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 Business Card and Book Publisher's List - Newman & Ivison Publishers, Booksellers, and Stationers,.  c1854  Dictionary Doings and Developments, Webster's Unabridged (Now International) Dictionary. Springfield, MA,Clark W. Bryan & Co. 1890 . ..
A 1 5/8"x 3" business card printed on lightly coated stock.  It is for Newman & Ivison, Publishers, Booksellers, and Stationers. No. 178 Fulton Street, New York.  The reverse lists the books published by Newman & Ivison. A 24 pp. booklet originally published in The Paper World, October 1890. Discusses Webster's dictionary, it's development, it's founders and old-time and present publishers, Messrs. G. & C. Merriam & Co. It begins with the life work of Noah Webster, L.L. D., the progression of the dictionary and the part played by the Merriams.   6 1/2" x 5".
 Four (4) Bill heads - Utica New York Printers, Booksellers & Stationers. Bennett, Backus, Hawley & Fuller.Utica, NY.1837-1849  Menu and Program for the October Meeting of the Pittsburgh Club of Printing House Craftsmen in honor of our guest Norman T. A. Munder, printer Extraordinary. ..Oct 18, (1922)
Four (4) billheads including cost of goods sold and additional information for the firms of  from Gardiner Tracy, Bennett, Backus & Hawley, Hawley, Fuller & Co. and H.H. Hawley.  Sidebars include basic information on types of goods being sold, to the categories of inventory to lists of actual books published by printer.  All addressed to Rowley and/or Curry, booksellers in Utica.. Held Thursday Evening, October 18, (1922).  A four (4) page large format menu and program bound with an orange and black string tie. Additional one page insert with tyext and typography by Arthur C. Gruver contributed to the craftsmen number of the Amerian Printer by  MacGregor - Cutler Printing Company, Pittsburgh PA.  The first page has a tipped-in image from a photograph of Munder.  The second page is the program concluding with a speech by Munder titled "Fine Printing". This is followed by a simple menu, with the final page being  n note on The Craftsmen Movement.   The text block on each page is bordered by  repeated elegant decortive devices in the Craftsmen style.  Measures 12 1/2" x 9 1/4". . Although no year was present, one of the presenters Arthur Gruver was president of the organization that year.
"Frederic W Goudy: American Typographer"  . Paul Johnston . The Heuron, No.7 .  . C. 1930 An Account of the Making of the Oxford Lectern Bible . Bruce Rogers . Lanston Monotype Machine Company . Philadelphia, PA . 1936
8 pp. Paper pamphlet, no cover. Article about Goudy and American Typography, discusses Goudy's contribution to typesetting and includes a page of examples. Signed by author. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" 15 pp. Blue paper cover, four page mini hinge in staple to inside front cover. An account of designing the Oxford Lectern Bible, choices the designer made. Includes samples from the book. 11 1/4" x 8"
At the Sign of Flying Fame List of Publications Broadside. A.T. Stevens.London.1913 Baer Brothers Bronze Factory .  . Baer Brothers Manufacturers . Stamford, Conn .
Westminster for Flying Fame. . Broadside is on bright pink paper and measures 12 3/4" x 5 1/2". Contains a list of publications for broadsides and chap books. Prices are Broadsides-2 pence plain. 4 pence coloured. and Cap-books-6 pence. A note on the bottom states" In the Press, other Chap-books, Broadsides, and Drawings by James Stephens, Holbrook Jackson, Walter de la Mare, Ralph Hodgson, Richard Honeywood, and Lovat Fraser. All publications decorated throughout by Lovat Fraser.". slight fading at top One applied advertisement on cardboard, has grommet for hanging, reverse blank but stamped "Germany". Advertisement for "Manufacturers of Bronze powders, brocade, aluminum, silver, and metal leaf", shows color samples, Baer logo with bear in B. 11" x 7 1/4"
Cairo .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s Clinton Brothers printers of Fashionable Visiting and Address Cards
36 pp. Pink printed paperback cover, description of Cairo "a modish face for modern printing and advertising" then examples of font. 10 1/2" x 7" Trade Catalogue, Visiting Cards, Address Cards, Social History

A twofold or 6pp brochure with an illustration of the two brothers promoting their "Fashionable Visiting and Address Cards" Special attention will be paid to orders by mail Content includes pricing information for Centennial Chromo, Illuminated Chromo and Water Cards, Glass, Embossed Mourning, French Enameled, Imported Bristol Marble and Snowflake, University Plaid, Imperial Bristol, Damask and Repp and finally Mottled Photo and Extra Bristol cards It also discusses design, packaging cheaper cards, addresses, gilt lettering, scroll cards, stationery and much more The last two pages displays 21 different styles of Type available for printing Measures 6 3/8" x 3 1/4" as a folded catalogue Bothers F L Clinton and A B Clinton
