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Valenti Angelo. Author, Illustrator, Printer

By: Angelo, Valenti

Price: $250.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017663

Condition: Fine


Original red cloth backed orange boards. 10 1/2 X 14 1/2 inches. 97 pages. 400 copies printed by Andrew Hoyem and signed by Angelo at colophon.. The design of the title page and the decorations throughout the book are by Valenti Angelo. He has also added colors and gold by hand. Signed by Valenti Angelo. 43 facsimiles ( some color ). View more info

The Library of Congress; An Account, Historical and Descriptive

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Kingsport, Tenn., Kingsport Press: 1958

Seller ID: 1569

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth. Cardboard slip case. 1500 copies printed. The Library was begun in 1800 when the federal government was relocated from Philadelphia to the new "Federal City" on the Potomac. The first order of books consisted of 740 volumes. A new library buiIding was completed in 1897. In 1956 the Library had 11,000,000 books and pamphlets. View more info

An Exhibition : Finely-Printed Books Since William Morris (cover title)

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. 1932. Chicago.: 1932

Seller ID: 1416

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers. This catalogue was issued for an exhibition of finely-printed books since William Morris, at the Lakeside Press Galleries September, October and November, 1932. William Morris was the author of a revival of interest in fine printing in England in the 1890's. The 150 books exhibited were selected as specimens of the finest craftsmanship in book making. View more info

A Tribute to William Emerson

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Privately Published: 1957

Seller ID: 1430

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Boards. No. 253 of 750 copies. With photo of Emerson laid in. Illustrations. Born in 1873, died in 1957, William Emerson had a distinguished career as an architect culminating in his 20-year appointment as Dean of the School of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This book is a tribute to his memory and lists his many other accomplishments. View more info

Craftsmanship in Los Angeles : 1922-1947

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles Club of Printing House Craftsmen: 1947

Seller ID: 1487

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Imitation leather. 350 copies printed. Started in Los Angeles in 1922, this club was founded to "perpetuate the spirit and true meaning of the motto of Craftsmen Clubs, 'Share Your Knowledge'". The book describes various activities sponsored and organized by the Club to further its goals of sharing knowledge with apprentices, the public library, trade schools, etc. View more info

Edwin T. Meredith 1876-1928 : A Memorial Volume

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Meredith Publishing Company. 1931. Des Moines, Iowa.: 1931

Seller ID: 1494

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


An Iowa farm boy schooled in one-room country school houses during the 1880's, he went on to graduate from business school and became successful in the newspaper business. Eventually he started a small magazine which after twelve years was re-named Better Homes and Gardens. He became a banker and was very involved in civic affairs. This book is a tribute to him. View more info

One Hundred Years of Publishing 1837-1937

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company. (1937). Boston.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1497

Condition: Collectible-Fine


First edition. 83 pages; illustrations; brown cloth, illustrated dust wrapper. 'Official' company history touching all the high spots in its history. Charles C. Little and James Brown became partners, purchased an existing bookstore in 1837 which by 1841 started in the book publishing business. They first published law books and eventually expanded to a variety of works which included authors such as: Edward Everett Hale; Emily Dickinson; Louisa May Alcott; etc. Other than minor soiling along the spine of the dust jacket, a fine copy. Seldom seen in this condition. View more info

Vision & Revision : Introducing Meriden-Stinehour Incorporated

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Privately Published. (1979). Meriden, Connecticut and Lunenburg, Vermont.: 1979

Seller ID: 1556

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrapper. Illustrations. This volume was issued in a special edition of 100 copies to honor Parker B. Allen on his eighty-fourth birthday. Meriden-Stinehour, Inc. was established in 1977 by the joining of two small, well- known, and well-established printing companies. This volume gives a brief background of the two companies and a glimpse into the one new company. View more info

Early California Trade Cards : Book Club of California 1966 Keepsake Series

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The Book Club of California. 1966. San Francisco.: 1966

Seller ID: 1565

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed paper folder. Leather backed, cloth covered cardboard slip case. 9 parts, complete. 950 copies printed by the Grabhorn-Hoyem Press. Each trade card advertised a specific product such as: "Widow Finke's Champagne"; "The Riverside La nd & Irrigating Co."; California Silk Manufacturing Co."; Levi Strauss & Company"; etc. View more info

