Good ++ in Good jacket. Oversized hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, xiii + 66 pages of text, plus 377 plates; ex-library copy with cover edge wear and faded old top edge water stains (with some page penetration as gentle wrinkling of top page margins, but no stains to pages), stamps and labels, free back endpaper removed, but tight in binding, text pages clean and unmarked. See also our listing for William Sutherland's The Art & Craft of Sign-Writing.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book Hard bound with dust jacket. Housed in publishers slipcase, as issued. Wear to dust jacket edges. Tanning to spine edge of dust jacket. Some wear to publishers black slipcase, otherwise very good. Interior clean and binding sound. [Large and Heavy-Please contact for overseas shipping quote]
First edition, first printing. Minor shelf soiling to bottom edge, faint wear, still fine in near fine, lightly soiled, price clipped dust jacket with some browing to spine and jacket folds, in mylar cover. Hundreds of facsimile pages from early books.
Very Good. 1963. Hardcover. Second Printing. Cloth, publisher's cloth slipcase, dj., quarto, illust. Jacket is sunned at spine. Otherwise in excellent condition. Fine. Very Good. (Subject: Books on Books).
Very Good. 1963. Cloth, dj., 98 pp., 377 illus. Slipcased. Ex-lib., with small call number on the jacket spine and a few ownership stamps (from the private reference library of Rand McNally & Co.). Some edgewear to the slipcase. (Subject: Books on Books. )
"First edition, 4to, pp. xiii, , 98, , plus 377 illustrations on plates at the back; leaning slightly, else fine in original cloth, dust-jacket with a short tear at the spine and minor edgewear. The excellent facsimiles exhibit title and text pages drawn from presses working in the European tradition, from Gutenberg to Bruce Rogers."
"First American edition, 4to, pp. xiii, , 98, , plus 377 illustrations on plates at the back; spine a bit sunned, else a fine copy in the jacket and publisher's box. The excellent facsimiles exhibit title and text pages drawn from presses working in the European tradition, from Gutenberg to Bruce Rogers."
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