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A Biographical History of the Judges of Nova Scotia 1754-2004. Illustrated & with notes on some Nova Scotia Court Houses. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HALIBURTON, Charles E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Judges of Nova Scotia / Gaspereau Press, 2004, ISBN:0973696907: 2004

Seller ID: 104621

ISBN: 0973696907


HALIBURTON, Charles E., Justice. A Biographical History of the Judges of Nova Scotia 1754-2004. Illustrated & with notes on some Nova Scotia Court Houses. Compiled & Edited by Justice Charles E. Haliburton. "Published by the Judges of Nova Scotia" / "Printed & bound in Kentville, Nova Scotia", MMIV.[2004]. First Edition. "Typography by Andrew Steeves. Printed, Smyth-sewn, & bound at Gaspereau Press, Kentville, Nova Scotia". Pp (12),13-486,(2). M any illustrations (including three in colour) in the text. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. View more info

Art of the Printed Book 1455-1955 : Masterpieces of Typography Through FiveCenturies from the Collections of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. W ith an Essay by Joseph Blumenthal.

By: BLUMENTHAL, Joseph.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pierpont Morgan Library / David R. Godine, New York / Boston, 1973, ISBN:0879230827:

Seller ID: 88986


BLUMENTHAL, Joseph. Art of the Printed Book 1455-1955 : Masterpieces of Typography Through Five Centuries from the Collections of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. With an Essay by Joseph Blumenthal. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library / Boston : David R. Godine, 1973. Pp (2),[i]-xiv,1-192,(4). Illustrated (125 full-page black-and-white). Folio, black cloth spine, brown cloth boards, gilt anchor to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Bookplate, else very good in nicked, unclipped duatjacket. 45.00 View more info

Biographical History of the Judges of Nova Scotia 1754-2004. Illustrated & with notes on some Nova Scotia Court Houses

By: HALIBURTON, Charles E.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Judges of Nova Scotia / Gaspereau Press, 2004, ISBN:0973696907:

Seller ID: 108367


HALIBURTON, Charles E., Justice. A Biographical History of the Judges of Nova Scotia 1754-2004. Illustrated & with notes on some Nova Scotia Court Houses. Compiled & Edited by Justice Charles E. Haliburton. "Published by the Judges of Nova Scotia" / "Printed & bound in Kentville, Nova Scotia", MMIV.[2004]. First Edition. "Typography by Andrew Steeves. Printed, Smyth-sewn, & bound at Gaspereau Press, Kentville, Nova Scotia". Pp (12),13-486,(2). M any illustrations (including three in colour) in the text. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Foreword. 1... View more info

Bradbury Thompson : The Art of Graphic Design. First Edition, dustjacket.

By: THOMPSON, Bradbury.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1988, ISBN:0300043015:

Seller ID: 113386


THOMPSON, Bradbury. Bradbury Thompson : The Art of Graphic Design. With contributions by noteworthy designers, critics, and art historians. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 1988. First Printing. Pp. (7),viii-xii,[1]-218,(2). Illustrated in colour. 4to, slate cloth with gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Light spotting to top edge, else a very good copy in crisp dustjacket. 75.00 With an appreciation by J. CarterBrown and a foreword by Alvin Eisenman. "Bradbury Thompson is one of the m ost important graphic designers of the twentieth century. The art direc... View more info

Canadian Art. Fifth Anniversary Number. Vol. 5. No. 4. Spring-Summer, 1948

By: Canadian Art HUMPHREY, Jack LISMER, Arthur BENY, Roloff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Art, Ottawa, 1948,:

Seller ID: 85669


(Canadian Art). Canadian Art. Fifth Anniversary Number. Vol. V. No. 4. Spring-Summer, 1948. Ottawa : Canadian Art, 1948. Pp (7),163-216. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated blue stapled card covers. Contents : The Art Galleryof Ontario (by Andrew Bell); Painter of Saint John [Jack Humphrey] (by Gra ham McInnes); Child Art in Canada (by Norah McCullough); What is Child Art?(by Arthur Lismer); Take Another Look at Your Kitchen Range (by Donald W. Buchanan); Typography Can Be Creative (by Carl Dair); An Approach to Book Design (by W. Roloff Beny); and more. Cover art : onlaid plate of Kispiax Vil... View more info

Colonial Printer. Second edition, revised and enlarged

By: WROTH, Lawrence C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Southworth-Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine , 1938,:

Seller ID: 84852


WROTH, Lawrence C. The Colonial Printer. Portland, Maine : The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1938. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Pp (2),[i]-xxiv,[1]-368,(6),+ 30 plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine,top edge mottled blue. Contents : I. Introduction. II. The first presses o f the colonies. III. The colonial printing house. IV. The colonial printingpress. V. Type and type founding of the colonial period. VI. Printing ink. VII. The paper of the colonies. VIII. The journeymen and apprentices. IX. General conditions of the trade. X. Bookbinding in colonial America. XI . Th... View more info

Counterblast. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: McLUHAN, Marshall PARKER, Harley, designed

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rapp + Whiting Ltd, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 8543


McLUHAN, Marshall. Counterblast. London : Rapp + Whiting Ltd, (1968). FirstBritish Edition. Pp (4),5-143,(1). 8vo, purple cloth, silver lettering to spine. Book design by Harley Parker including printing in several colours. First published a limited edition handmade 'zine' in 1954. "In 1911, Wyndham Lewis's BLAST heralded a revolution in the arts and the minds of men. Using unconventional typography, graphic design, and serious irreverence, BLAST proclaimed that centuries of tradition had been wrenched askew by rapid changes in society and by the dynamism of the machine. Now Marshall McLuh... View more info

Counterblast. First Canadian Trade Edition in dustjacket.

