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1 ARNOLD, Edmund C Ink on paper. A handbook of the graphic arts
New York & Evanston: Harper & Row 1963 hardcover 8vo. vii, 323 pp. 101 figs., index. Quarter black cloth over orange cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; lightly rubbed. Very good. 
New York & Evanston:: Harper & Row. 1963. hardcover. 8vo. vii, 323 pp. 101 figs., index. Quarter black cloth over orange. cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; lightly rubbed. Very good.. 2 
Price: 2.95 USD
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2 BLUMENTHAL, Joseph. Art of the Printed Book 1455-1955; Masterpieces of Typography Through Five Centuries from the Collections of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. With an Essay by Joseph Blumenthal.
New York: David R. Godine; Pierpont Morgan Library, (1974). 
Second printing. 4to. xiv, 192 pp. 125 full-page illus., index. Full cloth, dust-jacket; jacket and edges a bit foxed. Very good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 CHENEY, Will; Bruce WHITEMAN. Will Cheney at 90. Catalogue of an exhibition at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. December 1, 1997 – February 28, 1998.
Los Angeles, 1997. 
18 cm. xi, 23 pp. Illus., port. Printed wrappers. Very good. Limited edition of 300 copies. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 CRAIG, James Production for the Graphic Designer. Edited by Margit Malmstrom
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications 1974 hardcover Small 4to. 207 pp. Numerous illus., bibliog., index. Cream cloth, red- stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine. 
New York:: Watson-Guptill Publications. 1974. hardcover. Small 4to. 207 pp. Numerous illus., bibliog., index. Cream cloth, red-. stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine.. ISBN: 0823044157 . 1 Dust jacket present. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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5 CRICHTON, Laurie W. Book Decoration in America, 1890-1910. A Guide to an Exhibition… Revised by Wayne G. Hammond and Robert L. Volz.
Williamstown: Chapin Library, Williams College, 1979. 
8vo. 87 pp. Two color title (printed in red and black), illustrations, index. Printed wrappers. Fine. Limited Edition of 750 copies. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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6 DAY, Kenneth (ed.) Book typography 1815-1965 In Europe and the United States of America. Edited with an Introduction by Kenneth Day
(Chicago): University of Chicago Press 1966 hardcover 1 
(Chicago):: University of Chicago Press. 1966. hardcover. 1. 8vo. xxiii, 401 pp. 192 illus., index. Grey cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 DREYFUS, John. William Caxton and his Quincentenary.
New York: Typophiles 1976 hardcover Series: Typophile Chap Book 51. 12mo. 54 pp. Quarter black gilt- stamped cloth, decorative paper boards, glassine; glassine worn 
New York:: Typophiles. 1976. hardcover. Series: Typophile Chap Book 51. 12mo. 54 pp. Quarter black gilt-. stamped cloth, decorative paper boards, glassine; glassine worn. Very. good. Limited edition of 1100 copies designed by Abe Lerner.. 2 
Price: 5.00 USD
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8 HAEBLER, Konrad. “Die Erfindung der Druckkunst und ihre erste Ausbreitung in den Ländern Europas.”
Mainz, Germany: Gutenberg-Gesellschast, 1930. 
Series: Kleiner Druck der Gutenberg-Gesellschast, No. 14. 8vo. 21 pp. Original marbled wrappers, front cover printed title-label tipped-in. Bookplate of Burndy Library. “Released from HEH” small rubber stamp (rear). Very good. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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9 JENSON, Nicholas (1420-1480). The Last Will and Testament of the Late Nicholas Jenson.
New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1929. 
Series: Keepsakes, No. 34. (295 x 205 mm). 15 pp. Crème paper boards, blind-stamped decorative covers, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; spine ends slightly bumped. Very good. Nicholas Jenson “was a French engraver, pioneer printer and type designer who carried out most of his work in Venice. Jenson acted as Master of the French Royal Mint at Tours, and is accredited with being the creator of the first model roman type.” (Wikipedia). 
Price: 22.00 USD
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10 LITTLE, Evelyn Steel 26 Lead Soldiers. A salute to printers
(Oakland, CA): Eucalyptus Press, Mills College 1939 paperback 8vo. Unpaginated, [6] ff. Printed red wrappers; light sun fade to upper cover. Very good. 
