIC EXAMPLES OF AMERICAN PRINTING AND TYPOGRAPHY, A GUIDE TO AN EXHIBITION IN THE WILLIAM L....
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 19810
N.P. Low Memorial Library, 1952. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 63 pages. Four full page illustrations. READ MORE about QUALITY IN BOOK-PRODUCTION; AN EXHIBITION OF FINE BOOKS OF ALL PERIODS SELECTED FROM THE COLUMBIA...
Price: $6.00 Order nr. 4514
Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1932. 12mo. original paper wrappers, paper cover label. 90 pages. Full descriptive listing of the exhibition books along with descriptions of the presses which produced them. READ MORE about YOU ARE INVITED TO VIEW AN EXHIBITION OF FINELY PRINTED BOOKS SINCE WILLIAM MORRIS, OF WHICH THIS...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 4787
(New York: Society of Publication Designers, 1989). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 248 pages. Award winners of the SPD's annual competition. Of over 6500 entries, approximately 500 were selected for awards. Includes selections from consumer, trade and corporate magazines, as well as newspapers and annual reports. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Lists of art directors, designers, illustrators, photographers and publications. Previous owner's name in ink on title page. READ MORE about PUBLICATION DESIGN ANNUAL. 23
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 110164
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1883. 8vo. cloth. (iv), 96, (2) pages. First edition. With detailed explanations of the printing process, specimens of typography and information on copyright. Near fine. READ MORE about AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS A MANUAL OF SUGGESTIONS FOR BEGINNERS IN LITERATURE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 19253
(Mansfield Centre: Maurizio Martino, 2005). thick 8vo. cloth. lx, 718 pages. Reprint of the second revised, corrected and expanded edition published in Paris in 1924 by Francisque Lefrançois, Libraire de la Sociéte des Bibliophiles françois (Besterman 912). Bibliophiles desiring to collect could, at one time, turn to such publications as this. Books sought ("recherchés") for collecting are divided into three lists: those sought "for the text," sought "for the illustrations," and those "interesting from the..... READ MORE about LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DE L'AMATEUR, GUIDE SOMMAIRE A TRAVERS LES LIVRES LE PLUS ESTIMÉS
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 88569
West New York, NJ: Mark Batty, 2003. 4to. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. xx, (iv), 374, (2) pages. First edition. Designed by Jerry Kelly and set in the Comenius font, designed by Hermann Zapf for Berthold in 1976.This book is the first of a planned series of anthologies from "Matrix," the respected journal of fine printing, typography, and book design produced annually for more than 20 years by John and Rose Randle at the Whittington Press..... READ MORE about TYPE & TYPOGRAPHY, HIGHLIGHTS FROM MATRIX, THE REVIEW FOR PRINTERS AND BIBLIOPHILES
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 73850
London: Faber and Faber, (1952). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 400 pages. New edition, revised and enlarged by A.F. Johnson. (Hart no.99). Many illustrations. With a calligraphic presentation from Richard Ellis to John Anderson on the front pastedown and a wonderful page inscription by Ellis to Anderson wishing him success upon his move to California. Nice association item. READ MORE about A HISTORY OF THE OLD ENGLISH LETTER FOUNDRIES WITH NOTES, HISTORICAL AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ON THE...
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 4803