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(HUBBARD, ELBERT; MORRIS REISS PRESS; BEALS, VICTOR; ET AL).
The American Printer. Volume 89, No. 2. August 1929.
New York: The American Printer, Inc. 1929. 1929. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative light tan & red wraps by Huxley House. The wraps are lightly foxed, soiled & bumped with a stain to the front cover The spine & extremities are darkened with the head of the spine chipped. The wraps are detached from the text block. 116 pages. Profuse illustrations & pictorial ads in black & white and color. The corners of the first few leaves are bumped. Good. In this issue, edited by Edmund G. Gross, the first item is an announcement by William Reydell that New York University has established a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in printing -- "the first time [that]..a great college of fine arts has organized a division of graphic arts and is offering its fine arts degree to students of printing design ". Of special note, among the inserts between pages 80 and 81, is a broadside by Elbert Hubbard entitled "The Adman's Philosophy" and printed on cream Roycroft Watermarked paper. Opposite page 33 is a Morris Reiss design and following page 96 is a page illustrated in color by Victor Beals. Good .
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Book number: 95584
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 80 | £UK 69.25 | JP¥ 10420]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; GRAPHIC DESIGN; PRINTING; PERIODICAL EDMUND G. GROSS, EDITOR; ILLUSTRATIONS; PICTORIAL ADS; ELBERT HUBBARD BROADSIDE; THE ADMAN'S PHILOSOPHY; INSERT ON RYCROFT WATERMARKED PAPER; MORRIS REISS DESIGN; PAGE ILLUSTRATED BY VICTOR BEALS;

 
(IIAMS, THOMAS M; UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN; ET AL)
Ceremonies in Connection with the Dedication of the Colgate University Library. Monday, April Thirteenth, MCMLIX
(Colgate University, 1959). 1959). (Colgate University, 1959). 1959). Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in maroon wraps printed in gilt with a gilt tasseled cord. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped & slightly faded along the spine The top edge of the rear wrap is lightly chipped. [20] pages. 1 full-page & 2 textual illustrations in black & white. There are a few pencil markings & notations in the catalog section of the text. Very good.

Included is a catalog of 30 items from the university's collection of rare books, manuscripts and fine bindings, which were on display. Very good .

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Book number: 16822
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1645]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; LIBRARIES; COLGATE UNIVERSITY; CEREMONIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEDICATION OF THE COLGATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY; THOMAS M. IIAMS; CATALOG; EXHIBITION.

 
(VOLF, JOSEF; LIFKA, BOHUMIR; ET AL)
Cesky Bibliofil 1935. (Volume VII)
Ceskych Bibliofilu v Praze, 1935. 1935. Ceskych Bibliofilu v Praze, 1935. 1935. Very good. - Quarto [12-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], blue cloth titled in blue within a tan rectangle on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed with the bottom corner of the front cover slightly frayed. 69 & [4] pages plus colophon. Illustrated with facsimiles in color & black & white. Very good.

Limited edition of 450 copies.

This Czech annual covers book design, typography and the graphic arts. The text is in Czech with a table of contents in French, English & German at the rear. Very good .

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Book number: 9459
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.25 | £UK 73 | JP¥ 10968]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; ANNUAL; CZECH; BOOK DESIGN; TYPOGRAPHY; GRAPHIC ARTS; CESKY BIBLIOFIL 1935; ILLUSTRATION; FACSIMILE;S; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(TRENT, W. P.; SANBORN, F. B.; HARPER, HENRY H.; ET AL)
Eleventh Year Book / Bibliophile Society / Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, MA: The Bibliophile Society, (1912). (1912). Boston, MA: The Bibliophile Society, (1912). (1912). Good. - Octavo, golden tan cloth backed with cream cloth & titled in red on the spine. The book is housed in a double slipcase: a cream & brown paper covered slipcase within a brown outer case with a printed paper label on the spine. There is some light soiling to the binding & the spine is lightly foxed. The spine of the inner slipcase is lightly stained & there are short tears to its front corners. The outer slipcase is rubbed, stained & chipped with the spine & bottom edge partially detached. 143 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog, unopened. Illustrated with an engraved pictorial colophon, an extra engraved pictorial title & a tipped- in facsimile. The contents of the book are bright & fine. Very good in a fair outer slipcase.

