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January 7, 1963. large 8vo. cloth, marbled endpapers. 114, (2) pages. This issue of Publisher's Weekly from January 7, 1963 Vol. 183 No. 1 features articles on the outlook for the new year and as reflections on the year just past, as well as the usual weekly record of books for sale and news. Of special interest is the article on Bookmaking, with sections on bookbinding, book cover design, art books, and a new way..... READ MORE about " BOOKMAKING"
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 95270
New York: The Grolier Club, 2006. 9 x 11 inches. hardcover, slipcase. 212 pages. With photographs from Tom Grill, this book features miniature designer bindings from the collection of Neal M. Albert. Containing more than 7,000 color illustrations, the book covers all styles of bindings including traditional, variations, geometric, abstract, representational, gems, flora & fauna, lettering, diminutive, and experimental. The designer, year, dimensions, and a small description accompany the photos of each listed binding. Including..... READ MORE about THE NEALE M. ALBERT COLLECTION OF MINIATURE DESIGNER BINDINGS
Price: $75.00 save 20% $60.00 Order nr. 106665
New York: The New York Public Library, 1950. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 129 pages. First separate edition, reprinted from the Bulletin. Excellent source document. With information on marblers. Name in ink on free endpaper. READ MORE about DIRECTORY OF THE BOOK-ARTS AND BOOK TRADE IN PHILADELPHIA TO 1820, INCLUDING PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 20568
New York: Duprat & Co., 1892. 8vo. original wove cloth binding which has rebacked with modern cloth with spine covering laid down on this new cloth. 119 pages. First edition, limited to 1000 numbered copies printed by DeVinne. (Webber p.62). Thirteen chapters on the book including one on the art of bookbinding and another on Historical Book-Covers. Includes 13 illustrations with 8 of the bindings including a full color frontispiece. Cloth spotted with parts of..... READ MORE about FOUR PRIVATE LIBRARIES OF NEW-YORK A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF BIBLIOPHILISM OF AMERICA
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 3298
New York: Duprat & Co., 1892. 8vo. woven cloth outer wrappers with book loosely inserted (stiff paper wrappers). 119 pages. First edition, limited to 1000 copies, of which this is one of 200 copies printed on Japanese paper (Webber p.62). Thirteen chapters on the book including one on the art of bookbinding and another on Historical Book-Covers. Includes thirteen illustrations with eight of the bindings including a full color frontispiece. Worn copy without case having..... READ MORE about FOUR PRIVATE LIBRARIES OF NEW-YORK A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF BIBLIOPHILISM OF AMERICA
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 72212
Cleveland, OH: The Rowfant Club, 1983. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 19+(1) pages. Limited to 300 numbered copies. Preface by Roderick Boyd Porter. Text of a lecture delivered February 21, 1980. Covers lightly discolored and bent. READ MORE about ANGOFF'S ARMY
Price: $12.00 Order nr. 126159
New York, NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1906. 16mo. cloth. 160 pages. A volume in The Library of Useful Stories series. Table of contents, list of illustrations, author's postscript, index. Seventeen black and white illustrations including frontispiece. READ MORE about THE STORY OF BOOKS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 134858
Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg, 1959. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. An account of bookbinding in Colonial Williamsburg. Black and white illustrations. Samford was the Master Bookbinder of modern-day Colonial Williamsburg. READ MORE about THE BOOKBINDER IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WILLIAMSBURG, AN ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE & TIMES, & OF...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 131770
3 volumes. In The Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Vol. 52, Nos. 10, 11, and 12, 1948.
tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 3 volumes. In The Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Vol. 52, Nos. 10, 11, and 12, 1948. Excellent guide to the publishers, binders, booksellers, etc. active in Boston during this period. Gives addresses at corresponding dates. READ MORE about THE BOSTON BOOK TRADE, 1800-1825
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 7604
New York: Printing Industries of America, (1967). thick 8vo. cloth. xvi, 814, (2) pages. First edition. A massive book covering all aspects of the printing industry. Includes sectons on illustration and binding methods. READ MORE about PRINTING INDUSTRY, AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS MANY BRANCHES PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 34930
Amsterdam: Stichting Instituut voor Grafische Techniek, 1951. small 8vo. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. 24 pages. A report by J.H. van der Meer, who was then director of the "Institute for Graphic Technology" on new equipment, materials and processes in the U.S., including a report on the 6th Graphic Arts Exhibition in Chicago in Sept., 1950. An English-language summary is stapled to the inside of the back cover. READ MORE about RAPPORT BETREFFENDE GEGEVENS OVER DE AMERIKAANSE GRAFISCHE INDUSTRIE VERZAMELD GEDURENDE EEN...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 50691
Philadelphia: John Campbell, 1870. 8vo. later cloth. 478 pages. B1-1494. First edition. (Howes V-110). Made up from the original 15 parts with original paper wrappers bound-in. Spine slightly faded. Delaware history through the Swedish and Dutch settlements. The author intended to continue his work to the "present time", about 1870, but no further volumes were published. READ MORE about A HISTORY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT UNTIL THE PRESENT TIME, CONTAINING...
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 29719
Fifteen parts bound in one.
