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Alfred A. Knopf : Quarter Century

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Elmer Adler: 1940

Seller ID: 14000

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


52 pages; portrait; light green cloth binding in a paper slip case (5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inch). Collection of short essays about Alfred A. Knopf by Carl Van Doren; Willa Cather; H.L. Mencken; Thomas Mann; Henry Seidel Canby; H.M. Lydenberg; B.W. Huebsch; Adolf Kroch; and F.G. Melcher. Very good clean copy with interesting essays. View more info

From Xylographs to Lead Molds : AD 1440 - AD 1921

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: The Rapid Electrotype Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14009

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


63 pages; gray cloth binding, fading to the spine, worn corners. Paper label on the cover. Foreword - "The information in this brochure has been collected in order to present a brief outline of the evolution of typographical printing surfaces, from block printing to the methods in use today." Very good clean copy. View more info

Engraving, Printing

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, Rochester Printing Company: 1900

Seller ID: 14012

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[8] pages; green paper wrapper (6 1/2 x 12 inch). Brief history of printing and a series of Presidential portraits to 1900 showing the company's printing skills. Minor wear along the edges. View more info

Publications of Minton, Balch & Company in the Spring of 1929

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Minton, Balch & Company: 1929

Seller ID: 14072

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


8 pages; paper wrapper (6 x 9 1/4 inch) with title on the cover. Listing publications for 1929 by the publisher of non-fiction and fiction with commentary. Very good clean copy. View more info

Publications of Minton, Balch & Company in the Spring of 1928

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Minton, Balch & Company: 1928

Seller ID: 14073

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


16 pages; index; paper wrapper (6 x 9 1/4 inch) with title on the cover. Listing of publications by the publisher of fiction and non-fiction titles with some annotations as to content. Very good clean copy. View more info

A Selected List of MacMillan & Co.'s New Publications : Suitable for Public and Private Libraries

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Macmillan & Co., Limited: 1895

Seller ID: 14218

Condition: Collectible-Fine


53, [4] pages; light green paper wrapper (5 7/8 x 9 1/8 inch) with title on the cover. Publisher's catalogue listing its publication and those issued by some English publishers. Unusual fine copy in the original wrapper. View more info

How to Sell Manuscripts

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 14234

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circa 1915. 31 pages; brown paper wrapper (4 5/8 x 7 inch) with title on the cover. Deals with standard magazines; where to sell photo plays; juvenile publications; where to sell songs; newspaper syndicates; photo play magazines; art magazines; markets for verse; a digest of Copyright Law. Fine clean copy. View more info

A Revolutionary Salute from Members of the Roxburghe Club to Members of the Zamorano Club

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, David Henderson: 1976

Seller ID: 14329

Condition: Collectible-Fine


125 copies printed as a Keepsake. One sheet folded into quarters, with title on the cover (6 1/2 x 10 inch). Facsimile reprint of the poem on blue paper inserted into the flyer. Given to members of both Clubs at the joint meeting September 1976. The anonymous poem was printed by Zamorano in 1836 - unique copy now part of the Bancroft Library. English version of the poem facing the Spanish facsimile by Professor Arthur L. Askins of UC Berkeley. Fine clean copy. View more info

Linotype : The Big Scheme of Simple Operation

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, California, The Pfutser & Tinker Press: 1981

Seller ID: 14332

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Limited to 100 copies. [7] pages; stiff paper wrapper (5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inch) with title on the cover. Text is taken from a volume of "The History of Technology". Fine clean copy. View more info

Presented to the University of Oregon Library By John Henry Nash, 1940

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Eugene, Oregon, John Henry Nash: 1940

Seller ID: 14391

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Sheet folded to (9 x 12 1/2 inch). Contains: Board of Directors listing (May 1937) and To Patrons and Friends of the University of Oregon Library (June 1940). A prospectus for the "Association of Patrons and Friends of the University of Oregon Library" calling for annual membership pledge of one dollar to support the library. Very good copy. View more info

The First Photographic History of the Civil War. Discovery of 3500 Original Photographs of Soldiers and Battlefields, Buried in an Old New York Garret - How They Remained Hidden for Half a Century - How Mathew Brady Risked His Life in Fields of Battle, Collecting a Life of Panorama of the Greatest Conflict in Modern Times

