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Printers' & Publishers' Devices in England & Scotland 1485-1640 (Bibliographical Society Illustrated Monographs No. XVI)

by McKerrow, R.B

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1949 reprint of 1913 first edit
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Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the Chiswick Press, London, 1949 reprint of 1913 first edition. Quarter-cloth and boards, large 4to,. liv, 216 pp text, 140 pp of reproductions of 428 devices. From the preface: "The present volume is intended to contain an account of all marks and devices used by printers and publishers resident in England and… Read more about this item
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Catalogue 69. The Cradle of Printing, from Mainz and Bamberg to Westminster and St. Albans : One Hundred Incunabula and Manuscripts Important for the Development of Early Printing. [ H.P. Kraus, Bookseller's catalogue, 1954 ]

by Kraus, H.P. ; H.P. Kraus

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Used - Glue marks on pastedown endpapers, boards slightly faded at top, minor wear to spine-ends, otherwise Very Good
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Limited edition of 600 copies, 300 of these for distribution &qu
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1954
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H. P. Kraus, New York, bookseller's catalogue, 1954. Limited edition of 600 copies, 300 of these for distribution "to clients and friends", and 300 for sale. Cloth, paper cover-label, folio, 36 cm,. 99, [1] pp, 2 colour plates, 55 half-tone ills tipped-in. and 45 line ills (some in red and black). 100 items. In a later volume described as… Read more about this item
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Catalogue 131. Monumenta Xylographica Et Typographica. The Cradle of Printing Part II. [ H.P. Kraus, Bookseller's catalogue ]

by Kraus, H.P. ; H.P. Kraus

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Limited edition of 1200 copies, 300 of these for distribution to
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n.d. but 1971
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H. P. Kraus, New York, bookseller's catalogue, n.d. but 1971. Limited edition of 1200 copies, 300 of these for distribution to clients and friends, and 800 for sale. Cloth, paper label, folio, 36 cm,. [2], 167, [4] pp, 14 colour plates, 86 halftones and line cuts. The first item in the catalogue is the largest paper copy in… Read more about this item
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A Chart of Oxford Printing, '1468'-1900; with Notes and Illustrations by Falconer Madan. [ Bibliographical Society Illustrated Monographs 12 ]

by Madan, F

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1904
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Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the Oxford University Press, second issue, 1904. Contemporary half-calf and marbled boards (original printed wrappers bound in), leather spine-label, marbled endpapers, large 4to,. 50 pp, 7 plates, folding chart. Aims to exhibit the fluctuations in the output of the printing press at Oxford from its beginnings to 1900, illustrating the account… Read more about this item
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Catalogue 69. The Cradle of Printing, from Mainz and Bamberg to Westminster and St. Albans : One Hundred Incunabula and Manuscripts Important for the Development of Early Printing. [ H.P. Kraus, Bookseller's catalogue, 1954 ]

by Kraus, H.P. ; H.P. Kraus

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Used - Spine-ends torn, boards partly faded, some marks to endpapers, occasional marks and underlining to the text, otherwise Good
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Limited edition of 600 copies, 300 of these for distribution &qu
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1954
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H. P. Kraus, New York, bookseller's catalogue, 1954. Limited edition of 600 copies, 300 of these for distribution "to clients and friends", and 300 for sale. Cloth, paper cover-label, folio, 36 cm,. 99, [1] pp, 2 colour plates, 55 half-tone ills tipped-in. and 45 line ills (some in red and black). 100 items. In a later volume described as… Read more about this item
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Catalogue of the Well-Known Collection of Rare and Valuable Books Illustrating the History of Printing, formed by George W. Jones. [ Sotheby & Co., auction catalogue, sale dates : 1-2 July, 1936 ]

by Sotheby & Co

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Used - Minor wear to spine-ends, wrappers slightly darkened, otherwise Good
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1936
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Sotheby & Co., London, illustrated auction catalogue for the sale held on 1st and 2nd July, 1936. Green printed wrappers, small 4to,. 74 pp, 11 plates (some folding). 507 lots. From the introduction: "A library of this character has not been offered for sale since the dispersion of the William Morris Collection in 1898. Like that library, this was… Read more about this item
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Hot Printing : Catalogue of the "Druksel" Prints and Interim Catalogues of General Printed Matter, Lithographs, Etchings, Woodcuts, Typewriter Compositions, and Paintings by Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman

Hot Printing : Catalogue of the "Druksel" Prints and Interim Catalogues of General Printed Matter, Lithographs, Etchings, Woodcuts, Typewriter Compositions, and Paintings by Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman

by Werkman, H.N. ; Martinet, J

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Used - Slightly agetoned, otherwise Good
Published
1963
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Laminated pictorial wrappers, 4to, 26 cm,
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H.N. Werkman Foundation in co-operation with the Stedelijk (Municipal) Museum, Amsterdam, first edition, 1963. Laminated pictorial wrappers, 4to, 26 cm,. xx, 218 pp, profusely illustrated (some colour). Slightly agetoned, otherwise Good.
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Charles Ackers' Ornament Usage