By: McLUHAN, Marshall PARKER, Harley, design

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto / Montreal , 1969,:

Seller ID: 27391


McLUHAN, Marshall. Counterblast. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1969). First Canadian Trade Edition. Pp 143,(1). 8vo, black cloth, silver & metallic purple lettering to spine. Spadoni and Donnelly 2118.Book design by Harley Parker including printing in several colours. First published a limited edition handmade 'zine' in 1954. "'All remnants of European nationalism and individualism have been reduced to cosmic baby nowder The media are blowing a lot of the baby powder around the pendant cradle ofthe New Man today. The dust gets in our eyes.' Here is Marshall McLuhan ... View more info

du chiffre

By: PEIGNOT, Jérome

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jacques Damase Éditeur, Paris, 1982,:

Seller ID: 83906


PEIGNOT, Jérome. “du chiffre.” (Paris) : Jacques Damase Éditeur, (1982). Pp1-223,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated laminated green card covers, Fren ch flaps. A book on the typography of numbers. Text in French. Top margin browned, laminate starting to peel, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Four Minutes to Midnight. Issue Eight.

By: Four Minutes to Midnight

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 23:56, Montreal, 2006,: 2006

Seller ID: 95617


(Four Minutes to Midnight). Four Minutes to Midnight. Issue Eight. [Montreal] : 23:56, (December 2006). Pp (8),9-143,(1). Illustrated throughout. 12mo, art-illustrated cardcovers, with black & white lettering to red spine. “Four Minutes to Midnight is a visceral reaction to the encounters between: typography and language, language and culture, culture and politics, politics and fear, fear and love, love and sex, sex and death. Between death and memory, memory and the printed page. In the wake of our sadness, joy, anger and hope. This issue is dedicated to the birds…... View more info

Funniest Book in Newfoundland

By: STANDISH, James T.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 0,:

Seller ID: 11647


STANDISH, James T. The Funniest Book in Newfoundland..pl.: Jester Enterprises Limited, n.d. [1980s]. Pp (8), 1-101, (3). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. A masterly combination of bad typography and terrible jokes, (lewd, crude and otherwise), with the occasional good one slipped in. The inane is not forgotten, e.g.: I knew John Cabot When he didn't have a dollar, He used the wart t'was on his neck To button up his collar. Vg. 7.50 View more info

Graphic Language of Neville Brody 2. First Printing, softcover

By: WOZENCROFT, Jon. BRODY, Neville.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Universe Publishing, New York, 1996, ISBN:0789300737:

Seller ID: 106954


WOZENCROFT, Jon. The Graphic Language of Neville Brody 2. (New York) : Universe Publishing, (1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp (4),5-175,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated black and purple card covers, with French flaps. Neville Brody (born 1957 in London) is an English graphic designer, typographer and art director. "The Graphic Art of Neville Brody 2 is a wide-ranging and forceful introduction to a period of change that has barely begun to take its full course. The electronic future of multimedia systems, artificialintelligence and the internet makes it an essential purchase for all th... View more info

Gravestones of Acadie and other Essays on Local History, Genealogy and Parish Records of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. #133 of 500

By: MORSE, William Inglis.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: A. Smith & Co, London, 1929,:

Seller ID: 100543


MORSE, William Inglis. Gravestones of Acadie and other Essays on Local History, Genealogy and Parish Records of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. With photographs by the author. London : Printed by A. Smith & Co., 1929. "Designed by W. B. Dalton and W. H. Amery with the Assistance of the Artistic Typography Class of the Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts, London. Printed under the direction of H. G. Wicks by A. Smith & Co., 30 Sangley Road, London, S.E.6". Pp. (17),2-110,(2),+ plates. Number 133 of 500 copies. 4to, quarter-calf with red cloth boards, gilt lettering and five raised bands t... View more info

Gravestones of Acadie and other Essays on Local History, Genealogy and Parish Records of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. #304 of 500.

