182 pages of text with countless numbers of illustrations, some elaborate and tipped-in. Unpag. pages of illustrations. Condition: Minor stains on cloth cover, o.w. VG+ Minor stains on cloth cover, . Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Art Of The Book And Its Illustration.
Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.
Publication Date: 1935
Edition: First Edition
Book Description Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1935. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. 40 Plates, Some Tipped on and in Color, (illustrator). With a chapter by Prof Dr. Maurits Sabbe (on Christopher Plantin and the Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp) and a foreword by C.H. StJ. Hornby (of the famous Ashendene Press). Pages xii, 182 with index, followed by 63 pages of full page illustrations of printing, type faces, illustrations and historic bindings. Brown cloth binding is some soiled and faded, with black title on the spine that hints of its publication during the depression. But the inside production is a joy on the arts of the book. No dustjacket, but the cloth is protected in a clear, mylar sleeve. Inman 52. Bookseller Inventory # 009685
Book Description Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1935. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Date of publication is approximate; the book is not dated although some of the illustrations date from the early 1930s. A sumptuous quarto volume richly illustrated and covering such topics as printing, typography, paper-making, bookbinding, etc. Condition: the spine is lightly faded; else in fine condition. Pages: 182 plus many full-page plates in color and B&W. Several are on different types of paper stock. Bookseller Inventory # 3031
Book Description J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1935. Hardcover. Book Condition: Orig. brown cloth. Very good. First American edition. 182 pages in text. 28 x 21 cm. 110 illustrations; 40 plates, most in color, some tipped-in (printing specimens). Foreword by C.H. St. J. Hornby. Owner inscription. Bookseller Inventory # 19553
Book Description George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd, London, 1935. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. 1st Edition. Minor edgewear to t he dust jacket. This is the first British edition. Appendix in unpaginated. Extensive illustrations, color plates, photogravures, half-tones, fold-outs, specimen types, many illustrations are tipped in. There are layouts of printed pages and reproductions of technical process. There are xii-182 pages. Previous owner's name on inside. TAn dust jacket. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 004836
Book Description J. B. Lipincott & Co., Phila. Chap. by Sabre & forward by Hornby. D/J, front & rear boards have mild water dam., spine starting o/w VG-. Bookseller Inventory # bk0200
Book Description J.B.Lippincott, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. No former owner's name or marks. Text is clean, binding is strong. Brodart mylar over DJ. Very nice red cloth cover, red DJ has a small edge tear and a few small water marks. No publishing date is stated. Many B & W and color illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000011164
Book Description George G. Harrap & Co. LTD, London, Bombay, Sydney. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Hardcover. Cream cloth with blue lettering and design. Boards stained and warped. Corners bumped. Front hinge cracked. Bookplate on paste-down endpaper. Endpapers foxed. Bookseller Inventory # 1913
Book Description Lippincott, Philadelphia. hardcover. Book Condition: very good(+). Dust Jacket Condition: very good. With a chapter by Maurits Sabbe . and a foreword by C. H. St. J. Hornby. Numerous illustrations in color, photogravures and half-tones, including some paper and type specimens. 4to, rust cloth, d.w. Philadelphia, n.d. ca. 1930. Very good (+). One the invention of paper and movable types, the lay-out of the printed pages, illustrations and the technical processes of their reproductions. Bookseller Inventory # 45896
Book Description J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1935. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Original edition, rebound in burgundy leatherette, with title and author in gold foil on spine panel, new endsheets, new head- and tail-bands. Presents "as new." Text block edges slightly shaved for uniformity, text block slightly age-toned, library stamp on lower title page only, otherwise unmarked. xii,182 pp. + -pp. appendix, 110 illus., 40 plates, additional tail-pieces. A lovely, sturdy copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 024722
Book Description J.B.Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Orig. maroon cloth. Very good. 1st American edition. 49 pages intext. 128 pages of illustrations in colors, photogravures and half-tones; many of which are tipped-in. With a chapter by Maurits Sable. Foreword by C.H.St. John Hornsby. Index. Admirably printed with generous and often exquisite examples of the printing craft. Hornsby in his forward notes, "The value of the book lies largely in the fact that it is written by an expert, but written for the ordinary man.". Bookseller Inventory # 5347