Bookmakers to America

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingsport Press, Inc. (1948). Kingsport, Tennessee.: 1948

Seller ID: 1580

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. Slight foxing. This book was compiled and printed for those who visit the plant of Kingsport Press. The company was established in 1922 at Kingsport. The book recounts its history and describes its various departments and divisions, with illustrations. View more info

Isadore Zellerbach February 6, 1866 - August 7, 1941

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Privately Printed. (1941). (San Francisco).: 1941

Seller ID: 1601

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. 300 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. Designed and illuminated by Bob Rose. Frontispiece. This book contains the words spoken by Rabbi Reichert at the memorial service for Isadore Zellerbach on August 8, 1941 together with the prayer offered at the Commitment Service on August 10, 1941. View more info

A Reprint of The Taylor & Taylor Imprint for the Winter MCMXVI-VII

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mt. Tam Press. 1988. San Rafael, California.: 1988

Seller ID: 1604

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrapper. Dust wrapper. The Taylors were dedicated craftsmen and astute and ethical businessmen as well. In 1916-1917 they issued in book form a number of the T&T Imprint entitled 'A Statement of the Policy of This House' which were the underlying principles governing their business. Herein are reproduced two pages (6 and 7) in facsimile and to size. View more info

The Country Life Press

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1919. Garden City, New York.: 1919

Seller ID: 1615

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. When the Doubleday Company celebrated its tenth anniversary in New York in 1910, they erected a new company in the countryside of Long Island called The Country Life Press. This book celebrates both companies and features brief bio's of some of the Doubleday authors: Joseph Conrad; Booth Tarkington; Kathleen Norris; Rudyard Kipling; etc. View more info

Philip Hofer As Author and Publisher

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Harvard College Library. (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: 1626

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. No 223 of 500 copies printed. Cloth backed patterned boards. Illustrations. This book was developed on the occasion of the seventieth birthday of Dr. Hofer. He was the founder of Harvard's Printing and Graphic Arts Department; he was also an author, editor and publisher and built Harvard's special collection of finely printed and illustrated books. View more info

An Informal Record of George P. Hammond and his Era in the Bancroft Library

By: Anonymous

Price: $27.50

Publisher: University of California. 1965. Berkeley, California.: 1965

Seller ID: 1632

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. Printed by Lawton Kennedy. Untrimmed pages. George Peter Hammond came to the Bancroft Library in 1946 and stayed for nineteen years. He was instrumental in creating "The Friends of the Bancroft Library" which raises funds for library purchases. Friends and former library employees share their experiences through the years with Mr. Hammond. View more info

Fine Books Exhibition, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery : an Exhibition of Written and Printed Books Selected for Excellence of Design, Craftsmanship and Materials

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, 1936

Seller ID: 1641

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed boards. Printed by the Ward Ritchie Press. No. 22 of 42 copies for members of the Roxburghe Club. Thirty volumes, belonging to several centuries and coming from various parts of Europe and the United States, were chosen for this exhibition. Books were selected to illustrate high quality rather than methods of bookmaking. View more info

Printing Trades Blue Book : Western-Southern Edition

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A. F. Lewis & Company. 1940. Chicago.: 1940

Seller ID: 1642

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. Advertising on front and back covers. The Standard Directory of the printing trades, its branches and kindred crafts. View more info

The Rowfant Club Yearbook

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland, 1949

Seller ID: 1644

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed patterned boards. Limited to 130 copies. Frontispiece. The book contains an address by the President of the Club, Reports of the Treasurer, Secretary, the Librarian and other officers, in addition to committee reports and member rosters. View more info

The Allen Press Bibliography

By: Anonymous

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Book Club of California. 1985. San Francisco.: 1985

Seller ID: 1668

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. 750 copies printed. Title-page engraving by Mallette Dean. Illustrations and decorations are from work produced at The Allen Press, 1939 through 1980. Lewis Allen began experimental printing at the age of 14 on an outdated press from his father's newspaper business. This book contains illustrations with descriptions. View more info

Warren's Cumberland Coated Book : With Supplementary Exhibits of Halftone & Border Finishes

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: S. D. Warren Company. 1920. Boston.: 1920

Seller ID: 1674

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. This volume describes Warren's Cumberland Coated Book paper, with sample blank pages. This paper has a surface on which halftones can be adequately printed. Ideal for bulletins, catalogues, timetables, etc. View more info