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James J. Guthrie and the Pear Tree Press

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Library, University of California, Santa Barbara: 1968

Seller ID: 13435

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Edition of 1,000 copies printed in letterpress portfolio. Four folders with contents in a brown portfolio (6 1/2 x 9 3/8 inch) with paper label on the cover. Contains: Note of Appreciation by Donald C. Davidson; Introduction to the Collection by Andrew J. Horn; Transition in Printing by James J. Guthrie; and Hand list of James Joshua Guthrie and the Pear Tree Press by Christian Brun. A Keepsake on the occasion of the presentation of the 500,000 volume by the Friends of the Library. Very good clean copy. View more info

Stephen Daye and His Successors: The Establishment of a Printing Plant in What Was Formerly British North America and the Development of the Art of Printing at the University Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1639-1921

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., University Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13477

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


2,500 copies printed. 49 pages; illustrations; publisher's board binding. History of Stephen Daye and the University Press. Very good clean copy. View more info

Le Libre Contemporain: M'Achete Pour Me Lire C'est Ainsi Qu'on S'instruit. No. 1, Vol. 1 (Summer 1918).

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Schoenhof Book Company: 1918

Seller ID: 13490

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


32 pages; stiff brown paper wrapper with title on the cover (4 5/8 x 6 inch). Contents: Introduction; recent French Prize books; Recent Translations; Recent Italian Literature; "Here" and "There"; Reviews. View more info

A Budget of News for Lovers of Books.

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1910

Seller ID: 13493

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"A Descriptive List of New Books Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company, 443-449 Fourth Avenue, New York City, for the Holiday Season of 1910." 48 pages; illustrations; illustrated paper wrapper (5 1/4 x 7 5/8 inch). With blank order slip, catalogue postmarked for J.R. Mainly children's books. Very good clean copy. View more info

Spring Announcement of New Macmillan Books, 1928.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, The Macmillan Company: 1928

Seller ID: 13593

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


161 pages; index; yellow paper wrapper (5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inch). A new book cataloque of publications by the Macmillan Company with annotations of the publications, unnumbered. Very good clean copy. View more info

John Masefield

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Macmillan Company:

Seller ID: 13598

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


27 pages; illustrations; ads in back; gray paper wrapper (5 x 7 3/8 inch). John Masefield (1878-1967) was an English poet and writer who became Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom (1930-1967). He is most famous for this children's books 'The Midnight folk' and The Box of Delights', and his poetry including 'Sea-Fever'. Very good clean copy. View more info

Alphabetical Contents of Recitation and Dialogue Books Published By the Penn Publishing Company

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Penn Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 13601

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910. 48 pages; orange stiff paper wrapper (4 5/8 x 7 inch) with title on the cover. Spine showing wear with a small chip missing from the cover. Advertisement for publications by the Penn Publishing Company. View more info

Type Book. A Showing of Type Faces and Decorative Materials Used in Modern Composition.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Seiberlich Press:

Seller ID: 13611

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1920s. 24 pages; blue paper wrapper (4 1/2 x 6 1/8 inch). Examples of type face designs used by the Seiberlich Press. Very good clean copy. View more info

Seventy-five Years or the Joys and Sorrows of Publishing and Selling Books at Duttons from 1852 to 1927. Compiled from a Variety of Original Sources and Lavishly Illustrated with Prints and Engravings Depicting the Growth of Duttons During Three Quarters of a Century and Showing Views of the Establishments of Their Many Correspondents in Foreign Lands

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, E.P. Dutton & Company: 1927

Seller ID: 13637

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


91 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper with title on the cover (4 3/8 x 7 3/8 inch). History of the famous book shop in Brooklyn. Very good clean copy. View more info

International Library of Technology. A Series of Textbooks for . Engraving and Printing Methods, Advertisement Illustration, Technical- and Trade-Paper Advertising, Street-car Advertising, Outdoor Advertising, House Publications

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1909

Seller ID: 13802

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


v, 97, 70, 110, 52, 57, 59, 24, xi pages; illustrations, plates (some in color); index; 3/4 leather binding. Commercial background information for the fields covered in this volume. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Elements of Book-Making, with Sample Leaves of Linseave Rag Book Paper

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, Mass, The Linweave Assocation: 1935

Seller ID: 13809

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


31 pages; illustrations, notes; orange boards with design on the cover. "The purpose of this book is to show a simple style for each element of a book in its proper order with relation to all other elements." Bookplate example on front pastedown signed by Will Willkie, house illustrator for the San Francisco fine printer John Henry Nash. Very good clean copy. View more info

Fragments of Early Printing: Being an Account of Book, Job & Ornamental Printing, and Every Other Description of Printing and Blank Book Manufactory, 1849-1860 in the Territory and State of Minnesota.

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: North Central Publishing Company: 1958

Seller ID: 13810

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Limited to 1000 copies, this being # 869. 29 pages; illustrations (one folding); marbled board binding with paper label on the spine (8 x 9 1/2 inch). An account of the commercial printing undertaken in Minnesota before the Civil War. Very good clean copy. View more info

Fine Printing and Large Printers.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The Lakeside Press: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company:

Seller ID: 13844

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1932. 11 pages; blue paper wrapper (4 1/8 x 6 inch) with paper label on the cover. The role of large presses producing fine press books. Very good clean copy. View more info

Books & Plays

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Penn Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 13850

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa 1910. 114 pages; paper wrapper (5 5/8 x 7 1/2 inch) with illustrated cove. Catalogue listing plays for sale by Penn Publishing Co. Very good clean copy. View more info

The House of Appleton-Century. I: D. Appleton and Company, 1825-1933. II: The Century Co., 1870-1933. III: D. Appleton-Century Company, Inc. Established 1933

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated: 1936

Seller ID: 13872

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


48 pages; illustrations; brown stiff paper wrapper (6 x 9 1/8 inch) with wear across the top. Brief history of the two companies that joined to form D. Appleton-Century Company. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Romance of Print

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mergenthaler Linotype Company: 1936

Seller ID: 13901

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


45 pages; illustrations; tan illustrated paper wrapper (4 1/2 x 6 1/8 inch). Pamphlet about the advantages of linotype for newspapers and publishing. Very good clean copy. View more info

Institute Note-book Presented By American Book Company.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, American Book Company:

Seller ID: 13924

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1920. 22, [11], [18] pages; green & red design stiff paper wrapper (4 3/4 x 7 3/8 inch). Sample publication for advertisement with sections on quotes from the Bible, songs and advertisement for publications by the publisher in the front and back. Very good clean copy. View more info

Photo-Litho-Offset Presses : What Those Who Know from Actual Experience Have to Say on a Subject That is Agitating the Printing Industry

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, Porte Publishing Company: 1925

Seller ID: 13927

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


29 pages; light brown paper wrapper (4 x 6 5/8 inch). Reprinted from the CATALOG DIGEST & INLAND PRINTER. Background information as to cost, materials and project involved. Very good clean copy. View more info

First Things in Printing

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, Porte Publishing Company: 1934

Seller ID: 13936

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


20 pages; paper wrapper with the title on the cover (4 x 6 5/8 inch). Contains accounts of the firsts in printing, i.e. paper, first newspaper, first color printing, so on. Very good clean copy. View more info

Handbook of Quality-Standard Papers : A Reference Book Covering a Comprehensive Line of Papers and Their Employ in Printing

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holyoke, Mass., American Writing Paper Company: 1923

Seller ID: 13946

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


viii, 412 pages; tables; index; black boards with gilt lettering. Tab indentations for sections. Useful reference for paper types and styles. Very good clean copy. View more info