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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Mrowczyk, Jacek
VeryGraphic. Polish Designers of the 20th Century
Warsaw: Adam Mickiewicz Institute, 2016

First edition. Quarto. 448 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations; index of names. Illustrated white cloth, no jacket as issued. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; clean, bright covers with minimal soil to edges. The cover of each copy is hand-painted with different colors; this one in orange and purple. The first comprehensive history of Polish graphic design, this book details the work of over 60 of the most prominent Polish designers. With contributions from 30 authors, the designers are organized in three time periods - 1900-1945, 1945-1980, and 1980-2000.
Inventory number #013858



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Harrison, John. Edited by Geoffrey Holme
POSTERS & PUBLICITY: Fine Printing and Design
NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1927

Commercial Art Annual. Quarto. 161 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w; indexes of designers, advertisers, and printers. Gilt-lettered blue cloth with decorative embossed cover, top edge gilt. VG, color frontispiece with tissue guard present but detached, binding tender, a clean, unmarked copy; corners gently bumped, spine ends starting to fray.
Inventory number #013577



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Rennert, Jack
100 POSTERS OF PAUL COLIN
NY: Images Graphiques, 1977

First printing. Folio (16" x 11"). 112 pp; 100 color plates; notes. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to top & bottom of spine, minor edge wear.
Inventory number #013521



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: New


Price:
$25.00

Kaldeway, Gunnar A.
WILLEM SANDBERG From the Netherlands: Typographer, Designer: Books, Posters and Catalogues
NY: Center for Book Arts, 1988

Square octavo. 31 pp; b/w illustrations. Paperback. A new, unused copy. This exhibition features the work of Dutch typographer and book designer, Willem Sandberg (1897-1984), including his books, posters and catalogues.
Inventory number #013446



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Clair, Jean, et al.
LES REALISMES, 1919-1939: [exposition], Centre Georges Pompidou, 17 decembre 1980-20 avril 1981, Staatliche Kunsthalle Berlin, 10 mai-30 juin 1981 (French Edition)
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1980

Quarto. 529 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. Organized by the National Museum of Modern Art (painting, sculpture, photography, drawing), the Center of Industrial Creation (architecture, graphics, industrial objects, poster) and the Public Library of Information (literature), and presenting artistic works and the literary works of Germany, Belgium, U.S., Spain, France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Switzerland and Czechoslovakia. It features rich iconography and quotes from poems and extracts from literary texts.
Inventory number #013011



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


Price:
$25.00

Jones, Herbert
TYPE IN ACTION: A Manual of Elementary Typographic Lay-out
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1950

Second revised edition. Quarto. 58 pp; full of b/w illustrations. Red cloth with orange dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket is lightly soiled & spine is lightly sunned. This is the revised edition, with many new illustrations.
Inventory number #012538



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good


Price:
$30.00

Hubbard, Elbert
THE BOOK OF THE ROYCROFTERS
East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, n.d.

n.d. (1900). Octavo. 29 pp; 16 b/w photographic plates with tissue guards. Limp suede covers with gilt titles, yapp edges, top edge gilt. "Compliments of the Philistine" card laid in. Good- to Very good- Water stain to lower edge of covers, also affecting pages 5 through 8, the endpapers (lightly), and the lower margin of the tail piece, but no other water stains and no stains to the plates. Tissue guards lightly toned, front pastedown silk lining has become free from the cover though still attached like an ffep. This is the first Roycrofters catalog, published in 1900. It includes photographs of life at Roycrofters and some of the people who worked there. There are also ads for Roycroft books and auction prices for early 1900 in the rear of the book. A great reference.
Inventory number #012521



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Bacheller, Irving
THE STORY OF A PASSION
East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1901

Octavo. 14 pp; hand illuminated in two colors and gold by Emma Straight. Red suede covers with yapp edges and silk doublures. Very good-, small dark stain on spine, edges a little worn mostly around spine ends. Copyright page reads 1899, colophon reads 1901. Signed by Emma Straight on colophon with hand-drawn Roycrofters device.
Inventory number #012519



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Heine, Heinrick
THE BOOK OF SONGS
East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1903

First Roycroft edition. Octavo. iv, 116 pp. paragraph capitals printed in red script. Limp suede covers with yapp edges, silk doublures, top edge gilt. Very good- covers a little rubbed, a small light discoloration on front cover, small surface abrasion to lower corner, former owner rubber stamp on ffep. Foreword by Theophile Gautier.
Inventory number #012518



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Hubbard, Elbert
LITTLE JOURNEYS to the Homes of English Authors: Benjamin Disraeli
East Aurora, NY: Roycroft, 1900

Octavo. (28) pp; frontis portrait and hand illuminated decorations. Limp suede covers with silk doublures. Very good-, spine darkened and stiff, light sunning outline on covers. "Of this edition there were printed and specially illumined by hand but Nine Hundred and Forty copies." Signed Elbert Hubbard (by a Roycrofter employee, as was the common practice for Roycrofter "limited" editions). The title-page and initials designed by Samuel Warner.
Inventory number #012515



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

COLLECTIF
Les Arts et les Techniques Graphiques
Paris: Editions Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 1937

Quarto. 88 pp; 24 tipped in plates and samples, 2 samples of textured cardstock and numerous color and b/w illustrations and plates throughout. Text in French. Illustrated paperback. Very good to near fine. Covers lightly soiled with toning to spine; contents clean bright and appear to be complete. Many examples of the printing arts, card stock, maps, fonts and typography, color lithography, samples of book title pages, sheet music, newsprint, articles on decorative bindings, decorators and illustrators and more.
Inventory number #012499



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Basile, Adrien
NOTIONS ELEMENTAIRES DE MATHEMATIQUES APPLIQUEES A LA TYPOGRAPHIE
Paris: Bureaux de l'Imprimerie, n.d.