Charles Ackers' Ornament Usage

by Ross, J.C. ; Oxford Bibliographical Society

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Used - Wrappers partly faded and front wrapper a little spotted, otherwise Good
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1990
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Printed wrappers, 4to,
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9780901420459
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Oxford Bibliographical Society: Bodleian Library, Oxford, first edition, 1990. Printed wrappers, 4to,. ix, 97 pp. This study is designed to stand beside earlier records of the ornament usages of English printers of the hand-press period, following most nearly K. I. D. Maslen's account of the Bowyer ornament stock (1973). It is concerned with relief cuts, of wood or… Read more about this item
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Catalogue of the Collection of Items at the Printer's Devil, Fetter Lane, London, E.C.4, Illustrating the History of Printing. With Essays and a Glossary of Terms

Catalogue of the Collection of Items at the Printer's Devil, Fetter Lane, London, E.C.4, Illustrating the History of Printing. With Essays and a Glossary of Terms

by Whitbread & Co. Ltd

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Used - Wrappers slightly rubbed and slightly fingermarked, Good
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1955
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Printed wrappers, 8vo,
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Whitbread, London, first edition, 1955. Printed wrappers, 8vo,. 98 pp, [14] pp of plates, ads. 140 items. Wrappers slightly rubbed and slightly fingermarked, Good.
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Typographical antiquities: or an historical account of the origin and progress of printing in Great Britain and Ireland: containing memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of books printed by them, from the year MCCCCLXXI to the year MDC. Begun by the late Joseph Ames, ... Considerably augmented, both in the memoirs and number of books, by William Herbert, ... In three volumes. [ 3 volumes, complete set ]
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Typographical antiquities: or an historical account of the origin and progress of printing in Great Britain and Ireland: containing memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of books printed by them, from the year MCCCCLXXI to the year MDC. Begun by the late Joseph Ames, ... Considerably augmented, both in the memoirs and number of books, by William Herbert, ... In three volumes. [ 3 volumes, complete set ]

by Ames, J. ; Herbert, W

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Used - Ex-library set with library bookplates on front pastedown endpapers, small ink stamp on titles and verso of plates, some spottin
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1785-1790
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3 vols, modern calf-backed marbled boards, 4to,
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Printed for the editor, and sold by Mr. T. Payne and Son, Mr. Benjamin White, Mr. L. Davis, Mr. Dodsley, Mr. Robson, Mr. Nichol, Mess. Leigh and Soleby [sic], Mr. Collins, and the rest of the booksellers of Great Britain and Ireland. London, second edition, 1785-1790. 3 vols, modern calf-backed marbled boards, 4to,. [8] xliv [=xliii], 684, [1], +… Read more about this item
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La Stampa a Napoli nel XV Secolo. Notizie e documenti, bibliografia. [ 2 volumes]

by Fava, M. ;Bresciano, G

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Used - Booklabel of the bibliophile A R A Hobson on front pastedown endpapers, Very Good
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1911-1912
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2 vols, later cloth (original wrappers not retained), gilt spine-titles, top edge gilt, 8vo, 24 cm,
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Verlag von Rudolf Haupt, Leipzig, first edition, 1911-1912. 2 vols, later cloth (original wrappers not retained), gilt spine-titles, top edge gilt, 8vo, 24 cm,. .xxxii, 199, [1] + [3], 223 pp. The two text volumes, without the atlas of plates. From the preface: "Il nostro lavoro si compone di una parte storico-biografica e di una parte bibliografica. Di… Read more about this item
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The Literature of Printing. A Catalogue of the Library illustrative of the History and Art of Typography, Chalcography, and Lithography of Richard M. Hoe
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The Literature of Printing. A Catalogue of the Library illustrative of the History and Art of Typography, Chalcography, and Lithography of Richard M. Hoe

by Hoe, R.M. ; [Bigmore, E.C.]

