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Besleys Books Spring 2018 Catalogue

Printing and Bibliography Inventory



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A. W. Penrose & Co. Ltd. Arts & Crafts: Etching Materials and Supplies 13065

Adana (Printing Machines) Ltd. Adana No. 205: Catalogue of Printing Machines, Thermograph and Guillotines 13025

Adana (Printing Machines) Ltd. Adana No. 307: Catalogue of Type Blocks, Accessories, Inks and Publications 13026

Allen, Lewis M. Printing With the Handpress 13290

American Type Founders' Company A Compend of the Origin and Growth of the Roman Letter in Reed's Old English Letter-Founders 13357

Anon The British Bookmaker: A Journal for the Book Printer, the Book Illustrator, the Book Cover Designer, the Book Binder, Librarians, and Lovers of Books Generally: Volume 5, July 1890- June 1891 [Vol. 4 Only] 13104

Anon The British Bookmaker: A Journal for the Book Printer, the Book Illustrator, the Book Cover Designer, the Book Binder, Librarians, and Lovers of Books Generally: Volume 5, July 1891- June 1892 [Vol. 5 Only] 13103

Avis, F. C. Edward Philip Prince: Type Punchcutter 13175

Ball, Johnson William Caslon 1693-1766: The ancestry, Life and Connections of England's Foremost Letter-Engraver and Type-Founder 13037

Ball, Johnson William Caslon 1693-1766: The ancestry, Life and Connections of England's Foremost Letter-Engraver and Type-Founder 13038

Balston, Thomas William Balston: Paper Maker 1759-1849 13057

Battye, Christine The Brewhouse Private Press 1963-1983 13500

Baudin, Fernand Stanley Morison Et La Tradition Typographique 13009

Bennett, Arnold ; Lerner, Abe (Editor) A Nineteenth Century English Printing Office: As Described By Arnold Bennett in His Novel Clayhanger 13066

Biegeleisen, J. I. The ABC of Lettering 13062

Blakey, Dorothy The Minerva Press 1790-1820 13202

Blumenthal, Joseph Typographic Years: A Printer's Journey Through a Half Century 1925-1975 13043

Bohn, Henry George The Origin and Progress of Printing. A Lecture Delivered at Twickenham, April 4th, and Repeated by Desire at Richmond, April 21st, 1857 13253

Bolam, Francis (Editor) The Formation and Structure of Paper: Transactions of the Symposium Held at Oxford, September 1961: In Two Volumes 13388

Briele, Luc Van Den Modern Erotic Bookplates 13386

Cambridge University Press Production Facilities Available at the University Printing House, Cambridge 13027

Carter, Jane Levis The Paper Makers: Early Pennsylvanians and Their Water Mills 13044

Carter, Sebastian (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 14, February 2008 13081

Carter, Sebastian (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 16, February 2009 13083

Carter, Sebastian (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 18, Spring 2010 13085

Carter, Sebastian (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 20, Spring 2011 13087

Carter, Sebastian (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 22, Spring 2012 13089

Carter, Sebastian (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 24, Spring 2013 13091

Carter, Sebastian (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 26, Spring 2014 13093

Carter, Sebastian (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 28, Spring 2015 13095

Cave, Roderick Fine Printing and Private Presses: Selected Essays by Roderick Cave (Studies in the history of the book) 13001

Chick, Arthur Towards Today's Book: Progress in 19th Century Britain 13347

Cobden-Sanderson, Thomas James Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and the Book Beautiful 13283

Cohen, Colin Watermarks: A Brief History & Survey of the Techniques 13358

Craig, Edward Gordon ; Carrick, E. Nothing or the Bookplate 13099

Crawford, Alan Emery Walker, Printer of Pictures 13497

Darley, Lionel S. Introduction to Book Binding 13101

Darley, Lionel S. Bookbinding Then and Now: A Survey of the First Hundred and Seventy-Eight Years of James Burn & Company 13112

