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Portrait of a Publisher, 1915-1965

By: Alfred A. Knopf (1892-1984)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Typophiles: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SFK418-032

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Typophile Chap Books, Nos. 42 and 43. LIMITED EDITION of 2,000 copies. Two Volumes. 8vo. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. (xv), (300) pp.; (xvi), (304) pp. Introductions by Paul A. Bennett, table of contents, portfolio of black-and-white photographs taken by Knopf in both volumes, various Knopf printer's devices open the text of each chapter; text clean, unmarked. Volume 1 quarter red cloth, Volume 2 quarter green cloth, black cloth over boards, titled in gilt, dust ja... View more info

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My Life as an Artist Blacksmith.

By: Francis Whitaker (1906-1999).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Francis Whitaker,: 1995

Seller ID: GO617-056

Condition: Used: Very Good


4to. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. (vi), 122 pp. 29 black-and-white photographs, memoriam notice tipped in; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black cloth; binding square and tight, shelf wear, ex library bookplate removed from front paste-down. Ex library copy, stamped on free end papers. Comes with newspaper clippings of Whitaker's obituary. Pall Bohne's copy with his pencil notations on rear pastedown. Very Good. Francis Whitaker was a legendary blacksmith. This autobi... View more info

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The Print of My Remembrance: An Autobiography.

By: Ruben V.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA:, Limb Publishing,: 1955

Seller ID: GY815-092

Condition: Used: Very Good


8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [viii], 175 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Ruben "Doc" Vaughan, black-and-white photographs throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue cloth; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. SIGNED by author on frontispiece. Very Good. The autobiography of Ruben "Doc" Vaughan, "world traveler, soldier of fortune, scientist, and possessor of more knowledge on more subjects than anyone it has been my pleasure to meet... View more info

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Autobiography of W. M. C.

By: William M. Cheney (1907-2002).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Downey:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OG914-028

Condition: Used: Like New


FIRST EDITION. Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. [ii], 26, [ix] pp. Frontispiece slate cut by David Kindersley March 1967, Cheney's printers device on title page, black-and-white photograph of Cheney as a child on p. 4, a photo essay of 6 black-and-white photographs on how to print; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, Cheney's printers device on front cover, gilt spine; binding square and tight. OG914-028. Fine. Printing by William M. Cheney, lithography and paper... View more info