(ca 1904). Octavo. 70 pp; b/w illustrations, figures, and ads. Text in French. Staple bound wraps printed with ads. Very good-. The covers are the same paper as the contents and as such have become a little brittle from age and are starting to split along the spine, small chip to top edge of cover page. Mathematical drawings and illustrated period ads for printing equipment. Rare
Inventory number #012484



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Bussinger, John F.
GILDING & THE MAKING OF GOLD LEAF
N.P.: Richard H. Barnes, 1962

Octavo. 37 pp; b/w illustrations; sample of gold leaf under tissue and clear overlay tipped in. Cloth-covered boards with gilt titles, all edges gilt. Very good to near fine with some light wear to covers, light wrinkling to clear overlay. 1/500 copies printed.
Inventory number #012473



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$150.00

The Grolier Club
THE BOOK LOVER'S ALMANAC
NY: Duprat & Co., 1893

Octavo. Unpaginated. 12 hand-colored plates. Paper over card covers with blind-stamped decorations and gilt titles in slipcase and chemise. Very good-, paper covers have a fair amount of flaking and cracking at spine with a few small holes showing underlying signatures. #48 of 200 copies printed on Japan paper.
Inventory number #012460



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


Price:
$50.00

Mercer, Frank A.
MODERN PUBLICITY 1956-57 Volume 26
London: Studio Publications, 1956

Quarto. vii, 180 pp; 120 color & 730 b/w illustrations; indices. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has a few edge chips, spine ends chipped with old tape repairs on back, small hole near top of spine as well as several tears. This 26th annual issue illustrates the best advertising art from thirty countries in these categories: posters, press advertising, direct mail, letter-heads, show cards, packaging, wine labels, trademarks, and record covers.
Inventory number #012458



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Kittredge, William
ITALIC TYPOGRAPHY as demonstrated in some recent work on the Ludlow
Chicago: Ludlow Typograph Company, 1927

Quarto. 30 pp; illustrated frontis. Cord bound paper over cardstock. Very good, some wear and light toning to covers. "This booklet contains Ludlow Italic Faces in series, alphabets. specimen showings of Ludlow Tpography and new Ludlow Ornamental Borders. Every letter, character and ornamental border including the diaper pattern used as a background on the cover, was set and cast in sluglines on the Ludlow."
Inventory number #012457



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Rogers, Bruce
AN ACCOUNT OF THE MAKING OF THE OXFORD LECTERN BIBLE
Philadelphia, PA: Lanston Monotype Machine Company, n.d.

n.d., [1936]. Quarto. 16 pp. Stapled wraps with titles. Very good, light fading to edges of covers. Bruce Rogers explains the process of designing the typography and layout of the Oxford Lectern Bible.
Inventory number #012452



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Griffith, C.H.
THE LINOTYPE DEVELOPMENT OF TYPE
NP: Printed for The Annual of Bookmaking, 1938

Octavo. (16) pp. Bound wraps with paper label. Very good. Some edgewear to covers with a couple small closed tears. "This signature was composed and printed for The Annual of Bookmaking in April 1938. The typography by W.A. Dwiggins and Paul Bennett. The decorative material, designed for Linotype by Mr. Dwiggins, is shown here for the first time." [colophon]
Inventory number #012450



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$175.00

International Typeface Corporation
Set of ITC Specimen Catalogues - 28 Volumes
NY: International Typeface Corporation, 1974

All volumes tall octavo. Approx 21-32 pp each volume. Stiff paper wrappers. Very good to near fine with occasional wear to covers. Dates range from 1974 to 1987. Included volumes: ITC Avant Garde Condensed (1974); ITC Avant Garde Gothic (1974); ITC Tiffany (1974); ITC Fritx Quadrata (1974); ITC Souvenir (1974); ITC Serif Gothic (1974); ITC Newtext (1975); ITC Korinna (1975); ITC Lubalin Graph (1975); ITC American Typewriter (1975); ITC Bauhaus (1976); ITC Bookman (1976); ITC Ultra with Book Series (Century Book, Cheltenham Book, Garamond Book) (1976); ITC Eraz (1976); ITC Kabel (1976); ITC Zapf Book (1976); ITC Zapf International (1977); ITC Weidemann (1983); ITC Symbol (1984); ITC Veljovic (1984); ITC Usherwood (1984); ITC Elan (1985); ITC Esprit (1985); ITC Mixage (1985); ITC Leawood (1985); ITC Goudy Sans (1986); ITC Gamma (1986); ITC Slimbach (1987).
Inventory number #012441