Philadelphia: John Campbell, 1870. 8vo. original cloth. 478 pages. Fifteen parts bound in one. B1-1494. First edition. (Howes V-110). Labeled as Volume One, but this was all that was published. Bookplate of the Delaware collector, Henry I. Law, on front pastedown. Covers rubbed with wear at top of spine. READ MORE about A HISTORY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT UNTIL THE PRESENT TIME, CONTAINING...
Price: $130.00 Order nr. 126896
Portland, ME: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1938. tall 8vo. cloth, top edge gilt. xxiv, 368 pages. Second edition, revised, limited to 1500 copies. With chapters on the first presses, the Colonial printing house, ink, type, bookbinding, etc. With illustrations. Rubbed along hinges with small split in front hinge at top. READ MORE about THE COLONIAL PRINTER
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 5135
Portland, ME: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1938. tall 8vo. cloth, top edge gilt, slipcase. xxiv, 368 pages. Second edition, revised, limited to 1500 copies. With chapters on the first presses, the Colonial printing house, ink, type, bookbinding, etc. With illustrations. Spine covering eaten away by insects. Good candidate for rebinding. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about THE COLONIAL PRINTER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 102671
Washington: Center for the Book - Library of Congress, (2000). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. ix, (3), 155+(1) pages. Preface by John Cole. Arranged in three major sections: Introduction on the field of book history; How to Locate and Use Sources including information on publishers, writers, printers, booksellers, distributors, consumers, etc.; and Conclusion giving thoughts on the future of book history. With appendices giving important periodicals in the field and suggested reading. READ MORE about HANDBOOK FOR THE STUDY OF BOOK HISTORY IN THE UNITED STATES
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 59790
AN EPILOGUE TO THE PUBLICATION OF C-S: THE MASTER CRAFTSMAN.
Harper Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1971. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (20) pages. AN EPILOGUE TO THE PUBLICATION OF C-S: THE MASTER CRAFTSMAN. First edition, limited to 432 numbered copies. Tanner and Alstrom 24. Concerns a letter from Cobden- Sanderson's daughter and additional information by John Dreyfus. Hand-printed by Leonard Bahr at his private press. READ MORE about A LETTER FROM STELLA
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 15428
San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1976. oblong 4to. paper wrapper. two sheets folded. Prospectus only. Limited to 200 copies signed by the author. Colored illustrations that are reminiscent of the Nuremburg Chronicle executed by the author with linoleum blocks and in many different colors. Offsetting of engraving. READ MORE about Prospectus for A TRAVEL BOOK
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 129352
Newtown: Bird & Bull Press, 1985. small 4to. quarter morocco with tips and leather spine-label, gold-decorated paper sides. 161 pages. Limited to 325 copies (Heaney A40; S-K 7047). A history of this German born binder that worked for the Roycrofters from 1897 to 1911. The authors have included much unpublished material relating to Kinder and Hubbard, a rather complete Catalogue of impressions of Kinder's bookbinding hand tools and illustrated 14 bindings in full color. Another..... READ MORE about LOUIS HERMAN KINDER AND FINE BOOKBINDING IN AMERICA, A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE ROYCROFT SHOP
Price: $200.00 Order nr. 7113
Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1985. small 4to. quarter morocco with tips and leather spine-label, gold-decorated paper sides. 161 pages. Limited to 325 copies (Heaney A40; S-K 7047). A history of this German born binder who worked for the Roycrofters from 1897 to 1911. The authors have included much unpublished material relating to Kinder and Hubbard, a rather complete catalogue of impressions of Kinder's bookbinding hand tools and illustrated fourteen bindings in full color..... READ MORE about LOUIS HERMAN KINDER AND FINE BOOKBINDING IN AMERICA, A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE ROYCROFT SHOP
Price: $165.00 Order nr. 60469
Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 2004. 8vo. full cloth imported from Japan, leather spine label with the appendix volume containing the cloth samples bound in a different fine cloth, both enclosed in a cloth-covered slipcase. 81,(3) pages; five heavy board leaves with mounted samples. Limited to only 170 numbered copies printed on Frankfurt Mouldmade paper in Bell types composed by Michael and Winifred Bixler, bound by the Campbell-Logan Bindery and printed by hand by..... READ MORE about SON OF THE BOOKBINDER, WITH AN APPENDIX SHOWING SAMPLES OF SOME OF THE FINEST BOOKCLOTHS...
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 75980
New York: American Art Association, 1938-1939. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (viii),349+(1); (vi),351-610; (vi),611-782,(2) pages. 3 volumes. A magnificent library catalogue. Many plates of bookbindings. The first volume is priced in the margin. Faint staining along bottom edge. READ MORE about CORTLANDT F. BISHOP LIBRARY
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 34365
La Junta, CO: Otera County E.R.A., 1934. 12mo. cloth. (vi), 20 pages, plates. Foreword. Typewritten manuscript, text on recto only. A work published by the Otera County Emergency Relief Association describing a Depression-era bookbinding project. With lists of materials and equipment used. Thirteen black and white plates. Newspaper clipping laid in describing this work. Tanning at edges of text. READ MORE about BOOK BINDING
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 126693