BLOUW, Paul Valkema.
Dutch Typography in the Sixteenth Century. The Collected Works of Paul Valkema Blouw. Edited by Ton Croiset van Uchelen and Paul Dijstelberge.
Brill, 2013, First Edition. octavo, boards in dust jacket. 1,020 pp. Brill, When compiling the short-title catalogue of books printed in the sixteenth-century northern Netherlands from 1541 to 1600, Paul Valkema Blouw was confronted with a large number of ‘problem cases’, such as anonymously and/or surreptitiously printed editions, fictitious printers... Item #24826
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
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
Arabic Type-Making in the Machine Age: The Influence of Technology on the Form of Arabic Type, 1908-1993.
Leiden: Brill, 2017, First Edition. octavo, printed boards. xxviii, 509 pp. Brill, Arabic is the third most widely used script in the world, and gave rise to one of the richest manuscript cultures of mankind. Its representation in type has engaged printers, engineers, businesses and designers since the 16th century... Item #26705
RANDLE, John and Rosalind, editors.
Andoversford, Gloucestershire: Whittington Press, 1993, Reprint, Limited to 475 copies. quarto , rebound in marbled boards and green morocco spine with vellum tips, Whittington Press, This reprint issue contains a collotype reproduction of Gill's designs for the Golden Cockerel type and a copy of a Chinese woodblock print which did... Item #25334
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
(Hingham, Mass: Püterschein-Hingham, 1950), First Edition. octavo, boards with wrap around jacket. Püterschein-Hingham, One of 225 copies printed, of which 125 were for sale. Printed by Dorothy Abbe. Title page and decorations by Dwiggins. Not in Agner. This copy inscribed by Dwiggins on the copyright page, "For P. J. Conkwright... Item #26750
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
(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
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
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
CATICH, Edward M.
Davenport, IA: The Catfish Press, (1972), First Edition. octavo and quarto, each volume marbled boards with blue cloth spine and printed label on front cover. 32 pp.; portfolio volume contains 27 plates, printed front and back, plus title page. The Catfish Press, Each plate contains a letter of the alphabet... Item #26691
Poster created for Adobe Systems, Mountain View, California, 1987. 6-color, silkscreened by Rob Day. 33" x 14". Limited to 250 numbered copies signed by Lance Hidy. Portrait of Sumner Stone. New. Item #18307