Frankfort, Germany: D. Stempel AG, no date [circa 1930 - 40], D. Stempel AG, A font designed in 1928 by Herbert Thannhaeuser. Four pieces of promotional ephemera: 7.25 x 8.5" single leaf printed one side only in orange and black, German language; 8.25 x 11.75" single leaf printed two sided... Item #26621
The Art of Type Specimen in the Twentieth Century. An exhibition held at ITC Center 1 March - 21 May 1993.
New York: The Typophiles, 1993, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. (64)pp. The Typophiles, Limited to 1,100 copies of which this is one of 500 copies with the imprint of The International Typeface Corporation. With essays on Twentieth Century Type Specimens by David Pankow and John Dreyfus. The 125 items displayed are... Item #10569
New York: The Typophiles, 1961, First Edition Limited to 500 copies of wgich this is one of 360 with the Typophile imprint. small octavo, decorated boards and cloth. (xii), 71, (3)pp. The Typophiles, With an introduction by Jane Grabhorn. Background Note by Paul A. Bennett. Printed in red, blue, green... Item #26783
Rochester, NY: Good Mountain, 1977, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. 32pp. Good Mountain, Collected loose signatures in paper cover. From the archives: a little- known bibliography of the Cary Collection's European Specimen holdings, ca. 1977. The introduction by former Cary Librarian, John Bidwell, explains that this publication commemorates the Collection's 1977... Item #12065
German Fine Printing 1948-1988. Checklist of an exhibition held at The Grolier Club December 18, 1991 - March 12, 1992.
New York: Grolier Club/Typophiles, 1992, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. (40)pp. Grolier Club/Typophiles, One of 1,500 copies printed by letterpress at The Stinehour Press. Designed by Jerry Kelly. "...post-war German typographers like Gotthard de Beauclair, Georg Trump and Hermann Zapf developed a modern and eminently readable style based on new types... Item #10589
The Great Tradition of Typography. Books from the Updike Collection of Books on Printing at The Providence Public Library.
New York: The Grolier Club, 1994, First Edition Limited to 1,500 copies. small octavo, decorated paper wrappers. (ii), (16), (ii)pp., sewn. The Grolier Club, Introduction by Philip Weimerskirch and Kimball Higgs. Typography by Jerry Kelly. The handlist documents an exhibition held at the Providence Public Library from 2 October until... Item #26245
Brooklyn, NY: Intertype Corporation, 1939, First Edition. octavo, printed heavy paper wrappers. (12)pp., stapled. Intertype Corporation, "A showing of Intertype's recent contribution to sophisticated typographers the world over...an exact copy of the original face". Illustrated and with frontispiece portrait of Baskerville. Very fine copy. Item #26768
Boston: David R. Godine [et. al.], (1976), First printing of this edition. oblong small octavo, brown cloth in original acetate wrapper. unpaginated  pp. David R. Godine [et. al.], With a Memoir by Fritz Kredel and a Preface by Warren Chappell. A facsimile of the 24 alphabets in Das ABC... Item #26348
n.p. The Typophiles, (1988), First Edition Limited to 150 copies. large octavo, heavy paper wrappers with "EW" embossed on front wrappers. (8)pp., sewn. The Typophiles, Reproduces a number of types designed wholly or in part by Emery Walker. Printed in red and black. Printed on the occasion of Herbert H.... Item #26699
Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, July, 1939, quarto, printed red wrappers. (48) pp. Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Very tiny chip missing from corner of back wrapper, else fine and clean. Item #26748
London: Associated Newspapers, Ltd, no date [circa 1920], small octavo, maroon wrappers stamped in silver. (48) pp. Associated Newspapers, Ltd, Front wrapper slightly soiled with remnant of sticker and with two short tears at top edge. Contents clean and unmarked, no excises. Item #26601
Philadelphia: Lanston Monotype Machine Company, circa (1940), First Edition. octavo, self wrappers, one quarto sheet folded once. (4)pp. Lanston Monotype Machine Company, "The parentage of this handsome letter can be traced back to 15th century Venice. The design was reproduced through arrangement with the Monotype Corporation Limited of London and... Item #26777
London: Trustees British Museum, 1971, First Edition. quarto, wrappers. 64pp. Trustees British Museum, Catalogue of the exhibition held in the King's Library, British Museum, 8 July - 3 October 1971. Illustrated in the text and with 14pp. of plates at end. Wrappers printed overall with the SM monogram design by... Item #4263
