The Czech Avant-Garde and Czech Book Design: the 1920s and 1930s. An Exhibition drawn from the Emma Linen Dana Czech Avant-Garde Book Collection.
(Madison, NJ: Farleigh-Dickinson University, no date , First Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. 50 pp. with a 5-page typescript index laid in. Farleigh-Dickinson University, The exhibition that formed the basis for this catalogue was commissioned by the Ginza Graphic Gallery in Tokyo in 1996 and drawn from the Fairleigh Dickinson University... Item #21005
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
(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
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: 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
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
CAMPOS, Alexander and Jen Larson.
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2011, First Edition. octavo, decorated wrappers. 144 pp. Center for Book Arts, Multiple, Limited, Unique is the culmination of the three-year effort by the Center for Book Arts Collections Initiative. It offers an overview of the history and development of book arts over the... Item #22401
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
HALL, Dennis, editor.
Fine Press Book Association, May, 1999, One of 1,000 copies. quarto, plain wrappers in dust jacket. 48 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. Illustrated. A very fine, clean copy. Item #25447
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2008, First Edition. small octavo, printed wrappers. 32 pp. Center for Book Arts, Held at The Center for Book Arts, New York from September 26 to December 6, 2008 and at The Museum of Printing History, Houston, TX, from January 8 to April 25... Item #21598
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
London: British Library, 2007, First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. 416pp. British Library, Edward Johnston (1872-1944) was a man of letters - master calligrapher, typeface designer and creator of the lettering and branding for the London Underground. He was also a great teacher and philosopher. Many were, and still... Item #16392
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