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The Colophon Part Eight (A Book Collectors Quarterly), Adler, Elmer (ed.)
1 Adler, Elmer (ed.) The Colophon Part Eight (A Book Collectors Quarterly)
New York The Colophon Ltd. 1931 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Paper covered boards. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear and light sunning and soiling to covers, more so to rear cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. One of an edition of three thousand copies. As well as essays on subjects such as four centuries of book titles, modern firsts and the bookseller, Benjamin Gomez, It includes a signed lithograph entitled "Gardenia" by Victoria Hutson dated 1931. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Colophon, New Graphic Series, Number Four, Volume One, Adler, Elmer (ed.)
2 Adler, Elmer (ed.) The Colophon, New Graphic Series, Number Four, Volume One
New York Pynson Printers Inc. 1940 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Paper covered boards. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear and light sunning and soiling to covers, more so to rear cover, which has a light waterstain to the top right corner. Light cockling to the inner corners of some pages. Binding sound, no inscriptions. As well as essays on subjects such as Hans Andersen Fairy Tales and D.H.Lawrence and his critics, it includes an original woodcut by Paul Landacre (1893-1963) entitled "Campers" on p.21, which has a waterstain to the right hand corner (see image). 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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3 Amstutz, Walter (ed.) Who's Who in Graphic Art (Volume 1)
Zurich Amstutz & Herdeg Graphis Press 1962 First Edition Cloth Very Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Grey buckram with titles in white on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally lightly soiled, sunned and shelfworn. Not price-clipped. 582pp. This volume contains the work of 414 artists from 37 countries, with 4283 examples of their best work. A full page is given to each artist, giving their address, photograph and signature, and the fields in which they specialised as well as a biography and approximately ten examples of their most representative work. Includes artists such as Frans Masereel, Jean Cocteau, Abram Games, Edward Bawden, Ashley Havinden, Herbert Spencer and Reynolds Stone. A heavy book, will require extra postage. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Bauer Type Foundry, Anon.
4 Anon. Bauer Type Foundry
Frankfurt, Germany Bauer Type Foundry Cloth Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Undated, but c.1950. blue cloth with title in faded gilt on spine, and a stylised compass logo in gilt in front cover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. No inscriptions. 113pp. plus index. Text is in German, English, Spanish and French. This catalogue was produced to display the different typefaces offered by the Bauer Type Foundry, and includes Bauer Bodoni Roman, and various versions of Beton and Futura. The preface explains that most of the typefaces are supplied on the British-American point system as well as on the Didot sytem. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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5 Artmonsky, Ruth Do You Want it Good or Do You Want it Tuesday? The Halcyon Days of W.S.Cowell Ltd. Printers
London Artmonsky Arts 2012 0955199476 / 9780955199479 First Edition Soft cover As New As New Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Softcover with dustjacket. Condition: As new. Dustjacket condition: As new. 106pp. Many colour illustrations. For a halcyon period, from the 1930's to the 1960's the Suffolk based firm of W.S.Cowell was at the forefront of colour printing in Great Britain, printing such books as the Puffin pictures series and Orlando the marmalade cat, by Kathleen Hale. This book, written by the wonderful Ruth Artmonsky, details their main publishing successes during this period. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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6 Bartram, Alan Street Name lettering in the British Isles
London Lund Humphries 1978 0853314128 / 9780853314127 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. The initials B.S. are printed inside the rear cover. This book is a companion volume to the authors previous titles, Fascia Lettering and Tombstone Lettering. The author identifies the few basic type families used for signposts in British towns. Bath receives a particularly detailed treatment for it is in this city in the author's opinoin that the most perfect match of lettering aesthetic and function is to be found. 106pp. 104 b/w photographic illustrations. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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7 Hague, Rene Reason and Typography with Particular Reference to Typographic Layout.
