HOPKINS, Richard L., editor.
Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 2008, First Edition, Limited to 150 numbered copies. quarto, quarter morocco with Japanese cloth sides, leather spine label, in matching clamshell case. 194 pp. Bird & Bull Press, From the prospectus: "The private press has been with us in one form or another for... Item #25831
BRINKS, John Dieter (editor).
Williamstown: Chapin Library of the Williams College, 2005, First Edition. quarto, cloth in black slipcase. 456pp. Chapin Library of the Williams College, The Cranach Press, though located in Germany, was inspired by and became an integral product of the English private press movement. Following advice from Emery Walker, new typefaces... Item #14376
Koch, Peter Rutledge, Nina M. Schneider, et al.
Berkeley: Editions Koch and Stanford University Libraries, 2017, First Edition. quarto, wrappers in slipcase. 492 pp. Editions Koch and Stanford University Libraries, A descriptive bibliography in three volumes, published in conjunction with the exhibition "Peter Koch Printer: A Forty-year Retrospective" at the Green Library, Stanford University, May - October, 2017... Item #26351
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
PANKOW, David, editor.
Manuale Calligraphicum. Examples of Calligraphy by Students of Hermann Zapf in the Manner of "Pen and Graver," as a Tribute to Their Teacher.
Rochester, NY: RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection, 2016, First Edition, Limited to 325 copies. large oblong octavo, boards with vellum spine. 60 pp. RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection , With an Introduction by David Pankow. Foreword by Steven Galbraith. This new book – Manuale Calligraphicum – was conceived as a.... Item #25836
Memory and Her Nine Daughters/The Muses/A Pretext for Printing/Cast into the Mould of a Dialogue in Four Chapters.
New York: George Wittenborn Inc, 1957, Limited to 252 numbered copies. octavo, printed boards in dust jacket. (108) pp. George Wittenborn Inc, Boards covered in unused sheets from Opus XIII, each copy different. This example is the dialogue between the Craftsman and his Patron, printed in red and black. Printed... Item #26363
The Dartons, Publishers of Educational Aids Pastimes & Juvenile Ephemera, 1787 – 1876: A Bibliographical Checklist. Together with a description of the Darton Archive as held by the Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University Libray & A brief history of printed teaching aids.
Los Angeles: Costson Occasional Press, 2009, First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 522 pp. Costson Occasional Press, Winner of the Justin G. Schiller Prize (Bibliographical Society of America) and the F.J. Harvey Darton Award (Children's Books History Society). Nominated for the International Bibliographical Prize (International League of Antiquarian... Item #26585
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
STAIKOS, Konstantinos Sp.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009, First Edition. quarto, decorated boards. 254 pp. Oak Knoll Press, This book contains reproductions of the printers and publishers marks of all those - both Greeks and non-Greeks - who printed or published books for Greek readers from the dawn of typography until... Item #21212
VERVLIET, Henrik D. L.
(London): The Bibliographical Society / The Printing Historical Society / Oak Knoll Press, 2010, First Edition. quarto, blue cloth. 471 pp. The Bibliographical Society / The Printing Historical Society / Oak Knoll Press, The conspectus consists of introductory chapters on the sources available, the evolution of sixteenth-century type-casting and letter-engraving... Item #20997
Praha: Statni Nakladatelstvi, 1958, First Edition. quarto, black cloth stamped in gilt in dust jackets. 657; 656 pp. Statni Nakladatelstvi, A critical examination of the two millennia of the Roman letter and a description of its development in the light of changes in tastes, fashions and aesthetic theory throughout modern... Item #26388
CATICH, Edward M.
Davenport, IA: St. Ambrose University, (1991), Second edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. (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 detailed in... Item #24485
FLETCHER, H. George.
New York: The Grolier Club, 2012, First Edition. quarto, blue cloth. 118 pp. The Grolier Club, This volume was produced to accompany an exhibition held at the Grolier Club from December 6, 2011 to February 4, 2012, on the history of the French national typographic and printing establishment, the Imprimerie... Item #22829
HOPKINS, Richard L.
Tampa: University of Tampa Press, 2013, First Edition, Limited to 300 copies. large octavo, blue cloth in dust jacket. 232 pp. University of Tampa Press, Tolbert Lanston, at the end of the nineteenth century, was a man obsessed with the idea of creating a machine which would provide automated typesetting... Item #22830
Hastings-on-Hudson: Morgan Press, , quarto, printed wrappers with printed plastic comb binding. (112) pp. Morgan Press, A fine, clean copy. Item #26393
(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
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
Washington: Library of Congress, 1991, First Edition. quarto, cloth. (xxxvi), 428pp. Library of Congress, Includes a tribute by William Matheson, "Lessing J. Rosenwald: 'A Splendidly Generous Man'". This volume celebrates the 100th anniversary of Rosenwald's birth with 100 essays by noted scholars and historians. Eleven categories within this massive collection... Item #3575
Toronto; New Castle: Coach House Press; Oak Knoll Press, 2015, First Edition. quarto, cloth. 130 pp., with DVD. Coach House Press; Oak Knoll Press, Illustrated in color. Carl Dair (1912-1967) received a year grant from the Royal Society of Canada to apprentice at the famous Enschede type foundry in 1956... Item #25384
GLICK, William J.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2017, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 208 pp. Oak Knoll Press, In the Service of Scholarship is a history of one of the leading printing firms of the twentieth century. It is also a character study and biography of Harold Hugo (1910-1985)... Item #26470
HAMMER, Carolyn, editor.
Lexington: The Anvil Press, 1988, First Edition, Limited to 200 copies. quarto, tan cloth in plain cardboard slipcase, as issued. (307) pp. The Anvil Press, Designed by Martino Mardersteig in Dante type and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega. Foreword by Carolyn Hammer and followed by an Autobiographical Sketch. Chapters by... Item #26354
New York: Kelly-Winterton Press, 2015, First Edition. oblong octavo, imported cloth with pasted spine label. 160 pp.; with 71 pages of full-color facsimiles. Kelly-Winterton Press, The facsimiles are reproduced at original size with the artwork on right-hand pages only. In 1939, just as he was beginning his career as a.... Item #25747
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 Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2013, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 208 pp. Oak Knoll Press, Founded by Will Carter in 1924, the Rampant Lions Press in Cambridge, England, established itself as one of the leading letterpress workshops in the decades after the Second World War. Will was... Item #23532
(New Castle): Oak Knoll Press, 2008, First Edition. quarto, (176) pp. Oak Knoll Press, This is the first full-length study of the leading American type foundry of the nineteenth century. It is an interesting history of the foundry from both a business and a design point of view. The emphasis... Item #18179