New York: American Printing History Association, 1998. 8vo. cloth. 176, (4) pages followed by 38 plates. This book is a fascinating survey of typefaces developed in America after 1892 and intended for composition in metal for the use of an individual or press. It includes essays by the following: Susan Otis Thompson on American Arts & Crafts typefaces, Martin Hutner on the Merrymount Press, Herbert Johnson on Bruce Rogers's Centaur type, Cathleen Baker on Dard... READ MORE about AMERICAN PROPRIETARY TYPEFACES
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With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell.
Clifton: Bookman Publications, Inc., (1992). 6 x 9.5 inches. hardcover. (viii), 171 pages. With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. First edition. The autobiography of this legendary California bookman. He recalls his private press work, his friends Lawrence Clark Powell, Jake Zeitlin, Paul Landacre, Robinson Jeffers, W.A. Dwiggins and many others. Illustrated. READ MORE about YEARS TOUCHED WITH MEMORIES
Charlestown and Boston, MA and New Castle,DE: Society of Printers, Boston Public Library, Oak Knoll Press, 2006. 6 x 9 inches. cloth, leather inset label with SP logo. 268 pages. This beautifully produced volume celebrates the centennial of Boston's Society of Printers, the oldest honorary society of its kind in America. Founded in 1905 by such luminaries as Daniel Berkeley Updike, Bruce Rogers, Henry Lewis Johnson, Carl Purington Rollins, and William Dana Orcutt, the Society's... READ MORE about THE SP CENTURY: BOSTON'S SOCIETY OF PRINTERS THROUGH ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF CHANGE
New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 1996. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 318 pages with 113 illustrations. Paperback edition. Reprint of the first edition with additional illustrations and new introduction. With his Kelmscott Press and associations with the Arts & Crafts Movement, William Morris helped raise the public's awareness of fine books to new heights. Morris inspired and influenced a generation of other designers and those working in American typography... READ MORE about AMERICAN BOOK DESIGN AND WILLIAM MORRIS With a new Foreword by Jean-Francois Vilain