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A True Description Of All Trades Published in Frankfort in the Year 1568

By: Merganthaler Linotype Co.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Merganthaler Linotype Co, 1930

Edition: 1st thus.


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

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A TYPOGRAPHIC JOURNEY The History of The Greenwood Press and Bibliography, 1934 - 2000

By: STAUFFACHER, Jack Werner

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California, 1999

Edition: 1st ed.


First Edition. Small 4to, dark blue-green cloth, paper spine label. 323 pages. Plain white dust jacket, except for spine title and large "G" on front. Limited to 450 unnumbered copies. Illustrated with photogeaphs. The definitive work on the Greenwood Press. Bibliographical Checklist. Index. Original prospectus laid in. Pristine copy in a fine D/w with a few light finger smudges on back of d/w. View more info

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Caxton and the Art of Printing

By: Caxton, William

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Carlton & Porter, n.d.. but presumed to be a later printing. 173pp


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

Image for Joan The Maid of Orleans /  Being That Portion of the Chronicles of St. Denis Which Deals with Her Life and Times, from the Chroniques de France Printed in Paris in 1493

Joan The Maid of Orleans / Being That Portion of the Chronicles of St. Denis Which Deals with Her Life and Times, from the Chroniques de France Printed in Paris in 1493

By: St. Denis (Pauline B. Sowers trans.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press, 1938


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

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ON PRINTING

By: Everson, William; Edited By Peter Rutledge Koch

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Book Club of California, San Francisco,, 1992

Edition: 1st thus.


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

Image for Pages From The Gutenberg Bible. Facsimiles from the copy in the General Theological Seminary. With an Introduction and Notes by Otto W. Fuhrmann, Division of Graphic Arts, New York University. Published in commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Invention of Printing.

Pages From The Gutenberg Bible. Facsimiles from the copy in the General Theological Seminary. With an Introduction and Notes by Otto W. Fuhrmann, Division of Graphic Arts, New York University. Published in commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Invention of Printing.

By: Fuhrman, Otto W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, The H. W. Wilson Company,, 1940, 19401


1st ed. thus. Limited Edition of 2000 copies; blue paper over boards with gold titles. A fine, virtually pristine copy; with original glassine jacket but the latter is partially shredded, Two page introduction followed by list of plates, introduction, and 25 plates, View more info

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The New Colophon / A Book Collectors Quarterly / Issues 2, 3 & 4 [1948]

By: [Books on Books]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Duschnes Crawford, Inc.,, 1948


4to, pictorial boards. No chips or marks but some light edge-wear and discoloration at extremities. View more info

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William Morris His Art His Writings and His Public Life

By: Vallance, Aymer

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, George Bell, 1897

Edition: Later printing


First edition. 4to. Publishers decorated cloth. Frontispiece, (xvi), 462 pages, 37 plates, including 1 folding colored plate. Fair: Extremities and spine rubbed and chipped; hinges cracked; internally good with clean and tight text block. A reference copy, not truly collectible. View more info

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Wood-Engraving and Woodcuts.

By: Leighton, Clare.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Studio, 19332


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