SIMON, O: Introduction to Typography (Pelican Books A288)

Simon, Oliver. Introduction to Typography (Pelican Books A288). Penguin Books in association with Faber and Faber, 1954. Unmarked. Glossary. 117p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26781) $10.00

Buy it Now

A handbook which explains the principles of typography of the book from the beginning to end, with six pages in color and over seventy examples of such things as type faces, type setting, text pages, title pages, and decorative material.

The author, Oliver Simon, was associated with Curwin Press from 1919-1955.

ERNST, M: Une Semaine De Bonte: A Surrealistic Novel in Collage by Max Ernst

Ernst, Max. Une Semaine De Bonte: A Surrealistic Novel in Collage by Max Ernst. Dover, 1976. ISBN: 9780486232522. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26762) $10.00

Buy it Now

Une Semaine de Bonte (A Week of Kindness) is divided into seven parts, one for each day of the week. This is an unabridged republication of the legendary masterpiece, which first appeared in 1934. 208p.

Max Ernst was a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet. A prolific artist, Ernst was one of the pioneers of the Dada movement and Surrealist movements.

PRINT COLLECTOR’S NEWSLETTER: Volume XVII, Issues 1-6, 1986-1987

The Print Collector's Newsletter (Volume XVII, Issues 1-6, 1986-1987), coverBrody, Jacqueline (editor). The Print Collector’s Newsletter (Volume XVII, Issues 1-6, 1986-1987). Unmarked. Very Good. Unbound in Binder. (#26719) $125.00

Buy it Now

Illustrated. Issued with 3-holes punched and collected in standard blue binder. 232p.

6 issues (March-April 1986, May-June 1986, July-August 1986, September-October 1986, November-December 1986, January-February 1987).

Articles on Philip Larson, Nancy Spero, Toulouse-Lautrec, Richard Avedon, Jasper Johns, David Hockeny (talk and Q/A at the 1986 print symposium), the Starns twins, Donald Sultan, print and book news and more.

An interview with Chema Cobo. A discussion with Francesco Clemente. An interview with Jane Dickson.

SHIMBUN, Y: Words in Motion: Modern Japanese Calligraphy

Words in Motion: Modern Japanese Calligraphy, book coverYomiuri Shimbun. Words in Motion: Modern Japanese Calligraphy. Library of Congress, 1984. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26718) $20.00

Buy it Now

Catalog for an Exhibition, June 15, 1984-September 15, 1984 at the World Trade Center, The Library of Congress, Istituto Giapponese di Cultura, Japanisches Kulturinstitut and other venues.

Includes Kuwata Sasafune, Hibino Goho, Yanagida Taiun, Nishikawa Yasushi, Hirotsu Unsen, Aoyama San’u and others.

Chronological Chart on China and Japan 180p. Illustrated. Measures 11.5 inches square.

GRABHORN PRESS: Announcement for The Comedy of Dante Alighieri

Grabhorn Press: Announcement for The Comedy of Dante Alighieri. 1958. Folded 8-page folded announcement for Mary Prentice Lillie’s translation of The Comedy of Dante Alighieri into unrhymed hendecasyllabic verse. Four pages contain printing in black type with red accents. Folded the announcement measures 7.5×10.25 inches. Very Good. Unbound. (#26645) $16.00

Buy it Now

The Grabhorn Press began in Indianapolis under the name of the Studio Press. The press was moved to San Francisco after World War I, where it became the Grabhorn Press. Edwin, Robert, Jane and Mary Grabhorn ran it with Sherwood Grover. Their publications were imaginative, colorful, and award-winning.

 

TRAGER, FN: Japanese and Chinese Language Sources on Burma: An Annotated Bibliography

Japanese and Chinese Language Sources on Burma: An Annotated Bibliography, book coverTrager, Frank N. Japanese and Chinese Language Sources on Burma: An Annotated Bibliography. New Haven: Human Relations Area Files (Hraf) Press, 1957. Unmarked. Spot on cover Very Good. Paperback. (#26544) $20.00

Buy it Now

Prepared by Burma Research Project at NYU (Frank N. Trager), Part I, Japanese Sources, Hyman Kublin, Part II, Chinese Sources, Lu-Yu Kiang. 122+pp.

Contains 177 Japanese language sources (fully annotated in English) relating to Burma published during 1935-1956, and 52 Chinese language sources (fully annotated in English) for 1931-1956.

BOORSCH, S: Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo

Boorsch, Suzanne. Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26542) $12.00

Buy it Now

Beautifully illustrated with prints by Carlevarijs, Zucchi, Tiepolo, Canaletto and others. Catalog for January 23-April 27, 1997 exhibition. 48p. Bibliography. Exhibition checklist.