Day, Lewis F. Alphabets Old and New: For the Use of Craftsmen, with an Introductory Essay on 'Art in the Alphabet' 13107

Dickson, Robert ; Edmond, John Philip Annals of Scottish Printing from the Introduction of the Art in 1507 to the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century. 13015

Dowding, Geoffrey Finer Points in the Spacing and Arrangement of Type 13049

Driff Field Driffs: The Antiquarian and Second Hand Book Fortnightly [22 issues] 13203

Dunton, John The Tribute of a London Publisher to His Printers: John Dunton's Sketches of the Printers, Stationers and Binders of the City of London 1689-1705 13021

Eliot, Simon ; Rose, Jonathan (Editors) A Companion to the History of the Book 13346

Elsted, Crispin (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 5, December 2000 13072

Elsted, Crispin (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 7, November 2002 13074

Elsted, Crispin (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 9, March 2004 13076

Engren, Rodney Dictionary of Victorian Wood Engravers 13369

Franklin, Colin ; Turner, John R. The Private Presses 13113

Franklin, Colin Emery Walker: Some Light on His Theories of Printing and on His Relations with William Morris and Cobden-Sanderson 13399

Franklin, Colin The Private Presses 13114

Fry, Edmund ; Chambers, David Specimen of Modern Printing Types By Edmund Fry 1828: A Facsimile with an Introduction and Notes By David Chambers 13050

Gill, Eric Art-Nonsense and Other Essays 13171

Gill, Eric An Essay on Typography 13300

Gill, Evan Eric Gill: A Bibliography 13169

Giovanni Mardersteig The Official Bodoni An Account Of The Work Of A Hand Press 1923 - 1977 13289

Gowans, Z. (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 13, August 2007 13080

Haiman, Gyorgy Nicholas Kis: A Hungarian Punch-Cutter and Printer 1650-1702 13036

Hall, Dennis (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 10, November 2004 13077

Hall, Dennis (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 12, November 2006 13079

Hall, Dennis (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 3, May 1999 13070

Hall, Dennis (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 4, April 2000 13071

Hall, Dennis (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 6, August 2001 13073

Hall, Dennis (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 8, June 2003 13075

Hall, Trevor H. Old Conjuring Books: A Bibliographical and Historical Study with a Supplementary Check-List 13109

Halliwell, Steven Alan Clodd and the Enitharmon Press: A Checklist of His Publications 1967-1987 and Private Printings 1958-1998 13311

Harvey, Michael Lettering Design: Form and Skill in the Design and Use of Letters 13350

Hobbs & Chambers Auctioneers [Catalogue] Sale of a Large Portion of the Furnishings and Effects Removed from Kelmscott Manor - The Home of William Morris ... July 19th and 20th 1939 13432

Hofer, Philip Philip Hofer: As Author and Publisher 13069

Isaac, Peter C. G. William Davidson of Alnwick: Pharmacist and Printer 1781-1858 13056

J.De La Lande The Art of Papermaking: Taken from the Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure...here Selected from Volumes X, XXX & XXXII 13034

Jackson, Holbrook The Printing of Books 13054

Jaggard, Capt. W. Shakespeare Once a Printer and bookman: Lecture One of the Twelfth Series of Printing Trade Lectures at Stationers' Hall, London, E.C. Friday, Twentieth October MCMXXXIII 13046

Joyner, George Fine Printing: Its inception, Development, and Practice 13176

Kennedy, Richard A Boy at the Hogarth Press 13067

Koch, Rudolf The little ABC book of Rudolf Koch 13201

Krimpen, J. Van j. Van Krimpen on Designing and Devising Type 13348

Lanston Monotype Machine Company A Pocket Book Containing Twelve of the Most Distinguished Series of Printing Types Cut By the Monotype Corporation Limited, london, england: Offered to Discriminating Printers in America 13064

Lee, Brian North The Bookplate Designs of Rex Whistler 13314

Lewis, C. T. Courtney The Picture Printer of the Nineteenth Century: George Baxter 1804-1867 13058

