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The Paper Maker: Reprinted from The Book of Trades

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Loughborough, Leicestershire, The Plough Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: GG818-035

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 60 copies printed with 14-point handset Bembo on Charles I handmade paper, this is copy No. 24. Small 4to. 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches. (16, last a blank) pp. Half-title printed in brown ink, frontispiece, printed on laid paper; text clean, unmarked. Plain stiff wrappers sewn into hand-made French-fold marbled paper jacket, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, top and bottom edges of the marbled wraps extend over the inner stiff wraps and are ... View more info

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American Line Type Book, Borders, Ornaments. Price List Printing Material and Machinery

By: American Type Founders Co.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N. P., American Type Founders Co.: 1906

Seller ID: GG818-210

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Thick 8vo. 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. [iv], xxiv, 21, 21a-21f, 22-32, 32a-32b, 33-40, 40a-40f, 55-58, 81-88, 88a-88d, 89-91, 94-147, 147a-147f, 148-151, 151a-151b, 152-161, 170-196, 199-229, 229a-229b, 230-232, 232a-232d, 233-288, 291-435, 438-477, 477a-477f, 478-485, 485a-485b, 486-517, 517a-517b, 518-521, 521a-521b, 522-526, (637)-680, (685)-700, 700a-700b, 701-727, 727a-727b, 728-746, 746a-746d, 747-8828, 828a-828l, 829-840, 889-1109, [1 blank] pp. Pages 197-198, 289-290,... View more info

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Old French Title Pages: Being a Chapter from Books and Bookmen

By: Andrew Lang (1844-1912)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Book Club of California: 1924

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: GG818-049

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 23. LIMITED EDITION of 725 copies printed for presentation to members of the Book Club of California and the American Institute of Graphic Arts in February, 1924; the Book Club of California received 260 copies. Printed using handset Gothique Ancienne type on German mold-made paper. 12mo. 5 7/8 x 4 inches. Unpaginated. [24] pp. Title page printed in red and black inks, woodcut of an early print shop within a ruled border ... View more info

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Old French Title Pages: Being a Chapter from Books and Bookmen

By: Andrew Lang (1844-1912)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Book Club of California: 1924

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: GG818-050

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 23. LIMITED EDITION of 725 copies printed for presentation to members of the Book Club of California and the American Institute of Graphic Arts in February, 1924; the Book Club of California received 260 copies. Printed using handset Gothique Ancienne type on German mold-made paper. 12mo. 5 7/8 x 4 inches. Unpaginated. [24] pp. Title page printed in red and black inks, woodcut of an early print shop within a ruled border ... View more info

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Portsmouth Plaza: The Cradle of San Francisco

By: Catherine Coffin Phillips (1874-1942)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Printed by John Henry Nash: 1932

Seller ID: GG818-017

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies. Large 8vo. 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches. xiv, 464 pp. Double-page title page with hand-colored phoenix illustration, poem entitled "California" by Ina Coolbrith on page iii, 18 chapter headbands with illustrations of personalities who loom large in the text of each chapter, 88 plates, bibliography, index, errata slip tipped-in after the index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter vellum, marbled paper over boards, spine titled and decorated... View more info

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The Buccaneers: A Grove Play Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. Music by Leon C. Radsliff, Directed by Robert England

By: David Bickersteth Magee (1905-1977)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Bohemian Club: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-025

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Grove Play of the Bohemian Club, No. 59. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. [xii], 64, [2 folding "In Retrospect: Grove Plays of the Past"] pp. Title page printed in red and black with 2 fleurons, fleurons and other typographic ornaments in the text, folding leaf at rear; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth spine, decorative paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. Very Good. Printed by the Grabhorn Press. Pol... View more info

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The Book Club of California: A Catalogue of the Publications, Keepsakes & Ephemera Offered for Sale by David Magee, Antiquarian Books

By: David Magee Antiquarian Books

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, David Magee Antiquarian Books: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-024

