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The Way Of Wood Engraving

By: Braby, Dorothea

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, The Studio Publications: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35360

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have rubbing, bumping and light edge wear. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have generalized toning and some spots of foxing. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks, spots of rubbing and chips missing, including an inch semi-circular chip to the bottom... View more info

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Journey To Bagdad

By: Brooks, Charles S. (Stephen)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1927

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: A34207

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and fraying to the spine ends and bumping and rubbing to the corners of the book covers. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are a couple of spots of color loss to the front endpaper and some generalized toning to the text pages. "Brooks, Charles Stephen (25 June 1878-29 ... View more info

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Orlando Jewitt Wood Engraver

By: Carter, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Oxford University Press: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34141

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some light edge wear. There is some generalized light toning to the dust jacket as well. "Thomas Orlando Sheldon Jewitt (1799 – 30 May 1869) was an English architectural wood-engraver. " "Before the introduction of photographic processes, wood... View more info

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Book Collecting Four Broadcast Talks

By: Chapman, R. W. , John Hayward, John Carter, and Michael Sadleir

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Bowes and Bowes: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34922

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Review copy with a laid-in review sheet. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has generalized toning to the spine and rear panel. The spine ends of the dust jacket have nicking and smallish chips. "Robert William Chapman (5 Oc... View more info

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Bell Type & Rule Company: Type Specimens Sheets

By: Ephemera

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Bell Type & Rule Company: 1976

Seller ID: A32724

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a group of four sheets of paper, stapled on the left side and folded in thirds. The pages give samples of types available through this type foundry. All pages are printed on rectos only and are clean and bright. The first page includes a stapled price sheet dated June 1, 1976. "The Bell Type and Rule Company has been family owned and operated since 1932. The monotype on the left is still in operation today making hand set, type fonts daily.... View more info

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BOOKBINDING IN AMERICA: THREE ESSAYS Early American Bookbinding by Hand / The Rise of American Edition Binding / On the Rebinding of Old Books

By: French, Hannah Dustin, Joseph W. Rogers, and, Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Portland, ME, Southworth-Anthoensen Press: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 23099

Condition: Near Fine in New dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Spine ends & corners of book covers have a bit of extremely light bumping and rubbing. Green illustrated paper covered boards have black cloth corner tips and spine with gilt lettering to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. Endpapers are a solid cream color. A previous owner's inked name is on the front pastedown page and then scribbled over with black marker pen (you can still see the name & 1942 date however). Bottom and f... View more info

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English Book Illustration 1800-1900

By: James, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, King Penguin Books: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31377

Condition: Very Good


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is spotting / foxing to the top end foredges of the text block. The endpapers have several spots of foxing / spotting. "A work on illustrated books, if it is itself to be illu... View more info

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A Selection of Type

By: Lanston Monotype Company

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Lanston Monotype Company: 1960

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A34627

Condition: Very Good+


This is a soft cover binder (with cardstock covers) and held with two screws. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The corners of the covers have some light bumping. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. This is an advertising handbook from the Langston Monotype Company displaying all the various styles of type the company had. "Lanston Monotype Company was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the end of the nineteenth ... View more info

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A Practical Guide To Embossing And Die Stamping Together with Explanatory Text on Copperplate....

By: Lawler, P. J. , The Inland Printer Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Inland Printer Company: 1908

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A35343

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book has been removed from the Stockton, CA Schools library. The book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have bumping, rubbing and fraying. The text pages are clean and bright, with the exception of the endpapers, title page, and preface, which all have library stamps. Included are several specimens of die embossing, etc.... View more info

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Decorated Book Papers

By: Loring, Rosamond B. (Bowditch) (edited by Philip Hofer)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1952

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A32782

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Duo-tone illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some light edge wear, rubbing and nicking to the spine ends and corners. There is some beginning darking / toning to the spine as well. "Rosamond B. Loring was an unsurpassed craftsman. Her marble and paste decorated book papers were sought after b... View more info

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A True Description Of All Trades Published in Frankfort in the Year 1568

By: Merganthaler Linotype Co.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Merganthaler Linotype Co.: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: A35356

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fair glassine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The glassine dust jacket has large edge chips and edge tears. "Sigmund Feyerabend (1528– 22 April 1590) was a bookseller and publisher at Frankfort. To him are attributed the woodcuts from the designs of Virgil S... View more info

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The Art & Craft Of Handmade Paper

By: Studley, Vance

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32816

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Papermaking is an artistic craft of great antiquity, and at the same time, a highly mechanized modern industry. The division between craft and industry is not so wide, however, as might at first be imagined." View more info

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Making an Etching

By: West, Levon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, England, The Studio Ltd.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31184

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers. The front cover has some toning. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there is some light toning to the edges of the pages. Included are black and white illustrations along with some very striking black and ... View more info