Hardcover. Middlebury VT, self-published, 1st, 1825, Book: Fair, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, leatherbound, 321 pages. Leather label on spine present but coming loose. J.W. Copeland, printer. A rare early Vermont imprint. Brown calf covers worn, binding fragile but holding. Pictures available on request. Deming (1787-1853), born in Connecticut became a Vermont political figure and Middlebury resident, living at 38 Washington Street until his death in 1853.
Hardcover. Totowa, NJ, Rowman and Littlefield, reprint, 1973, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 223 pages. Foreword by Walter Shewring. Blue cloth covers with gilt decoration. First edition published in 1953. Frontispiece portrait of Gill and numerous facsimiles of type, text, and illustration. Written by Eric Gill's brother.
Hardcover. NY, Grolier Club, 1st, 1914, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Ltd to 303 copies. 216 pages. Light foxing to some pages, spotting to edges.Some flecking or spotting to cloth spine. Black slipcase worn at edges.
Hardcover. Oak Knoll Press, 1st, 1999, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 244 pages. Ottmar Mergenthaler is considered one of America's greatest inventors. The German immigrant revolutionized the printing and publishing industry with the invention of an automatic typesetting machine which became known as the Linotype. This remarkable machine made it possible to eliminate the laborious hand setting of lead type by allowing one Linotype operator to do the work of a half-dozen typographers.This compelling work chronicles Mergenthaler's struggles to get his invention accepted, and his battles with the typographical unions and with his financiers.
Hardcover. Berkeley, University of California, 1st, 1973, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 263 pages. 109 figures, 64 plates, bibliography. Pictorial endpapers. This is the best and most comprehensive work on printing presses and their history from the 15th century until about 1940. Among the presses detailed here are the wooden press, Stanhope, Columbian, Albion, bed and platen, jobbing platen, cylinder, type-revolving, and modern rotary presses. An indispensable book for anyone interested in the technology of printing. Clean, bright copy in a dust jacket.
Hardcover. New Haven, CT, William Edwin Rudge, 1st, 1941, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 73 pages. Dark gray cloth covers, gilt titles, b&w photographic frontispiece, top edge red. Clean covers with slight wear to corners, pages crisp and unmarked, stiff binding; a very neat tight copy in great condition.