Lewis, John A Handbook of Type and Illustration: With Notes on Certain Graphic Processes and the Production of Illustrated Books 13068

Losty, Jeremiah P. The Art of the Book in India 13345

Lowry, Martin Nicholas Jensen and the Rise of Venetian Publishing in Renaissance Europe 13126

MacCarthy, Fiona Eric Gill 13098

Mason, John J. H. Mason, R. D. I. : Scholar, Printer and Teacher & The Imprint and the Cranach Press: Extracted from the Magazine of the National Society for Art Education 1951 13356

McCamant, Robert (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 25, Autumn 2013 13092

McCamant, Robert (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 27, Autumn 2014 13094

McLean, Ruari Jan Tschichold: Typogrpher 13061

McLean, Ruari and Antonia Benjamin Fawcett: Engraver and Colour Printer 13415

Meynell, Viola (Editor) The Best of Friends: Further Letters to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell 13110

Monotype Corporation Limited Specimen Book of 'Monotype' Printing Types: Volume One, Two and Three [3 Volume Set] 13042

Monotype Corporation Limited The Monotype Recorder Commemorating an Exhibition of Lettering and Type Designs By Eric Gill: Held at Monotype House, London in October 1958: Volume XLI, No. 3, Autumn 1958 13028

Monotype Corporation Limited The Monotype Recorder: A Journal for Users and Potential Users of "Monotype" Machines and Matrices: Volume XXXIX, No. 1, Autumn 1949 13029

Moran, James 'Fit to be Styled a Typographer' A History of the Society of Typographic Designers 13302

Mores, Edward Rowe A Dissertation Upon English Typographical Founders and Founderies (1778) with a Catalogue and Specimen of the Typefoundry of John James (1782) 13344

Morison, Stanley Talbot Baines Reed: Author, Bibliographer, Typefounder 13060

Morris, William ; Walker, Emery ; Cobden-Sanderson, T. J. ; Blomfield, Reginald The Revival of Art in Craft 13173

Morris, William A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press, together with a short description of the press by S.C. Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed Thereat 13254

Morris, William A Note on the Morris Stained Glass Work 13371

Morris, William The Ideal Book. A Paper By William Morris, Read Before the Bibliographical Society, London, June 19th, 1893 13174

Naylor, T. E. How to Start in Business as a Printer: With Estimate for a Small Jobbing Office 13022

Ozick, Cynthia ; Leahy, Mary S. Seymour Adelman 1906 - 1985: A Keepsake 13313

Pearson, David (Editor) 'For the Love of the Binding' Studies in Bookbinding History Presented to Mirjam Foot 13389

Pepler, Douglas Catalogue of Books Published By Douglas Pepler, Ditchling, Sussex 13097

Peterson, William S. A Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press (Soho Bibliographies) 13100

Peterson, William S. The Kelmscott Press: A History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure 13116

Poortenaar, Jan The Art of the Book and Its Illustration 13385

Proctor, Robert Bibliographical Essays 13013

Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Ltd. The British Printer Vol. VI.-1893. 13039

Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Ltd. The British Lithographer: Vol. 1. 1891-2; Vol. 2. 1892-3; Vol. 3. 1893-4 [3 Volume Set] 13359

Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Ltd. The British Printer Vol. IX.-1896. 13030

Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Ltd. The British Printer Vol. X.-1897. 13031

Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Ltd. The British Printer Vol. XI.-1898. 13032

Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Ltd. The British Printer Vol. XII.-1899. 13040

Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Ltd. The British Printer Vol. XV.-1902. 13041

Razzell, Paul (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 11, Autumn 2005 13078

Razzell, Paul (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 15, August 2008 13082

Razzell, Paul (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 17, Autumn 2009 13084

Razzell, Paul (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 19, Autumn 2010 13086

Razzell, Paul (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 21, Autumn 2011 13088