Amsterdam: Van Gendt, 1973, First Edition thus. octavo, pink paper boards with printed paper labels on front cover and spine. 82pp. plus (144)pp. of the facsimile. Van Gendt, A facsimile with an introduction and notes by Fernand Baudin and Netty Hoeflake. Title page of facsimile printed in red and brown... Item #26462
Frankfurt, Germany: D. Stempel AG, no date (circa 1997), 8.25 x 11.50" one large sheet folded once to make (4) pp. (4) pp. D. Stempel AG, 61 fonts displayed, each in two lines. Printed in black and brown. Folded twice (for mailing?) and with a one in tear at the... Item #26471
(New York: HBI, 2002), First Edition. large quarto, white boards in dust jacket. 288pp. HBI, Typography 23 is the only annual devoted exclusively to typography and presents the finest work in this field from 2001. The 156 winning designs encompass a wide range of categories, including books, magazines, corporate identities... Item #14364
American Printing History Association, 2006, First Edition, Limited to 225 copies. 6" x 9" blue cloth clamshell traycase. various. American Printing History Association, Various typographic arrangements of poems, both contemporary and classic, using a variety of typefaces, colors, formats, and papers, all printed letterpress. The poems were selected by the... Item #16165
WAD. The Work of W. A. Dwiggins Shown by the American Institute of Graphic Arts at the Gallery of the Architectural League.
New York: AIGA, 1937, First Edition. small octavo, printed boards. AIGA, Exhibition catalogue of 259 items. Illustrated in black and white and in color. With "W A D" in open lettering (penned on spine by Dwiggins?). Spine sunned and with scuffing to bottom, two corners scuffed exposing board. Item #26754
ADAMS, Frederick B., Jr.
New York: Privately Printed for The Typophiles, 1942, First Edition. 16mo, light blue paper wrappers with printed paper label on front wrapper. (20)pp., sewn. Privately Printed for The Typophiles, An Address delivered January 21, 1941 on the occasion of an exhibition of the work of the Pynson Printers. Title page... Item #26701
AGNER, Dwight E.
Pittsburgh: The Press of the Nightowl, 1966, First Edition Limited to 110 copies. small octavo, printed heavy paper wrappers with small embossed scale on front wrapper. (20) unnumbered pages, sewn. The Press of the Nightowl, Printed in grey and black. Very fine copy. Item #26722
ALLEN, Greer, Carolyn Reading Hammer, R. Russell Maylone, Rhodes Patterson, Herbert Pinzke, John Schappler, James M. Wells, and Gordon Williams.
Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1985, large octavo, paste-paper boards and cloth in dust jacket. The Caxton Club, Preface, design and edited by Bruce Beck. illustrated with a portrait of Middleton, reproductions of his typefaces, and photographs of his work. Edited by Bruce Young. The text was composed and printed by... Item #26746
New York: Delano Greenidge Editions, (2002), First Edition. folio, boards in dust jacket. 388 pp. Delano Greenidge Editions, A chronicle defining the contributions to the history of twentieth-century page design by artists, architects, filmmakers and designers who participated in the major art movements of the age: Cubism, Expressionism, Futurism, Dadism... Item #12570
A Typological Tally. Thirteen Hundred Writings in English on Printing History, Typography, Bookbinding and Papermaking.
Brighton: (Tony Appleton), 1973, First Edition Limited to 1250 copies. octavo, tan buckram in printed dust jacket. (96)pp. (Tony Appleton), A very fine copy, jacket not price-clipped. Item #26712
BARNES, William C. (the World's Fastest Swift).
A Collation of Facts Relative to Fast Typesetting. Being Hints and Suggestions on the Art of Rapid and Accuarate Composition.
Rochester, New York: The Press of the Good Mountain, (1971), Limited Edition of 50 copies. octavo, printed heavy paper wrappers. (16)pp., sewn. The Press of the Good Mountain, Set by hand in Bell types and printed in an edition of fifty copies as a keepsake for the 1971 meeting of... Item #26489
Leonard Baskin's speech of acceptance on receiving the medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts New York, April 28, 1965.
(Brunswick, ME): Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1965, First Edition. small octavo, printed paper wrappers. (12)pp., stapled. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Printed at the Spiral Press. Typophiles onograph no. 78. As new. Item #26696