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Paragraphs on Printing Elicited from Bruce Rogers in Talks with James Hendrickson on the Functions of the Book Designer, With Occasional Notes and Illustrations.

By: Bruce Rogers (1870-1957).

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Dover,: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-382


FIRST EDITION. 4to. 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. (x), (188) pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Rogers, 97 figures are examples of Rogers' designs, bibliography, Rudge's printer's device on the last page; text clean, unmarked, last leaf upper corner crumpled. Illustrated printed wrappers; binding square and tight, minor shelf / use wear. Very Good. Bruce Rogers was an American typographer and type designer, acclaimed by some as among the greatest book designers o... View more info

Visible Words: A Study of Inscriptions in and as Books and Works of Art.

By: John Sparrow (1906-1992).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press,: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-320


Series: The Sandars Lectures in Bibliography. FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches. (xvi), (152) pp. Half-title, printer's device on title page, 63 black-and-white figures, index; text clean, unmarked, pages toned. Gray cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, corners bumped, jacket soiled. Very Good. With a quick glance at ancient inscriptions, this book studies the development of the inscription - a text composed ... View more info

Image for Dear Mr. Hunter: The Letters of Vojtech Preissig to Dard Hunter, 1920-1925.

Dear Mr. Hunter: The Letters of Vojtech Preissig to Dard Hunter, 1920-1925.

By: Richard Kegler and Timothy Conroy, editors.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY:, P22 Editions,: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: CH814-412a


LIMITED TRADE PAPERBACK EDITION of 1,000 copies printed on watermarked handmade paper produced at the Mountain House Paper Mill by Dard Hunter III, Chillicothe, OH. 8vo. 8 x 5 1/2 inches. (xii), 63, [3] pp. Illustrations throughout the text; text clean, unmarked. Perfect bound printed wrappers; binding square and tight. Compliments of the American Printing History Association bookplate inside front cover. Fine. This small volume seeks to bring attention to Vojtech ... View more info

Image for Reynolds Stone, 1909-1979.  An Exhibition held in the Library of the Victoria and Albert Museum from 21 July to 31 October 1982.

Reynolds Stone, 1909-1979. An Exhibition held in the Library of the Victoria and Albert Museum from 21 July to 31 October 1982.

By: Victoria and Albert Museum.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Victoria and Albert Museum,: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-411


FIRST EDITION of this exhibition catalog. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. 84, [1] pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Stone, Introduction by Rauri McLean, Autobiographical Introduction and A Note of Word Engraving by Reynolds Stone, illustrated throughout, catalogue of the exhibition, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers with woodcuts on front and rear covers; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Very Good. WITH: [Prospectus] Reynolds Stone. B... View more info