Leipzig: Deutsche Bücherei, 1976. narrow 4to. paper wrappers. 67+(1) pages. On fifty years of international book design exhibitions in Leipzig. Illustrated. Wrappers yellowed. READ MORE about 50 JAHRE INTERNATIONALE BUCHKUNST-AUSSTELLUNGEN IN LEIPZIG
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Chicago: Association of American University Presses, n.d. (but 1971). small square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. From the charge to the jury: " The jury is instructed to select twenty-five to thirty books which in their opinion represent the highest standards of bookmaking in both design and production. " This book shows the results of the competition with 30 books showcased .Each is illustrated in black-and-white. A little worn at the edges with the... READ MORE about AAUP BOOK SHOW 1970
(New York, NY: The Association of American University Presses), 1987. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 185+(1) pages. Table of contents, featuring typographic and illustrated books. A retrospective with comments by Warren Chappell. Index, acknowledgments. Illustrations. READ MORE about AAUP BOOK SHOW 1987 AND A RETROSPECTIVE FIFTY YEARS OF BOOK DESIGN
New York: PM Publishing Co., various dates. small 8vo. paper wrappers. Have the following: Vol. III, 2 (October 1936). Vol. V, 1 (June - July 1939). With Dwiggins on Caledonia. Vol. VII, 7 (Dec. - Jan. 1940-41). Covers toned. Vol. VIII, 1 (Oct. - Nov. 1941). Some pasted on paper specimens missing from one page. Price is per issue. READ MORE about AD, AN INTIMATE JOURNAL FOR PRODUCTION MANAGERS, ART DIRECTORS
New York: Book Arts Gallery, 1988. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (32) pages. With illustrations in color. Glue residue on front wrapper. READ MORE about THE ALTERED PAGE, SELECTIONS FROM THE RUTH AND MARVIN SACKNER ARCHIVE OF CONCRETE AND VISUAL POETRY
New York: AIGA, 1935. 12mo. paper wrappers with mounted insignia on front cover. 31+(1) pages. Designed by Melvin Loos and printed by the George Grady Press. READ MORE about AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF GRAPHIC ARTS, OBJECTS AND ACTIVITIES, CONSTITUTI ON AND BY-LAWS
New York: Art Directors Club, various dates. 4to. cloth or boards, some jackets. Price is per Volume. 38 1959, 40 1961, 44 1965, 45 1966, 46 1967, 47 1968 (2), 48 1969 (2), 49 1970, 50 1971(3), 51 1972. 52 1973, 53 1974, 54 1975, 56 1977, 57 1978 (2), 58 1979, 62 1983, 64 1985, 71 1992. Annual. Each volume is profusely illustrated and gives the names of award winners for design. READ MORE about ANNUAL OF ADVERTISING & EDITORIAL ART & DESIGN
N.P. n.p., n.d. 8vo. paper wrappers. various paginations. The following years are availabe: 6th Annual 1944, 14th Annual, 1952; 16th Annual, 1954; 20th Annual, 1958; 21st Annual, 1960; 22nd Annual, 1961 23rd Annual, 1963. Illustrated. Price is per issue. READ MORE about ANNUAL SELECTION OF OUTSTANDING TEXTBOOKS PRESENTED BY THE TEXTBOOK CLINIC OF THE AMERICAN...
New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1939-1963. varied, from large 12mo. to large 8vo. all in stiff paper wrappers except for one volume in cloth with silver lettering on spine. variously paginated. 19 volumes. This set is comprised of the complete run of catalogues from the inception of the annual exhibition through 1963 except for volumes 3, 8, 9 and 18. The introduction of the first annual catalogue states, "The purpose of the Textbook... READ MORE about ANNUAL TEXTBOOK EXHIBITION
(New York: Clarence P. Hornung and the Caxton Press), n.d. 16mo. self paper wrappers. (12) pages. A gift from Hornung to Typophile members. Printed in color. READ MORE about ARMY, NAVY & MARINE CORPS INSIGNIA, A CONVENIENT GUIDE TO IDENTIFICATION OF THE MEN IN THE...
