Harper Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1976. 8vo. paper wrappers, mailing envelope. 27 pages. Printed in an edition limited to 325 numbered and signed copies. Tanner and Alstrom 34. This is a commonplace book of typographic exercises interspersed with notes on printing, typography and the private press. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIA I
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Harper Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1979. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, mailing envelope. pp.29-60. Printed in an edition limited to 325 numbered copies. Tanner and Alstrom 37. A continuation of the work presented as Typographia 1. This copy is signed by the private press owner, Leonard Bahr. This is a commonplace book of typographic exercises interspersed with notes on printing, typography and the private press. Signed by Bahr next to limitation statement. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIA TWO
(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
Stockholm: n.p. (Royal Library)), 1912. 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 152 pages. Part III, fasc. 1 of the work listed in Besterman 5949. Entries no. 4951-5810 (i.e. 860) of this work. The making and selling of books, and the history thereof. The supplement lists bibliographies, biobibliographies, books on library science and archives, and library catalogues. Concludes with list of corrections and errata. Unopened. Covers detached and missing pieces; backing missing. READ MORE about SVERIGES BIBLIOGRAFISKA LITTERATUR FORTECKNAD AF J...TREDJE DELEN, HAFT 1, TYPOGRAFI OCH...
Brighton: Privately printed, 1973. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 94 pages. S-K 59. Limited to 1250 copies. READ MORE about A TYPOLOGICAL TALLY THIRTEEN HUNDRED WRITINGS IN ENGLISH ON PRINTING HISTORY, TYPOGRAPHY,...
Brighton: Privately printed, 1973. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 94 pages. S-K 59. Limited to 1250 copies. Jacket chipped along top with two tears. READ MORE about A TYPOLOGICAL TALLY THIRTEEN HUNDRED WRITINGS IN ENGLISH ON PRINTING HISTORY, TYPOGRAPHY,...
Cordoba (Argentina): U. of Cordoba, 1930. small 8to. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 200, (2) pages. History and documentation for the first years of the second press at the Univ. of Cordoba (Argentina), which was founded in 1823 (the first having been moved to Buenos Aires in 1780). Besterman 5186. Text plus letters, records, accounts, subscriber lists, biographies of editors, partial lists of publications (books, newspapers, pamphlets, journals, etc.), with about 65 pages of illustrations... READ MORE about LA SEGUNDA IMPRENTA DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE CORDOBA, ADQVIRIDA POR SVSCR
New York: Wm. E. Rudge's Sons, (1945). square 8vo. cloth, slipcase. 74 pages. First edition, one of 3000 bound thus. Well illustrated. Contains a check list of books by Armitage. Back cover of slipcase has faint stain. Bookplate on front pastedown and note in ink in corner of front free endpaper. READ MORE about NOTES ON MODERN PRINTING
N.P. Advertising Typographers Association of America, (1969). 4to. cloth. 158 pages. Fourth edition. Covers all aspects of printing; ie, paper, type, different methods of illustrating, typography. Includes a glossary of terms. Covers rubbed. READ MORE about ATA ADVERTISING PRODUCTION HANDBOOK
Utrecht: A.J. van Huffel's Antiquariaat, 1960. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages plus 4 leaves of plates. Auction catalogue for a sale held on June 15 and 16, 1960 from the library of A.W. Barten, the former director of the Professional School of Typography in Utrecht. Lists manuscripts, incunabula, works about typography, the graphic arts and bibliographies. Lists over 700 entries. Head pieces. Illustrated throughout. Cover printed in red and black. Corner bumped. Spot... READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIE ET BRANCHES ALLIÉES
With an Addendum by J.W. Muller giving the Principal Dates and Personages in Printing History.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. folio. cloth-backed boards, top edge gilt, slipcase. 185, (3) pages. With an Addendum by J.W. Muller giving the Principal Dates and Personages in Printing History. First edition, limited to 585 copies. Contains five plates and much information. Spine spotted in places. Slipcase bottom creased. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIC TREASURES IN EUROPE AND A STUDY OF CONTEMPORANEOUS BOOK PRODUCTION IN GREAT BRITAIN,...