Liverpool Liverpool College of Art 1959 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Grey card covers. Condition: Very good condition, text clean, no inscriptions. 5pp. Appears new even though printed fifty years ago. This essay was first printed in Typography I, November 1936, and was reprinted in this booklet by kind permission of Rene Hague and Robert Harling to mark the opening of Eric Gill Typographer, an exhibition held at Liverpool College of Art, 28 Jan-7 Feb 1959. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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8 Harrop, Dorothy A. A History Of the Gregynog Press
Pinner, Middlesex Private Libraries Association 1980 0900002638 / 9780900002632 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Dark brown cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 266pp. Many beautiful b/w illustrations. One of a limited edition of 2,500 copies. Includes a bibliography and hand-list of ephemera to the rear, together with images of press devices used by the Gregynog Press. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Typographie, Composition, Impression, Javet, Albert and Matthey, Henri
9 Javet, Albert and Matthey, Henri Typographie, Composition, Impression
Lausanne, Switzerland L'ecole Romande De Typographie 1956 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in French throughout. Dark green textured vinyl covers with title in gilt on spine and in dark green outlined within a gilt oblong on front cover. Condition: Very good with previous owners name on pencil on front endpaper and in small print on rear endpaper. Light browning to edges of endpapers. 264pp. Many b/w illustrations and explanatory diagrams. A thorough practical manual of typography. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Typographia or the Printers Instructor, Vol 1, Johnson, J.
10 Johnson, J. Typographia or the Printers Instructor, Vol 1
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green 1824 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
NB: Vol 1 only. Pale brown paper covered boards with blue cloth spine. Condition: Fair, covers are very shelfworn with general light soiling. Paper covering the boards is coming away where it meets the spine (see image). Only a couple of small fragments of the original paper title label on the spine remain. Spine is sunned with fraying to cloth at joints. Binding a little loose, but reasonably sound, no inscriptions. Water staining to half-title, title page and frontispiece, also to some of the next few pages of preface. Some of the last fifteen pages of text also have some light water-staining. 610pp. plus index. Dedication to the Roxburghe Club on the page following title page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Modern Publicity 1957-1958 (no.27), Mercer, Frank (ed.)
11 Mercer, Frank (ed.) Modern Publicity 1957-1958 (no.27)
London & New York The Studio Ltd. 1958 Cloth Good Poor Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Yellow cloth with title in dark red on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light sunning to top and bottom of spine. Binding sound. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Poor, generally shelfworn with a couple of large chunks missing to head and tail of jacket and upper and lower inner corners of the jacket where it meets the spine.180pp. 1000 illustrations, 114 in colour. This 27th annual issue of Modern Publicity reviews the advertising art of 33 countries. Posters, press-advertising, direct mail in all its forms, showcards and packaging are all represented. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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12 Morss, Edward J. Tributes to Edward Johnston, Calligrapher
Maidstone College of Art The Society of Scribes and Illuminators 1948 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Dark stone colour cloth with the initials E.J. stamped in red on front cover. Condition: Very good, with a hint of foxing to front endpapers. Previous owners name (the graphic designer and illustrator, Paul S.Sharp) on front endpaper. Binding sound. 43pp. plus 12 b/w plates. This book includes six tributes to the early 20thc. calligrapher, Edward Johnston, by his contemporaries, such as Sydney Cockerell, Noel Rook and Alfred Fairbank. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 26.00 GBP
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Neue Grafik - Issue no.5, March 1960, Muller-Brockmann, J. et al. (eds.)
13 Muller-Brockmann, J. et al. (eds.) Neue Grafik - Issue no.5, March 1960
Switzerland Verlag Otto Walter, AG 1960 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in three languages, German, English and French, Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwearand light soiling to covers. Hint of sunning to very edges of pages. 61pp. Many b/w illustrations. This issue includes the following articles: Early experimental photography from Man Ray, the principles in the design of trademarks, Record Sleeve Designs and A new Sans Serif Type: Folio. Scarce. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Neue Grafik - Issue no.6, June 1960, Muller-Brockmann, J. et al. (eds.)
