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Boston, Massachusetts: David R. Godine, 1977. Large Hardcover.
A few faint spots on top page ridge.
xvi, 250 pp. "...a narrative of how printing arrived, spread, and flourished in the American colonies--of how it gradually attained, in its finest manifestations, the status of an art--of how in this century it.....
New York: James G. Gregory, 1862. Darley, F.O.C. Full-Leather.
Printed on flyleaf is the following text: 'Presented to Chas. Knickerbocker, by the Steel Plate Engravers of the Western Bank Note & Engraving Co. 'as a mark of esteem' and dated 1872, which seems to indicate this volume was custom-bound for.....
London: Faber and Faber, 1958. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. No jacket. Edges rubbed, pencil notes on rear free endpaper.
524 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Introduction; Ancient Methods of Book Illustration; Early West-Christian--Byzantine and Allied Illumination; Hiberno-Saxon, Carolingian, and Ottonian Illumination; Islamic, Hebrew, and Mozarabic Illumination; The Golden Age of.....
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1966. Hard Cover.
Former library copy - usual marks. No jacket.
xiv, 628 pp. CONTENTS: American Publishing to 1865; Genteel Publishing in the Gilded Age; "The Commercialization of Literature:" 1900-1945; Publishing Goes Public: 1945-1965; Chronology of Publishing Events; Bibliography; Index.
Boston: The Boston Book Company, 1915. Hard Cover.
Spine toned, loss to spine head and spine base, front free endpaper loose but included.
vii, 263 pp. Forming a supplement to F. K. Walter's abbreviations and technical terms used in book catalogs and in bibliographies. Includes terms in nine languages. CONTENTS.....
Geneve: Impremeries Populaires et Kundig a Geneve, 1978. Large Hardcover.
Front joint repaired.
French text. Red boards with gilt decor. Red ribbon. Pages d'histoire composees, illustrees, imprimees et reliees, par des maitres et compagnons en hommage aux praticiens d'un noble corps de metier. [Pages of history composed, illustrated, printed and.....
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1942. Large Hardcover.
Very good in fair jacket. Jacket toned with several small chips and tears along edges, light stain on jacket spine.
xvi, 192 pp. 12 x 9. Color plate on front cover, color and black-and-white plates throughout. "Currier and.....
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1943. Large Hardcover.
1943 printing. Edges lightly foxed and toned, bookplate on front endpaper.
xvi, 192 pp. 12 x 9. Color plate on front cover, color and black-and-white plates throughout. "Currier and Ives was a printmaking firm headed by Nathaniel Currier.....
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1941. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine faded.
viii, , 143,  pp. 8vo. A history of printing including chapters on: the invention of printing; the development of printing; the printer's tools; the evolution of type design; characteristics of a good book type;.....
New York: American Heritage Press, 1972. First American Edition. Large Hardcover.
First American edition. No jacket. Spine lightly faded.
303 pp. 12 x 8 1/2. "With clarity and authority, this volume tells what original prints are and shows how they are created; discusses in detail every graphic technique; gives guidelines.....
New York: The Fuchs & Lang Manufacturing Company, 1911. Hard Cover.
No jacket. Boards soiled, front hinge starting, ink name on half-title page, edge stained.
xii, 229 pp. 4to. Translated from the 1821 German original. Includes four figures (on one plate) depicting a lithographic press. Senefelder invented and perfected the.....
New York: Waltwin Publishing Company, 1940. Second Edition. Large Hardcover.
Second edition. A few tiny spots on front board, ink 'consensus' stamp on front endpaper, small dealer bookplate on rear endpaper.
328,  pp. A guide to producing and selling lithographic prints, updated from the original edition published in 1937.....
Red Oak: The Osborne & Murphy Company, Art Publishers. Large Hardcover.
Boards faintly soiled, front hinge just beginning to weaken, portion of front free endpaper removed, front flyleaf creased. All image pages excellent with no marks, foxing, stains, or toning.
Forty half-tone images photographically reproduced from original photographs, and copper.....
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1925. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Front hinge just starting.
xviii, 271 pp. 8vo. Includes maps, illustrations, and facsimiles of title pages of significant works. A discussion of various early books related to American history from the earliest explorations through the eighteenth century.....
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1967. Large Hardcover.
Includes original acetate jacket. Spine slightly faded.
244 pp. A collection of numerous prints produced by various methods (e.g., lithograph; linoleum cut; monotype; engraving; woodcut; etc.). 37 prints plus 100 full-page plates. Many artists' work represented, including Durer, Rembrandt, Goya, Blake, Degas.....
New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1908. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. No jacket. Front hinge starting, ink name on front free endpaper.
ix, 330 pp. Navy cloth boards with gilt title and print-maker design. CONTENTS: A Word Beforehand; The Taste for Prints; Etching; Line Engraving; Mezzotints; Aquatint and.....
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1981. Reissue. Trade Paperback.
1981 reissue of 1935 original. Wrappers creased, light general wear.
252 pp. Winterich's anecdotal, entertaining survey easily communicates a vast deal of American bibliography without scholastic pretension. His histories will delight bibliophiles, collectors and students of American culture.