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Catalogue, No. 43. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. Unpaginated. [46] pp. Title page printed in black and brick red inks, lists 173 items, index, Herman W. Liebert's "Ode on the Great Magee Move" printed on the last page of text; text clean, unmarked. Wrappers printed in black and brick-red inks, stapled; binding square and tight, covers soiled with light shelf wear. Very Good. This catalog was printed by Lawton Kennedy, who also issued an edition in hard cover... View more info

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Sonnets from the Portuguese. With Preface by Edmund Gosse

By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, ME, Thomas B. Mosher: 1900

Seller ID: GG818-054

Condition: Collectible: Good


No Limitation stated, but Printed for Thomas B. Mosher and published by him at 45 Exchange Street, Portland, Maine. 12mo. 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches. (xx); (48) pp. Printed in black and red inks, half-title with typographic ornaments, printer's device on title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped brown leather, top edge gilt, slip case present, but shattered in pieces; binding square and tight, inner hinge cracked, rear cover rubbed with a spot of soiling. Ownership signa... View more info

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I T U Lessons in Printing, Elements of Composition

By: International Typographical Union, Bureau of Education

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, International Typographical Union: 1927

Seller ID: GG818-164

Condition: Collectible: Good


1927-1935. 48 parts in one volume. 8vo. 9 x 6 1/8 inches. 48 separately paginated pamphlets (full contents list available on request), illustrated with tools, equipment, furniture, engineering drawings and tables commonly found in a printing shop in the 1920s and 1930s; text clean, unmarked, 1 bifold loose in Unit II, Lesson 6. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt; binding a bit shaken, rubbed with shelf wear. Good. The International Typographical Union (ITU) was a US trade u... View more info

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I T U Lessons in Printing, Elements of Composition

By: International Typographical Union, Bureau of Education

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, International Typographical Union: 1947

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: GG818-189

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Later Edition. 8vo. 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches. 10 separate sections separately paginated. Profusely illustrated, index; occasional ink and pencil marginalia. Gilt-stamped dark blue cloth; binding square and tight, rubbed. Very Good. Lessons in the Elements of Composition, 1 through 10, complete, plus the index, issued as a single volume. View more info

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Fine Printing: The San Francisco Tradition

By: James David Hart (1911-1990)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Library of Congress,: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-113

Condition: Collectible: Like New


8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. 56, [2] pp. Numerous illustrations including portraits of printers and sample pages produced by the various presses; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, perfect bound; binding square and tight. Fine. This volume contains the text of a lecture by James D. Hart about the relationship between fine printing and the history of the San Francisco region. It was the seventh Engelhard Lecture delivered on November 2, 1983, sponsored by the Center fo... View more info

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A Tribute to Edwin Grabhorn & The Grabhorn Press

By: James David Hart (1911-1990)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Friends of the San Francisco Public Library: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GG818-046

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies. 12mo. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. [vi], (26) pp. Edwin Grabhorn's printer's device on title page in red, decorative initial, 4 black-and-white photographic plates, tailpiece; text clean, unmarked. Blue paper over boards, printed paper label that wraps from back to front cover; binding square and tight, light soiling and shelf wear. INSCRIBED AND DATED by Jim Hart to Ken Carpenter, 1/3/70. Very Good. "An address delivered on the occasi... View more info

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Enschede: Letterproef van de Drukkerij. Printer's Specimen of Types. Epreuve de Caracteres de l'Imprimerie. Schriftprobe von der Druckerei

By: Joh. Enschede en Zonen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Haarlem, Joh. Enschede en Zonen: 1968

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: GG818-114

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


REPRINT EDITION. Two Volumes. 8vo. 10 1/2 x 6 15/16 inches. [xii], 159, [1 blank]; [xii], 159, [1 blank] pp. Printed in red, blue, and black, numerous folding plates, section heads printed on colored paper, but not integral to the pagination; text clean, unmarked. Maroon printed wrappers; binding square and tight, corners bumped. Housed in original maroon-paper-covered slip case; corners bumped. Very Good. This type specimen book lists the faces available in Enche... View more info

