Pittsburgh: GATFPress, (1998). large 8vo. pictorial paper covered boards. (xiv), 221, (5) pages. Illustrated in color throughout. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about THE GATF PRACTICAL GUIDE TO COLOR MANAGEMENT
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With a new introduction by John Bidwell.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1981. 8vo. cloth. xviii page introductory material followed by 288 page facsimile, (4) pages. With a new introduction by John Bidwell. Reprint of the 1844 second edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I,3). The first edition was issued in 1837. This was the second practical printing manual issued by an American author; it was compiled from many of the facts given by Hansard and Johnson. Illustrated. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIA: OR THE PRINTER'S INSTRUCTOR; A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE ORIGIN RISE, AND PROGRESS OF THE...
Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies, n.d. (circa 1894). 8vo. modern cloth with original stiff paper wrapper bound-in. (viii), x, 379, (3) pages. First edition. A manual of reproduction processes. Includes 140 illustrations within the text and examples of each process reproducing original designs of the author. Techniques discussed in this volume include dry point, lithography, heliogravure, and various color processes. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. A xerox of the entry for Adeline in... READ MORE about LES ARTS DE REPRODUCTION VULGARISES
New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1929. 8vo. cloth. 270 pages. First edition. An illustrated manual showing how printing is done. Covers rubbed with fraying at top of spine. Name in ink along top of front free endpaper. READ MORE about THE JOURNALIST'S MANUAL OF PRINTING WITH LABORATORY EXERCISES
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., (1969). 4to. cloth. 78 pages. Reproduced from the original edition which was limited to only 140 copies printed at The Allen Press. One of the best of the printing manuals to be issued Lacks dust jacket. READ MORE about PRINTING WITH THE HANDPRESS
Ann Arbor, MI: Legacy Press, 2018. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 466 pages. Pablo Alvarez offers the first complete English translation of Alonso Víctor de Paredes Institucion, y origen del arte de la imprenta, y reglas generales para los componedores [Institution, and Origin of the Art of Printing, and General Rules for Compositors]. This 96-page printing manual set and printed by Paredes himself was issued in Madrid around 1680. It opens with an introductory digression on... READ MORE about ALONSO VÍCTOR DE PAREDES’ INSTITUTION, AND ORIGIN OF THE ART OF PRINTING, AND GENERAL RULES...
Ouvrage Orné de Planches. Enrichi de notes et d'un appendice renfermant tous les nouveaux procédés, les découvertes, méthodes et l'invention nouvelles appliquées ou applicables a cet art, par plusieurs imprimeurs de la capitale.
Paris: Chez Leonce Laget, 1978. thick small 8vo. cloth. (iv), 320 pages. Ouvrage Orné de Planches. Enrichi de notes et d'un appendice renfermant tous les nouveaux procédés, les découvertes, méthodes et l'invention nouvelles appliquées ou applicables a cet art, par plusieurs imprimeurs de la capitale. Photo-facsimile re-publication limited to 500 copies of the Paris, Roret, 1840 edition (See Bigmore & Wyman I,52 for 1837 edition). Contains four plates. With the bookplate and pencil signature of..... READ MORE about NOUVEAU MANUEL COMPLET DE L'IMPRIMEUR EN TAILLE-DOUCE
London: The Holland Press, 1960. 4to. decorated paper cover boards, paper spine labels. lxxii, 267; (iv), 279 pages. 2 volumes. One of 500 copies. An exact facsimile of the famous Bodoni specimen book - manual originally printed in Parma by the Presso la Vedova in 1818. While lacking the slipcase, this two volume set is in near-pristine condition. READ MORE about MANUALE TIPOGRAFICO DEL CAVALIERE GIAMBATTISTA BODONI
Nouv. édition, revue, corrigée, augmentée, et ornée de vingt lithographies.