14 Muller-Brockmann, J. et al. (eds.) Neue Grafik - Issue no.6, June 1960
Switzerland Verlag Otto Walter, AG 1960 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in three languages, German, English and French, Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Hint of sunning to very edges of pages. 61pp. Many b/w illustrations. This issue includes the following articles: The propagation of American Culture in Foreign Countries, Recent Advertising Design as a Unity of Idea, Text and Form, and Package Design. Scarce. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Neue Grafik - Issue no.7, September 1960, Muller-Brockmann, J. et al. (eds.)
15 Muller-Brockmann, J. et al. (eds.) Neue Grafik - Issue no.7, September 1960
Switzerland Verlag Otto Walter, AG 1960 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in three languages, German, English and French, Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Hint of sunning to cover edges and very edges of pages. 60pp. Many b/w illustrations. This issue includes the following articles: A Training System for the Graphic Designer, Exhibition "Swiss Design", Brochure for the use of Advertisers and Van Insignia. Scarce. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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16 Ollive, Emmanuel (ed.) Caractere No.13 Hors-Serie, Numero Special Noel 1958
Paris Imprimerie Dechaux 1958 Hardcover Good Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Blue textured paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine. Condition: Good, with light sunning and shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, previous owners name on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general shelfwear and a few small chips and tears. A graphic art compilation featuring typography and paper stock samples together with images by Bernard Buffet, Fernand Leger and Jean Lurcat, amongst many others. The dustjacket features a detail of a tapestry by Jean Lurcat. A heavy book, will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Small Rhyme Sheet No.16 - The Dressmaker, Pepler, Hilary
17 Pepler, Hilary Small Rhyme Sheet No.16 - The Dressmaker
Ditchling, Sussex St.Dominic's Press Unbound Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated, but issued between 1926 and 1932. Single sheet of paper. Condition: Very good. Size 8 by 5 inches. Printed in black and red. The illustration is a reduced version of Eric Gill's engraving of Madonna and Child. For further reference, see St.Dominic's Press: A Bibiliography 1916-1937 by Taylor & Sewell ref.B.39). The small rhyme sheets each have a short poem by H.D.C.Pepler (unsigned) and are headed by a small engraving. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Small Rhyme Sheet No.4 - The Dormouse, Pepler, Hilary
18 Pepler, Hilary Small Rhyme Sheet No.4 - The Dormouse
Ditchling, Sussex St.Dominic's Press Unbound Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated, but issued between 1926 and 1932. Single sheet of paper. Condition: Very good. Size 8 by 5 inches. Four stanza poem, printed in black and red, with an engraving of a dormouse. Variant issue. For further reference, see St.Dominic's Press: A Bibiliography 1916-1937 by Taylor & Sewell ref.B.27a). The small rhyme sheets each have a short poem by H.D.C.Pepler (unsigned) and are headed by a small engraving. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Small Rhyme Sheet No.5 - The Sailor, Pepler, Hilary
19 Pepler, Hilary Small Rhyme Sheet No.5 - The Sailor
Ditchling, Sussex St.Dominic's Press Unbound Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated, but issued between 1926 and 1932. Single sheet of paper. Condition: Very good. Size 8 by 4 1/2 inches. Printed in black and red, variant issue. Illustration by Mary Dudley Short. Three stanza poem with wood engraving of a sailor dancing. For further reference, see St.Dominic's Press: A Bibiliography 1916-1937 by Taylor & Sewell ref.B.28a). The small rhyme sheets each have a short poem by H.D.C.Pepler (unsigned) and are headed by a small engraving. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Typography Papers 7, Stiff, Paul (ed.)
20 Stiff, Paul (ed.) Typography Papers 7
London Hyphen Press 2007 0907259332 / 9780907259336 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Very good, with a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 147pp. Many b/w illustrations. This book, number 7 in the series, includes essays by Hendrik Vervluiet on Garamont and roman types made in Paris from 1530 to 1540, and Sue Walker on print script and sanserifs in early 20th century England. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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