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Distributed for The Grolier Club

Lasting Impressions

The Grolier Club Library

With a Preface by William Helfand and Contributions by J. Fernando Pena
Published to accompany a 2004 exhibition, this illustrated catalogue highlights selections from the library collection of America’s oldest and most prestigious society for those interested in the art and history of the book. It examines in detail some of the Grolier Club’s most striking and significant works, organizing them by such topics as typography, book illustration, and writing.

205 pages | 309 illustrations, 148 in color | 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 | © 2004

Art: Art--General Studies

Library Science and Publishing: Library Science, Publishing

Reference and Bibliography


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“Whether you are a curious observer or a dedicated bibliophile, Lasting Impressions will be an invaluable resource on one of America's richest collections of books about books."

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Table of Contents

PREFACE by William Helfand

INTRODUCTION & HISTORY OF THE GROLIER CLUB LIBRARY by Eric Holzenberg

CATALOGUE

BIBLIOGRAPHY

GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
LIBERTY OF THE PRESS
BOOKSELLING
BOOK AUCTIONS
INSTITUTIONAL LIBRARIES
PRIVATE LIBRARIES

THE BOOK

BIBLIOPIHLY. BIBLIOMANIA
SPECIAL FORMS OF BOOKS

WRITING

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS
CALLIGRAPHY

TYPOGRAPHY

HISTORY
PRINTERS, TYPEFOUNDERS & DESIGNERS
PRINTERS MEDALS
EXAMPLES OF TYPOGRAPHY
PRACTICAL TYPOGRAPHY
SPECIMEN BOOKS
PAPER
PRESSES & MACHINES
OTHER PROCESSES FOR PRINTING
THE ALPHABET

BOOK ILLUSTRATION

PROCESSES
EXAMPLES OF ILLUSTRATION

BOOKBINDING

BOOKBINDERS
EXAMPLES OF BINDING
PRACTICAL BOOKBINDING

BOOK-PLATES & OTHER MARKS OF OWNERSHIP

BOOK-PLATES
SUPRA LIBROS. ARMORIAL STAMPS

INDEX

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