By: MORSE, William Inglis

Price: $450.00

Publisher: A. Smith & Co, London, 1929,:

Seller ID: 92404


MORSE, William Inglis. Gravestones of Acadie and other Essays on Local History, Genealogy and Parish Records of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. With photographs by the author. London : Printed by A. Smith & Co., 1929. "Designed by W. B. Dalton and W. H. Amery with the Assistance of the Artistic Typography Class of the Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts, London. Printed under the direction of H. G. Wicks by A. Smith & Co., 30 Sangley Road, London, S.E.6". Pp. (17),2-110,(2),+ plates. Number 304 of 500 copies. 4to, quarter-calf with red cloth boards, gilt lettering and five raised bands t... View more info

Horace's Epistles, Wieland and the Reader : A Three-Way Relationship

By: CURRAN, Jane Veronica HORACE WIELAND, C.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Modern Humanities Research Association W.S. Maney & Son Ltd, London, 1995, ISBN:0901286478:

Seller ID: 96845


CURRAN, Jane Veronica . Horace's Epistles, Wieland and the Reader : A Three-Way Relationship. London : " Published by W.S. Maney & Son Ltd for the Modern Humanities Research Association and the Institute of Germanic Studies, University of London", (1995). Pp (10),[1]-172,(2). 8vo greay and white cardcovers. Curran a Dalhousie University scholar. MHRA Texts and Dissertations Volume 38; Bithell Series of Dissertations Volume 19. "Wieland's translations of Horace's Epistles, neglected until recently, demonstrate his skill in overcoming the bipolar relationship implied in the very idea... View more info

La Troupe des Bons Enfans Assembles a L'Hotel des Ragouts

By: Anonymous COX, Edwin Marion)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chiswick Press, London, 1931,:

Seller ID: 76813


Anonymous, prefatory note by Edwin Marion COX. La Troupe des Bons Enfans Assembles a L'Hotel des Ragouts. 1931: Chiswick Press, London. Pp. (2),[1]-18,(4). 12mo, blue cloth spine with pink paper-covered boards, title on paperlabel to front cover. A 1931 reprinting of the original. "The typography a nd paper, as well as the language of the presumably original edition in my possession, suggest the third quarter of the seventeenth century as the period of publication. [...] The text of this amusing production contains manyunusual words, which heighten the interest of what is a light-hearted e... View more info

Letters into Words

By: HARVEY, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Clowes & Sons Ltd., London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 100651


HARVEY, Michael. Letters into Words. (London, Beccles and Colchester): William Cowes & Sons Ltd., (1973). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-[23],(1). 8vo, printed red card covers with french flaps. "The following notes and drawings will immediately give to the experienced reader some very sound basic information about letters and the use of lettering. Here are principles free frompassing fashion that so often swamp good sense. Although most graphic desi gners and typographers rely on readymade letters in the forms of printing types, matrices on film and transfer sheets, nevertheless their choice o... View more info

Liberators : Being Adventures in the City of Fine Minds

By: HUBBARD, Elbert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roycrofters, East Aurora, N.Y., 1915,:

Seller ID: 100457


HUBBARD, Elbert. The Liberators : Being Adventures in the City of Fine Minds. East Aurora, N.Y.: Done into a printed book by The Roycrofters at their shop, MCMXV [1915]. Pp (18),13-312,(8), frontispiece + 13 plates (with printed tissue guards). Decorated Initials. Double Column. 4to, decorated brownhalf leather printed in maroon, tan paper covered boards, top edge gilt, o ther edges untrimmed. Edited and arranged by John T. Hoyle; typography by Charles Rosen and Axel Edward Sahlin; Presswork by John Hall; binding by Charles Youngers. Contents : Foreword; Michelangelo; By Rule of Three; Ol' Joh... View more info

Love and the Mess We're In. First Edition, paperback.

By: MARCHE, Stephen.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2012, ISBN:9781554471072:

Seller ID: 111073


MARCHE, Stephen. Love and the Mess We're In. (Kentville, NS) : Gaspereau Press Limited, Printers & Publishers, MMXII. First Printing. Pp. (16),17-259,(13), folding map inset laid. 8vo, printed grey card covers with black and olive lettering to front and spine, French flaps. "When Viv flies to BuenosAires for a secret liaison with Clive, there is no ambiguity as to their i ntentions -- adultery. But this is where conventionality terminates in Stephen Marche's new novel, 'Love and the Mess We're In', a work whose lyric richness and inventiveness skillfully embody the tumbles and turns of lov... View more info

Mainz Diary : 1437-1440 In Which New Light Is Shed upon the Cradle Days of the Art and Mystery of Printing. Translated from the German by Albert Bachaus. Edited and with a Note by Arthur W. Rushmore.

By: RUSHMORE, Arthur W. (ed.).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Golden Hind Press, Madison, New Jersey., 1940,:

Seller ID: 98353


RUSHMORE, Arthur W. (ed.). The Mainz Diary : 1437-1440 In Which New Light Is Shed upon the Cradle Days of the Art and Mystery of Printing. Translated from the German by Albert Bachaus. Edited and with a Note by Arthur W. Rushmore. With a Critical Foreword by Hermann Puterschein. Issued, on the Occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the Invention of Printing from Movable Type, by the Golden Hind Press in Madison, New Jersey. Anno Domini Mcmxl [1940]. Pp [i]-[xv],(3),1-[12],(2), frontis + 2 plates. 8vo, white cloth spine, blue paper covered boards, printed white paper label to spine, fore-edge unt... View more info