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Art : Typography, Printing and Book Production

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French Renaissance Printing Types - A Conspectus

Bibliographical Society / Printing Historical Society, London / Oak Knoll Press, Delaware
Thick, very heavy 4to in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 471pp, bibliog, index etc. With the small private bookplate of Montague Shaw (Faber editor and typographer) on the front paste-down end-paper
An extremely well preserved AS NEW very clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Types Best Remembered - A Collection of Observations on Types Best Remembered / Types Best Forgotten - A Collection of Observations by Various People Uncharitably Disposed to All Sorts of Different Things

Parsimony Press,, Kirkland
8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, unpaginated, approx. 160pp on stiff art paper, type samples with descriptive notes and comments by various writers. Both titles printed back to back in one volume
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (name on fly-leaf) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Monotype Recorder Volume 43 Number 3 - Stanley Morison 1889 - 1967

Monotype Corporation, London
Large 4to. in stiff card covers, 32pp, portrait and facsimiles (some coloured). Issue dedicated to Stanley Morison
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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Pioneers of Modern Graphic Design - A Complete History

Mitchell Beazley
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 256pp, numerous illustrations in text, index etc
Spine and cover edge tips sunned else a well preserved FINE unread or barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Graphic Language of Neville Brody

Thames & Hudson, London
1st printing. Folio size. Paperback. 160pp, plates in colour and b/w
An almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (faint tanning to covers)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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A Homage to Typography

Index Book, Barcelon
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed boards, 347pp, font CD in pocket at rear
NEW copy (CD envelope at rear opened)
1st editionHardcover
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Work and Turn - Artists' Bookworks from the United Kingdom 1980 - 1992 (National Gallery of Iceland 5 September - 25 October 1992 and touring)

Open Editions, London
Extra Large 4to. in stiff card covers iv + 45pp, illustrated. Text in English with Icelandic translation in side columns
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Second reference book of type faces from the office of Christopher Lipscomb and Sons

Christopher Lipscomb and Sons, London
Spiral bound Quarto size (4to) in thick stiff glossy card covers, 2 leaves introductory plus 33 leaves of single sided type specimens
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (small crease to bottom corner tip of front cover, rear cover tanned and slightly dusty, contents fine)
1st editionHardcover
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Talking About Arabic (SIGNED COPY)

Mark Batty Publisher, New York / Thames & Hudson, London
Quarto size (4to) in co stiff card covers 79pp, illustrations in text, etc. Inscribed and signed by Mourad Boutros on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Fifty Penguin Years (Royal Festival Hall, London, 21 September - 27 October, 1985)

Penguin, London
Crown Octavo size (8vo) in glossy card covers. 142pp, plates in colour and b/w
An almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (covers slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Mr Eric Gill - Further Thoughts by An Apprentice

Cardozo Kindersley Editions, Cambridge
Small Octavo size (8vo). in textured stiff card covers, xii + 24pp text + approx 26pp plates
An almost AS NEW unread copy (slight sunning to spine)
Softcover
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The Case Magazine - Issue Eleven (11) - Vivid

Caseroom Press, Lincoln
Octavo size (8vo) in stiff card covers, approx 130pp
A well preserved FINE copy still close to new
1st editionSoftcover
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Signs - Lettering in the Environment

Laurence King, London
Large square Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 192pp, numerous illustrations in text, colour plates, index etc
AS NEW (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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English Music Printing 1553 - 1700

Bibliographical Society, London
Quarto size (4to) in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 188pp, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc. With the small private bookplate of Montague Shaw (typographer and editor) on the front paste-down end-paper
A well preserved FINE copy (page-block edges faintly tanned) in the original plain tissue wrapper (edge-chipped)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Contemporary British Lettering - A Collection of Newly Commissioned Work (SIGNED COPY)

Michael Taylor Rare Books, London
Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers. unpaginated, approx. 50pp, 37 specially commissioned works, price list loosely inserted. This copy has been signed and dated by Taylor on the title-page (no other inscription) and there is a brief typed letter from Taylor, also signed and in it's original envelope
Almost AS NEW (slight fading to spine)
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A Book of Printed Alphabets