New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2007. 9.5 x 10 inches. cloth, dust jacket. 128 pages. First edition. This book is the long-awaited successor to the classic An Atlas of Typeforms, the great visually-led history of type that Alan Bartram and James Sutton produced in 1968. Much has changed in the last 40 years, not least the teaching of typography and the means by which it is created. Because... READ MORE about TYPEFORMS: A HISTORY
(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
(Westminster: Beaumont Press, 1926). 8vo. quarter vellum with illustrated paper-covered boards. 125+(1) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 390 numbered copies of which this is one of 310 printed on handmade paper. The twenty-first book issued by the Beaumont Press. The typography and binding produced by Cyril William Beaumont on his press at 75 Charing Cross Road, the decorated cover designed by B. Claudia Guercio, and the title page by Randolph Schwabe. These letters... READ MORE about THE LETTERS OF J.E. FLECKER TO FRANK SAVERY
New York, NY: Allworth Press, (1994). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, slipcase. xviii, 19-245+(1); xiv, 273+(1); xx, 283+(1) pages. 3 Volumes. A collection of essays on graphic design. Introduction by Steven Heller. Each volume with introduction, acknowledgments, biographical sketches of contributors, and index. Foreword by Heller in Volume 3, in which Rick Poyner contributed to the introduction. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE about LOOKING CLOSER: CRITICAL WRITINGS ON GRAPHIC DESIGN
San Francisco: Fine Print, 1989. 4to. cloth, dust-jacket. (viii), 148 pages. First edition. An anthology of the most interesting and informative articles published in Fine Print under the title "On Type." Covers a wide range of topics from the sixteenth century to the present day. Review copy with material inserted. READ MORE about FINE PRINT ON TYPE. THE BEST OF FINE PRINT MAGAZINE ON TYPE AND TYPOGRAPHY
N.P. (Stockholm?): "Bibliophiles" (i.e. Society of B...?), n.d (c1960). 12mo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 79 pages. Limited to 700 copies. Three articles by Björkbom, previously published elsewhere. The "printing shop of the 1500's" is that of C. PLantin. No.10 in the "Bibliophile's Miniature Series." READ MORE about DET GAMLA TRYCKERIET, ETT TRYCKERI PA 1500-TALET, ETT FRANSKT LANDSOR
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. 8vo. quarter cloth with illustrated paper-covered boards, paper spine label. 111, (5) pages. First edition of which this is one of 200 copies numbered and signed by the author (Morrow and Cooney, 215). Typography by Graham Mackintosh. Designed by Barbara Martin. Poetry and short essays by the former publisher of Caterpillar magazine. READ MORE about THE GULL WALL
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 111, (5) pages. First edition (Morrow and Cooney, 215a). Typography by Graham Mackintosh. Designed by Barbara Martin. Poetry and short essays by the former publisher of Caterpillar magazine. READ MORE about THE GULL WALL
Los Angeles, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 111, (5) pages. First edition (Morrow and Cooney, 215a). Typography by Graham Mackintosh. Designed by Barbara Martin. Poetry and short essays by the former publisher of Caterpillar magazine. Biographical sketch of the author, with photograph, follows colophon. READ MORE about THE GULL WALL
New York: Burt Franklin, (1969). 8vo. cloth. viii, 78 pages. Reprint of the 1872 first edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I, 66). Interesting study by this master of printing and printing history. READ MORE about SHAKSPERE AND TYPOGRAPHY BEING AN ATTEMPT TO SHOW SHAKSPERE'S PERSONAL CONNECTION WITH, AND...
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, (1984). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 192 pages. First edition, fourth printing. Profusely illustrated. Name in ink. READ MORE about ART OF THE PRINTED BOOK 1455-1955; MASTERPIECES OF TYPOGRAPHY THROUGH FIVE CENTURIES FROM THE...