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Bookbinding & Printing Facts.

By: A. Hughmark.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Rafael; Fair Oaks:, Mt. Tam Press; The Haunted C & P Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SGG213B-7

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 220 copies, Printed for the Friends of the Mt. Tam Press, Jeff Craemer (120 copies) and by The Haunted C & P Press (Geary Tracy), 100 copies. Stapled Pamphlet. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [18] pp. Text heading within a typographic border, 4 figures of binding types; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, titled in gilt within a typographic border printed in red, image of a book on front cover; binding square and tight, light soiling to the rear cover. Very Good. Reprinted from The Inland Printer, July 1911 for the enlightenment and curiosity of the unbiased m... View more info

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Maestri Rilegatori per il "Cantico delle Creature." Second Mostra Internazionale di Rilegatura d'Arte in Italia, Macerata 22 Giugno - Assisi 23 Giugno 2002.

By: Antonio Toccaceli, editor.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Macerata:, Consulman,: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: IY81514-060

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Two Volumes. 4to. 12 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches. 232; 229, [1 blank] pp. Introductory essays by various dignitaries, libraries, tradesmen and so forth in Italian, English, French, and German, color photographs with descriptions of 600 bindings in the exhibition, color photo essays, advertisements from the sponsors, index of exhibitors; text clean, unmarked. White blind-stamped and printed wrappers, stiff card slip case; binding square and tight, rear cover of Volume I creased. Order form included with Mel Kavin's ink notations. Near Fine. FIRST EDITION of this exhibition catalog of the Second I... View more info

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Only in Cloth: Publishers' Bookbindings 1830-1910. An Exhibition from the Collection of Calvin P. Otto on Display in the Rotunda of the University of Virginia. 18 September - 22 December 1997

By: Calvin P. Otto (1930-2000)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Book Arts Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MM319-051

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST EDITION of this catalogue from a 1997 exhibition of the Calvin P. Otto Collection at the University of Virginia. Pamphlet. 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. 48 pp. Black-and-white photographs of book bindings throughout, tipped-in sample of book cloth on p. 29, glossary, reference list of books in the exhibition; text clean, unmarked. Gray wrappers, printed paper front cover label, stapled; binding tight with very light shelf wear and lightly tanned at spine. Xerox copies of 4 decorative cloth bindings laid-in. MM319-051. Very Good. Otto was a community activist and library advocate who co-founded t... View more info

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Finishing in Hand Bookbinding

By: Herbert Fahey (1894-1959) and Peter Fahey (d. 1974)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Herbert and Peter Fahey: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MM319-047

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 3/4 x 7 inches. 82, (6) pp. Half-title, black-and-white figures, diagrams and illustrations throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter blue morocco over Cockerell marbled paper boards, light blue endpapers; binding square and tight, spine faded, light shelf wear. MM319-047. Very Good. This manual was written and published by Herbert and Peter Fahey in their Studio at 510 Pine Street, San Francisco. Herbert and Peter Fahey were distinguished hand bookbinders who also wrote binding and paper manuals. Their books still remain standard reading on syllabi f... View more info