Author:Stanley Morison (1889-1967)

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Talbot Baines Reed: Author, Bibliographer, Typefounder.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Privately Printed at the University Press,: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-311

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. 8vo. 10 x 7 inches. [x], 80 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Reed, reed vignette on title page, 11 illustrations (1 double-page); text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, portrait of Reed on a yellow lozenge on front cover surrounded by gilt rules, spine titled in gilt, no dust-jacket; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, spine lightly faded. Very Good. Talbot Baines Reed (1852-1893) was an English writer of boys' fiction who established a genre of school stories that endured into the second half of the twentieth century. Through his family's bu... View more info

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John Bell, 1745-1831: Bookseller, Printer, Publisher, Typefounder, Journalist, &c. With a New Introduction by Nicolas Barker.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York and London:, Garland Publishing,: 1981

Seller ID: IY1114-021

ISBN: 0824038878

Condition: New


FACSIMILE REPRINT of the 1930 edition. Series: Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History, No. 13. 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 5/8 inches. x, [x], xii, (168), [4] pp. Illustrated throughout with samples of Bell's printing, including 1 folding plate, index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt spine; binding square and tight. Fine. "John Bell [is] the most personal and agreeable of the works of Morison's prime." From the Introduction by Nicolas Barker. View more info

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A Tally of Types by Stanley Morison, With Additions by Several hands, Edited by Brooke Ctrutchley.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, At the University Press,: 1973

Seller ID: CH814-296

ISBN: 0521200431

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is copy number 72. 8vo. 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. (138) pp. Half-title, pencil sketch frontispiece portrait of Stanley Morison by Sir William Rothenstein, Reynolds Stone woodcut on title page in black, in addition to the original 17 type faces, 3 more are added in an appendix by Netty Hoeflake, Harry Carter, and John Dreyfus, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter oatmeal cloth, patterned paper over boards, covers ruled in gilt, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Housed in a brown-cloth-covered slip case. Fine. Preface by Brooke Crutchley; wi... View more info

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Handbuch der Druckerkunst: 250 Beispiele Mustergultiger Antiquadrucke aus den Jahren 1500-1900.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Ernst Wasmuth,: 1925

Edition: First German-Language Edition

Seller ID: CH814-205

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST GERMAN-LANGUAGE EDITION of Morison’s The Art of the Printer: 250 title- and text-pages selected from books composed in the Roman Letter printed from 1500 to 1900. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. [xii] pp. followed by 245 black-and-white plates; text clean, unmarked. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, corners bumped, jacket soiled and chipped at edges, jacket cover with shelf wear. Very Good. This book was bound as the English edition, with identical pagination, and the dust wrapper follows the style of the English ... View more info

Letter Forms: Typographic and Scriptorial. Two Essays on Their Classification, History and Bibliography.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Point Roberts, WA and Vancouver, BC:, Hartley and Marks Publishers,: 1997

Edition: First Collected Edition

Seller ID: CH814-105

ISBN: 0881791369

Condition: Used: Good


FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of the text in Appleton, The Writings of Stanley Morison, Nos. 220 (The Typographic Book, 1450-1935), and 214 on Italian writing books and scripts of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. With an Introductory Note by John Dreyfus and Recollections of Stanley Morison by Beatrice Warde. Trade Paperback. 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches. xiii, (130) pp. Half-title, black-and-white illustrations; pencil underling and marginalia throughout. Pictorial wrappers; use wear. Good. View more info

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John Fell, the University Press and the "Fell" Types, With a New Introduction by Nicolas Barker.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London:, Garland Publishing,: 1981

Seller ID: CH814-237

ISBN: 0824038886

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History. FACSIMILE REPRINT. Folio. 15 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. [viii], (xviii), 278, [ads 4] pp. Series half-title, Barker's Introduction, frontispiece portrait of Fell, printer's device on title page, 12 figures, 22 plates, appendices, table of type faces, glossary, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt spine, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with shelf wear, else Fine. This is Morison's "masterpiece of scholarship and typographic design." Barker, from the Introduction. "The culmi... View more info

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The Art of Printing.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brighton:, Tony Appleton,: 1977

Edition: First Edition, thus.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: CH814-403

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies., this is number 11. Designed and Printed for Tony Appleton by Christopher Skelton at Skelton's Press, Wellingborough. Pamphlet. 10 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches. Unpaginated. [12] pp. Text clean, unmarked. Red printed French-fold wrappers, stitched; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. INSCRIBED by Tony Appleton, the British book seller, to Jake Zeitlin, with Zeitlin's ownership signature and date inside the front cover. Very Good. Appleton remarks: "This short piece, not recorded by Carter, Handover, or indeed in my own recently published handlist of Mori... View more info