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PIASA Catalogue, Livres anciens et modernes, manuscrits, 16 octobre 2012

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, France, PIASA: 2012

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 006808


This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.75 x 7.5 inches. With 67 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. View more info

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Christie's Catalogue, Livres illustres modernes, Dada et surréalisme, 19 Mai 1999

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland, Christie's: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006810


This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 89 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. View more info

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The Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow, Part Four: The Neoclassical, Romantic, Symbolist and Modern Periods

By: N/A

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Christie's: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006926


An auction catalog for 29 October 2013. Printed and presumed bound in Great Britain. Red cloth hardboard binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Illustrated pastedowns. With 152 numbered pages, and with numerous sepia-tone and color illustrations, some full page, and all on coated stock. An immaculate volume, and very tight, with no hint of ... View more info

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Bibliothèque d'architecture d'un amateur: De VITRUVE à LEDOUX,

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Alde: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007533


This is the catalog for a fine books sale of 6 March 2014. This is not a bilingual edition; text in French only. Royal blue cloth binding with crisp, silver-stamped lettering, and with pictorial paper label to the front board. Unbumped spine head and very gently bumped tail, with sharp corners. 12 x 9 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 267 numbered pages. With numerous illustrations, mostly in color and some full-page, on semi-glossy stock. An exceptionally clean copy, ... View more info

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Catalogue of Botanical Books in the Collection of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, Volume II Part II, Printed Books 1701-1800

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, The Hunt Botanical Library: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007868


This is one of a limited edition of 750 copies only. Composition and presswork by the Anthoensen Press of Portland, Maine. Plates by the Meriden Gravure Company of Meridan, Conn. Green linen-like buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine, as well as crisp gilt-stamped decorative images to the spine and front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Immensely clean binding; just a trace of a whitish ring at center of spine [cobweb gho... View more info

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A Check List of Manuscripts in the Edward E. Ayer Collection

By: Butler, Ruth Lapham

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chicago. IL, The Newberry Library: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005550


One of 500 copies only, printed by The Lakeside Press. The book is bound in reddish-brown buckram, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine on a chipped morocco label. Largely unbumped spine head and tail and with very gently bumped corners. 10 x 6.5 inches. With viii and 295 numbered pages, and with four full-page B&W illus. light page-yellowing and occasional foxing, else a clean copy. A Good Plus copy. View more info

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Gutenberg and the Strasbourg Documents of 1439

By: Fuhrmann, Otto

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Press of the Woolly Whale: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006524


One of 660 copies. 10 x 7.5 inches. Light oxblood-colored buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped title label to the spine and with a crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Scarcely a hint of shelf life. T.E.G. With x and 260 numbered pages. Decorative title page. With decorative chapter initials and with B&W sketches by the distinguished book illustrator, Fritz Kredel. The body matter is hand set in Bruce Rogers'... View more info

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Typologia, Studies in Type Design & Type Making

By: Goudy, Frederic

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, Univ. of California Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007663


First printing of the first edition, with presumed first issue dust jacket. Printed in the USA by the University of California Press in August 1940. Beige linen-like tweed buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering over a balck blaze to the front board and to the spine. Exceptionally clean and attractive binding. Unbumped spine head and tail, with very minor bumping to the upper corners. 10.5 x 7 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With xviii and 170 numbered pag... View more info

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On Making a Printing Press

By: Green, Ralph

Price: $22.00

Publisher: 1955

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 004368


One of 170 copies handset, printed and bound by the author, with his signature on the colophon page. 18 numbered pages, with 4 charming line drawing illustrations stamped in green ink. Soft gray semi-stiff paper wrappers, with moderate age yellowing to the front. Ecru paper, probably rag content, bound in with green string. A very clean copy. Very Good. Scarce in any condition. View more info

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Charles A. Murdock, Printer & Citizen of San Francisco: An Appraisal

By: Harding, George L.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, Tamalpais Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007504


One of 310 copies printed. Note that the title page gives a publication year of 1973 whereas the prospectus states that the book was published in Fall, 1972. Quarto, 10.75 x 6.75 inches. Handsome rust brown buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped image to the front board and titling to the spine. Unbumped spine head and very gently bumped tail, and with sharp corners. With x and 83 numbered pages. With B&W illustrations and archival photos throughout. Exceptionally clea... View more info

