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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Mengel, Willi
Ottmar Mergenthaler and the Printing Revolution
Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Co, 1954

Octavo. 63 pp; color tipped-in portrait of Mergenthaler on blank page between half and title page; numerous line drawings. Hardcover. VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; gilt lettering on spine mostly rubbed off, corner tips gently bumped & rubbed, tiny nick to bottom edge. Published on the centenary of the birth of Ottmar Mergenthaler, inventor of the linotype machine.
Inventory number #013508



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Knopf, Alfred A.
Some Random Recollections: An Informal Talk Made at the Grolier Club, New York. 21 October 1948
NY: Typophiles, 1949

Limited to 1250 copies. Twelvemo. 41 pp. Red cloth with gilt-lettered cover & spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine sl. darkened. Typophile Chapbook no. 22
Inventory number #013506



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Haskell, W.E.
NEWS PRINT: The Origin of Paper Making and the Manufacturing of News Print
NY: International Paper Company, 1921

Quarto. 71 pp; b/w illustrations throughout including 2 fold-out plates and a fold-out map; illustrated endpapers. Cloth-backed paper-covered boards, color vignette on cover surrounded by gilt title & decoration. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; bottom of spine starting to fray, cover edges rubbed & nicked, corners rubbed through, words "Paper Making" written vertically on front cover along spine (blends into background fairly well).
Inventory number #013504



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Champion Papers
Imagination XXIII : Catalogues
NY: Champion Papers, 1980

Oblong quarto. [46] pp; illustrated in color & b/w. Spiral bound stiff card covers. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean & bright, minor dent at lower corner of back cover. A look at the history of catalogue marketing, focusing on the art of successful catalogue marketing.
Inventory number #013503



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$30.00

Nesbit, Margaret
L'Affiche Japonaise: des Origines a nos Jours
Paris: Musee de l'Affiche, 1979

Oblong octavo. Unpaginated, profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; no wear to covers. A well-illustrated catalogue showing the history of Japanese posters from the mid-18th century up to 1979, including eight masters of the contemporary poster - Kiyoshi Awazu, Shigeo Fukada, Eiko Ishioka, Yusaku Kamekura, Kazumasa Nagai, Makoto Nakamura, Ikko Tanaka, and Tadanori Yokoo. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Musee de l'Affiche, Paris, 31 Oct 1979-13 Jan 1980, Musee d'Angers Jan-Feb 1980 and Musee Cantini, Marseille, Mar 1980.
Inventory number #013501



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

McGarvey, Elsie S.
The Delights of Fine Fashion: Costumes from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1979

Quarto. [32] pp; fully illustrated with 22 full-page color photographs. Stapled wraps. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; minor rubbing along spine, gentle bend to upper corner.
Inventory number #013498



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$50.00

Vreeland, Diana & Stella Blum
AMERICAN WOMEN OF STYLE An Exhibition Organized by Diana Vreeland
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975

Oblong octavo. [36] pp; numerous b/w illustrations. Paperback. Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers with no wear. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by Diana Vreeland for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan. "This is not a dress show. This is an exhibition to project, through the beholder's imagination, a vision of ten American women of style." DV. The women are Elsie de Wolfe, Mrs. Charles Dana Gibson, Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough, Mrs. John W. Garrett, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Isadora Duncan, Mercedes de Acosta, Irene Castle, Millicent Rogers, and Josephine Baker.
Inventory number #013497



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Coleman, Elizabeth Ann
Of Men Only: A Review of Men's and Boys' Fashions, 1750-1975
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1975

Oblong quarto. 32 pp; profuse color photographs. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor edge wear. Published for the exhibition of the same name at the Brooklyn Museum, September 18, 1975 - January 18, 1976. Publisher's slip laid in.
Inventory number #013496



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Azakami, Makiko [Signed]
FAVORITES: Makiko Azakami Paper Toys
Tokyo: Ecco, 1990

Oblong octavo. Unpaginated; illustrated with full-page color photographs; captions in Japanese & English. Illustrated paper-covered boards with matching dustjacket, ribbons affixed to flaps. Near Fine/VG. Inscribed by the author, else unmarked, tiny bump to one corner; jacket shows light soil but no wear.
Inventory number #013495



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Decorative Arts Program of the American Federation of Arts.
Threads of History: the romance of fibers, natural and man-made, and the art of their use in decorative Textiles
NY: The American Federation of Arts, 1965

