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Bloomington, IN: Graphic Design Press, 1996. broadside, 11 by 7 inches. Uncut press sheet. Published in memory of Ruth E. Adomeit (1910-1996). Two illustrations. READ MORE about APHORISMS AND SAYINGS COLLECTED CHIEFLY IN MONROE AND OWEN COUNTIES, INDIANA
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 119067
(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
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 79317
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
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 7197
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
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 37458
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
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 63229
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
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 4564
London: Lund Humphries, (1971). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 184 pages. First edition. (Appleton no.374). Biography of Morison including his time at the Fleuron, the Penrose Annual, The Times, etc. Many illustrations. Corners slightly bumped. READ MORE about STANLEY MORISON, HIS TYPOGRAPHIC ACHIEVEMENT
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 4585
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
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 128930
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
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 7196
1960. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp.159-172. In The Newberry Library Bulletin, Vol.V, No.5, August 1960. Short biography. (Appleton no.342). READ MORE about "THE WORK OF STANLEY MORISON."
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 4570
London: The Collector Ltd., 1978. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 559-570. An offprint from The Book Collector, Vol. 27, No. 4, Winter, 1978. Muir's review of the book "Buchkunst und Literatur in Deutschland" by Ernst L. Hauswedell and Christian Voigt. READ MORE about THE ART OF THE BOOK IN GERMANY
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 59715
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. READ MORE about ASPECTS OF PRINTING FROM 1600
Price: $12.00 Order nr. 26344
N.P. International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, 1939. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 113-126, (2) pages. Signature, chapter 5, from Printing Progress: A Mid-Century Report. Illustrated. Wrappers stained and sunned. READ MORE about ALEXANDER NESBITT: CREATIVE DESIGN AS A SPUR
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 121475
With a Bibliographical Essay on the First Year of Printing in New York by Wilberforce Eames.
Chicago: John Calhoun Club, 1928. large folio. cloth. 38 pages of text followed by 78 plates. With a Bibliographical Essay on the First Year of Printing in New York by Wilberforce Eames. Limited to 240 numbered copies. Ex-library copy with number on spine and bookplate removed. Call number on verso of title page. READ MORE about NEW YORK PRINTING MDCXCIII. FACSIMILES IN THE FULL SCALE OF THE ORIGINALS OF ALL KNOWN NEW YORK...
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 39637
(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
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 115819
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
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
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
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