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Art : Typography, Printing and Book Production

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The Art of the Book (Gallery Fab, University of Missouri- October 14 - December 2 2005)

Gallery Visio, Millennium Student Center / Department of Art and Art History, University of Missouri, St Louis
Large square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 78pp, colour plates, etc. With the address stamp of Why Not Associates (one of the contributors to this book and the exhibition) on the front fly-leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Specimens of Faces - Linotype - Matrix Information (July 1953)

Linotype and Machinery Ltd., London
Large 4to. in black cloth backed colour printed and glazed boards, vii + 133pp. Approx 140 typefaces shown, tables etc at rear
An unusually well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy unmarked copy (pages very slightly tanned, minute speck of rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionHardcover
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Signs of Our Times - From Calligraphy to Calligraffiti (SIGNED COPY)

Rose Issa Projects / Merrell, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in grey faux cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, 319pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, bibliography, index etc. Inscribed 'With best wishes' and signed by Rose Issa, in both English and Farsi script, on the half title leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
An AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Signature - A Quadrimestrial of Typography and Graphic Arts - 10 - November 1938

Signature, London
4to in stiff paper wrappers, 56pp on thick paper plus advert leaves, 8 plates hors-text, original 3 colour wood engraving by D Galanis, some with tissue guards (collated complete)
VERY GOOD, Covers dusty and slightly soiled, very small triangular defection to bottom corner tip of front cover, page leaves very slightly tanned but otherwise fine
1st editionSoftcover
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Printing and the Mind of Man - A Descriptive catalogue illustrating the impact of print on the evolution of western civilization during five centuries

Cassell, London
1st printing. 3Large heavy 4to. in rust red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 280pp, numerous illustrations in text, extensive index at rear
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (tiny creases to top cover corner tips from bumping, pages slightly tanned). A nice copy, without dust jacket
1st editionHardcover
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Alphabets and Other Signs

Redstone Press, London
1st printing. Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 191pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread very clean and tight copy
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Baseline - International Typographics Journal - No. 5 / Issue 18

Esselte Letraset, London
Large Folio size in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 48pp, colour illustrated throughout
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
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Alphabet At Work

A & C Black, London
4to in grey faux cloth red lettering to spine, 112pp, numerous illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Lasting Letters - An Inscription for the Abbots of St Albans

Cardozo Kindersley Editions, Cambridge
Tall 8vo. in illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 96pp, illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved almost AS NEW clean and unmarked copy (tiny slight crease to top corner tip of front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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David Kindersley's Workshop - Letters in Stone Glass and on Paper

Staatsuitgeverij in Samenwerking Met Het Rijksmuseum Meermanno-westreenianum, Museum Van Het Boek
8vo in stiff glossy card covers, portrait frontispiece, 24pp with plates and illustrations in text, plus 24pp plates at rear. Text in English throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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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
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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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 copy
1st editionSoftcover
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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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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
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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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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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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 text plus 46pp plates
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (faint sunning to covers, faint mild soil to top corner tip of front cover)
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 on thick art paper, illustrations in text, index etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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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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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 (cover edges a bit rubbed and creased)
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. 5 / 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 on thick art paper, colour plates, etc
A well preserved AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked 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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Het Boek Van PTT

PTT (Posterijen Telegrafie en Telefonie), Leiden
1st printing. Quarto size (4to) in colour printed wrappers. 49pp
VERY GOOD - A well preserved, clean and tight copy (mild surface scuff to spine margin of rear cover, tiny chips to paper spine tips, covers a little tanned, fore-edge corner tips slightly rounded, internally extremely clean, tight and unmarked)
1st editionSoftcover
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150 BandT (Butler and Tanner / B and T / B & T / B&T)

Butler & Tanner, Frome
No 319 of a limited edition. Quarto size (4to) in grey cloth. Bibliographic details on card in pocket to front paste-down. Unpaginated, approx. 48pp colour plates on very high quality art paper. Printed on company's 150th anniversary as a showcase for their high quality printing and paper
NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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