Commerce Street, Showing New York's Narrowest House .  . Comet Press .  . 1967 Cornell: From 6 to 14 Point .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
1 pp. Reproduction of a wood engraving by John De Pol, Holiday Greeting from Comet Press, the scene is Greenwich Village which was located near the Comet Press location. 8" x 6" Beige printed paperback cover, examples of Cornell type, designed by George F. Trenholm, samples of font and descriptions. 9 1/4" x 6"
Deepdene: a new roman and italic type design, drawn by Frederic W. Goudy. .  . Lanton Monotype Machine Company . Philadelphia, PA. . c1930 Egmont: An Interype Face .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
15 pp. Paper printed two color cover, includes examples of points and series. The booklet consists of descriptions and examples of the Deepene type created by Goudy. 12 1/4" x 9" 31 pp. PInk paperback cover, brief description of egmont type then examples of font and samples of book covers and advertisements featuring the type. 10 1/2" x 71/2"
Elm Tree Antique Wove Covers .  . W. C. Dodge Paper Co . Boston, Mass. . 1910s Evening at Deepdene, An Essay by Fredric W. Goudy & Wood Engraving by John De Pol . Frederic W. Goudy . Lanston Monotype Company .  . c1938
Brown illustrated cover, bound with brown yarn. Sample books of covers, each sample lists weight, color. 9" x 6" 2 pp. Folded card with printed cover, illustration and loose print. Essay, set in California, by Goudy, includes reproduction of a wood engraving by John DePol, "The Falls at Deepdene", given as a holiday greeting by Lanston Monotype Company. 10 1/4" x 7"
Fototype: Makes Layouts Sparkle .  . Fototype INC . Chicago . 1957 Goudy Text & Lombardic Capitals: Two New Monotype Faces . Frederic W. Goudy . Lanston Monotype Machine Company . Philadelphia, Pa .
62 pp. Paper booklet with printed cover, printed with black and orange ink, font samples and pictures, have loose price list form folded inside. Advertising booklet for Fototype company. Shows examples of fonts, type settings,  and supplies. 9" x 6 1/2" sampler booklet with examples of Goudy text and lombardic capitals, the back page has monotype flowers and ornaments suggested for use with Goudy text and lombardic capitals. 12" x 9"
How to Mechanize your Selling With Business Publication Advertising .  . McGraw Hill Publications . New York . c 1958 Intertype Futura .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Paper report booklet, printed in black and green ink, photographs and charts. How to make a sale in six steps. 11" x 8 1/2" 52 pp. Orange illustrated paperback cover,  examples of numerous types of fonts, some illustrations and examples of advertisements. 10 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Intertype Presents New Horizons for the Modern Printer .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . 1950 Intertype Ready Reckoner: Easy, Accurate Copyfitting Method .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
24 pp. Blue printed paperback cover, advertising and explanation of Fotosetter, photographic line composing machine, illustrations and photographs of machine and use throughout. 11" 8 1/2" 22 pp. Brown illustrated paperback cover, begins with index and description of how to use the intertype character count method, continues with tables showing the name of face, point size, length of lowercase alphabet in points, number of characters in one pica and number of characters in all measures. 10 1/2" x 7
Interype Bodoni Family .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s Interype Teletypesetter Faces .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
40 pp. White printed paperback cover, begins with index and origin of Intertype Bodoni, contains examples of various Bodoni types and samples of advertisements. 10 1/2" x 7 1/2" 24 pp. Orange paperback cover with image of teletype setting machine,  detailed examples of various types such as point imperial, ideal, regal, and regent. 10 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Line Halftone & Color: an introduction to modern photoengraving .  . American Photoengravers .  . 1959 Louis Gaylord Clark Circular - Announcing Daniel Webster's Life, Eulogy, and Four Great Orations.. Wilbur M. Hayward & Co..Rochester, NY.1853
48 pp. Printed paperback cover, portions of book are black and white with blue photographs and illustrations among text, one chapter features color. The book in an introduction to modern photoengraving and letterpress printing. Four chapters with glossary at the end. 11" x 8 1/2" Single-fold 11" x 8" circular announcing the volume printed in the best style of typographical art, on a superior quality of paper containing 184pp. and a steel portrait of Mr. Webster extant.  Lists the orations and price list for publisher copies in paper or muslin.  Inside pages blank.  Printed on stationery with embossed scroll and arrow upper left "Carson & Co. .