Limited edition of 500 copies.

This year book includes a tipped-in four-page facsimile of a letter from Maria White [Mrs. James Russell] Lowell to Sophia [Mrs. Nathaniel] Hawthorne, with remarks by F. B. Sanborn. The title page is engraved by Macdonald. Good .

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Book number: 22494
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.25 | JP¥ 2742]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; THE BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY; ELEVENTH YEAR BOOK; 1912; FACSIMILE LETTER; MARIA WHITE LOWELL; MRS. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL; SOPHIA HAWTHORNE; F. B. SANBORN; W. P. TRENT; HENRY H. HARPER; ENGRAVED TITLE; ENGRAVED COLOPHON; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(BETWEEN-HOURS PRESS; AND BEN GRAUER)
Greeting Card
Between-Hours Press, 1955. 1955. Between-Hours Press, 1955. 1955. Very good. - Oblong 12mo [3-1/4 inches high by 3-3/4 inches wide], green wraps sewn with cream thread with a wood-engraved red & white label by John de Pol mounted on the front wrap. An additional copy of this tiny label sticker is tipped in on the inside rear wrap. There is a tiny stain & tear to the rear wrap. 1 leaf of cream stock folded to form 2 blanks & 2 pages, on which are printed the text of the card & a red-and-white wood-engraving by John de Pol incorporating the initials "BR". Very good.

Limited edition of 85 numbered copies.

The text reads: "A Happy Birthday to you, Bruce Rogers / May 14, 1955. Printed by hand by Ben Grauer at his Between-Hours Press, Wood Engravings by John de Pol / 85 copies Number 24". The numeral is handwritten. Very good .

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Book number: 7738
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.25 | JP¥ 2742]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; PRIVATE PRESS; BETWEEN-HOURS PRESS; PRINTER; BEN GRAUER; GREETING CARD; BIRTHDAY CARD; BRUCE ROGERS; WOOD ENGRAVINGS; JOHN DE POL; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(WROTH, LAWRENCE C.; ET AL)
The John Carter Brown Library / Providence, Rhode Island. Report to the Corporation of Brown University / July 1, 1943
Providence, RI: (Printed at the Merrymount Press for the Committee of Management), 1943. 1943. Providence, RI: (Printed at the Merrymount Press for the Committee of Management), 1943. 1943. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. The corners of the wraps are slightly creased. Title & 56 pages. The top corners of a few rear leaves are lightly creased. Near fine. Fine .
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Book number: 11350
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.5 | JP¥ 1097]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; MERRYMOUNT PRESS; LIBRARY; JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY; BROWN UNIVERSITY; ANNUAL REPORT; LIBRARIAN; LAWRENCE C. WROTH.

 
(PARTON, JAMES; ET AL)
Journal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts 14. Fall 1970
New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1970. 1970. New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1970. 1970. Good. - Large octavo [approximately 10 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative gray & white wrappers. The wraps are soiled with some small stains to the rear wrap & with a tiny tear to the front edge of the front wrap. The spine is darkened & foxed with the head & tail slightly chipped. 15 & [2] pages plus catalogs, illustrated in black & white, of 172 book, magazine and record album covers, and 132 children's books. The contents are very good. Good .
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Book number: 19132
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1645]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; BOOK DESIGN; ILLUSTRATION; CHILDREN'S BOOKS; JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF GRAPHIC ARTS 14; FALL 1970; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
(ROBINSON, IVOR; AND MIDDLETON, BERNARD; EDITORS)
Modern British Bookbinding: An Exhibition of Modern British Bookbinding by Members of Designer Bookbinders. The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York 19 October-30 November 1971... . (Catalogue)
London: Designer Bookbinders, 1971. 1971. London: Designer Bookbinders, 1971. 1971. Good. - Oblong quarto, silver, black & white printed wraps. Extremities darkened; spotted; corners lightly creased. 63 pp. including 31 full-page B&W illustrations. Several top page corners are lightly creased. Good. Good .
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Book number: 6284
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.75 | JP¥ 2194]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; BOOKBINDING; BINDINGS; BRITISH; DESIGNER BOOKBINDERS; EXHIBITION; PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY; CATALOGUE; REFERENCE; IVOR ROBINSON; BERNARD MIDDLETON; ILLUSTRATIONS. (Books-on-Books). (Bookbinding). MODERN BRITISH BOOKBINDING: An Exhibition of

