Chicago: American Library Association, 1986, Second edition. large quarto, red cloth. (xxvi), 895 pp. American Library Association, Previous owner's name on front endpaper, else a fine, clean copy. Illustrated. Item #23712
Paris: Librairie Emile Nourry, 1935, First Edition. small quarto, original paper wrappers printed in brown and black. 64; 80; 76pp. Librairie Emile Nourry, Three numbers of this scarce quarterly. Near fine, clean condition. Uncut, unopened. Item #27102
Paris: Librairie Emile Nourry, 1936, First Edition. small quarto, original paper wrappers printed in brown and black. 96; 88; 79pp. Librairie Emile Nourry, Three numbers of this scarce quarterly. Near fine, clean condition. Uncut, unopened. Item #27103
Paris: Librairie Emile Nourry, 1937-1938, First Edition. small quarto, original paper wrappers printed in brown and black. 352pp. Librairie Emile Nourry, Four numbers of this scarce quarterly devoted to the history of libraries. Text in French. No. 1 with a bump to the lower right corner. First two issues with... Item #27104
Paris: Librairie Emile Nourry, 1939, First Edition. small quarto, original paper wrappers printed in brown and black. (92); (90)pp. Librairie Emile Nourry, Two numbers of this scarce quarterly. Near fine, clean condition. Uncut, unopened. Item #27105
Catalogue des livres de la bibliotheque de Turgot d'apres le catalogue manuscrit conserve dans la Bibliotheque nationale, Paris. Three volumes.
Tokyo: University Hitotsubasho, 1974; 1974; 1975, First Edition. large octavo, printed wrappers. (xl), 228; 229-626; 627-(981). University Hitotsubasho, Text in French and Japanese. Small hole in front wrapper of volume III, lower right corner of last 30 pages of volume II curled, all volumes with faded spines. Content clean and... Item #26511
Congres international des Bibliothecaires tenu à Paris du 20 au 23 Aout 1900. Proces verbaux et mémoires publiés par Henry Martin.
Paris: H. Welter, 1901, First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 267 pp. H. Welter, Front cover detached but present. Brittle, acidic paper without chips. Names on verso of front wrapper. Front cover detached, but present. Item #26478
Zurich and Lucern: L'Art Ancien and Gilhofer & Ranschburg, 1937, First Edition. quarto, printed paper wrappers. (4), (52)pp. L'Art Ancien and Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Frontispiece portrait of Trubner plus 10 plates. Auction catalogue of this impressive collection auctioned in November, 1937. Includes incunabula, early printed books and German literature of... Item #26443
(London: Royal Society, no date (c. 1889), First Edition. octavo, printed self wrappers. (38)pp., sewn. Royal Society, List of Duplicates and Spare Volumes. Books, Pamphlets, Catalogues, Journals, Transactions, Observations, Reports. Also lists Deficiencies in the Library of the Royal Society. Slightly dusty at edges of wrappers but still a very... Item #26422
Festschrift Georg Leyh. Aufsatze zum Bibliothekswesen und zur Forschungsgeschichte Dargebracht zum 60. Geburtstage am 6. Juni 1937 von Freunden und Fachgenossen.