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Used - Engraved booklabel on front pastedown endpaper of Jackson Burke, American type and book designer, 1908-1975, who had an importan
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Only "a very few" copies issued, according to Bigmore
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1877
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Moire cloth, gilt spine-title, 8vo, 18 cm,
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Privately printed at the Chiswick Press, London, first edition, 1877. Only "a very few" copies issued, according to Bigmore & Wyman. Moire cloth, gilt spine-title, 8vo, 18 cm,. 149, [3] pp, frontispiece of Hoe's high speed web perfecting press. Aproximately 1400 entries. The rarely-seen catalogue of the impressive "literature of printing" collection of the American printing machinery tycoon and… Read more about this item
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A Bibliography of Printing : With Notes and Illustrations

A Bibliography of Printing : With Notes and Illustrations

by Bigmore, E.C. ; Wyman, C.W.H

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As new in dustwrapper
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2001 reprint in one volume of t
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Cloth, 8vo,
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9780712347402
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British Library, London / Oak Knoll, New Castle, 2001 reprint in one volume of the 1880-86 first edition. Cloth, 8vo,. 1070 pp. From the blurb: "In the long and distinguished history of bibliographical scholarship, few works stand equal to E.C. Bigmore and C.W.H. Wyman's monumental classic, A Bibliography of Printing. The original three volumes were published from 1880… Read more about this item
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A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1726 to 1775

by Plomer, H.R. ; Bushnell, G.H. ; Dix, E.R.McC

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Used - Endpapers cracked at front hinge although binding remains sound, rear board marked and slightly abraded, contents Very Good
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1932
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Bibliographical Society, Oxford, first edition, 1932. Cloth-backed boards, small 4to, 23 x 18 cm,. xxi, 432 pp. The fourth in a series of dictionaries which together cover the period from 1557. With an introduction by A. W. Pollard. The contents of this volume are: (1) A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at work in England… Read more about this item
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Printing in Calcutta to 1800 : a description and checklist of printing in late 18th-century Calcutta

by Shaw, G.W

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Used - Booklabel of the bibliophile A R A Hobson on rear pastedown endpaper. Near Fine
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1981
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Cloth, 8vo, 25 cm,
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9780197217924
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The Bibliographical Society, Oxford University Press, London, 1981. Cloth, 8vo, 25 cm,. xi, 249 pp, ills. From the introduction: "Once..the first printing-shop had opened there in 1772, just twenty years after the battle of Plassey, Calcutta rapidly developed into the largest centre of printing in the subcontinent during the last two decades of the eighteenth century, appropriate to… Read more about this item
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A Bibliography of Printing, with notes & illustrations

by Bigmore, E.C. ; Wyman, C.W.H

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Used - Engaved bookplate of Robert Elwell on front pastedown endpaper, minor marks to front board and front endpapers, otherwise Good
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This reprint edition limited to 350 copies
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1969 reprint of 1880-86 first e
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Cloth, 8vo,
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Holland Press, London, 1969 reprint of 1880-86 first edition. [ 3 volumes in 1 ]. This reprint edition limited to 350 copies. Cloth, 8vo,. xii, 449, [v]-vii, 412, [v]-vi, 115 pp, ills. Approximately 7,500 entries. Rosenblum : " A pioneering effort and still very useful for students of printing through the nineteenth century. Entries are arranged in a single… Read more about this item
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French Letterpress Printing : A List of French Printing Manuals and Others [Sic] Texts in French Bearing on the Technique of Letterpress Printing, 1567-1900

by Barber, G

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1969
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Oxford Bibliographical Society, Oxford, first edition, 1969. Printed wrappers, 8vo, 25 cm,. ix, 39 pp. From the preface: "The immediate aim of this Checklist is to enumerate printing manuals and other major texts up to 1900 which describe, in French, the process of letterpress printing and thus to forward the study of both the history of printing and… Read more about this item
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Staples Alphabet Exhibition sponsored and arranged by Staples Press, London, 1953 : the Alphabet throughout the ages and in all lands

by Diringer, D. ; Staples Press Ltd

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Used - A trifle frayed at the foot of the spine, otherwise Very Good
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November 1953
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Staples Press, London, third impression, November 1953. Printed wrappers. 8vo, 27 cm,. [6], 82 pp, ills, maps. A trifle frayed at the foot of the spine, otherwise Very Good.
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The First Cambridge Press in Its European Setting. The Sandars lectures in bibliography, 1953

The First Cambridge Press in Its European Setting. The Sandars lectures in bibliography, 1953

by Goldschmidt, E.P

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1955
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, first edition, 1955. Two-tone cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo, 27 cm,. x, 99 pp, ills, facs. From the blurb: "John Laer, or Lair, of Siegburg, commonly called John Siberch, set up a press at Cambridge in 1521, backed by the leading Cambridge humanists of the time. He printed ten books in the space of… Read more about this item
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Printing in Calcutta to 1800 : a description and checklist of printing in late 18th-century Calcutta

by Shaw, G.W

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1981
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Cloth, 8vo, 25 cm,
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The Bibliographical Society, Oxford University Press, London, 1981. Cloth, 8vo, 25 cm,. xi, 249 pp, ills. From the introduction: "Once..the first printing-shop had opened there in 1772, just twenty years after the battle of Plassey, Calcutta rapidly developed into the largest centre of printing in the subcontinent during the last two decades of the eighteenth century, appropriate to… Read more about this item
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