Martin: (Neografia), 1968. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 144, (4) pages. Text in Czech. Commemorates 100th anniversary of the printing house Knihtlaciarsky Ucastinarsky Spolok, in Martin, Czechoslovakia. Some text and photograph captions in German and English. Frontispiece. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Dust jacket bent at top edge. READ MORE about 100 ROKOV TLACIARNE V MARTINE
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N.P. Privately printed, (1958). 4to. cloth. not paginated. A yearbook celebrating the centennial of this organization. With articles on the history of the union, the Zamorano Press, the Gold Rush and other topics related to the union and California. Illustrated with many photographs of union officials, printing facilities, etc.; also many advertisements, congratulatory messages and speeches. The gold cover bears a color photograph of the Golden Gate Bridge. Corners and spine slightly rubbed. READ MORE about THE 100TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION
N.P. GPO, n.d. broadside (22 x 17 inches). Broadside in color showing woodtype. READ MORE about 125TH ANNIVERSARY, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
(N.P. Associated Printing Salesmen, 1963). 8vo. boards. (vi), 56 pages. Illustrated history of this group. READ MORE about 1913-1963, 50 YEARS OF PRINTING PROGRESS THROUGH BETTER SELLING
(London, England: Coptic Press), n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 62, (2) pages. Black and white illustrations of numerous initials and title pages, vignettes, and display types. READ MORE about 19TH CENTURY INITIALS, ORNAMENTS & BORDERS
Berlin: Gebrüder Feyl, 1925. folio. quarter cloth, illustrated paper-covered boards. unpaginated. First edition limited to an unspecified number of numbered copies (but more than 255 copies according to OCLC). This anniversary edition commemorates the 25 years of the Graphische Kunstdruckerei Gebr. Feyl, Berlin. Text in German with essay on the history of the printing firm, tipped-in black-and-white and color plates, and decorative endpapers and upper and lower boards in the Art Deco style. Includes printing... READ MORE about 25 JAHRE DRUCKKUNST GEBR. FEYL. BERLIN, SW 48
Festschrift zum fünfhundertjährigen Geburtstage von Johann Gutenberg.
Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1968. 4to. cloth. unpaginated. Festschrift zum fünfhundertjährigen Geburtstage von Johann Gutenberg. Text in German. 35 illustrations depicting events connected with or accomplishments of printer Johann Gutenberg. Include manuscripts, book covers and Gutenberg's printed works. Many are foldouts. Commemorates the 500th anniversary of his death. READ MORE about 35 TAFELN ZU BEIHEFT 23 ZUM CENTRALBLATT FUR BIBLIOTHEKSWESEN
Braunschweig: Georg Westermann, 1958. oblong 8vo. paper wrappers. 16 pages. Accompanies an exhibition of printing in Braunschweig. Additional page loosely inserted. Wrappers yellowed, fore edge curled. READ MORE about 450 JAHRE BRAUNSCHWEIGER DRUCKGEWERBE, AUSSTELLUNG IM STADTISCHEN
Wien: Abteilung für Buch- und Illustrationsdruck, 1947. 8vo. paper wrappers. 56, (2) pages. Celebrating 50 years of the Viennese organization for printers of books and illustrations. Wrappers soiled. READ MORE about 50 JAHRE ABTEILUNG FUR BUCH- UND ILLUSTRATIONSDRUCK AN DER GRAPHISCHEN
New York: Printing Anniversary Committee of the AIGA, 1940. 8vo. paper wrappers. 32 pages. Articles by Melcher, Winship, Lehmann-Haupt, Castaneda, McDonald, Gage, Cary and Javitz. READ MORE about 500 YEARS OF PRINTING, A COLLECTION OF ARTICLES ON THE HISTORY OF PRINTING SINCE THE INVENTION OF...
New York: Publishers' Weekly, 1940. 8vo. cloth, paper cover label. 108 pages. Special Typophiles Edition of the Printing Anniversary Number of Publishers' Weekly - bound and being one of the eight unnumbered Chapbooks issued before the series began and quite scarce. READ MORE about 500 YEARS OF PRINTING
(Pittsburgh: Committee for the Graphic Arts Celebration, 1953). 4to. stiff paper wrappers, spiral bound. unpaginated. Commemorates the 500th anniversary of printing. Chronologies of typography, printers, processes and mechanical developments, Essays on the contributions of the printing industry to the advance of civilization. Illustrations. Ink inscription in corner of title page. READ MORE about 500 YEARS OF PRINTING
Netherlands: n.p., 1939. 4to. cloth. 120 pages. Printed on Van Gelder Zonen paper. A comprehensive sample of commercial printing work in 1939 from the Nieuw Leven Printing Co. in the Netherlands. Printed in color with printed acetate overlays. Illustrated. Foxing to edges of many pages, some wear to extremities. READ MORE about AAN DE BOK, UITGAVE: DRUKKERIJ, NIEUW LEVEN N.V. 'S-GRAVENHAGE
(Detroit): Detroit Public Library, 1945. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. (8) pages and the 9 page facsimile. Two page preface by Paul McPharlin followed by the facsimile. This is the largest surviving piece of work from Detroit's first printing press. Covers soiled. READ MORE about AN ACT OF THE FOURTH CONGRESS TO REGULATE TRADE AND INTERCOURSE WITH THE INDIAN TRIBES AND TO...
