New York: Delano Greenidge Editions, (2002). 4to. cloth with blind-stamped design, dust jacket. (viii), 388 pages. Written in three languages, English, French & German , this has over 460 four color illustrations by more than 250 artists, architects, designers and filmmakers. A comprehensive look at the avant-garde movement in the first half of the twentieth century. READ MORE
Pittsburgh: The Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, (1983). thick 4to. cloth. Separate pagination for each section. Seventh edition. Foreword by Gilbert W. Bassett. Sections on The History of Lithography, Modern Lithography, The Flow of the Lithographic Production, The Creative Art Department and 12 others. READ MORE
Berkeley: Editions Koch, 2004. 6 x 9 inches. Paperback. 138 pages. First edition. This companion piece to The Fragments of Parmenides reveals the "blood, sweat and tears" the creators put into their original book. Carving the Elements tells the detailed story of the making of The Fragments of Parmenides, a grandiose book project meticulously crafted by: master letterpress printer Peter Koch; poet, translator and typographer Robert Bringhurst; punchcutter, type designer, typefounder and poet Dan Carr;... READ MORE
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2002). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (xi), 309+(1) pages. Third Edition. Updated from the 1993 printing to address further developments in electronic page design, digital type, and the creative possibilities reflected by each. 80 full color plates. READ MORE
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
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1970. square 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 96 pages. First edition. A guide to producing picture-books by art educator and film maker Stephen F. Gordon. Introduction by the author. Black and white illustrations by Gordon's students at White Plains High School, New York. Dust jacket lightly soiled and small tears at edges. READ MORE
With Reproductions of the Work of the Early Masters of the Craft, and a Practical Discussion and an Extensive Demonstration of the Modern Use of Type-Faces and Methods of Arrangement.
New York: Oswald Publishing Co., 1917. 4to. cloth, paper spine and cover labels. xx, 202, (8) pages. With Reproductions of the Work of the Early Masters of the Craft, and a Practical Discussion and an Extensive Demonstration of the Modern Use of Type-Faces and Methods of Arrangement. Second edition. Printed in black and red and with tipped-in colored examples. A really interesting look at typography at the beginning of the 20th century. Library of Congress... READ MORE
New York: Watson-Guptill, (1990). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 128 pages. First edition. Describes and analyses twenty of today's most popular typefaces covering characteristics, background, and considerations for use. Illustrated with examples of design and the complete roman and italic alphabet of each face. READ MORE
Pittsburgh: Carnegie Press, (1950). tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 304 pages. First edition. Gathers all type faces available for use in one book so that comparisons may be made between the different faces. Includes history of the face with biographies of type designers. Jacket worn with piece missing. Bookplate on front pastedown. READ MORE