(New Britain CT): Sans Souci, (1963). miniature book (6.3 x 4.8 cm.). stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 44, (2) pages. Limited to 400 copies, this book began as the work of Anton Bohm of Sans Souci Press, in Denver, who passed away before the project was completed. Robert E. Massman, after consultation with Bohm's widow, was able to complete the book from New Britian, CT (Bradbury, REM, 3). This tiny volume contains a memoriam to Mr..... READ MORE about HOW THE ART OF PRINTING WAS INVENTED: A BIBLIOFANSTASY
Brussel: Bibliotheek Albert I, 1966. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 88 pages. An excellent exhibition catalogue with full descriptions of 149 items and an essay by Morison entitled "Grondberginselen van de boekdrukkunst" (Appleton 351). Covers show some age darkening with spots in the corner of front wrapper.READ MORE about STANLEY MORISON EN DE TYPOGRAFISCHE TRADITIE
With Some Notes by Mr. Morison and Indexes by Graham Pollard.
Cambridge: Printed at the University Press for Private Distribution, 1950. 8vo. boards. viii, 45, (3) pages. With Some Notes by Mr. Morison and Indexes by Graham Pollard. First edition (Appleton 180). Tribute done for Morison's sixtieth birthday. With Reynolds Stone's 'SM' monogram on front cover and on title page. Spine faded.READ MORE about A HANDLIST OF THE WRITINGS OF STANLEY MORISON
With additions and Corrections to the Original Handlist by John Carter.
Bishop's Stortford: Elkin Mathews Ltd., (1959). 4to. blue paper wrappers, stapled with paper cover label. pp.(51)-57. With additions and Corrections to the Original Handlist by John Carter. Reprinted from Motif 3 and published by the Shenval Press Ltd. (Appleton no.212). Issued on the 70th birthday of Morison.READ MORE about STANLEY MORISON, A SECOND HANDLIST, 1950-1959
New York: Hastings House, (1971). 4to. cloth. 184 pages. First U.S. edition. (Appleton no.374). Biography of Morison including his time at the Fleuron, the Penrose Annual, The Times, etc. Many illustrations. Covers rubbed with scratch on front cover. Lacks dust jacket.READ MORE about STANLEY MORISON, HIS TYPOGRAPHIC ACHIEVEMENT
Vol. VI. Edited by Stanley Morison.
Cambridge: University Press, 1928. 4to. cloth. xiii, 254, (3) pages. Vol. VI. Edited by Stanley Morison. Limited to 1310 copies of which this is one of 1150. Articles on Rudolf Koch, Geofroy Tory by A.F. Johnson, On Decorative Printing in America by Paul Beaujon (Beatrice Warde), Decorated Types by Stanley Morison and others. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Minor shelfwear. Rear hinge is starting. Bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown.Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of..... READ MORE about FLEURON, A JOURNAL OF TYPOGRAPHY
Brighton: Tony Appleton, 1976. 8vo. parchment-backed boards, dust jacket. xx, 117 pages. Limited to 600 numbered copies. Best bibliography to-date. Loosely inserted is a catalogue issued by Appleton on Morison. Also present is an A.L.s. from Appleton in which he describes some changes in this catalogue.READ MORE about THE WRITINGS OF STANLEY MORISON, A HANDLIST
(London): Macmillan, (1972). thick 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 566 pages and 16 illustrations. First edition. (Appleton no.380). The best biography of Morison.Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler.READ MORE about STANLEY MORISON
Bruxelles: Bibliotheque Albert, 1966. small 4to. paper wrappers. 88 pages. An excellent exhibition catalogue with full descriptions of 149 items and an essay by Morison entitled "Les Premiers Principes de la Typographie." (Appleton 351). Covers age darkened with some spotting.READ MORE about STANLEY MORISON ET LA TRADITION TYPOGRAPHIQUE
London: The Monotype Corp. (1968). 4to. paper wrappers. 32 pages. First edition (Appleton no.363). Being the entire issue of volume 43, No.3, for Autumn 1968 of the Monotype Recorder. Illustrations of Morison's design including a number in color. Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler.READ MORE about STANLEY MORISON, 1889-1967
Oxford: Oxford Polytechnic Press, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 174 pages. First edition. Contains seven papers presented to the Seventh annual conference on Book Trade History. Includes "The Printers and the Government, 1604-1640" by Sheila Lambert, "English Printers and their Typefaces, 1600-1700" by Derek Nuttall, and "Bertuch: Weimar's Literary Midwife" by Ian Maxted. Illustrated. From the Publishing Pathways series.READ MORE about ASPECTS OF PRINTING FROM 1600
New York: The Bibliographical Society of America, 1993. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover. 300 pages. This register collects, from annual city directories, about 5,000 names and 50,000 addresses of individuals and firms working in New York in the book trades and graphic arts areas during the period 1821-1842. It continues George L. McKay's similar work, published by the New York Public Library in 1942, which collected the names of craftsmen and artisans to 1820. The..... READ MORE about A REGISTER OF ARTISTS, ENGRAVERS, BOOKSELLERS, BOOKBINDERS, PRINTERS & PUBLISHERS IN NEW YORK...
(Washington): International Typographic Compostion Association, 1977-1985. 4to. self paper wrappers. unpaginated. 24 issues. Total of 24 issues. Promoted as a source of ideas, information, and information by the ITCA. An array of articles on typography, including historical items and book reviews. Table of contents. Includes Volume 1, Number 1 (title was IDEAS, INFORMATION, INSPIRATION), Vol. 4, No.1,2,3,; Vol. 6, No.1,2,3; Vol. 8, No.4; Vol. 9, No. 1; Vol. 10, No. 2,3; Vol. 11, No. 1,2,4;..... READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIC
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
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...
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
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
Iowa City: The Prairie Press, n.d. 12mo. self paper wrappers which unfolds to a small 4to. broadside printing of Updike's comments on typography. With use of red and blue.READ MORE about PRACTICE OF TYPOGRAPHY
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,...