Sidgwick & Jackson, London
Landscape Quarto size (4to) in black cloth backed, red and black printed boards, 63pp, brief text, mainly type samples
Small spot of very mild wear to cover corner tips else VERY GOOD+, an otherwise extremely well preserved, clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Printed Books - A Short Introduction to Fine Typography

Victoria & Albert Museum / Her Majesties Stationary Office, London
2nd Impression (Amended). Large Folio size in stiff card covers, 7pp plus 46pp plates
Faint sunning to covers, small spots of very mild soil to top corner tip of front cover else FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy
Softcover
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The 20th Century Book - its Illustration and Design

Van Nostrand Rheinold, New York
Large Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers. 271pp, index, plates in colour and b/w
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (remainder mark to bottom edge of page block, private bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper)
Softcover
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Typografie en Affiches Dick Elffers (SIGNED by Louise Van Santen ) Museum Van Het Boek, 20 December 1967 - 2 Maart 1968

Museum Van Het Boek (Rijksmuseum), Den Haag
Square Quarto size (4to) colour printed card folder containing 18 leaf foldout of an 'experimental' design by Elffers for the poem 'Lang Eentonig Verhaal' by Louise Van Santen and signed by her at end. WITH 22pp booklet with plates of Elffers work and text by Dowes Dekker. Collated complete (500 copies printed)
All contents are in FINE condition, the folder is VERY GOOD (slightly tanned and shelf rubbed, neatly repaired short tears to spine ends)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Aleksandr Rodchenko - Experiments for the Future - Diaries, Essays, Letters, and Other Writings

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Large Thick, and heavy Octavo size (8vo). in black cloth, gilt embossed lettering to spine and front cover, 439pp, illustrations in text, index etc
NEW unread copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Dick Elffers and de Kunsten - Een Leest Heeft Drie Voeten

Gerrit Jan Thiemefonds En Uitgeverij de Balie, Amsterdam
Large Quarto size (4to). 103pp, plates in colour, duo-tone and b/w printed on various weights and types of paper
Tiny bump to top edge of front cover else a NEW unread or barely read copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Graphic Language of Neville Brody

Thames & Hudson, London
1st Edition Folio size. Paperback. 160pp, plates in colour and b/w
An AS NEW unread copy (faint tanning to covers)
1st editionSoftcover
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A Catalogue of Catalogues - Printed by BAS Printers Limited - Designed by Dalrymple

BAS Printers Limited, Over Wallop
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in stiff glossy card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 36pp, colour plates, type samples, facsimiles etc
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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A Review of Recent Typography in England, The United States, France and Germany

Fleuron Press, London
Hardback 62pp, 16pp illus., index
Mild spine crease, paper spine label tanned, else VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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The Pilgrim Fathers

City of Birmingham School of Printing
Tall Quarto size (4to) in printed grey wraps with string ties. 21pp
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Baseline - International Typographics Journal - Psychedelic Issue

Esselte Letraset, London
Extra large Folio size in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 48pp, colour illustrated throughout. Also includes a long article on Reynolds Stone
AS NEW barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Baseline - International Typographics Journal - No. / Issue 18

Esselte Letraset, London
Large Folio size in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 48pp, colour illustrated throughout
Almost AS NEW (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Baseline - International Typographics Journal - St Bride's Issue

Esselte Letraset, London
Extra large Folio size in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 48pp, colour illustrated throughout
An almost AS NEW un or barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Typographic 64 - The National Issue

International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD), Taunton
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card, folded self wrappers, 48pp, colour plates, etc
AS NEW unread or barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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A Picture Book of Printing in Hungary 1473 - 1973

Budacolor / Dept. Typo-graphics Hungarian Academy of Arts and Crafts, Budapest
Square Quarto size (4to) in red and black printed yellow boards, 15pp Text in English, 124pp plates in colour and b/w, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (inscription on fly-leaf, covers faintly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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