 
(BETTONI, NICOLO; 1770-1842). (VERGNANO, LETIZIA PECORELLA; ET AL)
Nicolo Bettoni E IL Suo Tempo: Mostra Iconografica. Comune Di Brescia Marzo 1979. (Catalogue)
(Brescia [Italy]): Grafo Edizioni, (1979). (1979). (Brescia [Italy]): Grafo Edizioni, (1979). (1979). Very good. - Quarto, pictorial B&W wraps. Lightly rubbed; rear wrap soiled. 80 pp. Profuse B&W illustrations, including facsimiles. Very good.

Catalogue for an exhibition about the life and times of Italian printer Nicolo Bettoni. The text is in Italian. Very good .

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Book number: 7217
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.25 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3290]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; PRINTER; ITALIAN; NICCOLO BETTONI; EXHIBITION; CATALOGUE; ILLUSTRATIONS; FACSIMILES; REFERENCE. (Books-on-Books). (Printing). NICOLO BETTONI E IL SUO TEMPO: Mostra iconografica. Comune di Brescia marzo 1979. (Catalogue). (Bettoni

 
(ADAMS, FREDERICK B., JR.; WINTERICH, JOHN T.; JOHNSON, THOMAS H; ET AL).
One Hundred Influential American Books Printed Before 1900. Catalogue and Addresses. Exhibition at the Grolier Club April Eighteenth - June Sixteenth MCMXLVI.
New York: Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1967. 1967. - Octavo, gray cloth backed with a black cloth backstrip & spine, titled in gilt on the spine. 139 pages, illustrated with 7 black-and-white plates. There is some light staining to the top edge. Very good.

Reprint of the Grolier Club edition published in New York in 1947. Very good .

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Book number: 37570
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 | £UK 25.5 | JP¥ 3839]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; REFERENCE; CATALOG; EXHIBITION; GROLIER CLUB; ONE HUNDRED INFLUENTIAL AMERICAN BOOKS; ESSAYS; FREDERICK B. ADAMS, JR.; JOHN T. WINTERICH; THOMAS H. JOHNSON; GEORGE L. MCKAY.

 
(ARCHER, JOHN). (LYDENBERG, HARRY MILLER; BENNETT, PAUL A.; MELCHER, FREDERIC G.; ET AL)
Sagittarius: His Book. Gathered for John Archer by His Friends
New York: The Typophiles, 1951. 1951. New York: The Typophiles, 1951. 1951. Fine. - Small octavo [7-1/4 inches high by 4-5/8 inches wide], gray cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette in gray on a black ground on the front cover. [ix] & 93 pages plus colophon. Black-and-white portrait frontispiece & illustrations in black, white & tan. The spine is sunned, else near fine.

Limited edition of 640 copies.

Typophile Chap Books XXV. Fine .

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Book number: 4945
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.75 | JP¥ 2194]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; BOOK BINDING; PRINTER; JOHN ARCHER; NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY; TYPOGRAPHY; TYPOPHILES; TYPOPHILE CHAP BOOKS; PAUL A. BENNETT; FREDERIC G. MELCHER; HARRY MILLER LYDENBERG; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM; AND HUGO, VICTOR)
Symposium Lincolniana: Patriotic Speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Poems by Victor Hugo in French and English. Various Display Prints in Denby Type
New York City: Coq d'Or Press, Inc. (1942). (1942). New York City: Coq d'Or Press, Inc. (1942). (1942). Very good. - Quarto, red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The covers are rubbed. 48 & [2] pages printed in colors with several illustrations and plates as well as numerous facsimiles depicting the various Denby typefaces. There is a tiny stain to the bottom edge of a few leaves and some occasional offsetting to this otherwise internally bright & near fine copy.

