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
New York: The Grolier Club, 2004, First Trade Edition. quarto, blue and green cloth in dust jacket. 208pp. The Grolier Club, Published to accompany an exhibition of Grolier Club Library treasures running from May 12 through July 31, 2004, this is the first detailed illustrated overview ever attempted of the... Item #14933
Rochester, NY: RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press, Later printing. quarto, printed wrappers, spiral bound. 305 pp. RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press, Wood type in myriad designs—from stark condensed sans serifs to bizarre ornamental scripts—created variety in commercial advertising more than 180 years ago, and continues today to influence modern signs... Item #22916
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
(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
The Printer's Craft. An Exhibition Selected from the R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company Collection. May through September, 1982.
Chicago: The Joseph Regenstein Library, (1982), First Edition. oblong octavo, pictorial wrappers. vi, (169) pp. The Joseph Regenstein Library, A selection of books on the history and craft of printing: early printing, fine press, color printing, illustrators, letterpress, etc. Minor scuffing to extremities of wrappers. Extensively illustrated. Item #26001
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
New Haven: Yale Univ Press, 2001, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 192pp. Yale Univ Press, What decisions lie behind the way a book is designed? How are readers of books helped or hindered by the choices that a designer, publisher, or printer has made in presenting an author's... Item #11016
New York: TheTypophiles, 1997, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. (22)pp. TheTypophiles, Limited to 500 copies. A talk by the author of L'Effet Gutenberg (the Gutenberg Effect) reflecting on the art of not only typography but of the design of the page and, with the introduction of the computer generated design, the... Item #10566
New York: Watson-Guptill, (1989), First Edition. oblong 4to, boards & cloth in dust jacket. 192pp. Watson-Guptill, Aimed at Graphic designers, this book is designed to train the eye in the qualities of type: the specific characteristics of a face, its relationship to other faces and to space. Chapters include Working... Item #9718
An Account of the German Morality-Play entitled Depositio Cornuti Typographici, As Performed in the 17th and 18th Centuries. With a Rhymical Translation of the German Version of 1648.
London: Trubner & Co. 1885, First Edition. large octavo, half parchment and paste-paper boards. (xii), 113 pp. plus illustrations. Trubner & Co., Blades translates a play performed at the confirmation of a Journeyman during the 17th and 18th centuries. Blades includes a chapter on the social status of German printers... Item #23619
Hanover: University Press of New England, (1989), Second Printing. quarto, printed wrappers. xvi, 250 pp. University Press of New England, From the colonial period up until the present day, Blumenthal touches on many of the prominent publishers, printers, and typographers of their time: William Bradford, Benjamin Franklin, "Colonial Women", Isaiah... Item #18471
New York: Beil, (1982), First Edition. octavo, 153pp. Beil, Printed at The Stinehour Press. For more than fifty years Joseph Blumenthal, the renowned designer-printer, has stimulated concern for the arts of the book in the United States. In this professional autobiography he has written a fascinating account of his life... Item #8
Taschen, 2010, Facsimile edition. quarto, red cloth. (1,232) pp. Taschen, The birth of the legendary typeface: The complete reproduction of Bodoni's rare masterwork. Celebrated printer and type designer Giambattista Bodoni set the standard for printing the alphabet with his Manuale tipografico (1818). The two-volume set—published posthumously in a limited edition... Item #25402
Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (2016), First Trade Edition. One of 1,000 copies printed. octavo, red cloth in dust jacket. (295) pp. David R. Godine, Publisher, Last spring the world lost one of the greatest practitioners of the graphic arts of the past century. Hermann Zapf, born in 1918, died... Item #25724
New York: Abrams, 1990, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 144pp. Abrams, A critical study of this master type designer, who did not draw his first alphabet until he was 30, nor count himself a professional type designer until he was 46. The fiinal chapter includes an annotated list... Item #9803
BURY, Stephen, editor .
(London): British Library, (2007), First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 176 pp. British Library, This volume explores the creative transformation which shook the foundations of European culture during the first four decades of the twentieth century—a revolution which encompassed fields as wide-ranging as visual art, theatre, literature, photography, design, music, and... Item #17756
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2016, Ninth Edition, completely revised and reset. small octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 264 pp. Oak Knoll Press, With additional information and illustrated with line drawings and color photographs. Shaken, Unsophisticated, Harleian Style, Fingerprint, E-book, Dentelle. Can you define these terms? If not, this is... Item #25731
CARTER, Sebastian, editor.
Fine Press Book Association, Spring, 2010, One of 810 "Regular" copies. quarto, plain wrappers in dust jacket. 64 pp. Fine Press Book Association, Aimed to be a "support group" for fine presses, this journal presents lists of recent publications and interesting articles and book reviews. Extensively illustrated, some in color... Item #25448
CARTER, Sebastian, editor.
Fine Press Book Association, Spring, 2012, One of 910 "Regular" copies. quarto, plain wrappers in dust jacket. 64 pp. Fine Press Book Association, Aimed to be a "support group" for fine presses, this journal presents lists of recent publications and interesting articles and book reviews. Extensively illustrated, some in color... Item #25449
(Over): Rampant Lions Press, 1998, First Edition, Limited to 225 numbered copies. octavo, boards and cloth, in original acetate. 52 leaves. Rampant Lions Press, This ' Miscellany 2,' like the first one, is a mixture of completed and projected work, and some pieces done just for the fun of it... Item #23534
Lund Humphries, (2002), Second edition. octavo, wrappers. 192 pp. Lund Humphries, Revised and enlarged. Since its first publication in 1987, this book has become a standard reference work for typographers, designers and students alike. This new edition includes an examination of the latest technological developments in the design and composition... Item #12204
CATICH, Edward M.
Davenport, IA: St. Ambrose University, (1991), Second edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. (xii), 310pp. St. Ambrose University, Edited by Mary W. Gilroy. Illustrated and printed with accents and capitals and headlines in green or rust or both. The serif originated with Roman inscription letters, its history and development here... Item #11620