Category: Printing History


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Ink on paper. A handbook of the graphic arts.

By: ARNOLD, Edmund C.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York & Evanston:, Harper & Row, (1963).: 1963

Seller ID: B2164

8vo. vii, 323 pp. 101 figs., index. Quarter black cloth over orange cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; lightly rubbed. Very good. View more info

William Caxton and his Quincentenary.

By: DREYFUS, John.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Typophiles: 1976

Seller ID: G01384

Condition: 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 View more info

26 Lead Soldiers. A salute to printers.

By: LITTLE, Evelyn Steel.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Oakland, CA):, Eucalyptus Press, Mills College, 1939.: 1939

Seller ID: B2150

8vo. Unpaginated, [6] ff. Printed red wrappers; light sun fade to upper cover. Very good. View more info

Some Facts Concerning the Invention of Printing; the five-hundredth anniversary of which will be celebrated internationally in 1940.

By: MCMURTRIE, Douglas C.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Chicago Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1939.: 1939

Seller ID: BL3505

Second edition. 22 cm. 42 pp. Illustrations. Black-stamped salmon printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Limited to 2500 copies. Near fine. View more info

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.

By: REED, Talbot Baines.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Faber and Faber, (1952).: 1952

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL1047

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. View more info

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.

By: RUDGE, William Edwin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [no place, no date].:

Seller ID: B1064

8vo. [12] pp. Illus. Gold-cloth backed black boards, opaque paper wrappers. Fine. Scarce. Tribute to William Edwin Rudge. View more info

Storia Della Stampa in Bologna.

By: SORBELLI, Albano.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Bologna:, Nicola Zanichelli, (1929).: 1929

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: M8913

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. View more info

William Caxton and Charles Knight with an Introduction by Kenneth Day.

By: [CAXTON, William] KNIGHT, Charles.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London:, Wynkyn de Worde Society, (1976).: 1976

Seller ID: BL3082

ISBN: 0913720062

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 View more info

J. H. Mason 1875-1951. Scholar-Printer.

By: [MASON, J. H.] OWENS, L. T.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London:, Frederick Muller Ltd., 1976.: 1976

Seller ID: B2212

ISBN: 0584103530

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 Dust jacket present. View more info

The Biography of Ottmar Mergenthaler, Inventor of the Linotype. A New Edition with Added Historical Notes Based on Recent Findings. Introduction by Elizabeth Harris.

By: [MERGENTHALER, Ottmar (1854-1899)] SCHLESINGER, Carl (ed.).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New Castle, DE):, Oak Knoll Books, (1992).: 1992

Seller ID: BL1978

ISBN: 0938768123

Reprint. Series: Oak Knoll Series on the History of the Book, Vol. IV. Tall 8vo. xviii, 125 pp. Illustrations, diagrams, tables. Green cloth, gilt-stamped cover signature and spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Ottmar Mergenthaler, the world-famous inventor of the Linotype machine, was dying of tuberculosis in 1898. Too weak to hold a pen, the inventor, whose breakthrough had made possible cheaper and larger newspapers and books, still burned with a desire to tell his life's story. Death would soon take this man who had made it possible for everybody to read more of everything. ... View more info

Art of the printed Book, 1455-1955: Masterpieces of Typography through Five Centuries from Collections of the Pierpont Morgan Library New York.

By: [Pierpont Morgan Library] BLUMENTHAL, Joseph.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Pierpont Morgan Library, (1973).: 1973

Seller ID: BL3240

4to. xiv, 51 pp. 192 pp. Plates, some folding, index. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 875980414 View more info

Raw materials used in printing inks. A volume of lectures sponsored by Printing Ink Makers' Association of Philadelphia.


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Westbrook Publishing Co., 1942.: 1942

Seller ID: S9519

8vo. 159 pp. Color frontis., numerous figs. Black cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Very good. View more info