Festschrift zum fünfhundertjährigen Geburtstage von Johann Gutenberg.
Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1968. 4to. cloth. unpaginated. Festschrift zum fünfhundertjährigen Geburtstage von Johann Gutenberg. Text in German. 35 illustrations depicting events connected with or accomplishments of printer Johann Gutenberg. Include manuscripts, book covers and Gutenberg's printed works. Many are foldouts. Commemorates the 500th anniversary of his death. READ MORE
Festschrift zum fünfhundertjährigen Geburtstage von Johann Gutenberg.
Stammheim: Antiquariat Verlagsgesellschaft, various dates. small 4to. later cloth. Per year:. The following volumes are available: 1968. 18th year. viii, 282, 220 pages. 1969. 19th year. Bound in two volumes. viii,232; viii,236 pages. 1973. 23rd year. iv, 288, 216 pages. Filled with important articles and illustrations. Price is per volume. READ MORE
oder, Lexicon der vorzüglichsten kupferstecher des XIX. jahrhunderts welche in linienmanier gearbeitet haben, sowie beschreibung.
Leipzig: A. Danz, 1880. large 8vo. half leather with raised bands and gilt decoration, marbled paper-covered boards, all edges stained red. xxxxvii, (i), 478 pages. oder, Lexicon der vorzüglichsten kupferstecher des XIX. jahrhunderts welche in linienmanier gearbeitet haben, sowie beschreibung. First edition. This dictionary of engravers and engraving was intended as a handbook for print collectors. Bookbinder's tag H. Sperling of Leipzig. Bookplate on front pastedown indicates that this book came from the reference library... READ MORE
Berlin: Buch- und Druckgewerbe, 1956. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Various pagination. Per issue:. Following issues available: Vol 1 no. 3, Vol.3, no.1 of this international printing journal in two languages. English title Archives for Printing, Paper, and Related Trades. Well-illustrated. READ MORE
Leipzig: Rudolph Becker, n.d. 4to. paper portfolio. (4) pages followed by (15) loose leaves of illustration. The firm of Rudolph Becker illustrates the stages of offset printing with 15 color specimens. An image is taken through the process, with examples of each color addition (printed wholly in that color and then printed with that color added to the mix). An introduction to the specimens is included. In German. Tear in portfolio at top. READ MORE
Leipzig: Otto Harrassowitz, 1936. 8vo. later cloth with original front paper wrapper bound-in. viii, 136 pages. Besterman 5023. Bibliography of information on German printers of the 16th century. Ex library copy with markings including the library name perforated on the title page. READ MORE
Bonn: Wilhelm Stollfuss Verlag, (1969). square 8vo. cloth. 105, (11) pages. First edition. The Bonner Universitäts-Buchdruckerei celebrates its 150 year anniversary with this look back at their history. Illustrated with images of their books and their production processes. A facsimile of a 1819 map of Bonn is loosely inserted in an envelope at back. In German. READ MORE
Frankfurt a.M. Stiftung Buchkunst, 1971. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 103+(1) pages. History, explanation of judging categories, data and statistical tables for the competition "Die schönsten deutschen Bücher" [the most beautiful German books] for 1951-1970 (cover states "1950-1970), with bibliography of prizewinning books. READ MORE
An offprint from The Library, 1950.
N.P. n.p. 1950. large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp.14-25, (5). An offprint from The Library, 1950. Author's offprint. Reprinted by Oxford University. A very short biography and list of works printed by a little-known German printer, Samuel Browne, at various locations. Inscription by the author on front cover. From the reference library of H.P. Kraus. READ MORE
Hamburg: MaximilianGesellschaft, 1995, 1999. 4to. cloth, paper labels on spines and front boards. 337; 426 pages. 2 volumes. Printed in an edition of 1600 copies. Articles by Stephen Skalweit on the early modern period, Norbert H. Ott on the manuscript tradition and on print illustrations, Severin Corsten on the invention of printing, Martin Steinmann on the transfer of handwriting to type, Eva Hanebutt-Benz on bookbinding, Annaliese Schmitt on choices of book format for various literary... READ MORE
(New York, NY): The Grolier Club, 1973. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 13+(1) pages. Offprint from The Gazette of the Grolier Club, New Series, Number 19, December 1973. Delivered at the opening of the Fritz Kredel retrospective exhibition on April 18, 1973. With an editorial postscript and one black and white plate. READ MORE
Sonderabzug aus der Gutenberg-Festschrift
Mainz: (Gutenberg-Gesellschaft), 1925. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 9 leaves (pages 196-202 plus two plates). Sonderabzug aus der Gutenberg-Festschrift. This excerpt from the Gutenberg-Festschrift is printed on the rectos only. The original printed wrappers of this copy have darkened unevenly and show minor damage. They are cracked along the spine and have split along the lower half of the joint where the front wrapper attaches to the first page. The interior is marred only by... READ MORE
Köln: Overstolzenhaus, 1965. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 158, (34) pages. Hans Blum, Severin Corsten and Peter Hasenberg provide a history of the book and papermaking in Cologne. This catalogue accompanied the 1965 exhibition at the Overstolzenhaus in Cologne. Following the essays are 259 entries detailing Cologne publications. Illustrated in red, black & white. Indexed. READ MORE
Die Entwicklung der Schrifttype und des Drucks in Fünf Jahrhunderten an Kölner Beispielen.
Köln: Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft Köln, 1953. 4to. cloth-backed stiff paper wrappers. 45+(1) pages. Die Entwicklung der Schrifttype und des Drucks in Fünf Jahrhunderten an Kölner Beispielen. Written in German. With an introduction, and several black-and-white illustrations and engravings, including a fold-out engraving and two color tipped-in examples of book design. The majority of this book is an essay by Dr. Rudolf Juchhoff entitled "Aufgang und Blütezeit des Kölner Buchdrucks". Corners bumped, paper separating from cloth near spine... READ MORE
München: Südwest, 1964. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. Unpaginated. A lavish book of printing specimens from German printing firms. Over 75 specimens of fine printing, most in color; specimens include full-color reproductions of paintings, illuminated manuscripts, book illustrations, and title pages. Indexed. Jacket chipped and torn. READ MORE
Vicksburg, MI: privately printed, 1990. oblong 16mo. cloth, labelus-mi on front cover, decorated slipcase. unpaginated. Limited to 174 copies, 29 specially bound and slip-cased. 140 copies reserved for the American Typecasting Fellowship and the Typecrafters meetings in 1990. This copy is thus. Completed at the Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing. Title and illustration adapted from a Klingspor Type Foundry specimen issued early in the 20th century. Illustrations of numerous German type specimens... READ MORE
24 (bound in 10, of 38).
Berlin: A. Asher & Co. 1887-1919. 8vo. cloth. varied pagination. 24 (bound in 10, of 38). A significant collection of first editions from the important series begun by Karl Dziatzko (1842-1903), who was the first professor of library science in Göttingen University, Germany. This set includes volumes 1-17, 21, 24-25, 28, 31, and 37/38. Contains texts on various issues pertaining to printing, illuminated manuscripts, publishers, printers, etc. Some volumes with illustrations. Includes indexes. Many editions... READ MORE
Frankfurt am Main: Polygraph Verlag, 1950. small 8vo. paper-covered boards. 57, (2) pages. First edition. A look at the development of typography. Special attention is paid to the influence of engraving on the process. Illustrated in black-and-white. In German. READ MORE