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New York: Center for the Book Arts, 2015, First Edition, Limited to 40 numbered copies. octavo, softbound in dust jacket. Center for the Book Arts, In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Center for Book Arts, the past curators of the annual Broadside Reading Series, now in it's 15th... Item #25392
(New Castle): The Delaware Bibliophiles, 1991, First Edition. octavo, boards & cloth. (94)pp. The Delaware Bibliophiles, Limited to 200 numbered copies. Introduction by Gordon A. Pfeiffer, Dr. Barbara Benson contributes an article on the general history of papermaking in Delaware; H. B. Hancock and N. B. Wilkinson on "The Gilpins... Item #7720
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2014, First Edition, Limited to 100 copies. 15.2"5 x 13.25" portfolio. 12 broadsides. Center for Book Arts, Twelve broadsides, each representing the work of an individual poet who gave a reading at The Center for Book Arts in New York, are enclosed in an... Item #24381
Upper Denby, Huddersfield, England: Fleece Press, 2016, First Edition, Limited to 185 copies. small oblong octavo, bound at the Press in a Japanese stab binding using four different paste papers made by Sage Reynolds thirty years ago. (13) pp. Fleece Press, Lucy Wertheim, who ran a London gallery during the... Item #25837
Medieval Manuscripts, Their Makers and Users. A Special Issue of Viator in Honor of Richard and Mary Rouse.
Brepols, 2011, First Edition. large octavo, pictorial boards. vi, 321 pp. Brepols, The essays in this collection pertain to art history, medieval Latin culture both ecclesiastic and legal, the history of vernacular literatures, and the devotional practices of the laity. They reflect the patronage of authors and manuscript painters, from... Item #22853
Sale Catalogues of the Libraries of Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Thrale (Mrs. Piozzi) and James Boswell.
New Castle: Oak Knoll, 1993, octavo, Oak Knoll, quarter leather and boards. (vii), 320pp. First Edition, Limited to 210 numbered copies. With an informative introduction by Donald D. Eddy which provides analysis of the sales and a description of some of the highspots. Ascensius Press has printed the introduction by... Item #7717
American Printing History Association, 2006, First Edition, Limited to 225 copies. 6" x 9" blue cloth clamshell traycase. various. American Printing History Association, Various typographic arrangements of poems, both contemporary and classic, using a variety of typefaces, colors, formats, and papers, all printed letterpress. The poems were selected by the... Item #16165
AS-VIJVERS, Anne Margreet .
Brepols Publishers, 2013, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 786 pp. Brepols Publishers, The subject of the present publication is the working practices of the Ghent-Bruges illuminators, active in Flanders in the decades around 1500. Its focus is on manuscripts featuring freestanding, isolated motifs painted in the margins of... Item #22988
New York: The Grolier Club, 2002, Limited to 250 numbered and signed copies. quarto, cloth in slipcase. 44 pp. The Grolier Club, Illustrations include eight full page color wood engravings and three vignettes by Gaylord Schanilec, one of the leading contemporary woodcut artists. This work was designed by the illustrator... Item #26031
Upper Denby, Huddersfield, England: The Fleece Press, 2016, First Edition. Of the limitation of 200 copies, this is one of the 100 "standard" issue. small octavo, quarter cloth and marbled paper boards. 34 pp. The Fleece Press, Aware that his final days were approaching, Thomas Bewick made a journey –... Item #25824
BALZAC, Honore de.
(Over, Cambridge): The Rampant Lions Press, (1997), Of the 300 copies printed, this is one of 250 numbered, with the plates reproduced by duotone offset lithography. large octavo, boards & cloth in slipcase. The Rampant Lions Press, Illustrated by Thomas Newbolt. Translated by Peter Raby. With a 2 1/2pp. publisher's... Item #23536
Original drawing depicting Australian playwright Charles Haddon Chambers (1860-1921) in a balcony setting at a theatre.
The caricature was done in 1907 using pencil with watercolor on paper and is signed "Max." Also marked "Mr. Haddon Chambers" in Beerbohm's hand. Rupert Hart-Davis, A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm, #287. Image measures 12" x 6 1/2". Matted and framed. Item #13142
BELL, David N.
The Library of the Abbey of La Trappe. A Study of its History from the Twelfth Century to the French Revolution, with an Annotated Edition of the 1752 Catalogue.
