Jeff Weber Rare Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
 
 

Books on books

Books on books

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 BORGHESE, Susanna; Caroline F. SCHIMMEL; Mary C. SCHLOSSER. The Guild of Book Workers. 75th Anniversary Exhibition.
New York: Guild of Book Workers, 1981. 1981 
Limited edition—one of 1500 (of a total 1600) copies printed on Mohawk Superfine. Oblong 8vo. 96 pp. Illustrations. Original printed wrappers. Near fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 BRADBURY, Malcolm No, Not Bloomsbury
New York: Columbia University Press 1988 hardcover 8vo. 373 pp. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine. 
New York:: Columbia University Press. 1988. hardcover. 8vo. 373 pp. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine.. ISBN: 0231067267 . 1 Dust jacket present. 
Price: 4.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 GLAISTER, Geoffrey Ashall. Glossary of the Book. Terms Used in Paper-Making, Printing, Bookbinding and Publishing with Notes on Illuminated Manuscripts, Bibliophiles, Private Presses, and Printing Societies. Including Illustrations and Translated Extracts from Grafisk Uppslagsbok.
London: George Allen and Unwin, (1960). 1960 Signed
8vo. xi, 484 pp. Frontis., plates (including many in color), text illustrations. Quarter maroon cloth with gray cloth sides, gilt-stamped cover illus. and spine title, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn and spotted. Very good. FIRST EDITION. This item includes a signed letter from the author to Los Angeles bookseller Jeff Weber. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 KAPR, Albert. Buchgestaltung; Ein fachbuch für Graphiker, Schriftsetzer, Drucker, Buchbinder, Retuscheure, Reproduktionstechniker, Photographen, Hersteller, Verleger, Buchhändler, Bibliothekare, Autoren, und Alle, die Bücker Lieben.
Dresden: Verlag der Kunst, (ca. 1963). 1963 
(345 x 250 mm.) 4to. 354 pp. 8 paper specimens, 3 tipped in specimens of reproductive techniques, one leaf has 15 mounted specimens of binding materials, illustrations (many in color), indexes. Green cloth, black and white stamped cover emblem, printed paper spine label; label chipped (remnant remains), cloth otherwise unblemished. Housed in original publisher's plain cardboard slipcase; case worn and splitting. Very good. A beautifully produced book on the book arts, for all book lovers, featuring the craftsmanship of German designers and typesetters, bookbinders, booksellers, papermakers, etc. Among the pages are sample specimens of paper and cloth, leather or marbling. Some examples of fine artistic bookbinding are shown, some historically important pieces, including 3 books with edge decorations from the 16th century (p.221). 
Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 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 paperback 8vo. 42 pp. 10 illus. Printed salmon wrappers; sun fade to upper cover. Very good. 
Chicago:: Chicago Club of Printing House Craftsmen. 1939. paperback. 8vo. 42 pp. 10 illus. Printed salmon wrappers; sun fade to upper. cover. Very good.. 2 
Price: 3.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Museum of Fine Arts. The Artist & the Book, 1860-1960, in Western Europe and the United States.
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts and the Harvard College Library, (1961). 1961 
(285 x 225 mm). 232 pp. 163 illustrations, including 8 color plates, indexes. White cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Near fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 POLLARD, Alfred W. Fine Books.
New York: Cooper Square, 1964. 
Reprint. 8vo. xv, 331 pp. frontis., illus., index. Gilt-stamped brown cloth with gray spine title label. Burndy bookplate. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001). "A Good Place to Begin. Presented at the fund-raiser dinner for the Los Angeles Public Library, held at the 88th Conference of the California Library Association, Long Beach, California, November 17, 1986."
Sacramento: California State Library Foundation, (1987). 1987 
LIMITED EDITION of 950 copies. 8vo. 12 pp. Original printed wrappers; spine faded. Holograph ink correction to p. 12 changing "disigned" to "designed." Very good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001). Bookman's Progress: The Selected Writings of Lawrence Clark Powell. Chosen, with an introduction by William Targ.
[Los Angeles]: Ward Ritchie Press, 1968. 1968 Signed
8vo. ix, 246 pp. Index. Black-stamped green cloth, dust-jacket. SIGNED by Powell in ink at half-title. Near fine in very good jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Fortune & Friendship: An Autobiography., POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001).
10 POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001). Fortune & Friendship: An Autobiography.
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1968. 1968 Signed
8vo. xiii, 227 pp. Photographs, index. Gilt-stamped red cloth; extremities lightly rubbed. SIGNED by author in ink at title-page. Very good. 