Square quarto. 53 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #013494



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Rose, Philip S. editor
The Country Gentleman. Vol. 94, No. 10. October 1929
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Co., 1929

Small folio. 164 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Stapled wraps. VG, an unmarked copy, old mailing label on front cover, one staple with rust stains, light edge wear including short tear to fore edge of last 24 pp & cover; , overall light cover soil.
Inventory number #013490



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00


The Country Gentleman. Vol. 92, No. 8. August 1927
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Co., 1927

Small folio. 116 pp; profuse illustrations. Stapled wraps. VG, an unmarked copy, 3 pp with edge tears, one extending far into text; old mailing label & small brown stain on front cover, minor edge wear, small tear at one staple, overall light cover soil.
Inventory number #013489



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Lane, Gertrude B., editor
Woman's Home Companion. Volume 62, Number 4, April 1935
Springfield, OH: Crowell Publishing, 1935

Small folio. 154 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Paperback. VG, old price on cover, else clean & unmarked copy, spine missing but held by clear tape at top & bottom, front cover lightly soiled. Cover design by Maud Tousey Fangel. The issue contains Part II - Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather, Part 1 - Shining Windows by Kathleen Norris, and the conclusion of Rennie Peddigoe by Booth Tarkington. Also Mrs. Roosevelt's Page, a monthly column.
Inventory number #013488



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Beach, Stewart
THEATRE Magazine, February 1931
Jamaica, NY: Theatre Magazine Company, 1931

Small folio. 72 pp; numerous b/w photographs. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; top & bottom corners wavy due to moisture, small loss near front cover bottom corner & first 4 pp where pages had been stuck together. The cover features Edith Barrett in Mrs. Moonlight by Franz Felix.
Inventory number #013487



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Rae, Isobel
CHARLES CAMERON: Architect to the Court of Russia
London: Elek Books, 1971

First edition. Quarto. 111 pp; 32 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, small spot of tape residue on front flyleaf, else an unmarked copy; jacket shows moderate wear with small tear & creases to fore edge, top corner & spine ends lightly chipped. Illustrated biography of the Scottish architect who became the favorite designer of Catherine the Great.
Inventory number #013484



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Percival, MacIver
THE CHINTZ BOOK
London: William Heinemann, 1923

Quarto. xvi, 103 pp + 4 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards & 32 b/w plates; appendix; glossary. Two-tone cloth with paper labels on cover and spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, tight, unmarked copy, incl. covers & paper labels, page edges lightly foxed; jacket with 2 large edge chips & repaired jagged tear on front cover, approx 1-in. loss to spine ends. The book features many examples of English, French and Indian chintz.
Inventory number #013483



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Adams, Frederick B., Jr, Elmer Adler, Alfred Stanford & John T. Winterich
The Colophon New Series. A Quarterly for Bookmen. Summer 1938. Volume III, Number 3
NY: Pynson Printers, 1938

Octavo. pp 335-476; several b/w illustrations. Decorative cloth-covered boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; old dampstain at bottom edge of front & rear covers, bottom edge of first 25 pp shows minor wrinkling; else covers clean & unmarked.
Inventory number #013479



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Adams, Frederick B., Jr, Elmer Adler, Alfred Stanford & John T. Winterich
The Colophon New Series. A Quarterly for Bookmen. Autumn 1937. Volume II, Number 4
NY: Pynson Printers, 1937

Octavo. pp 481-628; 1 color & several b/w illustrations, index. Decorative cloth-covered boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled.
Inventory number #013478



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Adams, Frederick B., Jr, Elmer Adler, Alfred Stanford & John T. Winterich
The Colophon New Series. A Quarterly for Bookmen. Summer 1937. Volume II, Number 3
NY: Pynson Printers, 1937

Octavo. pp 311-480; 4 color plates & several b/w illustrations, index. Decorative cloth-covered boards. Near Fine, a crisp, clean, unmarked copy; minor rub at base of spine, else unmarked.
Inventory number #013477



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Adams, Frederick B., Jr, Elmer Adler, Alfred Stanford & John T. Winterich
The Colophon New Series. A Quarterly for Bookmen. Winter 1937. Volume II, Number 2
NY: Pynson Printers, 1937

Octavo. pp 159-310; several b/w illustrations, index. Decorative cloth-covered boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, light stain along bottom edge of rear cover.
Inventory number #013476