Lot 287 of 350:
Three fine press volumes on book presses and printing  

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Three fine press volumes on book presses and printing


Various places


Various dates


3 volumes. Illustrated with facsimiles, etc. Various limitations. First Editions. 


  •  Lingenfelter, Richard E.: Presses of the Pacific Islands 1817-1867. With woodcuts by  Edgar Dorsey Taylor. (8vo), original cloth with gilt decorations. Signed by the author at the limitation. Fine. One of 500 copies. Los Angeles: The Plantin Press, 1967. 
  • McMurtrie, Douglas C. Early Printing in New Orleans 1764-1810. With a Bibliography of the Issues of the Louisiana Press. With frontispiece facsimile and 22 facsimiles in text. (4to), cloth-backed decorative boards. Light wear and rubbing to cloth and boards; very good. One of 410 copies on French Arches paper. New Orleans: Searcy & Pfaff, Ltd, 1929. 
  • A printer, compiled by. A Bibliography of the Auerhahn Press & its Successor Dave Haselwood Books. Printed in multiple colors, illustrated from facsimiles. (8vo), decorative boards. One of 500 copies. Fine. Berkeley: Poltroon Press, 1976.

Lot Amendments

One volume with some general light wear; else fine.

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