American Specimen Book of Type Styles: Complete Catalogue of Printing Machinery and Printing Supplies.
Jersey City, NJ: American Type Founders Company, 1912, quarto, red cloth. 1,301 pp. American Type Founders Company, Specimens are preceded by a detailed index. The first 40 pages following the index are detached but laid in. All 1,301 pages accounted present. Spine cloth taped to front cover to secure. No... Item #26486
Stuttgart: Schriftgiesserei Otto Weisert, 1928, quarto, black wrappers stamped in gilt. (20) pp. Schriftgiesserei Otto Weisert, Frontispiece portrait of Bodoni as frontispiece. With a three page biography of Bodoni and his type followed by examples of its use in advertising and in title page design. This is followed by samples... Item #26456
Leiden: E. J. Brill, no date , large quarto [9.5 x 12.5"] printed wrappers. 28 leaves. E. J. Brill, An exceptionally rare type specimen catalogue from this Dutch publishing house E. J. Brill. The British Museum Catalogue 12902 references that it contains the Lord's Prayer in twenty-four languages. This copy... Item #26459
A Chicago Morality Play. (Cover title). Three excerpts reprinted from a Caxton Club book of 1953. Faust.
Evanston: The Turtle Press, 1989, "About a hundred copoies have been printed as a 1989 Typocrafters keepsake at The Turtle Press in Evanston by Pam Beck and Bruce Beck" tall octavo, printed wrappers, sewn. (17) pp. The Turtle Press, From the 1989 Introduction by the printer, Bruce Beck, "(Harry T.)... Item #26371
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
Frankfurt am Main: D. Stempel A.G. no date , octavo, marbled wrappers with printed label on front cover. (74) pp. D. Stempel A.G., Includes a brief history of the Drugulin type foundry. Text in German. Printed in black and red. Four pages with blue pencil check marks in blank margins... Item #26472
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
Menomonie, WI: The Vagabond Press, 1963, First Edition Limited to 150 numbered copies. octavo, printed card wrappers. (24)pp., sewn. The Vagabond Press, Printed by Lloyd Whydotski at his Vagabond Press. "This keepsake booklet was hand-set and printed in recognition of Robert Hunter Middleton on the occasion of his visitation to... Item #26387
REQUIEM FOR VICTOR HAMMER (9.XII.1882 - 10.VII.1967) BURIAL SERVICE READ BY RAYMOND McLAIN PISGAH CHURCH GRAVEYARD WOODFORD COUNTY KENTUCKY.
(New York: The Spiral Press, October, 1967), First Edition Limited to 250 copies printed. large octavo, original maroon boards with printed paper label on front board. (28)pp. The Spiral Press, Printed on hand-made paper. A fine homage to this influential typographer. With the tiny booklabel of typographer John Schappler. Almost... Item #26386
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
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
London: The Monotype Corp. 1967, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. 40pp. The Monotype Corp., A handsome letterpress-printed booklet that commemorates Mardersteig's 75 th birthday and 40th anniversary of printing activity in Italy. The introduction, by John Dreyfus, provides a concise overview of Mardersteig' s career, concentrating on his relationship with Monotype... Item #26353
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 University Press, 2001, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 192pp. Yale University 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
Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1989, First Edition. quarto, burgundy cloth with gilt stamped spine. (xx), 215pp. W. Thomas Taylor, Foreword by John Dreyfus. This definitive account of Rogers and his books includes chapters on his early years; the Riverside Press; designing the Centaur type; the affluent decade of the 1920's;... Item #26449
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