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
(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
(Rochester, NY: Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, no date [circa 2000]), small octavo, unbound, as issued. (16) pp. Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, "The illustrations shown on the preceding pages were all selected from the John Fass archives in the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts... Item #23992
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
Zurich, Switzerland: Typographische Monatsblätter, February, 1935, quarto, printed wrappers. 33-68 pp. Typographische Monatsblätter , The second issue of 1935. Contributions by Jan Tschicold and others. Wrappers a bit sunned but with no chipping. Item #27736
Zurich, Switzerland: Typographische Monatsblätter, December, 1934, quarto, printed wrappers. 387-403 pp. Typographische Monatsblätter , The twelfth issue of 1934. Dime-size chip from upper right corners, a few other very small chips to wrappers. Item #27741
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 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
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
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
BURKE, Jackson and Eugene M. Ettenberg.
Boston: Godine, 1998, 36pp. of text and 16pp. of color plates. First Trade Edition. octavo, cloth. Godine, "John Fass and his work at the Hammer Creek Press are practically unknown today except to a small group of devoted cognoscenti. Unlike Rogers, Updike, or Dwiggins, Fass was essentially a private printer... Item #6955
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
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
FIELL, Charlotte and Peter.
Koln: Taschen, (1999), First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. (176)pp. Taschen, Text in English, German, and French. Starting with a biography of Morris the text follows the author/artist through interests in interior and furniture design, his public commissions, stained glass, tiles, wallpapers, printed textiles, calligraphy and the Kelmscott Press... Item #10695
GATCH, Milton McC.
New York: The Grolier Club, 2000, First Edition, Limited to 250 numbered copies. octavo, linen-backed boards. 82pp., 11 plates. The Grolier Club, Catalogue of an exhibition of the author's extensive collection of works by W. B. Yeats, his father John Butler Yeats, his sisters Lily and Lolly, and his brother... Item #13289
GRANNIS, Chandler B. (editor).
Heritage of the Graphic Arts. A selection of lectures delivered at Gallery 303, New York City under the direction of Dr. Robert L. Leslie.
New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1972, First Edition. large octavo, blue cloth. (xii), 291pp. R. R. Bowker Company, Edited versions of twenty-two of the many lectures arranged by Dr. Leslie under the title "Heritage of the Graphic Arts." Among the masters of the graphic arts presented here are William... Item #26898
GROSSMAN, Carol P.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2017, First Edition. quarto, pattern boards and cloth. xii, 276 pp. Oak Knoll Press, George Macy started the Limited Editions Club with backing from investors in the heyday of the stock market of 1929. After enlisting founding subscribers and collaborators and preparing the initial... Item #26469
HOLLELEY, Dr. Douglas.
Rochester, NY: Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2001, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. 316pp. Cary Graphic Arts Press, This book covers all the essentials of digital bookmaking for photographers, artists, designers, and writers who want to move beyond the manuscript to the page. Based on his years of work as a photographer... Item #10762
HUTCHINGS, R. S., editor.
(Birmingham): The Kynoch Press, 1964, First Edition. quarto, cream boards in dust jacket. 165 pp. The Kynoch Press, An anthology with contributions by James Mosley, Berthold Wolpe, Beatrice Warde, Alfred Fairbank, Walter Tracy and others. Printed on a wide variety of papers and typefaces. Fold-out title page, as are a.... Item #27740
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923, Reprint. octavo, patterned paper boards and tan linen with printed spie label. 304 pp. Alfred A. Knopf, An interpretative history showing the various tendencies of the time as expressed in books and pictures. With chapters on Fin de Siecle 1890-1900, The Decadence, Oscar Wilde... Item #24876
KELLY, Jerry and Misha Beletsky.
(Boston): David R. Godine, (2016), First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. 120 pp. David R. Godine, Roughly fifteen years after Gutenburg printed the first book in Maintz in 1455, Nicolas Jenson of Venice produced what has been universally recognized as among the most beautiful typefaces ever created. Based on... Item #25726
Rochester, NY: RIT, Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2007, First Edition. octavo, decorated wrappers. 48pp. RIT, Cary Graphic Arts Press, “Spend Your Alphabets Lavishly,”—a quote from Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables—aptly describes the lifework of two principal figures in contemporary graphic arts: Hermann and Gudrun Zapf. The Zapfs’ 50-year relationship with Rochester... Item #16795
Boston: The Society of Printers and The Boston Public Library, 2006, First Edition. octavo, black cloth. 268pp. The Society of Printers and The Boston Public Library, This beautifully produced volume celebrates the centennial of Boston's Society of Printers, the oldest honorary society of its kind in America. Founded in 1905... Item #15991