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American Architectural Books: A List of Books, Portfolios, and Pamphlets on Architecture and Related Subjects Published in America before 1895

By: Hitchcock, Henry Russell

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota Press: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006892


This is a reprint of a book first published in 1946 by the Oxford University Press, England. The preface of this 1962 reprint contains some 30 emendations to the list of the 1946 edition. Printed and bound in the USA. NOT ex library. Ecru buckram binding, with red-stamped lettering to the spine. Gently bumped spine head and tail and lower corners. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With xii and 130 numbered pages. A clean volume with moderate evidence of shelf... View more info

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Selected Essays on Books and Printing

By: Johnson, A. F.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Van Gendt & Co.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007629


Set and printed at the estimable firm of the Stamperia Valdonega, Verona, Italy. Lovely black-flecked red fabric binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering on a black spine label. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11.25 x 9.5 inches. XI and 489 numbered pages. With numerous full-page plates, most of which are in B&W but several of which are in duotone with red accents. Pristine pull-out maps of the City of London between pages 397 and 400. Either unread o... View more info

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Victor Hammer, Artist and Printer

By: Koch, Rudolf; Middeldorf, Ulrich; Zapf, Hermann

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, The Anvil Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007210


Number 250 of 550 copies, designed by Martino Mardersteig in Dante type and printed by Stamperia Valdonega, Verona, Italy. Cinnamon cloth binding, with crisp brown-stamped lettering to the spine. 11 x 7.5 inches. Binding is immensely clean, save for a small 1/2 inch red blemish at the fore edge of the rear board. The text block is firmly bound in. XI and 213 numbered pages of text, interspersed with numerous plates and drawings of the artist's work, many full-page and a ... View more info

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Les artistes du livre, Louis Legrand

By: Mauclair, Camille; Barthou, Louis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Henry Babou: 1931

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 006497


Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. This is copy. no. 527 of a limited edition of 650 copies on white vellum. Printed in France. Unbound sheets, as issued. 10.25 x 8 inches. Text consists of various signature sheets, with 37 numbered pages, and several unnumbered pages. With frontispiece illustration and 16 full-page loose plates [1 colored, 15 duo-tone], ... View more info

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John Davidson Beazley, Discorso commemorativo pronunciato dal linceo Paolino Mingazzini nella seduta ordinaria dell' 11 novembre 1972

By: Mingazzini, Paolino

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roma, Italia, Accademia Nazionale Dei Lincei: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006697


Questa non è una edizione bilingue. Testo in italiano, non in inglese. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in Italian, not in English. A publication in pamphlet form, being a commemoration of the life of John Davidson Beazley. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in Italian only, not in English. Printed and bound in Italy. Approximately 10.5 x 7 inches. Plain paper wrappers with black lettering. Frontis. portrait and 18 numbered pages of text. A generally clean copy ... View more info

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Book Production Notes: Articles Contributed to the London Mercury 1920-1925

By: Newdigate, B. H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxshott, Surrey, England, The Tabard Private Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007507


This is copy no. 188 of 250 copies on Basingwerk paper and bound by Woolnough Fine Binding. Numbered on the colophon page in black ink. Completed 12 November 1986. Printed at Oxshott by Philip Kerrigan at the Tabard Private Press. 11.5 x 7.75 inches. Quarter-bound in dark turquoise canvas with light blue buckram boards. Crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Charming floral pastedowns/FEPs in a small repeat patter... View more info

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The Photobook: A History, Vol. 1

By: Parr, Martin; Badger, Gerry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Phaidon Press Limited: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 007371


First printing of the first American edition. Printed and presumed bound in Hong Kong. An English-language edition. Charcoal gray paper-covered hardboards, with crisp blue-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.5 x 10 inches. 320 numbered pages, with numerous stunning color and duotone plates, a few full-page, all on heavy coated stock. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Almost cert... View more info

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Charles Eisen

By: Salomons, Vera

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, John & Edward Bumpus: 1914

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 007193


From the series, XVIIIth Century French Book-Illustrators. Principal text in English, with secondary text in French, including a preface in French by Emile Bertaux. Title page gives a publication date of 1914 but in fact not issued until 1921, due to the War, according to laid-in notices. This is copy no. 74 of a special edition of 100 copies only, printed on hand-made paper. Printed by the Chiswick Press, Great Britain. Dark salmon pink buckram linen binding giving the ... View more info