Manuscript Bookplate with Calligraphy Decoration - Samuel B Stilwell's Book Michael Wilcox. Twelve Bindings Prospectus. 1985
A 2 1/2" x 3 7/8" manuscript bookplate reading "Samuel B Stilwell's Book - New Paltz June 28 1832 for Sam Stilwell  By Steph Stilwell. Stephen is presumably Samuel's brother.  Calligraphy decorative devices and flowers.  Reverse is blank. Austin, Texas: W. Thomas Taylor, Bookseller, no date. Single-fold sheet measures 10 1/2" x 8 1/2". Front cover has title and author with a 1935 illustration by Astride Maillol from Ovid's L'Art d'aimer. A brief summary on the books written by Elaine Smyth and W. Thomas Taylor along with remarks by Wilcox on the bindings.. As new
Noah's Ark New England Yankees and The Endless Quest.  Robert Keith Leavitt G. & C. Merriam Springfield, MA 1947 Noah's Ark New England Yankees and The Endless Quest:.  Robert Keith Leavitt G & C Merriam Co. Springfield, MA 1947
106 pp. Subtitle:  A Short History of the Original Webster Dictionaries Particular Reference to their First Hundred Years as Publications of G.&C. Merriam Company Springfield, Massachusetts. Gray paper hard cover, black and white illustrations, photographs, portraits, and copied images, title page is two tone. Part One: Noah's Ark; 1. This Webster 2. The Making of a Lexicographer 3. Noah Webster's Dictionaries Part Two: New England Yankees; 4. Enter the Merriams, 5. "Thank God for Worcester!" Part Three: 6. An International Institution, 7. "Make the Best", 8. Seining the River of Words. 10" x 7" slight staining on cover 106 pp. Subtitle:  A Short History of the Original Webster Dictionaries Particular Reference to their First Hundred Years as Publications of G.&C. Merriam Company Springfield, Massachusetts. Gray paper cover, black and white illustrations, photographs, portraits, and copied images, title page is two tone. Part One: Noah's Ark; 1. This Webster 2. The Making of a Lexicographer 3. Noah Webster's Dictionaries Part Two: New England Yankees; 4. Enter the Merriams, 5. "Thank God for Worcester!" Part Three: 6. An International Institution, 7. "Make the Best", 8. Seining the River of Words. 10" x 7" wear on cover
Olivery Byrne Circular - To Patentees and Manufacturers of Machinery in Practical use in the United States - Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics and Engineering. D. Appleton & Co., .New York.1849 Orkid Covers .  . W. C. Dodge Paper Co . Boston, Mass . 1910s
A single-fold circular announcement and description of the upcoming publication of Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics and Engineering.  Inside pages blank. May 1, 1849. Postally used.  Addressed to a Nail Machinist in Bridgwater MA.   Measures 10" c 8".. Blue stamped cover, tied together with brown yarn. Sample book for covers, contains samples of seven distinctive colors, describes paper weight and finish. 9" x 6"
Pencil signed Proof before Lettering for a Menu Du Banquet de la Plume (for Leon Deschamps magazine).  c1900 J. E. Sylvestre Post's Rapid Paper Rolls, Humidus Copying Apparatus .  . Post .  . 1902
A 5" x 7 1/4" prrof before lettering of a menu depicting a risque scene depicting a young woman hanging from a tree as she attemps to pick apples.  The banquets were organized by the magazine Leon Deschamps, La Plume, between 1892 and 1905.  They were more than just literary events, but of social significance in trying to establish literary space.   Pencil signed by J. E. Sylvestre.  . Tri-folded green paper cover, opens to 4 pp. Directions for using apparatus. 8 1/2" x 2 3/4", opens to papers 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Promotional Materials - George A Beale - School Cards a Specialty Proof before Lettering of Les Cent Bibliophiles Menu  for 1908 meeting created by Auguste Lepere - Tongue in Cheek - Woman Stirring a Pot of Books
A single-fold 8 1/2" x 5 3/4"  circular with an image of George Beale on the cover.  It is addressed to Teachers and dated 1887 and provides promotional information and pricing for the cards.  Back page is blank.  Also includes order form, request for information, testimonials and the original mailing envelope. An 8" x 12" proof before lettering of a fine line illustration depicting an outdoor event of Le Cent Bibliophiles, one of the French bibliophilic societies.  It depicts rings of dancing people in the background beneath the trees.  In the foreground a woman tends a pot of "stewing books".  Printed signature A. Lepere. .
