The Book Club of California Keepsake for 2007
(San Francisco: Book Club of California, The, 2007). small 4to. printed paper folio, 14 loose leaves. unpaginated. The Book Club of California Keepsake for 2007. Folio of 14 facsimiles of Northern California travel posters. Loose leaves with a description and history of the poster. READ MORE about NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TRAVEL POSTERS 1896-1960
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The Book Club of California Keepsake for 2007
New York: Grossman Publishers, (1970). oblong small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 93+(1) pages. Preface by Emile Langui. 136 items described and illustrated. Jacket soiled and chipped with a piece missing at head of spine. READ MORE about LA BELLE EPOQUE, BELGIAN POSTERS, WATERCOLORS AND DRAWINGS FROM THE COLLE CTION OF L. WITTAMER-DE...
Warszawa (Warsaw), Poland: Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza, 1979. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 207, (9) pages. Text in Polish and English. Table of contents, introduction by Zdzislaw Schubert,, indices of authors and reproductions. Includes political, theater cinegraphic, exhibition, tourist, sports, and circus posters. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Dust jacket slightly chipped. READ MORE about PLAKAT POLSKI 1970-1978 THE POLISH POSTER
New York, NY: The Citadel Press, (1966). 4to. cloth, dust jacket, slipcase. 139+(1) pages. Table of contents, index of posters, biographical notes on designers. Includes political propaganda, entertainment, expressionism, the Bauhaus, among other topics. Black and white and color illustrations. READ MORE about MASTERS OF GERMAN POSTER ART
(Tokyo, Japan: Department of Cultural Projects, 1984). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 195+(1) pages. Text in Japanese and English. 19th and 20th century posters exhibited at Japanese museums. Introduction by the author. Essays by the author, Mikio Koyasu, and Norio Shimada. 170 color plates. Chronology, select bibliography, and index. READ MORE about TIMELESS IMAGES
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
München: Süddeutscher Verlag, (1972). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 274, (2) pages. First edition. With 319 illustrations of posters including many in full color. Covers all parts of the world. Jacket with small tears along edges. Ink ownership inscription at top of front pastedown. READ MORE about MONOGRAFIE DES PLAKATS, ENTWICKLUNG STIL DESIGN
The Book Club of California Keepsake for 2006
(San Francisco: Book Club of California, The, 2007). small 4to. printed paper folio, 14 loose leaves. unpaginated. The Book Club of California Keepsake for 2006. Folio of 14 facsimiles of Southern California travel posters. Loose leaves with a description and history of the poster. READ MORE about SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRAVEL POSTERS 1896-1965
(London, England): V & A Publications, (1998). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 252 pages. Table of contents, acknowledgments, introduction by the editor, endnotes, bibliography, illustration acknowledgments, index. A study of the role of posters as communication tools. Frontispiece, color illustrations throughout text. Biographical sketches on back inside dust jacket. READ MORE about THE POWER OF THE POSTER
New York: The Museum of Modern Art, (1988). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 263 pages. First edition. Foreword by Richard e. Oldenburg followed by the exhibition catalogue. Includes a bibliography and an index of illustrations. 301 posters illustrated in color. Minor rubbing along edges. READ MORE about THE MODERN POSTER
N.P. (The Press of Robert LoMascolo, 2009). Broadside (11 by 6 inches). unbound. unpaginated. Limited to 50 numbered copies, signed by the publisher. Handwritten note on back cites Thomas à Kempis as author of the text. READ MORE about WHEN WE DRAW NEAR
N.P. Robin Price, n.d., but 2003. broadside, 5 1/2 by 7 inches. Broadside commemorating the Tenth Oak Knoll Fest, New Castle, Delaware. Printed by Price and Anne Thompson in colors. READ MORE about CELEBRATING THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OAK KNOLL FEST
Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut Libraries, n.d., but circa 1998. broadside (9 3/4 by 12 3/4 inches). Announcement of an exhibition of the works of publisher Robin Price and an accompanying lecture. Co-sponsored by the Connecticut Center for the Book. READ MORE about THE JOURNEY OF MAKING BOOKS BY HAND
New York: George F. Nesbitt & Co., n.d. broadside, 34 by 11 inches. Reproduction of a broadside advertising a banquet to be held on January 17, 1851, to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin at Niblo's to benefit the Printer's Library. Includes a listing of events of the evening and listings of the officers of the library and the program committee. Decorated border with illustrations of Franklin. Folded, and inserted in... READ MORE about PRINTER'S BANQUET: CELEBRATION OF FRANKLIN'S BIRTHDAY
New York: George F. Nesbitt & Co., n.d. broadside, 34 by 11 inches. Reproduction of a broadside advertising a banquet to be held on January 17, 1851, to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin at Niblo's to benefit the Printer's Library. Includes a listing of events of the evening and listings of the officers of the library and the program committee. Decorated border with illustrations of Franklin. READ MORE about PRINTER'S BANQUET: CELEBRATION OF FRANKLIN'S BIRTHDAY
Valencia, Spain: Imprenta Litografia Ortega, (1952). oblong 12mo. illustrated stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Text in Spanish. A Spanish printer's annual catalogue featuring samples of posters, tickets, advertisements, and tickets. Numerous items tipped-in throughout text. Many items in color. The Ortega firm was founded on 1871. Covers chipped at bottom edges, stained at lower front fore-edge corner. Scattered foxing, mainly at edges of text. READ MORE about CATÁLOGO MUESTRARIO DE CARTELES CARTELITOS CABECERAS PROSPECTOS BILLETES DE PROPAGANDA TAURINA...