New York: Watson-Guptill, various dates. 4to. cloth. Filled with color examples and design ideas. Price is per volume available 17. 1938. 173, (10) pages. Tape marks on endpapers. 29. 1950. 388 pages. READ MORE about ART DIRECTORS ANNUAL OF ADVERTISING ART
Geneva, Ohio: Saturdays' Book Arts Gallery, 1988. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (28) pages. A catalogue for the exhibition which featured British book arts of today. Bookbinders, Trevor Jones, Sarah Firmin, Angela James, and David Sellars were among the exhibitors. Illustrated. READ MORE about ASPECTS OF BRITISH BOOK ARTS TODAY
Pöcking: Jurgen Holstein Antiquariat, (1985). small 4to. self paper wrappers. unpaginated. Text in German. Holstein catalogue 100. Books, graphic arts, documents. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about EINE AUSWAHL: BUCHER, GRAPHIK, DOKUMENTS
N.P. A.I.G.A., (1951). 12mo. paper wrappers. 58 pages. First appearance of this essay by Steinbeck. (Goldstone B66). Designed by Warren Chappell. READ MORE about THE AUTHOR LOOKS AT FORMAT, COMMENTS BY VAN WYCK BROOKS PEARL S. BUCK, ERSKINE CALDWELL ... JOHN...
New York: The New York Public Library, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 44, (42) pages. Text followed by plates showing the typographical design work by Clarke. Printed by the Press of A. Colish. READ MORE about BERT CLARKE - TYPOGRAPHER, A CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF SELECTED WORKS WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY...
London: Victoria & Albert Museum and Faber & Faber, (1980). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. Not paginated. Descriptions of 183 items followed by a bibliography of Wolpe's writings. Illustrated showing examples of Wolpe's designs for books, jackets, posters, tapestries, etc. This is one of variants bound in cloth and in jacket. Spine of jacket is faded. Back cover is spotted. READ MORE about BERTHOLD WOLPE, A RETROSPECTIVE SURVEY
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. VOLUME 3, NO.12, DEC., 1998. IN THIS ISSUE: J. Fawcett on Thomas Malthus, A.S. Earle on 19th-century illustrated flower books, N.H. Marshall on Clement Moore, and R. Armstrong on the "state of the art book." ALSO: M. Atwood discusses storytelling (excerpt), B. Strubble takes a bibliophile tour of England, and the Bill Gates Library Foundation commits $200 million over the next 5 years to... READ MORE about BIBLIO, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BOOKS
New York: The Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography, 1992. tall 4to. self paper wrapper, stiff paper dust jacket. Unpaginated. A catalogue for an exhibition at Cooper Union of examples of modern Czech book design, with several introductory essays. Illustrated in color. READ MORE about BOOK DESIGN IN PRAGUE, 1960-1990
Washington: Library of Congress, 1949. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (22) pages. With a three page introduction by Harry Richards. READ MORE about BOOKS DESIGNED & DIRECTED BY LESTER DOUGLAS, EXHIBITED AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
New York: The Typophiles, 1950. tall 12mo. cloth-backed decorated boards, later slipcase. (76) pages. First edition, limited to 600 copies of which 300 were set aside for Typophiles. Chapbook 24. Includes reproductions of some of Rogers' title pages, 6 photographs of Rogers and a number of calligraphic tributes by such designers as Arnold Bank, R. Hunter Middleton, George Salter, Paul Standard and others. This copy has a presentation from Bruce Rogers on the first blank page. READ MORE about BOUQUET FOR BR, A BIRTHDAY GARLAND GATHERED BY THE TYPOPHILES
New York: The Typophiles, 2001. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 19, (3) pages. Limited to 500 copies. Typophile Monograph, New Series, Number 17. Set in Linotype Caslon Old Face and printed by the Ascensius Press in Portland, Maine. Historical introduction by Philip R. Bishop followed by transcripts of the letters. READ MORE about A BR QUARTET, LETTERS FROM BRUCE ROGERS TO THOMAS BIRD MOSHER AT THE HOUGHTON LIBRARY