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Need for a Renaissance in Printing.

By: A. Raymond Hopper.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA:, Anderson & Ritchie : The Ward Ritchie Press,: 1946

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: PB218-001


REPRINT from "Print: A Quarterly Journal of the Graphic Arts," Vol. IV, No 2. Pamphlet. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. (16) pp. Front cover with a printing press vignette in red, decorative initial and running head ornaments in red; text clean, unmarked. Self-wraps, stapled; binding square and tight, light toning along spine, vertical crease (for mailing?) from head to foot. SCARCE in the market. Very Good. At this remove, it is a bit difficult to pin down exactly who A. Ra... View more info

Willard Samuel Morse: A Great Collector

By: Henry Raup Wagner

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by the Ward Ritchie Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MC1-87


LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies of which 50 are for presentation to members of the Zamorano Club of Los Angeles. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 3/16 inches. 12, [2] pp. Frontispiece reproduces Morse's bookplate by Howard Pyle, gives a brief summary of Morse's career and an overview of the Morse book collection, an early version of Ritchie's printer's mark on the colophon; text clean, un-marked. Printed wrappers, stitched, a facsimile of a check out slip from Morse's collection mounte... View more info

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Network at Fifty.

By: Norman Lewis Corwin (1910-2011).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Northridge:, Invierno Press,: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WHQK114-11


LIMITED EDITION of 50 copies printed by Ward Ritchie in Goudy 30 and Centaur types on T. Edmonds paper on an Albion Handpress for the Invierno Press, completed in March 1979. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5/38 inches. [18] pp. Half-title, 3-color design on the title page, blue and green headpiece at the head of Corwin's text, printer's device in green on the colophon; text clean, unmarked. Cockerell marbled paper over stiff wrappers, paper label on front cover with CBS "eye"... View more info

A Bowl of Quince.

By: Ward Ritchie (1905-1996).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Santa Susana Press: 1977

Seller ID: IY81514-037


LIMITED EDITION of 199 copies designed and printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press, text set in Linotype Janson and printed on Curtis Rag paper, this is copy number 78. 8vo. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. [vi], 21, [3] pp. Half-title, Irving Block line illustrations on a gold background throughout; text clean, unmarked. Blind- and gilt-stamped navy cloth; binding square and tight, minor rubbing. SIGNED by Ward Ritchie and Irving Block on the colophon. Fine. "A hal... View more info

The Pageant of Mans Redemption: an interpretation of the Chopineaux Tapestry

By: William P. Barr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Anderson & Ritchie: 1948

Seller ID: MC1-99


LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies printed for Mrs. Edward Laurence Doheny by Anderson & Ritchie, Los Angeles, 1948. 8vo. 9 3/4 x 6 9/16 inches. Color frontispiece illustration of the tapestry, text and title page printed in red and black including red title, decorative initials, chapter heads and marginal notes, black title-page vignette; text clean, un-marked. Brown cloth, printed paper top cover label, gilt-titled spine. Very Good. View more info