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Saint Patrick of England

By: Judge William F. James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Grabhorn Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GG818-016

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies, this is number 149, SIGNED by the author on page 25, printed in Van Dijck Monotype on English handmade paper. The lovely woodcut illustration by Mallette Dean was previously used by Jane Grabhorn for a privately printed keepsake for Albert M. Bender by the Colt Press. Small Folio. 13 x 9 inches. 25, [1 blank] pp. Printed throughout in red and black inks, large woodcut illustration at the head of text by Mallette Dean; text clean, unmarked. ... View more info

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Speaking at Seventy

By: Mary Ezit Bulkley (1856-1946)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Gelber, Lilienthal, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-018

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 250 numbered copies, this is number 231 printed by the Grabhorn Press, set in Monotype Baskerville italic and printed on Ver Gelder paper. 8vo. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. Unpaginated: [18] pp. Title page with publisher's lamp device and section heads printed in red, colophon with red Grabhorn printer's device, printed on laid paper; text clean, un-marked. Beige linen spine, patterned paper over boards, paper spine label titled in gilt; binding square and t... View more info

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One-Line Specimens of Linotype Faces

By: Mergenthaler Linotype Company

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Mergenthaler Linotype Company: 1950

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: GG818-191

Condition: Used: Good


4to. 10 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches. (xvi), 229, [3] pp. Specimens throughout, tables, index; text with occasional pencil and ink marginalia, margins water-stained. Silver cloth spine, wrappers titled in silver; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Good. "These type faces and special characters shown in this book are arranged in family groups or series, ranging from the smallest to the largest size in each face. The Various faces or combinations of faces in which matrices can be... View more info

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One-Line Specimens: Linotype Faces

By: Mergenthaler Linotype Company

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Mergenthaler Linotype Company: 1920

Seller ID: GYHG313-2a

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


4to. 10 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches. 220 pp. Specimens throughout, tables, contents at rear; text clean, unmarked. Black-stamped red cloth, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, corners bumped and showing. Very Good. "These type faces and special characters shown in this book are arranged in family groups or series, ranging from the smallest to the largest size in each face. The various faces or combinations of faces in which matrices can be supplied are also shown... View more info

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The Poet and The Messenger, Dune-Glade and Other Poems. Foreword by Benjamin Putnam Kurtz

By: Milton Smith Ray (1881-1946)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Pacific Book Co.,: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-026

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 10 1/8/x 6 3/4 inches. [vi], (viii), 52, [2] pp. Frontispiece photographic portrait of Ray, decorative initials, printer's device on colophon, printed on laid paper; text clean, unmarked. Cloth, spine titling and ornaments along the hinges in dark green ink, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket with a few chips and wear to the extremities. Near Fine. This volumes contains a collection of Milton Ray's poems, printed in the ye... View more info

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The Elements of Typographic Style

By: Robert Bringhurst (b. 1946)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Point Roberts, WA and Vancouver, BC, Hartley & Marks: 1992

Edition: First Edition, first printing

Seller ID: GG818-121

Condition: Used: Good


FIRST EDITION, first printing. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. (256, last a blank) pp. Half-title, title-page printed in red and black inks with a vignette, illustrated throughout, appendices including a glossary and bibliography, index; text with light pencil marginalia for the first 33 pages. Black cloth, silver-stamped spine, red silk ribbon page marker; binding square, rubbed. Ex library spine label, rubber stamps on top and bottom edges, call number on title page, bar co... View more info

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Pippa Passes

By: Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: N. D.

Seller ID: GG818-044

Condition: Used: Good


12mo. 7 x 4 5/8 inches. 63, [1 blank] pp. Half-title, frontispiece portrait of a young peasant woman, title page is a plate printed in red, green, and gilt; text unmarked with some light spotting. White cloth, front cover illustrated in red, blue, brown and gilt with a monk and a writing table, blue and red rules, top edge gilt, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, covers soiled, inner hinges cracked. Good. Pippa Passes is a verse drama by Robert Browning, fi... View more info