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1939. 8vo. cloth. (viii), 27, (3) pages. First edition. Keepsake No.58 issued by the A.I.G.A. On the printing of the Museum Press under the direction of Henry Watson Kent. Contains essays by Updike, Rollins, Ivins, Rogers and Kent. Presentation from Kent in pencil on free endpaper. Also with an A.L.s. from Kent inserted. Spine faded. READ MORE about ADDRESSES GIVEN AT THE OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1939. 8vo. cloth. (viii), 27, (3) pages. First edition. Keepsake No.58 issued by the A.I.G.A. On the printing of the Museum Press under the direction of Henry Watson Kent. Contains essays by Updike, Rollins, Ivins, Rogers and Kent. Wear at head of spine. READ MORE about ADDRESSES GIVEN AT THE OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION OF METROPOLITAN MUSEUM PRINTING HELD IN THE...
New York, NY: (The American Institute of Graphic Arts), 1939. 8vo. cloth. (viii), 27, (3) pages. Addresses delivered by Daniel Beverly Updike, Carl Purington Rollins, William Mills Ivins, Jr., Bruce Rogers, and Henry Watson Bent on the occasion of the exhibition's opening. Keepsake No. 58 of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Comments by L. B. Siegfried, Chair of the Keepsake Committee of AIGA, laid in. READ MORE about ADDRESSES GIVEN AT THE OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION OF METROPOLITAN MUSEUM PRINTING HELD IN THE...
Perugia: Presso Carlo Baduel, 1782. small 4to. contemporary patterned paper wrappers. (ii), xxii, (ii), 154 pages. An attractive festival book commemorating the return of Pius VI from a visit to Germany. The engraved title page was beautifully designed by Antonio Stefanucci and engraved by Raimondo Fauci, and the engraved frontispiece was designed by Petrus Labruzzi and engraved by Camillus Tinti. The decorative tail-piece is also by Stefanucci and Faucci. Carlo Baduel of Perugia printed the... READ MORE about AL FAUSTO RITORNO DALLA GERMANIA DI PIO VI PONTEFICE MASSIMO
Moscow: n.p., 1975-1993. 8vo. cloth. 21 volumes. Twenty-one of the twenty-eight volumes published to-date in this periodical devoted to book collecting, printing, miniature books, bookplates, publishing, and bookselling. Illustrated. The former owner of this set knows of no complete sets in the West. Includes the following volumes: 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 11-13, 15-20, 22-28. READ MORE about AL'MANAKH BIBLIOFILA (THE BIBLIOPHILE'S ALMANACH
Translated by Antje Lemke. Introduction by Donald P. Bean.
Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, (1958). 12mo. cloth, paper cover label, printed clear plastic dust jacket. (32) pages. Translated by Antje Lemke. Introduction by Donald P. Bean. First edition thus, with the first appearance in English of the Prologue in which Aldus announces his plan to publish printed editions of Aristotle. READ MORE about ALDUS MANUTIUS AND HIS THESAURUS CORNUCOPIAE OF 1496
Leipzig: Gesellschaft der Freunde der deutschen Bücherei/Poeschel & Trepte, 1921. large 8vo. later cloth spine with orignal marbled paper-covered boards, paper cover label. (vi), 169, (3) pages. Limited to 350 numbered copies. Festschrift presented by the Society of the Friends of the German Library to Dr. Georg Minde-Pouet, director of the Deutsche Bücherei (Ger. Lib.) in Leipzig (Rodenberg, p.272). With a portrait sketch of Dr. Minde-Pouet by Walter Tiemann, introduction, and eleven articles, including a...... READ MORE about ALERE FLAMMAM
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
(Cloquet, MN: Potlatch Corporation, 1999-2000). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 80; 108; 72; 80 pages. 4 Volumes. The Potlatch Design Series depicting some of the company's noteworthy productions of the 20th century. The four volumes feature tyopgraphy, posters, annual reports, and icons, respectively. Color illustrations throughout. First five leaves of first volume separated. READ MORE about AMERICAN DESIGN CENTURY POTLATCH
The WPA Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Community Service Programs, Work Projects Administration, No. 17. A Check List of...
Columbus, (OH): Ohio Historical Records Survey, 1941. small 4to. stiff paper covers, metal clasps with tape backing. 202 leaves. The WPA Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Community Service Programs, Work Projects Administration, No. 17. A Check List of. No.17 of the American Imprints Inventory. 590 entries, including 36 broadsides. 523 of these are noted with locations; copies of the remaining 67 could not be found, though their existence was indirectly documented. Does not include... READ MORE about AMERICAN IMPRINTS INVENTORY. NO.17. A CHECK LIST OF OHIO IMPRINTS 1796-1820