Paris: Chez Leonce Laget, 1978. thick small 8vo. cloth. (iv), xxxvi, 304 pages. Nouv. édition, revue, corrigée, augmentée, et ornée de vingt lithographies. Photo-facsimile re-publication in 500 copies of the Paris, Roret, 1839 edition (See Twyman, Lithography 1800-1850, p.264; Bigmore & Wyman I,80). Six plates. Issued as part of the series entitled Encyclopédie-Roret. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about NOUVEAU MANUEL COMPLET, THÉORIQUE ET PRATIQUE, DU DESSINATEUR ET DE L'IMPRIMEUR LITHOGRAPHE
Paris: Libr. Garnier, n.d. 8vo. cloth. vii, 367+(1) pages. New edition - probably late 19th or early 20th century. Includes an historical introduction. Front free endpaper cropped, else a very good copy. READ MORE about MANUEL COMPLET DE L’IMPRIMEUR LITHOGRAPHE A LA PRESSE A BRAS ET LA MACHINE
Paris: Libr. Garnier, n.d. 8vo. cloth. vii, 367+(1) pages. New edition - probably late 19th or early 20th century. Includes an historical introduction. With the bookplate of Gavin Bridson. Spot on front cover. READ MORE about MANUEL COMPLET DE L’IMPRIMEUR LITHOGRAPHE A LA PRESSE A BRAS ET LA MACHINE
Inventada por el Insigne Maestro Pedro Diaz Morante, e Ilustrada con Muestras nuevas, y varios discursos conducentes al verdadero Magisterio de Primeras Letras
Madrid: Antonio de Sancha, 1776. small folio. modern wrappers. (iv) xxviii, 136 pages. Inventada por el Insigne Maestro Pedro Diaz Morante, e Ilustrada con Muestras nuevas, y varios discursos conducentes al verdadero Magisterio de Primeras Letras. First edition. Forty engraved plates of calligraphic specimens. "Influential text, the result of a commission to design a more efficient national script." (Harvard/Becker 141. Bonacini 1353; Berlin 5248; Cotarelo y Mori II, 145; Palau 210612, 299945). Includes engraved additional... READ MORE about ARTE NUEVA DE ESCRIBIR
N.P. AG Colorplate, n.d. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, plastic sprial bound. unpaginated. A guide for determining printed results. With numerous charts with various shadings. Written instructions and advice. Wrappers lightly soiled. READ MORE about COLOR TINT CHART
Paris: Bibliothèque Larousse, n.d. (circa 1907). 12mo. printed stiff paper wrapper. 95, (17) pages. Troisième mille. 22 text illusustrations. Text in French. Lower margin of the first few pages waterstained, but not affecting text. Wrappers soiled with some creases and chips. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about LA PHOTOGRAPHIE DES COULEURS
Edited by Susan E. Meyer.
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, (1981). 4to. boards, spiral bound. (ix), 176 pages. Edited by Susan E. Meyer. Reprint of the 1980 revised edition with a new introduction to the phototypesetting process. A good introductory manual to the subject. READ MORE about DESIGNING WITH TYPE, A BASIC COURSE IN TYPOGRAPHY
New York: The Century Co., 1902. 8vo. cloth, leather spine label, top edge gilt. xx, 485 pages. First edition. (Hart no.15). Hundreds of illustrations.With the bookplate and ink signature of Gavin Bridson. Covers rubbed with wear at spine ends. Leather spine label partially lacking. READ MORE about A TREATISE ON TITLE-PAGES, WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS IN FACSIMILE AND SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE...
New York: The Century Co., 1914. 8vo. cloth, leather spine label. xx, 485 pages. Reprint of the 1902 first edition. (Hart no.15). Hundreds of illustrations. Leather spine label chipped and rubbed with loss. Name stamped in ink on front pastedown. READ MORE about A TREATISE ON TITLE-PAGES, WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS IN FACSIMILE AND SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE...
New York, NY: Abrams for the Tamarind Institute, College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico, (2008). 4to. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 302 pages. With Bill Lagattuta and Rodney Hamon. Table of contents, foreword, acknowledgments, introduction, two appendices, glossary, bibliography, index. Color illustrations throughout. Covers all facets of lithography, fron setup to printing. READ MORE about TAMARIND TECHNIQUES FOR FINE ART LITHOGRAPHY
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (1954). 4to. cloth. (x), 169, (3) pages. Third edition. Eight chapters on different aspects of typography. Tape marks on endpapers and pastedowns. READ MORE about LAYOUT, THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN TO ADVER TISING AND PRINTING
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894. large 12mo. modern marbled paper wrappers, original wrappers bound-in. viii,48,4 pages. Part of the Bibliothèque Photographique. Text in French. Original wrappers, some soiling, with a little paper loss, pages at each end have a bit more wear than the rest of the book, a few pages are smudged. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about LA PHOTOGRAVURE SANS PHOTOGRAPHIE
New York: Bobbs - Merrill Co., (1917). 8vo. cloth. (ii), 404 pages. First edition. Everything you needed to know in order to run a successful printing business at the beginning of the 20th century. Illustrated. Spot at bottom of spine. Bookplate. READ MORE about PRINTING FOR PROFIT
Baltimore: The Williams and Wilkins Company, 1940. 12mo. cloth. iv, 76 pages. A guide to navigating the process of publishing and printing books. Table of contents. Spine lightly faded. READ MORE about THE AUTHOR PUBLISHER PRINTER COMPLEX