Leipzig: Otto Harrassowitz, 1937, First Edition. quarto, original printed heavy paper wrappers. xxvi, (428)pp. Otto Harrassowitz, Leyh is considered one of the defining figures of the German library system in the period between the two world wars. In 1912 he pleaded in a fundamental essay, the dogma of the systematic... Item #27165
Horsens: Trykt Hos A. C. Foghs Enke, 1863, small octavo, printed wrappers. 286 pp. Trykt Hos A. C. Foghs Enke, List of books in Horens Laerde School's library. Text in Danish. Front wrapper with small stain, slightly faded. Item #26484
(San Marino, CA): Huntington Library, 1982, First Edition. octavo, green cloth. (xiv), 448pp. Huntington Library, The third volume of a four-part series Guide to Manuscripts in the Huntingto Library. This volume surveys archives containing 450,000 pieces, including the Stowe, Hastings, Ellesmere, Loudoun, and Battle Abbey papers. These historical manuscripts range... Item #17219
(San Marino, CA): Huntington Library, 1979, First Edition. octavo, maroon boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. (x), 539pp. Huntington Library, The second of a four-part series Guide to Manuscripts in the Huntington Library. This volume lists at least 125,000 literary manuscripts listed according to author and arranged... Item #17222
New York: W.W. Norton & Co. (1996), First Edition. Preface by Charles E. Peirce, Jr.; Foreword by Patrick O'Brian; Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. xxiv), 272pp. W.W. Norton & Co., Late in the 16th century, Spaniards had already begun to exert influence over the indigenous people... Item #11996
Paris: pour la Société des Bibliophiles, 1867, octavo, printed wrappers. (ii), xliv, 318 pp. pour la Société des Bibliophiles, Preface by L. Douët-d’Arcq contains a description of the library by subject and cites many of the important manuscripts present. 832 manuscripts described. With appendices and a useful index. Includes a.... Item #26318
The Librarian's Report to the Governing Body, on the Work of the Institute, for Year Ended March 25th, 1907; with the Clerk's Statement of Expenditure of Charity Funds. 1906-1907. Bishopsgate Foundation.
London: Bishopsgate Institute, (1907), First Edition. octavo, original printed paper wrappers. 20pp., stapled. Bishopsgate Institute, Bishopsgate Institute is a cultural institute in the City of London, located on Bishopsgate, near Liverpool Street station and Spitalfields market. The Institute was established in 1895. Wrappers dusty and with a few very tine... Item #26955
(London): Frank Cass & Co. Ltd. 1968, large quarto, blue cloth. xx, 317 pp. Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., Facsimile reprint of the 1849 "Report from the Select Committee on Public Libraries; together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix." Illustrated, some foldout. Fine. Item #18118
(Westford, MA: Souvenir Committee, 1896), First Edition. quarto, printed and embossed heavy paper wrappers. (94)pp. Souvenir Committee, Interesting and informative with extensive history and photographs. Very slight scuffing, wrappers dusty. Item #26170
Charlottesville: Howell Press, (2001), First Edition. quarto, black boards in pictorial dust jacket. (ix), 232pp. Howell Press, Introduction by Robert F. Strohm. The catalogue for this exhibition at the Virginia Historical Society, September 20, 2001-January 20, 2002, of items included in the bequest to the historical society of a large... Item #14753
ANGHELESCU, Hermina G.B. and Martine Poulain, (editors).
Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2002, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 298 pp. Library of Congress, This historic and important work is based on a series of papers presented at the 1998 International Federation of Library Associations conference in Paris. The work contains 26 essays focusing on the... Item #11977
BARKER, Nicolas, (editor).
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2001, Reprint. octavo, wrappers. 216pp. Oak Knoll Press, Essays include John Bidwell on "American Papermakers and the Panic of 1819" ; "Bookbinding and the History of Books" by Mirjam M. Foot; "A New Model for the Study of the Book" by Thomas R. Adams and... Item #10755
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
BELL, F. L. S.
Report of Mr. F. L. S. Bell, M.A. of the Sydney Municipal Library, on his return from a tour in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Northern Europe, carried out with the assistance of a Grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1937.
Sydney: Sydney Municipal Library, 1937, First Edition. quarto, printed paper wrappers. (viii), (44)pp., stapled. Sydney Municipal Library, With one library floor plan. The tour provided Bell with a wealth of material on the functions and organization of libraries abroad. Light wear, dusty, one tiny name stamp on front wrapper. Item #27034
BENNETT, Melba Berry.
Palm Springs, CA: Privately Printed by the Welwood Murray Memorial Library, 1964, First Edition. octavo, printed paper wrappers. 10pp., stapled. Privately Printed by the Welwood Murray Memorial Library, A travelling tour of Austrian libraries. Name inside front endpaper, otherwise fine. Item #26427
BLACK, Alistair and Peter Hoare.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2006), First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 762 pp. Cambridge University Press, The Public Libraries Act of 1850 founded a tradition of public provision and service which continues today, and national and academic libraries have grown and multiplied accordingly. Libraries have become an industry rather... Item #26316