Razzell, Paul (Editor) Parenthesis: The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association, Number 23, Autumn 2012 13090

Reed, Talbot Baines ; Johnson, A. F. A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes Historical and Bibliographical on the Rise and Progress of English Typography 13349

Riscatype Riscatype: Pocketbook of Typefaces 13063

Robinson, Duncan William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and the Kelmscott Chaucer 13178

Rogers, Bruce The Centaur Types 13096

Rolph, C. H. The Trial of Lady Chatterley: Regina v. Penguin Books Ltd. 13353

Roy, Lewis The Practice of Parlour Printing Considered as a Specific Against Insomnia & Like Disorders with a Warning on Side Effects Illustrated by a Retrospect of the Activities of The Keepsake Press from its Foundation 13355

S. Stephenson ; C. Stephenson S. & C. Stephenson: A Specimen of Printing Types and Various Ornaments 1796, Reproduced Together with the Sale Catalogue of the British Letter-Foundry 1797 13106

Schlosser, Leonard; Tyler, Kenneth Paper and Printmaking Glossary: A Brief Listing of Terms and Definitions in Common Contemporary Use 13024

Scholl, Karl Hanns Landmarks in the Development of Writing and Printing Techniques. Translated from the German by Douglas Martin 13000

Severin, Mark F. Making a Bookplate 13102

Shorter, A. H. Paper Making in the British Isles: An Historical and Geographical Study 13033

Simon, Herbert Song and Words: A History of the Curwen Press 13170

Smeijers, Fred Counterpunch: Making Type in the Sixteenth Century, Designing Typefaces Now 13105

Smith, Percy Lettering: A Plea 13352

Smith, Percy J. Lettering: A Handbook of Modern Alphabets 13301

Sparling, H. Halliday The Kelmscott Press and William Morris Master-Craftsman 13108

Spencer, Herbert (Editor) Typographica 15, June 1967 [New Series] 13052

Spencer, Herbert (Editor) Typographica 3, June 1961 [New Series] 13051

Spencer, Herbert (Editor) Typographica 8, December 1963 [New Series] 13053

Sutton, James ; Bartram, Alan An Atlas of Typeforms 13179

Tama Art University Museum The Typography of Eric Gill: Legendary Letterforms [Exhibition Catalogue] 13172

Tarling, Alan Will Carter, Printer: An Illustrated Study 13047

Tarling, Alan Will Carter, Printing: An Illustrated Study 13354

The Studio Ltd. Modern Book-Bindings and Their Designers: Special Winter-Number 1899-1900 13177

Tidcombe, Marianne Women Bookbinders 1880-1920 13115

Tschichold, Jan Treasury of Alphabets and Lettering 13059

Various Authors Frederic G. Melcher: Friendly Reminiscences of a Half Century Among Books & Bookmen 13048

Various Authors A History of Letter Form 13351

W. S. Cowell Ltd. A Book of Typefaces, with Some Illustrated Examples of Text and Display Setting 13035

Wahl, John Robert No Idle Singer: The Lovers of Gudrun and Sigurd the Volsung: Inaugural Lecture Delivered Before the University of the Orange Free State 13370

Walpole, Horace ; Lewis, W. S. The Duchess of Portland's Museum 13312

Warde, Beatrice Type Faces, Old and New 13023

Warde, Beatrice The Crystal Goblet: Sixteen Essays on Typography 13362

West, Clarence Jay Reading List on Papermaking Materials 13045

Whittington Prress A Picnic Organised By the Fine Press Book Assocation, Will be Held at Whittington on Sunday, 20 May 2001: Wth Sales of Books, Type and Presses & Visit the Church, the Court and the Press [Broadsheet] 13501

William Clowes & Sons Limited A Catalogue of Selected Display and Also a Few Book Types for the Information and Use of the Layout Man 13117

Wolpe, Berthold Vincent Fiins Type Specimens 1801 and 1815: Reproduced in Facsimile 13055