Brepols Publishers, 2014, First Edition. large octavo, boards. xiv, 648 pp. Brepols Publishers, This volume presents a study of the library of the Cistercian abbey of La Trappe in Normandy from the twelfth century to the French Revolution, together with an annotated edition of the library catalogue of 1752. The... Item #24470
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2003, Reprint. quarto, cloth. l, (478)pp. Oak Knoll Press, Volume I. Includes bibliographical descriptions of the works of Henry Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, John Kendrick Bangs, Ambrose Bierce, H.H. Brackenridge, William Cullen Bryant, Frances Hodgson Burnett, John Burroughs, and others. Illustrated. Item #12446
Bibliography of American Literature. Volume 2: George W. Cable to Timothy Dwight. (Volume II; Volume Two).
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2003, Reprint. quarto, cloth. (xx), (538)pp. Oak Knoll Press, Volume II. Includes bibliographical descriptions of the works of George W. Cable, Bliss Carman, S.L. Clemens, John Esten Cooke, James Fennimore Cooper, Stephen Crane, F, Marion Crawford, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Emily Dickinson, Mary Mapes Dodge... Item #12447
Bibliography of American Literature. Volume 3: Edward Eggleston to Bret Harte. (Volume III; Volume Three).
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2003, Reprint. quarto, cloth. (xx), (486)pp. Oak Knoll Press, Volume III. Includes bibliographical descriptions of the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Eugene Field, Paul Leicester Ford, John Fox, Jr., Harold Frederic, Philip Freneau, Louise Imogen Guiney, Joel Chandler Harris, Bret Harte, and others. Illustrated. Item #12448
Bibliography of American Literature. Volume 4: Nathaniel Hawthorne to Joseph Holt Ingraham. (Volume IV; Volume Four).
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2003, Reprint. quarto, cloth. xxii, (496)pp. Oak Knoll Press, Volume IV. Includes bibliographical descriptions of the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Lafcadio Hearn, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Emerson Hough, Richard Hovey, Julia Ward Howe, William Dean Howells, James G. Huneker, and others. Illustrated. Item #12449
Bibliography of American Literature. Volume 5: Washington Irving to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. (Volume V; Volume Five).
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2003, Reprint. quarto, cloth. xxii, (648pp). Oak Knoll Press, Volume V. Includes bibliographical descriptions of the works of Washington Irving, Helen Hunt Jackson, Henry James, Sarah Orne Jewett, Francis Scott Key, Joyce Kilmer, Emma Lazarus, Jack London, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others. Illustrated. Item #12450
BRINKS, John Dieter (editor).
Williamstown: Chapin Library of the Williams College, 2005, First Edition. quarto, cloth in black slipcase. 456pp. Chapin Library of the Williams College, The Cranach Press, though located in Germany, was inspired by and became an integral product of the English private press movement. Following advice from Emery Walker, new typefaces... Item #14376
BROEKHUIJSEN, Klara H.
Brepols, 2009, First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 472 pp. Brepols, This study deals with the work of the most prolific Dutch book illuminators, the so-called Masters of the Dark Eyes, named after the most conspicuous aspect of their style: the dark, heavily accentuated shadows round the eyes... Item #23045
Brepols Publishers, 2013, First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 542 pp. Brepols Publishers, This is the first comprehensive and in-depth study of the earliest figural painting ever to have been produced in Flanders on a continual basis. Most of the manuscripts are Psalters, but Bibles, a Breviary, a.... Item #23044
(Over): Rampant Lions Press, 1998, First Edition, Limited to 225 numbered copies. octavo, boards and cloth, in original acetate. 52 leaves. Rampant Lions Press, This ' Miscellany 2,' like the first one, is a mixture of completed and projected work, and some pieces done just for the fun of it... Item #23534
Cambridge, England: The Rampant Lions Press, 1993, First Edition, Limited to 200 numbered copies. folio, marbled boards and blue cloth in slipcase. The Rampant Lions Press, Sample spreads of experimental settings from eleven books: National Proverbs of Arabia; The Four Gospels; the letters of Pliny the Younger and the Emperor... Item #17251
CATICH, Edward M.
Davenport, IA: St. Ambrose University, (1991), Second edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. (xii), 310pp. St. Ambrose University, Edited by Mary W. Gilroy. Illustrated and printed with accents and capitals and headlines in green or rust or both. The serif originated with Roman inscription letters, its history and development here... Item #11620
COVERDALE, Miles, (translator).
Cambridge, England: Rampant Lions Press, 1977, Limited to 280 copies. large quarto, quarter vellum and patterned paper boards. 152 pp. Rampant Lions Press, Miles Coverdale's superb translation, hand-set in Eric Gill's Golden Cockerel Roman - the first use of this type at Rampant Lions - and printed on J. Green... Item #11057