Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 80 pages. VOLUME 3, NO.8, AUG., 1998. In this issue: W.C. Webb on the Viking Portable Library, D. Lindley on Samuel Beckett, A. Hanson on the publishing consequences of the Jack the Ripper crimes, K. Jones on the novelist Larry McMurtry as a bookseller, H. Morris (proprietor of Bird & Bull) on the printing of medals, R. Armstrong on digital facsimiles, and much more. READ MORE about BIBLIO, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BOOKS
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Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1993. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 72 pages. With special articles by Gerald Lange on digital type foundries, a survey of American Hand Papermakers, a conversation with Lynne Avadenka, and a look at the private collection of Breon Mitchell. READ MORE about BOOKWAYS. 9
London, Canada: University of Western Ontario, 1970. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. iv, 165 pages. With chapters on "Principles of Short-Title Cataloging", "Computerizing a Short-Title Catalog", "Using the Computerized Short-Title Catalog", and "Research and Development". Contains variously numbered entries. Laid-in is a letter to Bridson by William J. Cameron, asking him for his comments and criticism of the book. Minor wear. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson on the front cover. READ MORE about THE HPB PROJECT: PHASE II, DESCRIBING AN EXPERIMENT IN CREATING A COMPUTERIZED CUMULATIVE...
London, Ontario, Canada: University of Western Ontario, 1976. 4to. fabric spine, stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 16183+(1) pages; appendices variously paginated. Computer assistance from Peter Gulutzan. Bibliographical assistance from Tom Delsey. Phase III of the HPB (Hand Printed Book) Project. Establish "bibliographical control" for books printed before 1801 other than those of John Milton. Discusses efforts already taken for bibliographical control of Milton's works. Ten appendices. READ MORE about THE HPB PROJECT: PHASE III, AN EXPLORATION OF WAYS OF IMPROVING THE NATIONAL UNION CATALOG:...
(Cambridge, MA: American Academy of Arts and Sciences), 1996. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. viii, 361, (13) pages. Vol. 125, No. 4. Featured topic "Books, Bricks, and Bytes." Table of contents, preface. Nineteen scholarly articles, most with endnotes. Contents of previous volumes follow text. Study of the evolving library. Previous owner's name on title. READ MORE about DÆDALUS: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Pittsburgh: Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, (1995). small 4to. paper-covered boards. viii, 341+(3). Book discusses color in the digital age, including chapters on tone reproduction, scanning, color systems, proofing, and others. Includes "Understanding Digital Color" compact disc, and a slip with CD instructions for Windows and Macintosh computers. Spine edges bumped. Very light shelf wear. READ MORE about UNDERSTANDING DIGITAL COLOR
(Düsseldorf: KrausDruck OHG, 1988). large 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 164 pages. First edition. A graphic design manual for Macintosh computers in German. With sections on type faces, layouts, and image quality. Equipment, including scanners, laser printers, and software, is also discussed. With bibliography, index and glossary. Dust jacket shows wear and stains. READ MORE about DESKTOP DES?!GN
Düsseldorf, Wien and New York: ECON Verlag, (1988). folio. cloth, dust jacket. 208 pages. First edition. English translation by Jutta Heins and Richard Beer. French translation by Louis Lippert and Jean-Luc Grandmontagne. Covers many important aspects of book design including type, screens from printing, color printing, and artwork. Also gives examples of finished pieces and specific typefaces. Fully illustrated in color and black-and-white. Two sheets of punch-out aids for perspective and shading loose inside front... READ MORE about DIGITAL DESIGN
Washington DC: Library of Congress, 1996. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 84 pages. A catalogue of maps and geographical material in the collection of the Library of Congress. Includes globes, atlases, terrain models, and aerial photographs. Discusses topographical material from the Romans to digital equipment of the present. READ MORE about GEOGRAPHY AND MAPS, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 168 pages. An in depth look into the divide between the theoretical approaches of deconstruction and the field of cultural studies. Draws from well-known literary sources such as Dickens, Twain, Heidegger. Miller describes cultural studies as a means of contextualizing art. Contains 45 illustrations, including several in color. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Pencil gift note for previous owner on free front endpaper lightly crossed-out in pencil. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATION
Edited by Tanselle, G. Thomas. Printed by Heritage Letterpress of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Charlottesville, VA: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 2005. 6" x 9" cloth. 159 pages. Edited by Tanselle, G. Thomas. Printed by Heritage Letterpress of Charlotte, North Carolina. When Gordon Ray delivered the Lyell Lectures at Oxford in 1985, he chose as his subject the Art Deco book illustrations and bindings produced in France in the 1920s. This topic was not a surprising choice, for he had previously written magisterial annotated catalogues, largely based... READ MORE about THE ART DECO BOOK IN FRANCE
(Cohoes, NY): Mohawk Paper Mills, (2001). tall 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 56 pages. Sections on defining digital printing, equipment, designing for digital printing, variable data printing, a glossary and a section on Mohawk papers. READ MORE about DIGITAL BASICS 3.0, A DIGITAL PRINTING HANDBOOK
(Redhill, Surrey): Monotype, (1992). 23 x 12 inches. broadside. folded in three with the two outside panels being about an inch short of the middle panel creating an overlap effect. First edition of 300 copies printed for The Monotype Conference 1992. The newly drawn typeface for 1992 drew its inspiration from types used in Spain to create new text types of economical yet highly readable proportions, and with particularly handsome large display sizes , specifically to meet the requirements of digital typography. READ MORE about COLUMBUS
West Dover, VT: Dra of Vermont, Inc., (2000). oblong 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xv, (iii), 253+(1) pages. First edition. Written to fill a perceived gap in technology history, the author seeks not only to document but also to celebrate the role digital printing has taken in the dissemination of ideas and images. Containing background and instructional material, Part One first examines the roots of digital printing and then the various technologies, applications and broad changes... READ MORE about PRINT UNCHAINED: FIFTY YEARS OF DIGITAL PRINTING, 1950-2000 AND BEYOND - A SAGA OF INVENTION AND...