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The Calligrapher's Handbook: Essays by M. C. Oliver [and others]

By: C. M. Lamb, editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SFK418-016

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. 252 pp. 52 figures, 50 plates, tables, appendices, bibliography, index, 50 plates; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, top edge lightly dust-soiled, end-papers offset, 1 1/2 inch piece missing from tail of dust jacket spine. Muir Dawson's copy with "Muir" in pencil on the upper corner of the front free end-paper. Very Good. "This book of essays on... View more info

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Pen and Graver: Alphabets & Pages of Calligraphy by Hermann Zapf. With a Preface by Paul Standard. Cut in Metal by August Rosenberger.

By: Hermann Zapf (1918-2015).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York:, Museum Books Inc.,: 1952

Seller ID: YF1016-003

Condition: Used: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 2,000 copies. Oblong 4to. 9 x 12 inches. [iv], pp., 25 ff., [10] pp. Printed in brick-red and black inks throughout; text clean, unmarked. Vellum spine, blind-stamped brown paper over boards, added clear mylar jacket; binding square and tight, slight bumps to corners, else Fine. This is the first English-Language Edition of Feder und Stichel, printed on Italian Fabriano paper in the private printing office of D. Stempel AG type foundry, Frankfurt... View more info

Lines of the Alphabet: The Early Constructions and Some Notes on Facsimiles.

By: John Ryder (1917-2001).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Stellar Press & The Bodley Head,: 1964

Edition: Proof Edition

Seller ID: CH814-310

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


PROOF EDITION of 50 copies prepared for circulation and correction. 8vo. 10 x 6 9/16 inches. (80) pp. Printed in red and black, printer's device on title page, illustrated throughout, printed on laid paper; text clean, unmarked. Red flexible boards, printed dust-jacket with added clear mylar jacket; binding square and tight, head of spine bumped, mylar jacket with shelf wear. Very Good. This booklet noted the lack of adequate facsimiles of Humanistic writing manuals... View more info