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Typography, Illustration and Printing and Binding Features from a Variety of Periods -Hodges Library – Special Collections

Books Printed before 1900:

Cabala, Sive Scrinia Sacra: Mysteries of State and Government, in Letters of Illustrious Persons, and Great Ministers of State, as Well Foreign as Domestick, in the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles. … London: Printed for T. Sawbridge [etc.], 1691. Oversize DA370 .C3

Muratori, Lodovico Antonio. Rerum Italicarum Scriptores ab Anno Aerae Christianae Quingentesimo ad Millesimum Quingentesimum Quorum Potissima pars Nunc Primum in Lucem Prodit ex Ambrosianae, Estensis, Aliarumque Insignium Bibliothecarum Codicibus. Mediolani: Societatis Palatinae, 1723-51. DG403 .M8, Vol. 1, pt. 1.

Wilkins, John. An Essay Towards a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language. London: Printed for S. Gellibrand [etc.], 1668. P101 .W4

Lazarillo de Tormes. The Life and Adventures of Lazarillo de Tormes … London: J. Bell, 1789. PQ6408 .E5 1789

Rathbone, Hannah Mary. So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby as Relates to Her Domestic History, & to the Eventful Period of the Reign of Charles the First. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans …, 1845. PR5209 .R5S6 1845

Sacro Bosco, Joannes de. Opus Sphericum Magistri Ioanis de Sacrobustho Natione Anglici, Figuris Verissime Exculptis et Interptatione Familiari ad Comoditate Desiderantiu Iucudissima Artis Astronomice Callere Pncipia Pulcerrime Iterata Recognitione Illustratu. [Colonie, 1503]. QB41 .S2 1508

A Noble Fragment, Being a Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible 1450-1455. With a Bibliographical Essay by A. Edward Newton. New York: Gabriel Wells, 1921. Folio Z241 .B581M

Books from the Arts and Crafts Movement:

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Natvre. [East Aurora, N.Y.]: The Roycroft Shop, 1905. PS1613 .A1 1905

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. So This Then Is the Essay on Self-Reliance …, Wherein Is Told How, Although we Can Never Be Independent, Yet Through the Mental Habit of Self-Reliance Is the Highest Physical, Mental and Spiritual Attainment Secured: and as All Individual Life Is a Manifestation of Self-Reliance, a Cheerful and Noble Self-Reliance Is the Best Service We Can Render Our Maker, and the Most Good to Ourselves Is Thereby Fully Conserved. [East Aurora, N.Y.: The Roycroft Ship, 1902]. PS1614 .A1 1902

Hubbard, Elbert. The Doctors, a Satire in Four Seizures. East Aurora, N.Y.: The Roycrofters, 1909. PS2042 .D6 1909


Books from Modern Private Presses:

Bahr, Leonard F. A Manner of Printing. Harper Woods, Mich.: Adagio Press, 1973, c1972. Z231.5 .P7B33 1973

Middleton, R. Hunter (Robert Hunter). Making Printers’ Typefaces. Chicago, Ill.: The Black Cat Press, 1938. Z250 .M63

Creeley, Robert. Pieces. With Collages by Bobbie Creeley. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1968. PS3505 .R43P5

Brainard, Joe. New Work. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. PS3552 .R275N4

McClure, Michael. Hail Thee Who Play. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1968. PS3563 .A262H3

Burns, Robert. The Jolly Beggars; a Cantata. Northhampton: Gehenna Press, 1963. PR4311 .A1 1963

Conrad, Joseph. Conrad’s Manifesto; Preface to a Career. Philadelphia: [Philip H. and A. S.W. Rosenbach Foundation], 1966. PR6005 .O4M3 1966 [Printed by Gehenna Press]

Whitman, Walt. There Was a Child Went Forth. Wood Engravings by Gillian Tyler. Northampton, [Mass.]: Gehenna Press, 1968. PS3222 .T5 1968

Flosculi Sententiarum: Printers, Flowers Moralised. Northampton, Massachusetts: Gehenna Press, 1967.

Breton, Nicholas. The Twelve Moneths. Ed. By Brian Rhys. With Wood Engravings by Eric Ravilious. [Waltham Saint Lawrence, Barkshire]: Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. PR2214 .B4A75 1927

Whitfield, Christopher. Mr. Chambers and Persephone, a Tale. … [W]ith Wood-Engravings by Dorothea Braby. [London]: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1937. PR6045 .H24M5

Buzarovski, Dimitrije. Eco Songs: a Song Cycle. Tempe: Pyracantha Press, Arizona State University, School of Art, 1998. N7433.3 .B89 1998


Italian Bindings:

Fortini, Armaldo. Nova Vita de San Frencesco d’Assisi: Offerta Dalla Citta di Assisi al Mondo Devoto in Ricordo delVII Centenario della Morte di Lui. Milano: [s.n.], 1926. BX4700 .F6F6

Japanese or Chinese Bindings and Cases:

Kokuho. Tokyo: Mainichi Shimbun Sha, 1963-1967. Oversize N7350 .K6, Vols. 1 & 5

Shanghai Bo Wu Guan. Shang-Hai Po Wu Kuan Ts’ang Hua. Shang-hai: Shang-hai J En Min Mei Shu Ch’u Pan Sh E, 1965. Folio ND1042 .S54 1965


Other Books with Notable Bindings or Illustrations:

Clark, Joe. I Remember. [Kingsport, Tenn.]: Privately Printed for the Tennessee Squire Association, [1969]. F436 .C55

Hole, William. The Life of Jesus of Nazareth. London: The Fine Art Society, and Eyre & Spottiswoode (Bible Warehouse) Ltd., 1906. N8050 .H8

Asbjomsen, Peter Christen. East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1914]. PT8802 .N813 1914


Other Books about Printing:

King, Jean Callan. The Designer’s Guide to PostScript Text Type. Rev. ed. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1993. Z250 .K49 1993

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