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The Annual of Bookmaking: 1927 - 1937

Adler, Elmer and John T. Winterich (Editors)

Published by (New York): The Colophon,1938, 1938
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(New York): The Colophon,1938. Quarto, hardcover, cloth. 320 pages, copiously illustrated. Spine a trifle faded, but otherwise a fine copy. "A good survey of American bookmaking in the interwar period, built up from a series of brief monographs of outstanding personalities and organizations, presses, publishing firms, and machine composition houses. The signatures of the book are in themselves examples of careful designing and printing, each of them produced independently from the others and printed by a different firm or individual." (Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt, One Hundred Books About Bookmaking, '40). Includes sections on Binding Design by W.A. Dwiggins, The University of California Press, Rydal Press of Santa Fe, Riverside Press, Walpole Printing Office, Derrydale Press, Hawthorn House, George Grady Press, Ward Ritchie Press, Yale University Press, Taylor & Taylor, Press of the Wooly Whale, Limited Editions Club, Overbrook Press, Lakeside Press, and Pynson Printers, with each section designed and produced at each press. Bookseller Inventory # 6414

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Title: The Annual of Bookmaking: 1927 - 1937

Publisher: (New York): The Colophon,1938

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

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