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Image for Types and Bookmaking Containing Notes on the Books Printed at the Southworth-Anthoensen Press.

Types and Bookmaking Containing Notes on the Books Printed at the Southworth-Anthoensen Press.

By: Fred Anthoensen (1882-1969).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portland, ME:, The Southworth-Anthoensen Press,: 1943

Seller ID: GO617-059


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. 8vo. 10 1/4 x 7 inches. (xii), (173) pp. Bibliography, specimen pages from books bound in, keepsake bound in; text clean, unmarked, colophon torn and creased. Green paper, top edge speckled, leather label on spine in gilt; binding square and tight. Comes in a slipcase. Very Good. A history of the Southworth-Anthoensen Press, including a bibliography and specimens of their work. The Anthoensen Press of Portland, Maine was nationally... View more info

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Specimens of Printing Types by John Baskerville, In Facsimile with a Bibligraphical Notes by Paul Alcorn.

By: Paul Alcorn (b. 1944).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Meriden, CT:, The Columbiad Club,: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-360


4to Portfolio. 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Loosely laid in are a bifold of [4] pp. and 2 collotype facsimiles 1 of which is folding. No markings on the inserts, but the paper is lightly toned. The folding portfolio has a green cloth spine, plain paper over boards with a printed paper front cover label, silk ties; corners bumped, covers toned. Very Good. OFFERED WITH: ALCORN. The First Known Specimen of Baskerville Type. [Meriden, CT]: Issued by Paul Alcorn for The Col... View more info

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Golden Alphabet.

By: Rebecca Saady Bingham.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hyattsville, MD:, Rebecca Press,: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: IY915-109


LIMITED EDITION of 200 numbered copies printed "just for fun," this is number 96. Miniature Book. 2 11/16 x 1 4/8 inches. Unpaginated. [28] pp. The pages are joined at the top edge, the inner pages not printed on or included in the pagination, text printed with gold foil, fountain vignette on title-page, 26 elaborately decorated letters, stork vignette stamped in gilt, 26 letters each with their own artistic treatment; text clean, unmarked. Yellow cloth, gilt-titled... View more info

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The Little ABC Book of Rudolph Koch.

By: Rudolf Koch (1876-1934).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Merrion Press, etc.,: 1976

Seller ID: GO617-022


FACSIMILE REPRINT of 2,500 copies. Oblong 8vo. 6 x 9 inches. Unpaginated. Memoir by Fritz Kredel, preface by Warren Chappell, alphabets designed by Rudolph Koch; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped brown cloth, original clear plastic dust-wrapper; binding square and tight, the jacket with minor shelf wear on the outer surface. 3 pieces of ephemera laid in. Pall Bohne's copy, with his pencil notations with his library number, from whom he purchased the book, date, a... View more info

Image for Correct Composition: A Treatise on Spelling, Abbreviations, the Compounding and Division of Words, the Proper Use of Figures and Numerals, Italic and Capital Letters, Notes, Etc., With Observations on Punctuation and Proof-Reading.

Correct Composition: A Treatise on Spelling, Abbreviations, the Compounding and Division of Words, the Proper Use of Figures and Numerals, Italic and Capital Letters, Notes, Etc., With Observations on Punctuation and Proof-Reading.

By: Theodore Lowe De Vinne (1828-1914).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GO617-020


FIRST EDITION. Series: The Practice of Typography, Vol. 2. 8vo. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. x, 476 pp. Headpieces, figures, index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt-titled spine with red leather label, top edge gilt, bookplate mounted on front pastedown; binding square and tight, edges toned, shelf wear, offsetting from bookplate on front free end paper. Very Good. "Theodore Low De Vinne was one of America's most important printers, not just for his workmanship an... View more info