17th impression. Sm 8vo., 439pp., white over green cloth. With diagrams and illusttrations by the author and Noel Rooke. 8 pp. examples in red & black and 24 pp. of collotypes. The Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks, edited by W. R. Leth aby. "from Helen Ziegler's own collection-given to me by her mother" penciled in by Chandler B. Grannis. Fine in lightly worn jacket with tanned spine, in mylar.
Publisher: London, James Lackington.
Date published: 1794
Description: Seventh edition, the most complete edition and the first one with an index. 16mo., 320pp., blue boards. Engraved frontis portrait. Frederic Melcher's bookplate. Binding completely worn out--several sections separated including soiled boards; front free endpapers, frontis and title page waterstained and foxed, dedication pages foxed, edges worn. Read More
Publisher: NY, The World Publishing Co
Date published: 1951
Description: First edition, limited to 1000 copies for private distribution to friends of the publisher. 8vo., 417pp., grey boards. Chandler B. Grannis' signature on front endpaper. Illustrated. Essays by Wroth, Warde, Dwiggins, Rogers, Grannis, Grabhorn, Moris on, Gill, Goudy and others. Fine in lightly edge worn jacket wrapped in glassine. Read More
Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press
Date published: 1988
Description: First edition. Folio, 218pp., blue cloth, gilt. Illustrated with 38 b&w and 272 color plates. Thompson's authoritative study of graphic design. As new in like jacket. Chandler B. Grannis' review copy: review slip, publisher's newsletter, a thank-you letter from the Editor of Printing History, Rene Weber, and a photocopy of Grannis' review as it appeared on thr April 28, 1979 issue of the magazine. Read More
Publisher: Walker Art Center & Harry N. Abrams
Date published: 1989
Description: First Edition. 4to., 264pp., blue cloth. With over 390 illustrations, including 80 full-color plates. Published on the occasion of the inauguration of the exhibit GRAPHIC DESIGN IN AMERICA organized by the Walker Art Center and AIGA. Abrasion on fro nt endpaper, otherwise as new in very fine jacket. Pamphlet from the exhibit laid in. Read More
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Date published: 1973
Description: New Edition with additions by several hands. Sm. 4to, 138pp., black cloth. Preface by Brooke Crutchely. Introduction by Stanley Morison and P. M. Handover. Fine in lighty worn jacket, with three closed tears and a crease along rear flap. Read More