Price: 28.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001). Islands of Books.
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1991. 1991 0870932764 / 9780870932762 Signed
Small 8vo. xii, 111 pp. Original plain white wrappers, stiff green dust-jacket. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED from author – POWELL – to Dorothy Popp in ink. Additionally SIGNED by designer Ward Ritchie in ink at colophon. Fine. ISBN: 0870932764 
Price: 45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001). Make Mine a Small One.
Berkeley: Peacock Press, 1965. 1965 
14 cm. 15 pp. Orange printed wrappers. Fine. This essay was originally published in the New York Times, December 6, 1964. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
13 POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001). Southwestern Book Trails: A Reader's Guide to the Heartland of New Mexico & Arizona.
Albuquerque, NM: Horn & Wallace, (1963). 1963 Signed
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xii, 91 pp. Index. Green-stamped brown cloth, dust-jacket. SIGNED by author in ink at title-page. Very good. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
14 POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001). The Little Package: Pages on Literature and Landscape from a Traveling Bookman's Life.
Cleveland: World Publishing, (1964). 1964 Signed
8vo. 316 pp. Index. Gilt-stamped rust cloth, dust-jacket; jacket extremities rubbed. SIGNED by author in ink. Bookplate of Charlotte Tamblyn Tufts. Near fine in very good jacket. FIRST EDITION of this collection of 23 essays by Powell on the love of books and reading. PROVENANCE: Charlotte Tamblyn Tufts (1912-2010) was a librarian and booklover who graduated from the Horace Mann High School for Girls in 1929. She received her BA from Sweet Briar College in '33 and moved to Burbank, CA with her husband, Nathan A. Tufts Jr. She received her master's degree in 1963, "and worked at the Burbank Public Library developing its Western History Room. She then became librarian at the research library of The Southwest Museum in Highland Park, Calif., and ended her career at age 80 as assistant to a rare-manuscript dealer" ("Charlotte Tamblyn Tufts '29," p. 37). "Charlotte Tamblyn Tufts '29," Horace Mann Magazine, Spring 2011, p. 37. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 REES-MOGG, William. How to Buy Rare Books: A Practical Guide to the Antiquarian Book Market.
Oxford: Phaidon, Christie's, (1985). 1985 0714880191 / 9780714880198 Signed
Series: Christie's Collectors Guides. 8vo. 159, [1] pp. 149 illustrations, 16 in color, glossary, index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Fine. SIGNED PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR. Rees-Mogg served as the editor of The Times from 1967-1981. ISBN: 0714880191 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 REESE, William S. Stamped with a National Character: Nineteenth Century American Color Plate Books. An Exhibition.
New York: Grolier Club, 1999. 1999 
(285 x 220 mm). 120 pp. Color illustrations (including frontis.), index. Light beige cloth, black stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 091062727X 
Price: 80.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 RUBINSTEIN, Joseph & Earl FARLEY (comps.). He who destroyes a good Booke, kills reason it selfe – an exhibition of books which have survived Fire, the Sword and the Censors.
[Lawrence]: University of Kansas, 1955. 1955 
8vo. 27 pp. Illustrations. Printed wrappers. Fine. Exhibition catalogue on censorship, prejudice and intellectual freedom. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
18 SCHILLER, Justin G. Digging for Treasure: An Adventure in Appraising Rare and Collectible Children's Books.
(Bloomington): Friends of the Lilly Library, (1998). 1998 
(175 x 115 mm). 26 pp. Illustrations, many in color. Printed wrappers. Fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 TUCHMAN, Barbara W The Book. A lecture sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Authors League of America. Presented at the Library of Congress October, 17, 1979. With an introduction by John Hersey
Washington D.C.: Library of Congress 1980 paperback Limited edition of 4000. Series: The Center for the Book Viewpoint Series No. 1. Thin 8vo. 29 pp. Printed wrappers; sun fade mar 
Washington D.C.:: Library of Congress. 1980. paperback. Limited edition of 4000. Series: The Center for the Book Viewpoint. Series No. 1. Thin 8vo. 29 pp. Printed wrappers; sun fade mark on. upper cover. Very good.. 2 
Price: 6.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
20 [POWELL, Lawrence Clark (1906-2001)] Ward RITCHIE (1905-1996). "Growing Up with Lawrence Clark Powell."
Sacramento: California State Library Foundation, (1987). 1987 
Series: The 1986 Coulter Lecture. LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies. 8vo. 18 pp. Portrait frontispiece of Powell. Original printed wrappers; spine faded. Very good. 
Price: 17.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to weberbks@pacbell.net
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie