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Un Homme d'Affaires et de Culture au Grand Siècle
(Paris): Éditions des Cendres, (2004). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 206, (2) pages. Un Homme d'Affaires et de Culture au Grand Siècle. Text in French. Limited to an edition of 399. An account of the life and work of printer Jean Anisson. Includes extracts from Anisson's correspondence as well as illustrations of his work. Foreword by Paul-Marie Grinevald. READ MORE about JEAN ANISSON, 1642-1721
Price: $38.00 Order nr. 94608
Columbia, MO: Department of Art History and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1977. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xxiv, 64, (8) pages. Exhibition at the University of Missouri-Columbia March-April 1977. Preface by Homer L. Thomas. Introduction by Land. Bibliography, list of abbreviatioins. Detailed descriptions of each item exhibited. Black and white illustrations. Index of authors, acknowledgments. READ MORE about EARLY BOOKS ON ART 1500 TO 1800
Price: $7.00 Order nr. 120746
Paris, France: Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1931. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 231-282; lvii-lxiv pages. Text in French. Union List I, 502. This periodical was published six, then five, times per year from September 1927 to May 1939. This is No. 23, May 1931. Color and black and white illustrations throughout, with seven plates including two tipped in. Under the directorship of Charles Peignot, head of the French type foundry Deberny et Peignot. According to the..... READ MORE about ARTS ET MÉTIERS GRAPHIQUES. No. 23
Price: $200.00 Order nr. 119883
Paris, France: Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1939. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 67, (3) pages. Text in French, with English translation of table of contents and image captions. Union List I, 502. This periodical was published six, then five, times per year from September 1927 to May 1939. This is No. 68, May 1939. According to the Union List, this was the final issue. Color and black and white illustrations throughout, with four plates including one..... READ MORE about ARTS ET MÉTIERS GRAPHIQUES. No. 68
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 119882
New York: Burt Franklin, (1968). 8vo. cloth. vi, 78 pages. Reprint of the 1914 first edition. (Smith no.405). READ MORE about JOHN BASKERVILLE, TYPE-FOUNDER AND PRINTER 1706-1775
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 38283
Birmingham: Birmingham School of Printing, 1936. small 4to. cloth-backed boards. 41+(1) pages. New foreword by Leonard Jay followed by a reprint of Cave's essay on Baskerville first issued in 1922 by J.T. Cheshire & Sons. Arranged and printed by the students at Birmingham School of Printing. Includes a genealogy of the Baskerville family and a reprint of Thomas Baskerville's will (1579). Bottom of front cover stained. READ MORE about JOHN BASKERVILLE: THE PRINTER, 1706-1775, HIS ANCESTRY
Price: $70.00 Order nr. 32869
Chicheley: Paul P.G. Minet, 1973. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xxxii, 72 pages and 17 plates and a facsimile of a type specimen in a pocket at the back. Reprinted with additions and corrections to the 1959 edition. The definitive work to-date. Jacket faded along top of back cover. READ MORE about JOHN BASKERVILLE, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 5271
Birmingham: Birmingham School of Printing and Graphic Arts, 1993. 8vo. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. 17 pages. Offset reprint of the original 1935 publication by the City of Birmingham School of Printing. Brief account with excerpts from contemporary documents of one of Dr. Johnson's Lichfield relations. READ MORE about JOHNSONIANA, DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON AND HIS FRIENDS, RICHARD GREENE, THE LICHFIELD APOTHECARY AND HIS...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 53173
Copenhagen, Denmark: Berlingske Bogtrykkeri, 1933. small 4to. cloth-backed boards. 58, (6) pages. A history of this printing firm issued on their 200th anniversary. Includes many facsimiles of material printed by them including full color foldout broadsides. Covers foxed. READ MORE about TO HUNDREDE AAAR, DET BERLINGSKE BOGTRYKKERI
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 34226
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. VOLUME 3, NO.11, NOV., 1998. IN THIS ISSUE: A. Tufel on George Eliot, R. Armstrong on Alan Paton, and J. Waters on "Invasion of the E-Books" (yes, a certain software company has expressed interest). N. Basbanes tours that institution, The Strand; R. Brown and Tasha Tucker discuss Tasha Tudor (with notice of the new Tasha Tudor bibliography by John & Jill Hare, published by..... READ MORE about BIBLIO, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BOOKS
Price: $4.95 Order nr. 53574
3 volumes bound in one.
London: Holland Press, (1969). thick 8vo. cloth. xii,499+(1); viii,412; (ii),115 pages. 3 volumes bound in one. Reprint taken from the original edition of 1880. The definitive work on printing history. Includes illustrations and many biographical notes. Some spotting of covers. Lacks jacket. READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PRINTING WITH NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 120195
Introductions by Carey S. Bliss.
North Hills: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. 141 pages. Introductions by Carey S. Bliss. One of 500 copies (Heaney A33). This is the first reprinting in facsimile of two important first books on printing in English. The first is Atkyns' The Original and Growth of Printing(1664) which is the first book devoted to the subject of printing; the second is William Caslon's first type specimen book, also the first English..... READ MORE about A PAIR ON PRINTING
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 1353
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
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 52925
With a Rhythmical Translation of the German Version of 1648.
London: Trubner & Co., 1885. small 4to. original boards with paste paper sides, uncut. xii, 116 pages. With a Rhythmical Translation of the German Version of 1648. First edition. An interesting discussion of early printer's guilds with descriptions of the life of a young printer from his early apprenticeship to his performance in the morality play, Depositio Cornuti Typographici, which signaled his acceptance to the ranks of the printer. Many fine illustrations of early printing..... READ MORE about AN ACCOUNT OF THE GERMAN MORALITY-PLAY ENTITLED DEPOSITIO CORNUTI TYPOGRAPHICI, AS PERFORMED IN...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 126940
Jura: The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, n.d. small 4to. self paper wrappers. (8) pages. Prospectus issued for the Tranon Press edition of Blake's Bible. Six illustrations. Ordering information inserted. READ MORE about WILLIAM BLAKE'S ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE BIBLE
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 19500
Boston: Society of Printers, 1916. 8vo. cloth backed boards, paper cover label, dust jacket. 50 pages. First edition, limited to only 250 copies. Printed by the University Press. Jacket chipped along spine with 4" piece lacking. Unusually well-preserved copy of this scarce book. READ MORE about GIAMBATTISTA BODONI OF PARMA
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 1449
Boston, MA: David R. Godine, (2015). tall 8vo. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 255+(1) pages. First edition. Table of contents, list of major characters, acknowledgments, four appendices, select bibliography, endnotes, index. Frontispiece, color and black and white illustrations in text. The first English language biography. READ MORE about GIAMBATTISTA BODONI: HIS LIFE AND HIS WORLD
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 128557
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
Price: $350.00 Order nr. 126922
Munchen: Weiss & Co., (1926). thin 4to. later two-toned cloth with paper cover and spine labels. 126 pages. 516 items bibliographically described. Fine copy. READ MORE about GIAMBATTISTA BODONI OPERA TYPOGRAPHICAE MDCCLXIX - MDCCCXXXIX
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 20950
New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1974. thick tall 8vo. cloth. (viii), viii, 666, 11, 16 pages. Reprint of the 1782 first edition. (Bigmore & Wyman II,74). Written by his partner and successor, John Nichols, this is a collection of anecdotes pertaining to the life and times of Bowyer, regarded as one of England's most learned 18th-century printers. Nichols was also an antiquarian who published many articles on topics relating to history, and this often-plagiarized volume..... READ MORE about BIOGRAPHICAL AND LITERARY ANECDOTES OF WILLIAM BOWYER. 1782 WITH TWO MEMOIRS OF JOHN NICHOLS
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 103064
1888. 8vo. paper wrappers with front cover missing. Frontispiece portrait of Brice; 64 pages. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art, 1888. Brice authored The Topographic Dictionaryin addition to his important printing work in south-west England during the 18th century. With part of an envelope attached which shows that this copy was mailed to Wilberforce Eames of New York. Partially disbound. READ MORE about ANDREW BRICE, AND THE EARLY EXETER NEWSPAPER PRESS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 43397
Oxford: The Plough Press, 1984. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 250 pages. First edition. Excellent bibliographical guide to technique. Well indexed. Includes nature printing. READ MORE about PRINTMAKING & PICTURE PRINTING, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO ARTISTIC & INDUSTRIAL...
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 14216
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2005. 8vo. cloth. iv, 172 pages. Reprint of the 1961 first edition published by the Bibliographical Society of America (Besterman 5196). This useful bibliography is a tool for use in conjunction with Evans, American Bibliography. Bristol has provided an index of printers, publishers, and booksellers to help navigate Evans when author-title information is not clear, or not properly transcribed. Bristol suggests that Evans made many attributions of author, publisher, and..... READ MORE about INDEX OF PRINTERS, PUBLISHERS, AND BOOKSELLERS INDICATED BY CHARLES EVANS IN HIS AMERICAN...
Price: $60.00 Order nr. 89018