A Southland Bohemia: The Arroyo Seco Colony as the Century Begins
Pasadena: Vance Gerry, Weather Bird Press, 1996.
The Story of Printing in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, Calif.: Los Angeles Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1949
A Natural History of the Typestickers of Los Angeles, Compiled from the Letters of Wm H. Cheney by Edwin H. Carpenter.
William M. Cheney
Los Angeles: Rounce & Coffin Club, 1960.
A Typesticker’s tract on typefaces, what they are & what he thinks they ought not to be; with a review of the opinions of others on this. A succession of ideas on kinds of type, on printers, and on the aesthetic press and the jobshop. Copious footnotes and a table of the names once given to the type sizes.
William M. Cheney
Los Angeles: Printed on a small press by W.M. Cheney, 1949.
Bruce McCallister: Los Angeles’ First Fine Printer
Pasadena [Calif.]: Castle Press, 1984.
Job Printing in California
Los Angeles: G. Dawson, 1955.
Fine California Presses
Los Angeles: AIGA, 1987.
Chinese Book Arts and California
Edited by Mary Tanenbaum and Soren Edgren
San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1989.
California Printing: A Selected List of Books which are Significant or Representative of a California Style of Printing
San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1980–1987.
Women in Printing: Northern California, 1857–1890
Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, c1994.
To Outdistance the Page: California’s Renaissance in Poetry and Printing, 1950–1975: An Exhibit in the Muriel Ansley Reynolds Gallery, UC Irvine Main Library, May–October 1999.
Irvine, CA: UCI Libraries, 1999.
The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Los Angeles.
Kevin R. McNamara
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Hold-outs: The Los Angeles Poetry Renaissance, 1948–1992.
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2011.
Influences on California Printing; Papers Read at a Clark Library Seminar, April 11, 1970, by James D. Hart and Ward Ritchie. With an introduction by Andrew H. Horn and a bibliography of the Primavera Press by J. M. Edelstein.
Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, 1970.
Literary LA: Expanded from the Original Classic & Featuring the Coffeehouse Scene Then and Now.
Los Angeles, CA: California Classic Books, 2002.
Fine Printing in California and England: the Clark Library Collection
A Secret Location on the Lower East Side: Adventures in Writing 1960–80.
Steven Clay and Rodney Phillips
New York: New York Public Library and Granary Books, 1998.
Kelmscott, Doves and Ashendene: The Private Press Credos; with an Introduction by Will Ransom.
New York: The Typophiles, 1952.
The Doves Press
London: British Library, 2002.
Cooking the Books: Ron King and Circle Press / Essay by Andrew Lambirth ; description and commentary by Ron King
New Haven, Conn.: Yale Center for British Art; London: Circle Press, 2002.
The Ernest A. Lindner Collection of Antique Printing Machinery.
Pasadena, CA: V. Gerry, 1971.
American Iron Hand Presses
Stephen O. Saxe, wood engravings by John DePol
Yellow Barn Press, 1991.
Nineteenth-century Printing Practices and the Iron Handpress: With Selected Readings
Richard-Gabriel Rummonds; foreword by Stephen O. Saxe.
New Castle, Del.: Oak Knoll Press, 2004.
Printing with the Handpress. Herewith a Definitive Manual by Lewis M. Allen to Encourage Fine Printing through Hand-craftsmanship.
Lewis M. Allen
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, [c1969]
The Joy of Vandercooking: The Role of the Vandercook Proof Press in Fine Printing
Edited by Barbara Henry
New York: Typophiles, 2009.
Institucion y origen del arte de la imprenta y reglas generales para los componedores / por Alonso Victor de Paredes, edicion y prologo de Jaime Moll.
Alonso Victor de Paredes
Madrid: El Crotalon, 1984 (Originally published 1680.)
A Concise Chronology of Typesetting Developments, 1886–1986
London: Wynkyn de Worde Society in association with Lund Humphries, 1988.
The Chap-book Borders and Bands
American Type Founders Company
Jersey City, N.J.: The Company, ca. 1905
An Essay on Typography
London: Readers Union: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1954.
The Handy Book of Artistic Printing: A Collection of Letterpress Examples with Specimens of Type, Ornament, Corner Fills, Borders, Twisters, Wrinklers, and other Freaks of Fancy
Doug Clouse and Angela Voulangas
Princeton Architectural Press
Vintage Type and Graphics: An Eclectic Collection of Typography, Ornament, Letterheads, and Trademarks from 1896 to 1936
Steven Heller and Louise Fili
Dr. Church’s “Hoax”: An Assessment of Dr. William Church’s Typographical Inventions in which is Enunciated Church’s Law
Richard E. Huss
Lancaster, Pa.: Graphic Crafts, 1976.