Limited edition of 300 De Luxe copies. This copy is unnumbered on the colophon page. Very good .

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Book number: 29900
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1645]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: TYPOGRAPHY; BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; ART OF THE BOOK; TYPE SPECIMEN; DISPLAY PRINTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; PLATES; VICTOR HUGO; POETRY; POEMS; AMERICANA; HISTORY; ABRAHAM LINCOLN; LINCOLNIANA; PATRIOTIC SPEECHES; LIMITED EDITION; REFERENCE.

 
(MORISON, STANLEY; VOX, MAXIMILIEN; HAMMER, VICTOR; GILL, ERIC; ET AL)
Type and Typography: Highlights from Matrix, the Review for Printers and Bibliophiles
West New York, NJ: Mark Batty Publisher, 2003. 2003. West New York, NJ: Mark Batty Publisher, 2003. 2003. Fine. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], decorative paper covered boards in a dust wrapper. There is a publisher's sticker on the rear panel of the dust jacket. xx, [iv] & 374 pages plus colophon. Illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine.

First edition. Fine .

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Book number: 30381
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1645]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; TYPE DESIGN; TYPOGRAPHERS; TYPE DESIGNERS; TYPE AND TYPOGRAPHY: HiGhlights from Matrix, the review for printers and biIlophiles; STANLEY MORISON; FRENCH DESIGNER; FRENCH PUBLISHER; MAXIMILIEN VOX; VICTOR HAMMER; ERIC GILL; JAN VA

 
(A.I.G.A.)
Books by Offset 1941 - 1942. (Catalog). (Cover Title)
(New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts), (1942). (1942). (New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts), (1942). (1942). Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial gray, black & white wraps. The front wrap is slightly soiled. [26] pages, including 1 page of black-and- white illustrations. Near fine in a stamped & addressed mailing envelope.

Catalog for an exhibition presented by A.I.G.A. The four-page introduction concerns the various processes of printing by offset. This copy is in a mailing envelope addressed to E. Harold Hugo of the Meriden Gravure Company. Fine .

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Book number: 22922
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.75 | JP¥ 2194]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; BOOKS BY OFFSET 1941-1942; EXHIBITION. CATALOG; AIGA; AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF GRAPHIC ARTS.

 
(NICOLAS RAUCH S.A.)
Livres Precieux Et Autographes Des Xve Et Xvie Siecles. Catalogue No. 2
Mies (Vaud) Suisse: Nicolas Rauch S.A. Livres Precieux, (1949). (1949). Mies (Vaud) Suisse: Nicolas Rauch S.A. Livres Precieux, (1949). (1949). Very good. - Square octavo, printed cream wraps, in glassine. Lightly soiled with the front wrap foxed; the glassine is torn at the head of the spine. 189 & [2] pp. plus colophon. Color frontispiece & profuse facsimiles in black & white & black & red. The top page corners are lightly creased; the fore- edge & top & bottom edges are lightly foxed. Very good. //1/1350 copies.

175 items are catalogued & fully described with prices in Swiss francs. Very good .

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Book number: 7194
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 | £UK 25.5 | JP¥ 3839]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; CATALOGUE; SALE CATALOGUE; SWISS; NICOLAS RAUCH; ILLUSTRATIONS; FACSIMILES; AUTOGRAPHS; EARLY PRINTING; FIFTEENTH CENTURY; 15TH CENTURY; 16TH CENTURY; SIXTEENTH CENTURY; REFERENCE; LIMITED EDITION. (Books-on-Books). LIVRES PRECIEUX ET AUT

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