Madison, Nj: Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, n.d. Broadside (17 by 11 inches). Advertisement for exhibition "Printers as Craftsmen" at the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison, NJ. Engraved illustration of printing equipment and engraved border. READ MORE about COME ONE! COME ALL!
(North Andover, MA): Friends of the Museum of Printing, n.d. Broadside, 27 by 38 inches. Poster with full-color illustration of printers working at their craft, with a quotation of Latin of Cardelius (1546). READ MORE about THE FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM OF PRINTING
Designed by Anne Edwards for Park Phipps and George C. Domke.
Chicago, IL: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1937. broadside (21 3/4 x 16 7/8 inches). Designed by Anne Edwards for Park Phipps and George C. Domke. Printed in blue and light yellow. Pieces missing along bottom edge. READ MORE about A TREE OF PRINTING, BEING A RECORD OF IMPORTANT NAMES IN THE HISTORY OF TYPOGRAPHY AND PRINTING
New York: New York Chappel, n.d. broadsides (9 x 6 inches). 17 broadsides in total. Limited to 200 copies. Each month was printed as a separate small broadside by a different private press printer in the New York Chappel. Includes the work of John DePol illustrating one calendar page. Printed in color. A total of 17 broadsides counting the 2 pages for February, cover, colophon and explantory page. READ MORE about A CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR 1959
N.P. n.p. folio. loose items in portfolio. unpaginated. A collection of broadsides from a number of private presses and exhibitions. Includes University of Otago, John Bucklad Wright, Saul Marks, Will Carter, the Alcuin Society, Hermann Zapf, the Morenardo Press, Claire van Vliet, the Independence National Historical Park, the Wayzgoose Press, the Unicorn Press, the Press of the Pegacycle Lady, Davis & Warde, Brooke Crutchley,, Angus Books, the Nasrudin Gallery, Victor Hammer, the Nova Press, the..... READ MORE about Collection of Private Press broadsides
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 2003. 10 x 15 inches. cloth portfolio with paper cover label containing 33 letterpress printed posters. Limited to only 125 sets of which 94 are for sale. Issued in celebration of Oak Knoll Fest X, held in New Castle on October 3-5, 2003. The thirty-three broadsides display a broad range of design and printing methods. Organized by Graham Moss, each private press printer chose their own text and design... READ MORE about OAK KNOLL FEST X 2003
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2013. 6 x 9 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 160 pages. Ethel Reed (1874-1912) is one of the most elusive figures in the history of American graphic design. Born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, she moved in the 1890s to Boston, where, while still in her early twenties, she achieved international recognition for her posters - and for her personal glamour. "The beautiful poster lady" is how newspapers of the day described... READ MORE about THE BEAUTIFUL POSTER LADY: A LIFE OF ETHEL REED
(Santa Barbara, CA): Unicorn Press, 1970. broadside (18 by 11 1/2 inches). Unicorn Broadside 8. A poetic tribute to the library. Small blemish above title. Bottom edge uncut. READ MORE about THOUGHTS AFTER VISITING THE LIBRARY AT LENOX