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 14510

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910. Reprinted from Review of Reviews (November 1910). 8 pages; photos; paper wrapper (6 1/2 x 9 1./2 inch). A Prospectus issued for the planned volumes. Very good copy. View more info

Enclyclopedia of Printing Lithographic Inks and Accessories : Secrets, Formulae and Helpful Hint for Craftsmen in the Graphic Arts

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York City, Harry G. Kriegel, President of the Superior Printing Ink Company, Inc.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15295

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's blue cloth binding, some rubbing.Title on spine and cover, "Encyclopedia of Printing Inks". 256 pages, including 7 black and white plates. From the preface, "Herein the writer will bring before you as clearly as possible an array of practical and technical facts and helpful hints compiled and analyzed over a period of a decade" by the President of the Superior Printing Ink Company. View more info

An Exhibit of 84 Books that Influence Typography

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern University Library: 1981

Seller ID: 015815

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Paper binding, cardstock cover with elaborate decoration. Cover title, "Typography and the Private Press : An Exhibit - 1981". One small red spot on front cover, minor bump on base of spine. 45 pages with several photos of exhibits and examples of typography. This is a catalog for an exhibit on typography held at Northwestern University in May, 1981. View more info

Allen Lewis 1873-1957

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1941

Seller ID: 016047

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Folded paper with profile of Mr. Lewis on front, biography glued inside. Allen Lewis (1873-1957) was a noted illustrator and printer. He won several awards for his woodcuts and etchings. This is a reprint of a biography first published "by the Typophiles in the "Who's Who" of their chap book "On Conjugal Felicity". New York, 1941". View more info

Catalogue of Rare and Interesting Autograph Letters, Manuscripts and Historical Documents

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., Francis Edwards, Bookseller: 1919

Seller ID: 016323

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound booklet with light brown cardstock cover, some chipping, tearing at fold, pencil notes on front cover. 48 pages. Francis Edward, Antiquarian Bookseller, was established in 1855. This is the December 1919, no. 396, catalog of letters, manuscripts and historical documents for sale. View more info

Americana : Books, Pamphlets, Old Maps and Prints Relating to Canada, United States, Central America, West Indies

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Birmingham, England, Frank Juckes:

Seller ID: 016328

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1920s. Staple bound booklet, chipping, some moisture staining. 36 pages. Hornsey Book List, No. 65. Catalog of the inventory offered for sale at F. C. Carter, Booksellers, in London. The items listed have to do with the Americas in some way. View more info

Catalogue of Books Relating to Europe : Historical and Descriptive, Arranged Under the Various Countries, Also a Few Early Maps and Engravings

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Francis Edwards, Bookseller: 1919

Seller ID: 016333

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound booklet with light brown cardstock cover, some chipping and soiling, right upper corner folded. 50 pages. Francis Edward, Antiquarian Bookseller, was established in 1855. This is the March 1919, no. 396, catalog of items relating to Europe for sale. View more info

A Biographical & Historical Catalogue

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Francis Edwards, Bookseller: 1923

Seller ID: 016335

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound booklet with red cardstock cover, some chipping and soiling, right lower corner dogeared.41 pages. Francis Edward, Antiquarian Bookseller, was established in 1855. This is the May 1923, no. 444, catalog of items for sale relating to the following subjects : British and French History and Historical Biography ; Literature and Art ; Divines, Explorers, Scientists ; Social Memoirs, Autobiographies and Diaries. View more info

Image for Index : The Colophon : 1930 - 1935 : Volumes I, II, III, IV, V : Twenty Parts

Index : The Colophon : 1930 - 1935 : Volumes I, II, III, IV, V : Twenty Parts

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Colophon: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016342

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. Rubbing. From colophon, "The Printing of 1250 copies of the Index of the original series of The Colophon was completed by the Pynson Printers in December mcmxxxv". "The Colophon" was a quarterly magazine for book collectors that was published from 1929 to 1950. This is an index of the magazine contents from 1930-1935. It also includes "A History of the Quarterly" by John T. Winterich an "A Listing of Types and Papers" by Peter Beilenson. View more info

Catalogue of High-School and College Texbooks : Including a Complete Index and Price List : 1910

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1910

Seller ID: 016388

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Paper bound, some rubbing, shadowing on front cover, minor spotting, pencil marks. 493 pages of bibliographic listings with descriptions of textbooks offered by publisher. Several illustrations. Index and complete price list in back. View more info