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Publisher: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York : 1941
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k180228e
16mo. Red cloth spine and red decorated paper over boards. 32 pp. Keepsake No. 68. The artist’s view on the place of illustrations in the book publishing industry. Very good; rubbed at corners. View more info
Publisher: Paris: Dorbon Aine: 1928
Edition: 1st ed,
Seller ID: k18028k
8vo, softcovers rebound in gray cloth. Classic reference on the art of the woodcut, with emphasis on the revival of the art in Western Europe during the first quarter of the 20th century. 239 woodblocks, 9 in color. 177 original illustrations. No. 18 of 1000 copies; a prior owner has neatly written in pencil which woodcuts are originals and which previously published; owner's inked name on front flyleaf, otherwise a fine copy in original paper wraps, subsequently reboun... View more info
By: Caxton, William
Publisher: Carlton & Porter: n.d.. but presumed to be a later printing. 173pp
Seller ID: m17122302
173pp. plus 2 pp advts.16mo, brown embossed cloth. Fair: several chips at top and bottom of spine; end papers discolored; light dampstain on top edge; scattered light foxing. View more info
By: Chapman, R.W.
Publisher: London / New York, Constable & Co / Richard R. Smith: 1930
Seller ID: 07153
8vo, 1/4 vellum marbled boards. 70 pp. Limited to 500 copies. Fine View more info
By: Dingman, Larry
Publisher: Dinkytown Antiquarian Bookstore: 1986
Seller ID: 021801
1st edition (1986)97 pp. A limited edition of 447 copies, the book contains 444 reproductions of original book store marks, mostly from the late 19th century through World War II. Three original marks are tipped in. With an essay on Booksellers' Marks by Michael Adams and introduction by Dingman. Fine copy without d/w, as issued. View more info
Publisher: Book Club of California, San Francisco,: 1992
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: vl17121609
1st ed. 12mo. Crimson cloth with printed spine label. Pp. xviii, (1), 113, (1), six illustrations. One of 400 copies designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch. Facsimile of the Equinox Press announcement broadside tipped onto the rear pastedown. A pristine copy with original erratum slip and printer's apology laid in. In manila paper jacket matching the end papers with the same title label on spine and noting publication 199. The label on the d/w is partially detached,... View more info
Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1946
Seller ID: 7363
New York: New Directions, 1946. Stapled Wrappers. 32 pp. essay entitled "Will the commercialization of publishing destroy good writing?" Farrell's observations on the future of books. Very timely for today. Very light 1/4" fade line along outer edge of front cover, otherwise fine. View more info
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1931
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k0226c
1st ed; Limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. 12mo, Marble boards in acetate d/w and slipcase. Ribbon bookmarker. The book is virtually pristine with just some light toning to front and back flyleaves; slipcase also fine; acetate d/w is near fine but with several small open tears. View more info
Publisher: London, The Studio: 1928
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k180306c
Quarter vellum, gilt, 4to., vii, 186 pages. Illustrated with one and two color facsimiles and tipped-in color plates and samples. Printed at the Curwen Press. Includes essays on book design in a variety of countries by a variety of authors. Profusely illustrated with samples. Good+. A clean, tight copy overall but with some were to edges and corners and a 1" closed tear in the vellum on spine. Prior owner's signature inside front hinge; bookseller label inside back cover View more info
By: Knopf, Alfred A.
Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1920
Seller ID: 0219032
Small 8vo. First printing. With original contributions by Willa Cather "On Writing Fiction", H. L. Mencken on Cather, selection of poetry by Eliot, Pound and other Borzoi authors with a number of illustrations and photos; and a complete bibliography of the imprint. Fine; light sunning and small stain to back cover; otherwise a pristine copy. View more info
By: Leighton, Clare.
Publisher: The Studio: 19332
Seller ID: vl17121606
1st ed., small 4to. Black cloth-backed illustrated boards; 96pp, tipped in photographs & b/w illustrations, An instruction manual on making wood prints followed by examples of work by Eric Gill; Clare Leighton; John Nash; Paul Gauguin; and others.). Very good: a band of toning 1.5” wide across top of covers; faded spine; no dustwrapper as issued View more info
Publisher: London, Blackie and Son: 1885
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: vl17121602
4to, xviii, 34  pp, with 9 mounted chromolithographed plates heightened with gold and numerous black and white illustrations. Original gray cloth, upper cover stamped in guilt. First edition of this late but good technical work on illuminating. Loftie was an antiquary and historian whose artistic judgment was much valued at the time; he advised Kate Greenaway to illustrate books for children. Very good: lightly rubbed along spine; front hinge cracked but fully intact... View more info
Seller ID: 150310
Avigon et Lyon, Seguin et chez l’auteur, 1777. 12mo, full vellum. 207 pp. An early guide to rare-book collecting; a priced-catalog of books sold by Jean-François de Los Rios, with annotations. de Los Rios (1727-1820) was a noted bookseller in Lyon, famously taking advantage of the dispersion of Jesuit libraries after the order was expelled from France in 1764. The Bibliographie instructive was one of his early works, published after more than 17 years as a bookseller ... View more info
Seller ID: 040306
Brooklyn: Gryphon Books, 1994. 8vo, wrappers. 84 pp. Pristine copy; 1st edition of this indispensable reference for Hammett and Chandler collectors. limited to only 500 copies. As-new. View more info
Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1931
Seller ID: cc1706301
8vo, marbled boards, black cloth spine lettered in gold, t.e.g, ribbon place marker. 1st ed. Limited to 1000 copies. An essay published in tribute to McCutcheon who was a noted collector of first editions and a lover of fine books. Introduction by William Dana Orcutt who designed the View more info
By: Mencken, H. L.
Publisher: Robert T. McBride & Company: 1927
Seller ID: 022031
First edition. 12mo stapled slate blue wrappers. Simultaneously published in hardcover. 32 pp. biographical and bibliographic study by the noted critic. Published for free distribution to promote the Kalki Edition of Cabell's works. Fine. View more info
By: Mencken, H.L.
Publisher: NY, Robert T. McBride & Company: 1927
Seller ID: c1707052
First edition. 12mo stapled slate blue wrappers. Simultaneously published in hardcover. 32 pp. biographical and bibliographic study by the noted critic. Published for free distribution to promote the Kalki Edition of Cabell's works. View more info
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Merganthaler Linotype Co: 1930
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: dg17121606
12mo. One of 400 copies printed in Linotype Granjon on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Quarter parchment with marbled paper-covered boards." Reprint of the original which was published in Frankfort in 1568. Six engraved illustrations representing the printing trades: the printer, bookbinder, type-founder, papermaker, draughtsman and woodcutter as well as the original verses by Hans Sachs, a popular Nuremberg poet. With an additional leaf loosely laid in showing the text of tw... View more info
Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press: 1938
Seller ID: VL1709069
Produced for Roy Vernon Sowers by the Grabhorn Press and limited to an edition of 525 unnumbered copies. A portion of The Chronicles of St. Denis dealing with the life of Joan of Arc. Illustrated from woodcuts from the original edition of 1493. Black and red printing on heavy laid paper. Powder blue paper boards, the coat-of-arms of Joan printed on the front, ivory linen cloth and paper spine label. A fine copy; very light surface wear - pristine interior with original ... View more info