TWYMAN, M: The Bicentennial of Lithography

Twyman, Michael; Taylor, J. Curtiss; Kurutz, Gary F; Fox, George K. The Bicentennial of Lithography. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1999. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31225) $15.00

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Beautifully illustrated in B/W and color.

A keepsake for the members of the Book Club of California, published to commemorate the birth of lithography two hundred years earlier. Articles on the birth of lithography, Senefelder’s pole press, trade cards of early British lithographers, the prints of George Henry Goddard, Edward Bosqui and more.

Essays by Michael Twyman, J. Curtiss Taylor, Gary F. Kurutz, and George K. Fox. 96p.

STANFORD LIBRARIES: The Imprint of the Stanford University Libraries Associates (April 1983)

The Imprint of the Stanford University Libraries Associates (April 1983), book coverStanford University Libraries. The Imprint of the Stanford University Libraries Associates (April 1983). Stanford University, 1983. Unmarked. Light spot on cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#29080) $15.00

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B/W illustrations. 36p. Includes “Start a Private Press” by Robin R. Heyeck, “When they Said California was an Island” by Mrs. Roy V. Sowers, “The German Area Collection: A Stanford Tradition” by Peter R. Frank, “Japanese Paintings: Recollection of a Collector” and more. Measures 6.75×10 inches.

EPSTEIN, S: The First Book of Printing (First Books)

The First Book of Printing (First Books), book coverEpstein, Sam; Epstein, Beryl; Roth, Laszlo. The First Book of Printing (First Books). Franklin Watts, 1955. Unmarked book. Unclipped dust jacket. First printing. One internal page has a printing crease. Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#28634)

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The First Book of Printing (First Books), inside page

Well illustrated throughout. Pictures by Laszlo Roth. 63p. Measures 7.5×8.75 inches.

Presents the history of printing from the invention of movable type to modern electronic engravers and photo-typesetters of the mid-twentieth Century.

Index. List of words printers use.