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Group of 43 Typophiles Chap Books: Songs for a Printers' Way Goose / Harsh Words / The Artist and the Fifteenth-Century Printer / On Conjugal Felicity / Bombed but Unbeaten: Excerpts from the War Commentary of Beatrice L. Warde / The Art of Reviling / Roman Numerals, Typographic Leaves and Pointing Hands: Some Notes on Their Origin, History and Contemporary Use / Thomas Bewick, Engraver / The Bowker Lectures on Book Publishing - First Series / Early American Currency / John Baskerville: Type-Founder and Printer, 1706-1775 / The Bowker Lectures on Book Publishing - Second Series / A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography, 1895-1945: Volume One / A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography, 1895-1945: Volume Two / BR Marks and Remarks / Printers as Men of the World / MSS by WAD: Being a Collection of the Writings of Dwiggins on Various Subjects, Some Critical, Some Philosophical, Some Whimsical / The Bowker Lectures on Book Publishing - Third Series / Off the Dead Bank / Typographical Heritage / Throug
New York: Typophiles. 1940-1976. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Group of 43 Typophiles Chap Books. Incomplete run from 1 to 51, lacking 8 numbers (24, 34, 37, 38, 40, 45, 47 and 48). 1940-1976. Limited editions, often under 500 copies. The earliest issues hand-numbered. All with library bookplate affixed to front pastedown and ink stamp to the rear blank page and/or the table of contents. All copies withdrawn by library stamp on the bookplate. Otherwise near fine copies. Some with sunning on the spine. Text clean and unmarked throughout. Three with paper dust jackets (21, 30 and 32); three with glassine dust jackets (18, 19 and 29); four with slipcases (28, 35, 36, 42, 43 and 49). "Bowker Lectures on Book Publishing" is complete in three volumes (9, 12 and 18); "Type Design and Typography" (Goudy) is complete in two volumes (13 and 14); "Postscripts on Dwiggins" is complete in two slipcased volumes (35 and 36); "Portrait of a Publisher: A. A. K., 1915-1965" is complete in two slipcased volumes (42 and 43). Group of 43 Typophiles Chap Books: Songs for a Printers' Way Goose / Harsh Words / The Artist and the Fifteenth-Century Printer / On Conjugal Felicity / Bombed but Unbeaten: Excerpts from the War Commentary of Beatrice L. Warde / The Art of Reviling / Roman Numerals, Typographic Leaves and Pointing Hands: Some Notes on Their Origin, History and Contemporary Use / Thomas Bewick, Engraver / The Bowker Lectures on Book Publishing - First Series / Early American Currency / John Baskerville: Type-Founder and Printer, 1706-1775 / The Bowker Lectures on Book Publishing - Second Series / A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography, 1895-1945: Volume One / A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography, 1895- 1945: Volume Two / BR Marks and Remarks / Printers as Men of the World / MSS by WAD: Being a Collection of the Writings of Dwiggins on Various Subjects, Some Critical, Some Philosophical, Some Whimsical / The Bowker Lectures on Book Publishing - Third Series / Off the Dead Bank / Typographical Heritage / Through the Mill with B. R. / Some Random Recollections: An Informal Talk Made at the Grolier Club, New York, 21 October 1948 / George Clymer and the Columbian Press / Sagittarius: His Book / The Roman Italic and Black Letter Bequeathed to the University of Oxford by Dr. John Fell / Kelmscott, Doves and Ashendene / Calligraphics: Hands and Forms / A Chinese Printing Manual / Will Bradley: His Chap Book / John Howard Benson and His Work: 1901-1956 / On Designing and Devising Type / Owed to the Book / Postscripts on Dwiggins in Two Volumes / Elmer Adler: In the World of Books / The Story of Frederic W. Goudy / Portrait of a Publisher, A. A. K. in Two Volumes / Portrait of a Publisher, 1915- 1965: Volume Two / Mr. Eric Gill / Letter from a Danish Typographer / Disquisition on the Composing Stick / The Dun Emer Press, Later the Cuala Press with a List of the Books, Broadsides and Other Pieces Printed at the Press / William Caxton and His Quincentenary
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