Regal: An Intertype Face Designed For Easy Reading .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s Sante Graziani. Prospectus for Homage to Ingres. Impressions Workshop, 1965
white paper back cover. Sample booklet of Regal intertype face, brief description of the type then examples of font and samples of advertisements using type. 10 1/2" x 7 1/2" Prospectus booklet, stamped soft cover with cut out to title page, text with border and stamped image at end of chapter, fold in back cover houses sample lithographs and contact sheet as well as an unused order form. The booklet explains the contents and purpose of  "Prospectus for Homage to Ingres: Ten Lithographs with Selected Quatations from the Writings of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres." Three color sample lithographs by Sante Graziani are included with a black and white contact sheet with six litho samples. The last paper included is a preprinted unused order form envelope. 7 1/4" x 8". some fading on cover, creases
Shane Leslie. Rhyme Sheet: Second Series; Bog Love, no. 11. The Poetry Bookshop.London. Showing Monotype Bell Series No. 402 .  . Lanston Monotype Machine Company . Philadelphia, PA . 1940
The Poetry Bookshop, London. Measures 14" x 6 1/2" with top of page stating Rhyme Sheet: (Second Series) and bottom [No. 11]. A poem, Bog Love, written by Shane Leslie is accompanied by two decorations by C. Lovat Fraser.. as new Paper booklet,samples of typesettings. Examples of type settings by John Bell. Samples shown with explanations. 10" x 6 1/2"
Specimen Pages, How to Talk .  . Cowperthwait & Co. . Philadelphia . 1882 Tekoa Linen Bond Mackerel Finish .  . Strathmore Paper Co . Woronoco, Mass. . 1910s
Paper illustrated cover, contains illustrations throughout, preface and index. Pre-publication sample pages for the book "How to Talk" Contains; suggestions for teachers, composition, lessons, and writing. Book is not complete as it is a sample. 7 1/2" x 5" Gray tapestry cover, lists selling agent on back: W.C. Dodge Paper Co,. Boston. COntains Mackerel Finish paper samples, samples have company letter head and lists finish, color, weight. 6" x 10"
The 'Artist and the Critic' Series Plan and Description Prospectus. Catalpa Press, Ltd..Gloucestershire, England.n.d. The Blind Fiddle's Dog Song Sheet. A.T. Stevens.England.
A folded sheet measuring 12" x 8 1/2" with two 12" x 8 1/2" inserts. Features a description of the 'Artist and the Critic' Series. It lists a summary and the first eight titles planned. A description of the binding and paper stock is included. A biography of the series author with a sketched portrait rounds out the broadside. Two samples of what the books will look like are included. The first is Volume 1 and shows the book jacket design, then opens to a biography of an illustrator, Laurence Housman and an example of his work. The second insert is a sample of Volume 2 which features illustrator Richard Doyle.. some wear and creasing from handling Westminster for Flying Fame, London. Broadside measures 11 1/2" x 6" and features  the image of a dog at the top and man at the bottom. A  story of the Fiddler from the viewpoint of his dog. Top of page states "Price-Twopence, plain. Fourpence, coloured." no date.. small holes in each corner where broadside may have been hung. some wear on top edges, slight staining at top
The Editor .  . The Editor Publishing Co.  . Franklin, Ohio . May, 1895 The Electrotype and Stereotype Handbook: how duplicate plates are made-and how they are used by the letterpress printing industry .  . Int'l Assn of  Electrotypers and Stereotypers, INC . Cleveland 14, Ohio . c1950s
Magazine with cover, loose paper notification inserted and 1/3 sheet "special notice" attached to first page of magazine,magazine includes Volume I, no. 5, pp 66-80. The editor consists of a variety of materials, published monthly the first few and end few pages are advertisements and bound together in a final cover. Final cover stamped with "this cover is a sample of Hornet Linen, manufactured by Harding Paper Co". 11" x 8 1/2" printed cover, back lists "compliments of Service Electrotype Co." Handbook with black and white pictures and some illustrations broken down into three parts; part one: How Duplicate Plates are Effectively Used by Letterpress Printers, part two: How Electrotypes are Made, part three: How Stereotypes are Made/How Plastic and Rubber Plates are Made.
The English Version of the Polyglott Bible: Containing the Old and New testaments, with the Marginal Readings.. G. & C. Merriam. Springfield. 1844 The First English binding & marbling manuals and et le premier manuel de reliure imprimé séparément en français Prospectus . ..
