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THE DARD HUNTER PAPER MUSEUM

By: Hunter, Dard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleton, The Institute of Paper Chemistry: N.D.

Seller ID: 195

Condition: Fine


8vo (6¼" x 9¼"). pp.12; with fold-out guide. Stiff cream colored staplebound wraps with titles and logo of the Institute of Paper Chemistry in brown. Includes a photograph of, and visual guide to Hunter's collections at the museum. View more info

THE GOLDEN BOOK THE STORY OF FINE BOOKS AND BOOKMAKING -- PAST AND PRESENT

By: McMurtrie, Douglas C.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Chicago, Pascal Covici: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201

Condition: Very Good +


R8vo (7¼" x 9¾"). pp. [xvi]; 406; Notes; Index. One of 2000 copies. Dark blue vertically ribbed cloth with fanfare-style design and titles stamped in gold on both covers and spine. Gold interstecting ring dentelles. t.e.g. Laid paper watermarked with McMurtrie's initials. Scarce gold dust jacket with binding design repeated in black. Illustrated throughout with vingette and full page reproductions of historic texts and includes floriated initials and headpieces. Written from the view point of the designer and printer, The Golden Book is an authoritative look at the history of the bo... View more info

TYPES BORDERS AND ORNAMENTS

By: Washington Press, Inc.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Washington Press, Inc.: N.D.

Seller ID: 197

Condition: Very good


R8vo (6½” x 10¾”). pp.36. Stiff paper wraps covered in painted brown paper with titles in black and the Washington Press logo in red. A sample book of all types, borders, ornaments, flourishes, decorations and effects offered by the Washington Press to its customers. Rubbing to corners and spine and light soiling to the final page, otherwise VG. The Washington Press, Inc. was a Boston-based printing company active from the early to the middle part of the 20th Century. View more info

THE MOST DELECTABLE HISTORY OF REYNARD THE FOX

By: [TURBAYNE, ALBERT ANGUS (binding design)]; [Calderon, Frank W. (illustrations)]; JACOBS, JOSEPH

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2865

Condition: Fine


C8vo (7¼“ x 5¼”). pp. xxxi; 260 + 4 pp. publisher’s advts. Signed Albert Angus Turbayne Art Nouveau publisher’s binding in smooth green cloth with titles surrounded by a swirling briar rose containing fox, rooster and hens; lion king and fox head with titles on spine, a.e.g.Includes b/w full page frontis. with tissue guard and vignette illustrations throughout the text by W. Frank Calderon."Reynard the Fox shares with Aesop’s fables the distinction of being folk-lore raised into literature. It is a series of short stories of adventure forming a romance”. First pu... View more info