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
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 2012, First Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. 222 pp. American Antiquarian Society, This generously illustrated catalogue accompanies a fall 2012 exhibition at the Grolier Club in New York celebrating the American Antiquarian Society's bicentennial year. In Pursuit of a Vision: Two Centuries of Collecting at the American... Item #22403
Washington DC: The Foundation for the National Archives, (2005), First American Edition. quarto, black boards in dust jacket. 176pp. The Foundation for the National Archives, Published to celebrate a permanent exhibition at the National Archives Building and to introduce the public to the incredible wealth of American political, social, military... Item #18455
(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
Washington: Library of Congress, 1991, First Edition. quarto, cloth. (xxxvi), 428pp. Library of Congress, Includes a tribute by William Matheson, "Lessing J. Rosenwald: 'A Splendidly Generous Man'". This volume celebrates the 100th anniversary of Rosenwald's birth with 100 essays by noted scholars and historians. Eleven categories within this massive collection... Item #3575
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
New York: Augustus M. Kelly, 1966, Reprint of the Second Edition [Revised and Greatly Enlarged]. octavo, blue cloth. (xxxiv), 218, (iv) pp. Augustus M. Kelly, Contents include the history of the library, Smith's letter to Strahan in 1760 (with fold-out facsimile of letter), a list of works, Smith's will (with... Item #26246
BROWN, Iain Gordon.
(London): Scala, (2010), First Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers with flap fold. 144 pp. Scala, This authoritative and interesting book highlights the extraordinary and eclectic Scottish collections of the National Library of Scotland. It is a celebration of the Library's vast store of material that is 'Scottish', in its broadest sense... Item #24584
BURLINGHAM, Cynthia and Bruce Whiteman (editors).
San Marino: Getty Museum, 2001, First Edition. octavo, cloth. 448pp. Getty Museum, Featuring more than 300 selections, this book explores the treasure trove of rare books and ephemera in Los Angeles libraries: Autry Museum of Western Heritage; California Institute of the Arts Library; Getty Library; Huntington Library; Libraries of the... Item #12054
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2016, Ninth Edition, completely revised and reset. small octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 264 pp. Oak Knoll Press, With additional information and illustrated with line drawings and color photographs. Shaken, Unsophisticated, Harleian Style, Fingerprint, E-book, Dentelle. Can you define these terms? If not, this is... Item #25731
New Haven: Yale Univ Press, 2001, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 192pp. Yale Univ Press, Casson recounts the development of ancient library buildings, systems, holdings, and patrons, addressing questions on a wide variety of topics, such as: What was the connection between the rise in education and literacy... Item #11027
CHAMBERS, David, editor.
Pinner: Private Libraries Association, 2007, First Edition, one of 1,100 copies printed, of which 400 are for sale. octavo, green cloth. 378 pp. Private Libraries Association, Here, in the guise of a history of the Private Libraries Association, is an account of the friendships of its members over the past... Item #17731
COLE, John Y. and Henry Hope Reed, (editors).
New York: W. W. Norton, (1997), First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 320pp. W. W. Norton, In celebration of the centenary of the original Library building. With essays by John Y. Cole, Henry Hope Reed, Pierce Rice, Herbert Small, Richard Murray, Thomas P. Somma, and Barbara Wolanin. Preface... Item #13315
DENISON, Cara Dufour, William .
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, (1998), First Edition. octavo, gray cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 336pp. The Pierpont Morgan Library, Text in Engish and German. The publication for the first exchange exhibition by the Morgan Library in the German-speaking world in Basel and a selection of contemporary music manuscripts... Item #15400
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, (1979), Reprint of the 1946 first edition. octavo, blue cloth. 388 pp. Greenwood Press, With a detailed index. Very fine. Item #24973
FERINGTON, Esther (editor).
Washington, D.C. The Folger Shakespeare Library, (2002), First Edition. small quarto, printed heavy paper wrappers. 224pp. The Folger Shakespeare Library, Beginning with a biography of Henry and Emily Folger, this book offers a comprehensive survey of the collections and activities of the Library. An appendix chronologically describes the "Seven Decades... Item #13725
(London: Phaidon Press Ltd. 1997), First Edition. quarto, pictorial heavy wrappers. 60pp. Phaidon Press Ltd., One in the series Architecture in Detail. The library in Ljubljana, Slovenia designed by Joze Plecnik is his most monumental building combining typographical features and cultural symbolism. It is representative of Plecnik's most eccentric mannerist... Item #18458
GURA, Philip F.
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 2012, First Edition. large octavo, maroon and black cloth in dust jacket. xvi, 454 pp. American Antiquarian Society, Founded in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1812 by Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer and leading publisher of the new nation, the American Antiquarian Society reflects his vision for the... Item #22048
Boston: Gregg Press, 1972, Reprint. octavo, green cloth. (xvi), (106) pp. Gregg Press, Top edge of text block slightly foxed, else aa fine copy. Item #25709
Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2015, "Collector's Edition" Limited to 350 numbered and signed copies. quarto, quarterbound in Nigerian goatskin with gold tooling and blind blocking on the spine and front cover, in a matching blocked, lined slipcase. 360 pp. Bodleian Library, Marks of Genius pays tribute to some of the most... Item #25322
Poster created for the Boston Public Library, Boston, Mass., 1991. 4-color, offset by the Stinehour Press, 31.5" x 17.5". Signed by Lance Hidy. New. Item #18309
Poster created for The Center for the Book, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1984. 6-color, silkscreened by Rob Day. 26" x 32". Limited to 650 copies numbered and signed by Hidy. Lettering by Julian Waters. New. Item #18300
Poster created for the Gelman Library, Washington, D.C., 1995. 5-color offset. 30" x 20". Signed by Lance Hidy. New. Item #18310