(New York, NY: The Art Directos Club, 1990). 4to. self paper wrappers. 20; 22; 22;; 24 pages. 4 Volumes. Includes Vol. 70, numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4. Published for advertising, publication, and graphic designers. Illustrations throughout. Focuses on graphic and commercial design. READ MORE about ADC: THE JOURNAL OF THE ART DIRECTORS CLUB, INC
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N.P. International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, 1939. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 113-126, (2) pages. Signature, chapter 5, from Printing Progress: A Mid-Century Report. Illustrated. Wrappers stained and sunned. READ MORE about ALEXANDER NESBITT: CREATIVE DESIGN AS A SPUR
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
Nijmegen: G.J. Thieme, 1965. thick 8vo. cloth. vii, 422, (2) pages. Each countries' typography and design work is covered by a different author. Includes sections by James M. Wells on America and P.M. Handover on Great Britain, Gerard Blanchard, Maximilien Vox, Georg Schauer, Willy Rotzler, Franco Riva, Fernand Baudin and G.W. Ovink. Filled with illustrations. Jacket has tears and a small piece missing. First blank leaf torn. READ MORE about ANDERHALVE EEUW BOEKTYPOGRAFIE, 1815-1965 IN AMERIKA, ENGELAND, FRANKRIJK, DUITSLAND,...
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...
Bloomington, IN: Graphic Design Press, 1996. broadside, 11 by 7 inches. Uncut press sheet. Published in memory of Ruth E. Adomeit (1910-1996). Two illustrations. READ MORE about APHORISMS AND SAYINGS COLLECTED CHIEFLY IN MONROE AND OWEN COUNTIES, INDIANA
(London, England: The Designers and Art Directors of London), n.d. small folio. stiff paper wrappers. 47+(1) pages. Issue No. 13, identified as the Giambattista Bodini issue. Table of contents. Includes book reviews. Illustrated. READ MORE about BASELINE 13
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...
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...
Copenhagen: Forening for Boghaandvaerk, 1920's-1970's. large 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. Various paginations (generally between 100-150 pages per volume). Various volumes of the Danish annual, The Bibliophile, offered for sale individually. Each volume has illustrations and generally contains 4-6 articles on collections, bindings, publishing, typography, Danish books and collectors, and other book-related matters. Some have brief English-language summaries at the end. Some vols. are unopened. All have their original wrappers, which are usually soiled, chipped..... READ MORE about BOGVENNEN, AARBOG FOR BOGKUNST OG BOGHISTORIE
Copenhagen: Forening for Boghaandvaerk, 1926-1931. large 8vo. original publishers paste paper covers with paper spine labels. Various paginations (approx. 2,500 pages total). 6 volumes. Six years of the Danish annual The Bibliophile: vols. 15-20 (1926-1931) of the original series The Bibliophile, which began in 1893, had by the 1920's lost interest in book crafts, and deals more with collecting and bibliophile issues, becoming rather more international in outlook. In 1926, reports on Danish Book auctions... READ MORE about BOGVENNEN, AARBOG FOR BOGKUNST OG BOGHISTORIE
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
Palo Alto, CA: Coyne & Blanchard, Inc., 1968-. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. A huge run of this important magazine. 124 issues. Includes the following: Volume X, No.1-6. (1968) Volume XI, No.1-6. (1969) Title changes to Communications Arts Magazine with volume XI, No.2. Volume XII, No.1-6. (1970) Volume XIII, No.1-6. (1971) Volume XIV, No.1-6. (1972) Volume XVI, No.3,4,5. (1974) Volume XVII, No.2-6. (1975) Volume XVIII, No.1-6. (1976) Volume XIX, No.1-6. (1977) Now switches to... READ MORE about CA, THE JOURNAL OF THE COMMUNICATION ARTS
Paris: S.A. Georg, Libraires, 1929. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 64, (3) pages. Bookseller's catalogue spotlighting works that were printed using new techniques in typography, illustration and binding that gained favor during the Romantic Era. Listed chronologically, 82 entries describe bindings in detail and cite information about illustrations therein. Handsomely printed with 82 plates, two in color. Separate indexes for works, authors and illustrators. Printed by A. Lahure. Library bookplate on inside front cover. READ MORE about CATALOGUE DE TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES DE L'ÉPOQUE ROMANTIQUE IMPRIMÉS ENTRE LES ANNÉES 1803 - 1848,...
Paris: S.A. Georg, Libraires, 1929. small 4to. contemporary half cloth and marbled paper-covered boards with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. (iv), 64, (3) pages. Bookseller's catalogue spotlighting works that were printed using new techniques in typography, illustration and binding that gained favor during the Romantic Era. Listed chronologically, 82 entries describe bindings in detail and cite information about illustrations therein. Handsomely printed with 82 plates, two in color. Separate indexes for works, authors and illustrators... READ MORE about CATALOGUE DE TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES DE L'ÉPOQUE ROMANTIQUE IMPRIMÉS ENTRE LES ANNÉES 1803 - 1848,...
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
Praze: Ceských bibliofilu, 1932. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 112, xix, (2) pages. Volume Four. Letterpress printed in an edition limited to 550 copies. An important Czech annual devoted to book design, typography, and the graphic arts. Finely illustrated with many illustrations and title pages printed in color. Includes an article on Rockwell Kent. Two inch tear in wrappers along front and back hinge at bottom. Spots on spine. READ MORE about CESKY BIBLIOFIL, 1932
Praze: Ceských bibliofilu, 1933. 4to. cloth. 88, (6) pages and 12 separate plates. Volume Five. Finely letterpress printed in an edition limited to 500 copies. (Ulrich & Kup, p.17). An important Czech annual devoted to book design, typography, and the graphic arts. Finely illustrated with many illustrations and title pages printed in color. With a table of contents in English in the back. Small hole in cloth along front hinge. READ MORE about CESKY BIBLIOFIL, 1933
Praze: Ceských bibliofilu, 1937. 4to. cloth. 116, (6) pages and 17 separate plates. Volume Nine. Letterpress printed in an edition limited to 400 copies. An important Czech annual devoted to book design, typography, and the graphic arts. Finely illustrated with many illustrations and title pages printed in color. With a table of contents in English in the back. Spine faded. READ MORE about CESKY BIBLIOFIL, 1937
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, Christmas 1954. 8vo. cloth, slipcase. (12) pages printed French fold. Limited to 1250 numbered copies issued as a Christmas book by World. Illustrated in red by Ismar David and typography by Jos. Trautwein. Signed by David. READ MORE about DANIEL 3, FROM THE HOLY BIBLE, KING JAMES VERSION
(Cohoes, NY: Mohawk Paper Mills), 1987. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 34 pages. A twice yearly survey of historic design styles and their influence on contemporary graphic design. This issue examines the relationship between printing technology and graphic style. Illustrations throughout, mostly color, one tipped in. Bibliography. Top of wrappers sunned. READ MORE about DESIGN & STYLE 2