(Oakland, CA):: Eucalyptus Press, Mills College. 1939. paperback. 8vo. Unpaginated, [6] ff. Printed red wrappers; light sun fade to. upper cover. Very good.. 2 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 McLEAN, Ruari. Victorian Book Design & Colour Printing.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1963. 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xvi, 182 pp. Color and monochrome plates, line illustrations, index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped purple spine label, dust-jacket. Fine. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 MCMURTRIE, Douglas C. Some Facts Concerning the Invention of Printing; the five-hundredth anniversary of which will be celebrated internationally in 1940.
Chicago: Chicago Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1939. 
Second edition. 22 cm. 42 pp. Illustrations. Black-stamped salmon printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Limited to 2500 copies. Near fine. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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13 REED, Talbot Baines. A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and Bibliographical, on the Rise and Progress of English Typography… A New Edition Revised and Enlarged by A.F. Johnson.
London: Faber and Faber, (1952). Signed
Tall 8vo. xiv, 400 pp. Folding frontis., illustrations, index. Dark blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn, else fine. Burndy bookplate. Signed by Cyril Stanley Smith. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 ROGERS, Bruce. A BR Quartet. Letters from Bruce Rogers to Thomas Bird Mosher at the Houghton Library.
New York: The Typophiles, 2001. 
Series: Typophile Monograph, New Series, No. 17. 8vo. 19 pp. Two color title (printed in light blue and black). Printed paper chemise. Fine. Limited edition of 500 copies. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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15 RUDGE, William Edwin In celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the name of Rudge in printing, this special issue of J.O.M. is dedicated to one of the great masters of the printing crafts: William Edwin Rudge of Mount Vernon 1876-1931
[no place, n date] paperback 8vo. [12] pp. Illus. Gold-cloth backed black boards, opaque paper wrappers. Fine. Scarce. 
[no place,: n. date]. paperback. 8vo. [12] pp. Illus. Gold-cloth backed black boards, opaque paper. wrappers. Fine. Scarce.. Tribute to William Edwin Rudge. . 1 Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 SORBELLI, Albano. Storia Della Stampa in Bologna.
Bologna: Nicola Zanichelli, (1929). Signed
350 x 255 mm. Large 8vo. 378 pp. 54 illus., 66 plates, index. Wrappers; extremities slightly worn. Inscribed by Jerome Webster to his research associate, Martha Teach Gnudi, 1963. Very good. Rare first edition. First Edition. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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17 [CAXTON, William] KNIGHT, Charles. William Caxton and Charles Knight with an Introduction by Kenneth Day.
London: Wynkyn de Worde Society, (1976). 0913720062 / 9780913720066 
Reprint of 1844. 16 cm. viii, 7, viii, 9-240, 8 pp. Illus., postscript, works published by Charles Knight Co. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good+. ISBN: 0913720062 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 [CAXTON] N.F. BLAKE. Caxton and His World.
[London]: Andre Deutsch, (1969). 
8vo. 256 pp. Plates, index. Blue cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 [CAXTON] NEEDHAM, Paul. The Printer & the Pardoner. An Unrecorded Indulgence Printed by William Caxton for the Hospital of St. Mary Rounceval, Charing Cross.
Washington: Library of Congress, 1986. 0844405086 / 9780844405087 
4to. 101 pp. Plates (1 folding), illus., index. Green gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 0844405086 / 0-8444-0508-6 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 [MASON, J. H.] OWENS, L. T J. H. Mason 1875-1951. Scholar-Printer
London: Frederick Muller Ltd. 1976 hardcover 8vo. xvi, 192 pp. Frontis., 12 illus., index. Blue cloth, gilt- stamped spine title, dust jacket. Former owner’s inscriptio 
London:: Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1976. hardcover. 8vo. xvi, 192 pp. Frontis., 12 illus., index. Blue cloth, gilt-. stamped spine title, dust jacket. Former owner’s inscription on front. endpaper. Fine.. ISBN: 0584103530 . 1 Dust jacket present. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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