Bethesda: The Gallimaufry Press, 1974. oblong 12mo. paper wrappers. 8 leaves. Limited to 100 copies printed by Ken Hammel. Reproductions of Binny & Ronaldson Roman No.1, Farmer's original Old Style Italic and Goudy's Newstyle. READ MORE about 3 AMERICAN TYPE FACES
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(Cambridge, MA): The Houghton Library, Harvard University, 1993. 4to. foldout brochurel. (8) pages. Exhibition at the Houghton Library, Harvard University, January-February 1993. Includes exhibition checklist and essay by Patricia Peterson and Gino Lee. Also with descriptive information for identifying type faces.. Front cover illustrated. READ MORE about ABOUT FACES: HISTORIC AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN TYPE DESIGN
May 1948 7 Art and Technics Ltd
(London: James Shand), 1948. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 87+(1) pages. May 1948 7 Art and Technics Ltd. Includes an article by P.H. Muir "The Engraved Letter-Forms of Reynolds Stone" which is well illustrated with examples of the subject's work. Text block pulling away from spine. READ MORE about ALPHABET AND IMAGE 7: A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE OF TYPOGRAPHY
(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
N.P. AIGA, n.d. (1948). 12mo. cloth. 32 pages. Biographical information on each designer accompanied by a photograph and a listing of types designed.This is the hardbound variant. READ MORE about AMERICAN TYPE DESIGNERS AND THEIR TYPE FACES ON EXHIBIT
N.P. ATF-Davidson, n.d. Broadside, 10 by 14 inches. Illustrates type specimens and ornaments. Designed for ATF-Davidson. Notation "Print '80 by Phil Hamilton." Sticker "Proudly made in the USA, N A Graphics" attached. READ MORE about AMERICAN TYPE FOUNDERS PACK MY BOX WITH
N.P. University of Missouri, 1951. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers with plastic spiral spine. (viii), 268 pages. Revised edition, limited to 500 copies. Thirteen different sections. Wrappers tanned. Name in ink on half-title. READ MORE about ANNOTATED CHECK LIST OF SOME TYPOGRAPHIC SOURCES
Frankfurt am Main: Firma Ludwig & Mayer, (1935). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper envelope. (9) pages. First edition. A speech delivered to Franz Moritz on the occasion of his 50th year with the typefoundry Ludwig & Mayer. Richard Ludwig extols his employee's service. In German. Light foxing to covers. Small tears on envelope. READ MORE about ANSPRACHE AN HERRN FRANZ LAVER MORITZ ANLÄßLICH DER FEIER SEINES FÜNFZIGJÄHRIGEN JUBILÄUMS...
Takeley: Elkin Mathews LTD, n.d. 8vo. later cloth, leather spine label, with original paper wrappers bound in. variously paginated. Catalogue number 152 in five parts. Concerning type specimens, fine printing, bibliographies and illustrated books about books and the book arts. Frontispiece, black-and-white illustrations. Rear board slightly bumped at the bottom corner. READ MORE about THE ART OF THE BOOK
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...
New York: Lathrop C. Harper, Inc., n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 112 pages. "European, English and American Literature - The Fine Arts, including Painting, Engraving and Architecture - Genealogy & Heraldry - Incunabula - Manuscripts - Dictionaries and Vocabularies - The Arts of teh Book, including formation of libraries, the Book Trade, Typography, Illustration and Binding - mainly from the library of Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, the noted 19th century historian and collector, co-founder of the... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND REFERENCE BOOKS
München: Verlag Dokumentation, 1976. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (ii), 317, (3) pages. First edition. A festgabe for Friedrich Adolf Schmidt-Künsemüller on his 65th birthday. Twenty-two essays are included by notable scholars in the field. Topics range from paper presses in medieval Köln to the problem of highschool libraries in Germany. Illustrated in black-and-white. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHEK UND BUCH IN GESCHICHTE UND GEGENWART. FESTGABE FÜR FRIEDRICH ADOLF...
Stockholm: Lindfors Bokforlag, (1937). thick small 4to. cloth with leather spine labels. xi, 571 pages. Massive study of modern aspects of book production written by a series of authors including chapters by Hugo Lagerstrom and Bror Zachrisson. Many illustrations throughout text. Includes a section of paper specimens. Labels faded. READ MORE about BOKTRYCKARKONST, HANTVERKETS BOK
Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1993. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 68 pages. With special articles by Tom Taylor giving a survey of American typefounders, a look at the private collection of Travis Beck, a description of the Barrois collection of printing ephemera and a history of the Providence Public Library by Philip J. Weimerskirch. READ MORE about BOOKWAYS. 7
Paris: Chambre Syndicale Typographique Parisienne, 1925. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 80 pages followed by the specially printed typographic examples. A special number issued by this group of Pariesene book professionals. This magnificent issue has paper supplied by different manufactures containing printing by various type founders. Filled with illustrations and a section of typographic examples printed on different colored paper stock. Small tear in front hinge at top; corner bumped. READ MORE about BULLETIN OFFICIEL DES COURS PROFESSIONNELS
(New York, NY: Carlos Lopez Press, 1950). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. (8) pages. Excerpts from Calkins's The Book and Job Print. Initial and colophon designed by Ceil Smith Thayer. Tipped-in portrait of Calkins on front free endpaper. Wrappers lightly sunned. READ MORE about CAPS & LOWER CASE
Paris, France: Compagnie Française, d'Éditions Emmanuel Olive, n.d. (1960). 4to. paper-covered boards. unpaginated. Text in French. A collection of typography, illustration, advertising and other specimens by various French firms. Lists of artists and collaborators, printers, paper manufacturers, and photographers follows text. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges. Inside back hinge cracked. Lacking dust jacket. READ MORE about CARACTÉRE NOËL
(Washington, DC: International Typographic Composition Association), n.d, (circa 1966). oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (8) pages. Preface, list of schools offering typographic programs. Designed to assist those looking for a career in typography. Illustrated. READ MORE about A CAREER IN TYPOGRAPHY TODAY
London: Birrell & Garnett, 1972. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 108 pages. Reprint issued by Tony Appleton of the 1922 first edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. A useful reference book for the study of type specimens. Well preserved. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF I. TYPEFOUNDERS' SPECIMENS, II. BOOKS PRINTED IN FOUNTS OF HISTORIC IMPORTANCE, III....
London: Birrell & Garnett, 1972. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 108 pages. Reprint issued by Tony Appleton of the 1922 first edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. A useful reference book for the study of type specimens. Jacket chipped with small tears along edges and piece missing at bottom of spine. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF I. TYPEFOUNDERS' SPECIMENS, II. BOOKS PRINTED IN FOUNTS OF HISTORIC IMPORTANCE, III....
N.P. Privately printed for Napier College of Commerce & Technology, 1976. 8vo. cloth. xxxi,332; xii,333-685 pages. 2 volumes. With typographical notes by Harry Carter and an essay on the Printing of Illustrations by Frank P. Restall. This library was formed by the collector to demonstrate printing, typography and book illustration techniques from the beginning of printing. With a biographical sketch of Clark. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE EDWARD CLARK LIBRARY
N.P. n.p., n.d. 8vo. paper-covered boards, string bound. (v), 83 pages. A catalogue of type specimens, most likely by an unidentified German firm. Printed on recto only. Covers sunned, mainly along spine. Staining on endpapers. Some pencil notations in text. READ MORE about Catalogue of Type Specimens