1115 pp, 856 for the Old Testament and 259 for the New Testament. Red gilt and blind stamped hard cover, illustrations and 6 plates (2 of which are frontispieces for each testament), three chambers on spine, gilt stamp of praying woman on front and back cover, gilt forage. "The form in which this volume no appears is altogether different from anything which has before been given to the Public, but its originality will be found pre-eminently to consist in a laborious and entirely new Selection and Arrangement of References, in which it has been endeavoured faithfully to exhibit the Scripture as its own Expositor" -Preface. 4 1/2" x 3" inscribed, some staining on cover and toning Austin, Texas: W. Thomas Taylor. Measures 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" and includes an 11" x 8 1/2" and 10 1/4" x 5 1/8" inserts. The outer brochure is advertisement for a separately published French bookbinding manual by Jean-Vincent Capronnier de Gauffecourt and a bilingual reprint of the historic text. A two page explanation and description with a notice of discount for ordering both copies. The inserts are advertisements for the books Robert Frost and His Printers and Bert Clarke-Typographer.. as new
Type Specimens: Linotype, Monotype, Ludlow, Imported and Domestic Foundry Types .  . The North American Composition Co. . Philadelphia, PA. . c1961 Typo Graphic .  . Typo Graphic  . Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . December, 1960
48 pp. Spiral bound green printed cover, black and white examples of fonts and ornaments, loose pages from other sources tucked in. Examples of machine set text and display faces, contains sample and descriptions, book ends with "steps to complete copyfitting" and charts. Stapled pages with additional fonts and four pages taken from a different spiral bound book included. 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" Printed cover of spiral bound magazine, frontispiece. Monthly Magazine published for the Pittsburgh graphics art industry, contains advertising, article, samples, and inforamtion about employees and business. 10 1/4" x 7 1/2"
Typography, Layout & Advertising Production: handbook for newcomers to the advertising profession . Edwin H. Stuart and Grace Stuart Gardner . Edwin H Stuart, INC . Pittsburgh, PA . Vivid orange uncut lithograph file copy for children's book  - animals. Neu Ruppin bei Oehmigke & Riemschneider.Neuruppin Germany.1860s
46 pp. Paper back printed cover, black and white illustrations and font types. The book explains font types, layouts, and methods or advertising. The end pages are a dictionary for technical terms. 11" x 8 1/2" A 17 1/4" x 14 1/2" uncut file copy, the first run off a lithograph stone (showing register marked, printed on vibrant orange paper, It depicts four (4) pages of a book  with fine illustrations and border decoration and rhyming verse. Subjects include the Lamb, The Ducks, the Swan, and the Boy and His Dog.  Printed in German. .
Warren's Standard Painting Papers for Halftone Reproduction by Letterpress .  . S.D. Warren Company . Boston, Mass. . September, 1954 Wavene Cover .  . W. C. Dodge Paper Co . Boston, Mass.  . 1910s
Spiral bound paper raised print cover, black and white and color pictures throughout. Sample book for the grades of Warren's Standard Printing Paper. Included letterpress and offset lithography, paper grades and coatings. 12 1/4" x 9 1/2". Green card stock cover of sample booklet. Contains cover samples with color and paper weight. Shows samples for various companies. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2"
Weiss Types: Roman and Italian .  . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s What is Phototypography? a talk given before the 35th Annual Convention of the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, Inc . Carl P. Palmer . E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co. (INC) . Delaware . 1954
pink printed paperback cover. Description and examples of Weiss type, samples of magazine types throughout. 9 1/2" x 6 1/4" 8 pp. Paper booklet with three hole punch, black and white photographs and illustrations. Booklet gives an overview of phototypography; the planning and execution of and who uses it, 16 sample pictures included. 11" x 8 1/2"
Yolla Bolly Press. Flight: A story by John Steinbeck Book Prospectus. Carolyn and James Robertson.Covelo, CA.1984
A folded sheet measuring 12" x 9 3/4" with a 10 1/4" x 7 1/4" insert to the reader. Also included is the original order card and envelope. Features a woodcut illustration on the front by Karin Wikström. The inside has a description of "California Writers of the Land", "A Story of the Santa Lucias', and "About the Yolla Bolly Press Edition". The back page lists other books in the series and the terms of purchase. The insert tells readers of why they chose to create this edition and the making of it. The order card is unused and has the publisher's address stamped envelope. All are stored in the original publishers stamped envelope which measures 13" x 10".. broadside-as new, envelope-has wear and some staining