New York: (Harbor Press), no date [circa 1927], First Edition. duodecimo, black wrappers, sewn. 30 pp. (Harbor Press), Contains examples of Caslon, Garamond, Goudy Open, Forum, Lutetia and more in use by this much admired printer and publisher of fine books active from 1925 to 1938. Roland Wood, Elizabeth Wood... Item #27557
(New York: Harbor Press), no date, circa 1930, First Edition. duodecimo, pictorial wrappers, sewn. (8) pp. Harbor Press), Blue-green wrappers printed in a deeper blue-green ink and featuring the Harbor Press iconic seahorse printed in a deep pink ink. All 8 pages contain examples of borders. Laid in is a.... Item #27417
(New York: Harbor Press), no date, circa 1930, First Edition. duodecimo, pictorial wrappers, sewn. (8) pp. Harbor Press), Blue-green wrappers printed in a deeper blue-green ink and featuring the Harbor Press iconic seahorse printed in a deep pink ink. All 8 pages contain examples of borders. Laid in is a.... Item #27419
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
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
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
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
New Haven: (Yale University Press), 1939, First Edition. octavo, spiral bound in a blue cloth case. partially paginated, approx. 280 pp. (Yale University Press), The first half consists of Specimens of Book Fonts, Specimens of Job Fonts, Initial Letters, Bold Face Fonts and more, and ends with Title Fonts of... Item #27418
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
Pittsfield, Mass: Eaton Paper Corporation, 1944, First Edition. 8.8 x 7 cm, marbled boards with brown morocco spine. (55) pp. Eaton Paper Corporation, Printed on Worthy Dacian paper. "Mr. Fred Anthoensen, the designer and printer of this Calendar, is one of the great exponents of the printer's art in America... Item #27631
Pittsfield, Mass: Eaton Paper Corporation, 1944, First Edition. 8.8 x 7 cm, marbled boards with dark brown morocco spine. (55) pp. Eaton Paper Corporation, Printed on Worthy Dacian paper. "Mr. Fred Anthoensen, the designer and printer of this Calendar, is one of the great exponents of the printer's art in... Item #27632
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
University Park; New York: Penn State University Press; Morgan Library & Museum, 2015, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 264 pp. Penn State University Press; Morgan Library & Museum, The great painter Henri Matisse was also a great book illustrator. A pioneering member of the Fauves, a supreme colorist... Item #27179
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
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2016, First American Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 312 pp. Oak Knoll Press, The Greek Editions of Aldus Manutius and his Greek Collaborators was first published in Greek in 2015, in order to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of the Venetian printer... Item #25732
VERVLIET, Hendrik D. L.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2016, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 248 pp. Oak Knoll Press, Robert Granjon (1513-1590) was a younger contemporary of Claude Garamont (c.1510-1561) and with him one of the great names in the history of type-design. His typefaces have been studied in some... Item #25977
Rochester, NY: Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2008, Second Edition. quarto, cloth. 150pp; 96 illustrations. Cary Graphic Arts Press, “Alphabet Stories” are precisely what Hermann Zapf tells best. Through his 89 years, Zapf has designed over 25 typefaces, including the ubiquitous “Palatino” and “Zapf Dingbats” digital fonts that are included on... Item #17653
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1983, Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. xvi, 389pp. R. R. Bowker, Includes chapters on The Origins of the Private Press; The Quasi-Official or Patron's Press; The Scholarly Press; The Press as an Educational Toy; Private Printing and the Bibliomania (... Item #6029